In conversation with artist, Jaleesa Johnston about her multimedia work and the strengths, conflicts, and awe of womanhood. Songs about WOMEN by Sudan Archives, Yoko Ono, Valerie June, Betty Davis, Sampa The Great, Ludus, Ibeyi, and more.
Artists Ben Pink and Sara McCormick talk about some feelings, songs, and confusion surrounding LOVE along with their role in the 2018 Portland Love Show. Tunes by Bettye Swan, The Drums, Bill Withers, Orange Juice, Chihei Hatakeyama, Albert Ayler, Radiohead, Joseph, and More!
Delightful humans/creatives Amy Ouellette and Jason Hughes talk about the songs that have inspired them the most. They both created the playlist for this round of Bachelard's Panty Drawer.
For this show I chatted it up with eco-art superfella, Hannes Wingate, about his work, his penchant for the woods and a little about our role here in the universe as earthly beasts. WILDERNESS inspired tunes by Khruangbin, Kevin Ayers, Bjork, Eola, Sibylle Baier, Clint Eastwood, Alice Coltrane and more!
A discussion with Achala Kaushikkar about some of what it’s like to be a married human (in India and in America) along with considering some of the delights and downfalls of doing such a thing. MARRIAGE songs by Mahendra Kapoor, Liz Phair, Django Reinhardt, K.L. Saigal, Fazerdaze, Bob B. Soxx and more!
For this show, artist/human delight William Rihel and I chatted about the weather, Sun and storm inspired tunes by Jackie Shane, JJ Cale, Jose Feliciano, Meredith Monk, Simon and Garfunkel, Macy Gray and more!
In conversation with super-coder (and super-human) Stephanie Tran about the wonders and downfalls of email. Digital clutter, spam versus bonafide notes from friends, email threads, emails versus letters, all of that and more. EMAIL songs by Agnes Obel, Zapp, Jackie Mittoo, Niney The Observer, M.I.A. and more.
Listen to Michael Reinsch talk about his work, the gallery he wears around his neck and FAME! Songs by Madonna, Altered Images, Hot Chocolate, Babeo Baggins, Peggy Lee and more.
Stylist/Human extraordinaire Nicola Corl and I chat about "beauty." The human kind, the lady kind, the kind that sticks to the skin and doesn't want to wash off. The kind that runs with blood cells too. That sort of thing. Beauty inspired tunes by Bjork, Prince, The Stooges, Alicia Keys, The Slits, Nina Simone, Frank Zappa and queen of beauty herself, Beyonce. Huzzah!
Taj Bourgeois and I talk about his art and the lens of art through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Social Media inspired tunes by Andrew Oldham Orchestra, Savages, Yusef Lateef, Erykah Badu, Pure X , Kilo Kush, Feral Ponies and more!
Multidisciplinary artist/advocate Dao Strom shares some of her poems, music and thoughts around memory. Songs by White Noise, Moses Sumney, Swans, Cluster, Tanya Tagaq, Nahawa Doumbia, Norma Tanega and more.
An informal chat with ADOS 33 around music - songs by ADOS 33 himself, Colleen, The Raincoats, Woo, Lithics, Charanjit Singh and more!
A discussion with Multidisciplinary artist Sharyll Burroughs around racial identities, culture and her newest piece the "N-Word Sessions: Subverting Banalities." Songs by X, Parliament, Frank Zappa, Nina Simone, Alice Coltrane, The Pixies and more.
The "Summer Reading" show with Writer/Collagist/Publisher/Superhero of books - Kevin Sampsell. Songs from Laurie Anderson, James Baldwin, The Books, Television Personalities, Sinead O'Connor, Sneaks and more.
To kick of pride month, Portland artist/performer/writer Michael Cavazos and I chatted about gender. Gender in art. Gender in music. And the labels, magic, and misconceptions behind gender. Tunes by Jackie Shane, Vagabon, Aye Nako, Coccinelle and more!
Here interdisciplinary artist, feminist, content maven, producer and crone - Meg McHutchinson and I discuss AGE. What is it like to be an aging person in America? How can we integrate the young and old and in between into everyday actions and conversations. Age-inspired tunes include: Joni Mitchell, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Kitty Wells, The Space Lady and more.
For this show I discussed boys and manhood with writer/superman Jay Ponteri who also read from his newest project LOBE. MAN-spired songs by Elliot Smith, Chris Robison, William Onyeabor, Wild Beasts, Otis Redding and more.
Here I chatted with artist Allie Hankins about breakups (with people, places, habits, selves, things...) along with her performance work. Tunes by Lesley Gore, The Camera and Film, Oyama, Gonul Akkor and others!
For this show artist/curator Gabe Flores and I discussed AMBITION and played ambition inspired tunes by Giuseppe Verdi, Justine & the Victorian Punks, Bruce Springsteen, Fats Domino, Valerie June, The Smiths and many more!
For this show, poet/artist Shayla Lawson and I discussed LOVE over some LOVE themed tunes and LOVE themed poems from her most recent collection titled "Pantone." Songs by Frank Ocean, Joan as Police Woman, House of Wolves, Abner Jay, Big Star, Betty Davis, MC5 and more.
A conversation around the body with fitness guru Mark Edgar and playing songs by Olivia Newton John, James Chance, Pylon, William Onyeabor, Scout Niblet and more!
Multidisciplinary artist Christine Toth and I discuss the art of work, the identities behind work and work as play. Tunes by ABBA, Shintaro Sakamoto, Shilipa Ray, George Formby and many others.
A conversation with Street Roots Executive Director, writer and artist Israel Bayer. We discussed homelessness in Portland/America and what to do about it. Songs by The Mighty Diamonds, Woo, Run D.M.C., Fairport Convention, and many others.
For this show I talked with "multipotentialite adult adoptee" Vanessa Raine about FAMILY. To rhyme with the theme I played songs by The Temptations, Gaby Moreno, Angel Olsen, Barış Manço, Kimya Dawson, Sam Rappa, Dolly Parton and many others.
For this show, artist Lou Watson and I discussed her latest project "Score for Traveling I-5" along with commuting, highways and the moving containers that carry humans here, there and everywhere. I played songs by Bruce Springsteen, Harumi, US Girls, Toni Fisher, Public Enemy and many others, all in theme of "conveyance."
For this rendition of BPD Artist Gary Wiseman and I chatted about some ideas, emotions, actions and creative energies surrounding trauma as well as an amazing project he has on his roster which also takes this theme. Music included Miriam Makeba, Lavender Country, Bratmobile, Nina Simone and others who have touched on trauma through song. This show was broadcasted live on Freeform Portland - 90.3 fm.
My guest artist for this show was multidisciplinarian artist Victor Maldonado.
My guest artist for this show was multidisciplinarian Michelle Vosika-Cooper.
My guest artist for this show was postdomestic cowgirl Karin Bolender.