Ep 1: An Introduction

Premiere DateJul 1, 2020
Categories Funk/Soul Indie Music Rock
00:00 J. McVay introduces Nikkiesha McLeod
01:52 Intro/Sponsor
02:28 “The Sea” (cont’d from intro) Nikkiesha McLeod
05:37 “Quarrel” Nikkiesha McLeod
11:30 “Heart of Dangerous Light: A Refusal of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness” Nikkiesha McLeod
13:18 Nikkiesha on an attempt to ban the word “transgender” and Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’
17:10 Nikkiesha on themselves and what they aim to do with this show
19:51 “Love Ya” Blood Orange
22:39 Mic Break
24:06 “Desirée” Blood Orange
26:58 “By Ourselves” Blood Orange
29:09 Mic Break
30:25 “Are We Alive” Augustines
34:02 “When Things Fall Apart” Augustines
38:26 “Crystal Choir” deCollage
40:48 Mic Break
41:43 “Tell Me” Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
44:16 “Longer and Stronger” Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
47:47 People Don’t Get What They Deserve” Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
51:04 Mic Break / A birthday message for Nikkiesha’s niece!
52:21 “My View” Kioja McLeod
55:23 Outro/Sponsor
55:43 Finish

‘When We See Each Other’ is a new podcast hosted by Nikkiesha McLeod that will focus on work by Black, queer, trans, non-binary artists/writers from a broad range of genres. J McVay joins Nikkiesha for this first episode to discuss their background and goals for the show.

Also, Nikkiesha has a special birthday message (and song) for their niece’s birthday!

Nikkiesha Nicole McLeod is a queer, non-binary Trinidadian singer-songwriter, percussionist and writer. They began playing the steel pan at the age of twelve when they convinced their parents to let them join the…