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Transculture Express - The Artistania Podcast

Transculture Express - The Artistania Podcast

By transculture express
The Artistania Podcast for queer and postcolonial music perspectives in our neighborhood. Providing a platform for local musicians, cultural activists and organizers to share ideas, strategies and inspirations.
Hosted by Frida and Abilaschan.
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Episode 6 - Hip Hop: The Future is Now
In the sixth and last episode of the show (for now), we meet our most local guest, the amazingly fierce Viet German Rap Artist @nashi_44_ from Neukölln! We talk about hip hop, its political traditions and about how the genre and growing up in Neukölln have influenced her music. Nashi44 raises her voice against injustices like Anti-Asian Racism and police brutality, creating awareness with smart and funny political lyrics supported by heavy, clubbanger beats. Get ready, turn up the volume and make space for nashi44!  For more about nashi44, follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nashi_44_/ Check out our Transculture Express Spotify Playlist to listen to nashi44's single "Aus der Pussy" and the other songs played and mentioned in the episode! Get in touch with us on Instagram: @transculture_express_podcast ---- Transculture Express is the Artistania Podcast for queer and postcolonial music perspectives in our neighborhood. The podcast is funded by Musicboard Berlin  More about Artistania: http://www.artistania.org/
44:18
June 10, 2021
Episode 5 - Queer Visions and Voice
This time, we are queering it up with amazing @anthonyhuseyin. We talk to nonbinary singer-songwriter, performer and vocal coach Anthony Hüseyin about what it means to be queer, going beyond identity, exploring what queer politics has to do with musical expression and voice. We also talk about being at home in many places and queer opera aspirations. @anthonyhuseyin also performs a beautiful live concert for us with dreamy pop sounds and fantastic vocals! For more about Anthony Hüseyin: https://www.anthonyhuseyin.com/ Check out our Transculture Express Spotify Playlist with all the great songs played and mentioned in the episode: Get in touch with us on Instagram: @transculture_express_podcast ---- Transculture Express is the Artistania Podcast for queer and postcolonial music perspectives in our neighborhood. The podcast is funded by Musicboard Berlin  More about Artistania: http://www.artistania.org/
01:05:44
May 28, 2021
Episode 4 - Subversive Sounds
In the fourth episode, we discuss subversive sound art and sound as research practice with artist and scholar Shanti Suki Osman. We talk about the politics of listening, the meaning of safer spaces, critical diversity and Shanti’s research on women* of color in the music industry and academia. The episode also features an amazing sound performance by Shanti!  To listen to more of Shanti Suki Osman's sound art check out her Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/shanti-suki-osman And "Untraining the Ear", recently featured by Deutschlandfunk Check out our Transculture Express Spotify Playlist with all the great songs played and mentioned in the episode: Get in touch with us on Instagram: @transculture_express_podcast ---- Transculture Express is the Artistania Podcast for queer and postcolonial music perspectives in our neighborhood. The podcast is funded by Musicboard Berlin  More about Artistania: http://www.artistania.org/
01:09:20
May 13, 2021
Episode 3 - Multimedia art, Ballroom and Afro-futurism
In the third episode, we talked with multimedia performance artist mandhla. (Mandhla Ndubiwa) about the politics of identities. We learned about the meaning of ballroom culture and community, its role in Mandhla’s existence as a black trans body, serving as a way to explore and expand queerness. We also discussed pop music and the legacies of afro-futurism. Get ready for an immersive, neo-soul concert with mandhla. (Mandhla Ndubiwa) More about mandhla.: https://mandhlamusic.wordpress.com/ https://linktr.ee/mandhlandubiwa/ Check out our Transculture Express Spotify Playlist with all the great songs played and mentioned in the episode: Get in touch with us on Instagram: @transculture_express_podcast ---- Transculture Express is the Artistania Podcast for queer and postcolonial music perspectives in our neighborhood. The podcast is funded by Musicboard Berlin. More about Artistania: http://www.artistania.org/
01:05:07
April 30, 2021
Episode 2 - (Post-)pandemic Party Culture
In episode 2 we are talking with the amazing band La By’le and Lewamm Ghebremariam from the Berlin Clubcommission about all the things we miss about the club culture in Berlin and how we can make it even better when the pandemic is over. The episode also features a live performance with La By'le that will make you dance in your living room!  Check out our Transculture Express Spotify Playlist with all the great songs played and mentioned in the episode: Get in touch wit us on Instagram: @transculture_express_podcast ---- Transculture Express is the Artistania Podcast for queer and postcolonial music perspectives in our neighborhood. The podcast is funded by Musicboard Berlin  More about Artistania: http://www.artistania.org/ 
01:08:04
April 18, 2021
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Transculture Express - The Artistania Podcast 
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March 30, 2021
Episode 1 - Musical Companionship & Artistic Collaboration
In the very first episode of Transculture Express, we are talking about the meaning and importance of musical companionship and artistic collaboration with Jamila Al-Yousef @jamilaalyousefmusic and her producer Naima Husseini @naimamusik. We are also talking about how to navigate being a musician and a producer in a male dominated music sphere, facing stereotypes and biases and about how meaningful change can happen within the music industry.  Check out our Transculture Express Spotify Playlist with all the great songs played and mentioned in the episode: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7x4IJTKHZWLZnGqcOJ67KW?si=97c30fbc4cef4933 Naima's music video: On the Run  Get in touch wit us on Instagram: @transculture_express_podcast ---- Transculture Express is the Artistania Podcast for queer and postcolonial music perspectives in our neighborhood. The podcast is funded by Musicboard Berlin https://www.musicboard-berlin.de/en/ More about Artistania: http://www.artistania.org/ 
01:04:18
March 29, 2021