Live music from Jazz New Blood
Live music by Rosie Frater-Taylor (guitar and vocals) and Roella Oloro (piano) from Jazz New Blood.
This month we speak to architectural artist Alex Schweder and Kate Altman from Arcsoc in Cambridge about their upcoming performance architecture installation, we hear some extracts from some intergenerational conversations by Hackney residents, discover how the Magna Carta is threatening a current eco community and we welcome London based singer/songwriter ‘Our Man In The Field’ for a live studio session.
For our May edition we hear from the global audio platform for the under 25s, Podium.me, discover how garden jumble trails bring people together, find out why a man left his high-powered job to make jam, and talk to a 1970s inspired barber. American musician Robert Chaney performs a live session in the studio.
The April edition of EastCast discovers how The Art of Dining create a unique supper experience, we talk to Claire Martin the co-director of Mill Co about the spaces they manage across London, meet the photographers/founders of the guide book series London Independent Store Guides, get to know more about an independent film festival Shorts on Tap and speak to Ryan Buckstein – Chief Cultural Engineer of the Ace Hotel Group.. and music from The Marbles Jackson and Lail Arad.
On this edition of EastCast you’ll be hearing from two market traders trying to save the traditional East End market Kingsland Waste; discover why music entrepreneur Cymon Eckles is making work popular at Forge and Co.; find out more about online sound art gallery called Sonica FM (currently in residence at The Hundred Years Gallery in Hoxton); discover the intriguing sounding museum of walking by exploring the world of Victorian philanthropist John Ruskin and we will also have singer-songwriter Miriam Jones in the studio for a live session and interview.
Presented and produced by Nia Chapentier, Ana Xavier and Pearl Wise.
Take a musical tour through East London’s naughtiest monthly gay friendly party Sink The Pink at The Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club.
This month we hear from an improv comedy group “Play it by ear”, find out more about Food Assembly who are making locally sourced food more easily accessible, we meet the cast of of Big House Theatre, made up of young people who have been through the care system, enjoy a live session by singer songwriter Hattie Whitehead and we re-run the Rising from the Dust audio documentary about night club founder and DJ, Newton Dunbar.
This episode explores music in East London with a session and interview from musicians Lail Arad and Joel Bailey, we talk to Daniel Goldman about CASA – the Latin American Theatre Festival and their new all night event ‘Night of Ideas’ and Ana goes to the open mic night Laid Bare at the Hackney Attic.
The EastCast team talk to local Hackney residents about what living in Hackney means to them, the history of the area and how it has changed. These interviews were recorded live from The Narrow Way in Hackney, in collaboration with The Decorators and Hackney Museum. All the music is also comprised of voices of Hackney with a diverse range of Hackney’s talent over the years.
Andy and Graham from stomping folk band Ringlefinch join us in the studio for a quick chat and are joined by 2 more out of the seven members of the band for a preview of their new single ‘Drink Alone’.
Creative director Anna Maloney tells us about Hackney Wick’s annual arts festival, Hackney WickED attracting thousands of people to the area every year. The festival ill take place on the 1st-3rd August.