Ep 9: The Black Creatures

Premiere DateOct 21, 2020
Categories Hip Hop Music R&B
00:00 Intro/Sponsor
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01:12 “Wild” The Black Creatures
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05:53 START /// Interview: Jade & Xavier from The Black Creatures
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06:02 Inspirations for getting into music
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09:31 First songs written
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12:17 Meeting and starting to make music together
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15:22 Behind the name “The Black Creatures”
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17:39 Kansas City, MO and the scene there
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23:19 About the album: ‘Wild Echoes’ / political themes / behind the title, etc
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36:51 Recording process
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40:01 Creative process
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43:30 Effects of the pandemic on album release, etc
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50:54 Connection between music and Black/queer identity
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54:15 Being Black/queer in the music industry
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58:48 Artist comparisons and surprising influences
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62:11 How their sound differs from other genre related artists
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64:36 Plans for the future / wrapping up /// END
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67:40 Mic Break
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68:17 “Wretched (It Goes)” The Black Creatures
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71:37 Outro/Sponsor
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72:33 Produced by Stereoactive Media
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72:59 Finish
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Nikkiesha interviews The Black Creatures, a multi-genre duo from Kansas City, Missouri. We also hear a couple of tracks off their album, ‘Wild Echoes,’ which is available from Center Cut Records

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…

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