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ORBIT

ORBIT

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ORBIT is a podcast which platforms the voices of captivating and emerging artists. We put the focus on what makes their world’s spin. Conversations revolve around artistic expression, mental well-being, and professional development. ORBIT is about allowing creatives to grow and learn from each other, and the varied obstacles they may face. We talk with artists ranging from the genesis to the later stages of their journey
“The opposite of networking is not working”.

Orbit is brought to you by Indie Max, in partnership with the Albany.
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RESOLVE
RESOLVE
This episode tracks finding our paths as creatives, and what some of our labels imply RESOLVE is an interdisciplinary design collective that combines architecture, engineering, technology and art to address social challenges We spoke about creatively The aim of RESOLVE- Physical and structural design The path to becoming established This episode was made in collaboration with RESOLVE at The Albany www.resolvecollective.com instagram.com/resolvecollective www.thealbany.org.uk Guests: Seth Amani Scafe-Smith & Akil Scafe-Smith twitter.com/seth_resolve twitter.com/AkilScafeSmith Hosts: Indie M & Faruq A linktr.ee/indie_max
01:06:29
February 25, 2022
A.I. (Art isolated)
A.I. (Art isolated)
This episode focused on the poetry strand of Me. We discussed how art can be made from isolation, and the impact of connection. “Meet Me At… grew out of a simple question shared by the Albany and Entelechy Arts: What if isolated and lonely older people had the opportunity to go to an arts centre instead of a day centre?" Discussed in this episode: Our own journeys and creating in isolation How Meet Me assist creativity, and share resources Being able to adapt ways of working with others This episode was made in collaboration with Meet me at The Albany thealbany.org.uk/our-work/programme/meet-me-at-the-albany thealbany.org.uk Guests: Meet Me Poetry, Katie Duncan Hosts: Faruq A &Indie M linktr.ee/indie_max Are you 16+, living in Lewisham, interested in a career in the creative industries and currently not working or studying? You might be an aspiring actor, musician, or young creative, but possibly haven’t considered the wide variety of roles within the creative industries. Our programme will help you understand opportunities and develop the relevant skills to get your career started. Or, if you are looking to develop a creative idea into a business, we can help you access resources to realise your business dream. Check Out Inspire Lewisham
01:14:53
February 11, 2022
Sounds To The World
Sounds To The World
In this episode we discussed the process of releasing our art. How important is the rollout in the current climate. There is an emphasis on music, though some of the discussion is applicable to alternate art forms. We sat down with music producer, artist, and engineer: Shima Shima is an independent artist, who has used his talents to create music with his friends. Notably he produced and mixed Ihsan Quamies: The usual In our conversation We delved into: How timeless our music is and whether it is tied to an era Whether the release can be considered part of the artistic expression The emotional journey behind putting out artworks: does it feel like letting go Hosts: Greg & Ihsan linktr.ee/gregorxyz instagram.com/gregor.xyz instagram.com/ihsanquamie98o Guest: Shima instagram.com/shimamusic99
55:52
April 23, 2021
Art without fear
Art without fear
“Love what you’re able to give” - Ihsan Quamie In this episode we looked into fear and how it impacts the art that we produce. We shared music, and reasoned on what fear meant to us as artists. Our guests are Joy and Rob, Leaders and creators of Imaginary Millions. A long running,revolutionary open mic event. The event was one full of warmth, vulnerability, and groove. We discussed: Whether fear is essential to art (and performance) Removing limits from the creative process & free form How we can use and overcome our own fear In early 2020 Imaginary Millions won The Albany's 'Pizza and Pitches' competition; with the goal to bring the event into a theatre space. Guests: Rob & Joy [imaginary Millions] instagram.com/imaginarymillions linktr.ee/joywarmann linktr.ee/robgrundel Hosts: Ihsan & Indie linktr.ee/indie_max instagram.com/ihsanquamie98
01:01:44
April 09, 2021
Glass Ceilings
Glass Ceilings
In this episode we explored taking  the first steps into an industry. We spoke about the why behind pursuing a passion or path. Thinking about barriers to entry, limitations on the journey, and how we can work through them. Our guests are Josh and Brandon. Founders of MTN films, a fresh and dynamic production company. They make content ranging from short films to commercial marketing work. We Looked at: Starting something of your own What makes you a professional Being assured in one's trajectory Guests: Joshua & Brandon [MTN Films] mtnfilmsofficial.com instagram.com/brandonnovis joshuaidusohan.com/work Hosts: Chiquita & Amaarah instagram.com/amaarahroze instagram.com/chiquitaa_xx This episode was made in collaboration with The Albany thealbany.org.uk
48:46
March 26, 2021
Building Together
Building Together
This episode looks at how artistic partnership's work. Neue Grafik ensemble is a collective that works with an eclectic blend of sound. Combining complex and driving beats with the talents of other musicians. In this episode we explore: How these partnership's can be found or formed What benefit are they to us The importance of friendship within the arts This episode was made in collaboration with MSCTY at The Albany mscty.space  thealbany.org.uk MSCTY Explores new ways to experience the world through sound and space. MSCTY Believes that the quality of sound environments is as critical as quality air to breathe. Guests: Neue Grafik & Brother Portrait linktr.ee/neue_grafikk linktr.ee/brother_portrait Host: Indie Max linktr.ee/indie_max
36:58
March 12, 2021
ORBIT: Season 1 Trailer
ORBIT: Season 1 Trailer
In the first season, ORBIT will explore finding one's place as a creative, healthy partnerships, and feelings around sharing our expression . We delve into the mindset of some powerful, upcoming voices. The Season was led by members of Sounds Like Chaos, involved in a range of creative ventures. The ORBIT podcasts will be available to stream via Spotify, Apple, and Pocket Casts, with content released fortnightly on a Friday. Season 1 runs from March 12th x through to April 23rd. Subscribe so you don't miss an episode!
01:20
March 08, 2021