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‘It was never supposed to make that noise’

The New Curiosities Box: Show Thirty Seven

July 24th, 2020

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The New Curiosities Box is written and presented by James Sandy and is a King of the Buttons Production 2020.

We explore jazz and improvisation through conversation with drums standard setter Tom Rainey, check in with the pressures of dance culture with counsellor Terry Hyde, get a snapshot of social change through the disability arts movement with Anna Berry at the MAC and talk to co-directors of the Ideas of Noise Festival Andy Woodward & Sarah Farmer.

Due to copyright restrictions some of the music used in the radio show does not feature in this podcast version. Check out the spotify playlist on the blog to hear the tracks.

Title music: 'Café connection'(excerpt) by morgantj (c) copyright 2009 and licensed under creative commons.

With thanks to Eibhlin Kissack at MAC Birmingham for use of excerpts of the Anna Berry exhibition interview.

This show was first broadcast on 28th January 2020 on Switch Radio 107.5FM, DAB & Online.