Mon, 29 September 2014
In today's episode, we have two stories from writer, Chris Paul: “A Picture Painted Quickly” and “A Statue on the Corner”. Chris has been living in Vietnam for the past year, and his stories of an inexplicable violence and of a guilty compassion paint a portrait of a sometimes chaotic, but always rich and interesting country.
Conversation Topics: writing, poetry, the hobbit, ho chi minh city, history, vietnam war, manchester, england, reading, childhood, teaching, language, english, future aspirations.
Read today's stories and Chris' other work on his blog.
All of this episode's music is by MUSH.
If you would like to submit a story between 1,000 and 4,000 words, works of poetry, or music to the show, please email:
Hear Matthew with Dean on the Science Fiction Film podcast here!
Mon, 8 September 2014
The first musicians episode of Unknown Words features the band Teach Me Equals, a duo whose music radio host Alastair St. Hill coined the term "scrape-rock" to describe. Orchestral. Chamber-rock. Cinematic. Punk with a cello and violin. These musicians can be described in many ways because they are many things. Their debut album, "Knives in the Hope Chest", will be available everywhere September 16th.
Conversation Topics: classical music, Wagner, inspiration, influence, St.Vincent, cello, violin, guitar, biography, history, nature, tour, songwriting, collaboration, musical families, film, expression.
If you have a story between 1,000 and 4,000 words that you'd like to submit, or are a musician who'd like to be featured, send your work to: