John Akomfrah, Rachael Jolley and Paul Major
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8 October 2017
Artist and film-maker John Akomfrah joins us to discuss his new work ‘Purple’, which examines the ways climate change can affect communities around the globe. We also discuss why radio and podcasts are enjoying a golden age with Rachael Jolley, editor of ‘Index on Censorship’, whose new edition focuses on the airwaves as a tool for communication. Plus: musician and record-dealer Paul Major of the band Endless Boogie tells us how he’s made a career from hunting out obscure vinyl and forgotten gems, as profiled in his new book ‘Feel the Music’.
8 October 2017
Radio and podcasts are enjoying a resurgence and the new edition of ‘Index on Censorship’ magazine looks at how broadcasters around the world are helping listeners stay informed, educated and entertained. We’re joined by the title’s editor Rachael Jolley.
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Musician Paul Major leads New York free-form noisemakers Endless Boogie but he’s also been one of the most vital voices in vinyl-collecting and dealing for 40 years. Now his life and work are the subject of a new book, ‘Feel The Music: The Psychedelic Worlds of Paul Major’. He meets Monocle’s Tom Hall to talk about it.
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