Ep 16: Delila Black

Premiere DateJan 27, 2021
00:00 Intro/Sponsor
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01:04 “Cain’t Git None” Delila Black feat. Drill Queen, Tom Paley
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04:13 START /// Interview: Delila Black… First musical inspiration / first song ever written
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06:35 Why Country?
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09:40 Haitian background/influence
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11:20 Process
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19:15 How music connects to identity
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23:10 Queer in Haitian community
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25:50 Black and queer experience in music (and country specifically)
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32:10 US to UK (“Always Haitian at home”)
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35:00 The country music scene in the UK
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40:00 Confederate flag on “Cain’t Git None” cover
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43:20 Lockdown
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47:30 Brexit
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49:55 Live vs. Studio
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53:00 Artist comparisons and surprising influences
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57:00 Genre differences
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60:00 A moving book / plans / plugs
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71:00 Mic Break
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71:35 “Give Up The Funk” Delila Black feat. Drill Queen
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75:00 Outro/Sponsor // Produced by Stereoactive Media
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76:12 Finish
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Delilia Black is a queer Haitian musician and performance artist originally from Port Au Prince, but now based in London. While hopping among genres, the music could be called Alt-Americana or as Delila puts it: “Electro-Mountain, Country-Noire, Punk-Country, Afro-Billy, Roots-Rodeo-Rocknroll.”

This podcast is produced by Stereoactive Media.

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