The Monocle Weekly
Amanda Palmer, David Goldblatt and The Utopia Strong
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22 September 2019
Musician Amanda Palmer joins us to talk about her recent album ‘There Will Be No Intermission’ and how to make music with a message. Plus: writer David Goldblatt discusses his book ‘The Age of Football’ and we meet former professional snooker player-turned-DJ and musician Steve Davis, along with his bandmates Kavus Torabi and Michael J York, who make up trio The Utopia Strong.
22 September 2019
Photo: Simon Melber
The musician joins us to discuss her recent album ‘There Will Be No Intermission’ and its follow-up single, which addresses gun crime, ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’. She also talks about her live shows across Europe.
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The trio made up of musical experimentalists Kavus Torabi, Michael J York and former professional snooker player Steve Davis have a new self-titled album out. The band drop by the studio to tell us how they’re looking to confound listeners’ expectations.
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