Ep 3: Anjimile

Premiere DateJul 29, 2020
00:00 Intro/Sponsor
01:02 ”Maker” Anjimile
03:58 START /// Interview w/ Anjimile / musical background
05:25 “Maker” and gender identity / coming out moment
08:50 Upcoming album, ‘Giver Taker,’ themes: spirituality and identity / recording process
13:24 Playing live vs. recording
14:39 ‘Giver Taker’ vs. previous work
15:49 Behind the album name
17:08 How has having a deeper voice after transitioning affected the music?
20:38 Revisiting relation of spirituality and gender identity to music
24:40 Where does your spirituality come from?
26:38 Being trans in the music industry
27:28 Influences
28:13 Recommended trans/queer/non-binary or Black artists: Billy Dean Thomas & Oompa
30:05 Genre differences
30:57 Future plans /// END
34:38 Mic Break
34:55 “Broken House” TruVonne
38:29 “Coffee & Cigarettes” TruVonne
42:30 “Alright” TruVonne
45:57 “Crazy Love” TruVonne
49:41 Mic Break
50:52 “Untitled No. 51” Shannon Sea
53:44 Mic Break
54:23 Outro/Sponsor
55:08 Produced by Stereoactive Media
55:33 Finish

This week, Nikkie interviews the Black Trans artist Anjimile, whose album, ‘Giver Taker,’ will be released on September 18th by Father/Daughter Records. There’s also music by TruVonne and Shannon Sea.

This podcast is produced by Stereoactive Media.

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…