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Ian Brennan

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Giving voice to the voiceless with Ian Brennan, Alex Magaga, Van-Anh Vo and Gilbert Uwitonze

Music Life

Producer Ian Brennan, Alex Magaga of the Tanzania Albinism Collective, Hanoi Masters musical director Van-Anh Vo and Rwandan folk musician Gilbert Uwitonze discuss how members of a community can intuitively start singing despite never having heard music before, accidents in the recording process (including a very loud cow), and music being a release from persecution.Ian Brennan is a Grammy-winning producer, author, musician, and field recordist who’s been described as a “modern heir to the legendary ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax”, giving voices to the voiceless. His latest release, I've Forgotten Now Who I Used To Be, is a compilation of songs recorded in Ghana’s witch camps, settlements in which women persecuted as witches can find sanctuary.Alex Magaga is a musician, activist, documentary producer, and member of the Tanzania Albinism Collective, which helps those who’ve been cast out from their communities, facing discrimination and violence. Van-Anh Vo is a musical director, zither player, and chief percussionist for Vietnamese project Hanoi Masters. The aim of the project is to “protect the heritage of traditional instruments” of Vietnam. Her father became a musician during the Vietnam-American war so that he didn’t have to fight. And Gilbert Uwitonze is part of the Rwandan band The Good Ones, who sing folk songs from their farming town of Kigali. All three members are survivors of the Rwandan genocide who turned to music to help with the healing process.


16 Jul 2021

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EP157: Gigging With Restrictions Phil Taylor and Ian Brennan

Magicians Advice Podcast

Join Phil and Ian as they talk about first gigs back after a break with Covid restrictions and cancellations. Tune in to find out about Phil's 5 Star , all day, gig for a wedding and Ian's 8 hours of table magic for a Coffee shop opening weekend.  Show Sponsors  The Magic CircleMagic TVGiggio . buy us a coffee at https://www.ko-fi.com/magiciansadvice Ian's book A Voyage To Better Magic.  ianbrennanmagic@live.co.uk Merchandise: Click Here Facebook group   Click Here If you are able to support our Patreon campaign please visit Click Here If you would like to know more about Ian Brennan  Sophisticated Magic, head over to www.sophisticatedmagic.co.uk and to check out Phil Taylor, (Wedding Magician), please check out his web-site www.magicianscorner.co.uk 


14 Jul 2021

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Ian Brennan & Sam Mander I Biodiversity credits to incentive native trees?

Sarahs Country

The age old saying ‘you need to be in the black, to be green’ certainly applies to the ability for New Zealand land-owners to bankroll the Climate Change Commission’s target to plant 300,000 hectares by 2035, or is it time for government policy to put a premium biodiversity credit to deter the easy money of carbon farming radiata pine’s? Trustee of the Tane Tree Trust & Cambridge farmer, Ian Brennan, who’s journey is shared on the new documentary, O Tātou Ngāhere joins The Agribusiness Group’s environmental consultant Sam Mander on the panel to share how established native forest at scale is costly but benefits which accrue from a native forest equate to more than the sum of its trees and it’s time for a biodiversity credit scheme.  To watch the short film, O Tātou Ngāhere : https://pureadvantage.org/o-tatou-ngahere/ Sarah's Country Opinion Maker is proudly supported by our friends at Farmlands. To watch the interview, visit www.sarahscountry.com Subscribe to Sarah’s Country on the podcast and if you love us, please leave a review! Contact the show: sarah@sarahscountry.com Follow Sarah’s Country on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sarahscountry Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sarahscountry


30 Mar 2021

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2: Becoming a magician - With Ian Brennan

The Mystery Behind Magic

Thank you for tuning in to the let us talk podcast with Ian Brennan who came onto this weeks episode to give his advice on how to become a magician and how to improve as well. I hope to see you next time with another guest talking about something else.


9 Aug 2020

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Ep. 194 - Ian Brennan

3rd & Fairfax: The WGAW Podcast

Host Moon Zappa speaks with series co-creator Ian Brennan (The Politician, Scream Queens, Glee) about Netflix’s alt-history limited series Hollywood and how rewriting the past may impact the future.

1hr 23mins

18 Jun 2020

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« HOLLYWOOD » de Ryan Murphy et Ian Brennan – (2020)

Cinéma – Anne-Marie Baron

27 May 2020

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Ian Brennan, "SILENCED BY SOUND" w/ Tunde Adebimpe

Skylight Books Podcast Series

Popular culture has woven itself into the social fabric of our lives, penetrating people's homes and haunting their psyches through images and earworms. Justice, at most levels, is something the average citizen may have little influence upon, leaving us feeling helpless and complacent. But pop music is a neglected arena where concrete change can occur — by exercising active and thoughtful choices to reject the low-hanging, omnipresent corporate fruit, we begin to rebalance the world, one engaged listener at a time.Silenced by Sound is a powerful exploration of the challenges facing art, music, and media. Ian Brennan delves into his personal story to address the inequity of distribution in the arts and demonstrates that there are millions of talented people around the world more gifted than the superstars for whom billions of dollars are spent to promote the delusion that they have been blessed with unique genius. Brennan is in conversation with Tunde Adebimpe, a Grammy-nominated musician, actor, director, and visual-artist best known as the lead singer of the band TV on the Radio.


30 Jan 2020

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How to Define One’s Goals and Values w/ Ian Brennan

The Alex Berman Podcast

Ian Brennan is Grammy-winning producer who has produced three other Grammy-nominated albums and published four books while also teaching violence prevention around the world since 1993 for such prestigious organizations as the Smithsonian, New York’s New School, Berklee College of Music, the University of London, UC Berkeley, and the National Accademia of Science (Rome). He has written about music for Guitar Player, Talkhouse, Huck, Songlines, Flood Magazine, Afropop Worldwide, Zero, Sound on Sound, and Tape Op. His work has been featured on the front page of the New York Times and in an Emmy-winning segment of “60 Minutes” with Anderson Cooper reporting. This show is sponsored by Experiment 27. Get the sales and service agreement (free client contract template) Experiment 27 uses to close business HERE (http://bit.ly/x27contract) [$1,000 value] In this episode you'll learn: [1:27] Ian’s approach to career and life [3:24] The process of recording music for Ian [4:02] How did the international recording thing come together [8:17] How does Ian decide what’s worth recording [10:42] How’d Ian get onto the journey of preserving music [12:51] How’d Ian pivot from playing music to production [17:50] Following multiple passions vs sticking to just one thing [20:18] What if you hate the thing that you’re good at [23:23] How’d Ian develop a long-term view with his work [26:40] Listening to the universe vs pushing through Links mentioned: IanBrennan.com Standingvoice.org Brought to you by Experiment 27. Find us on Youtube (B2Bsalestraining.org). If you’ve enjoyed the episode, please subscribe to The Alex Berman Podcast on iTunes and leave us a 5-star review. Get access to our FREE Sales Courses.(http://experiment27.teachable.com/)


31 Dec 2018

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Six Degrees Podcast Episode 1 – featuring Ian Brennan

Six Degrees Records

The first episode of our new Six Degrees podcast features label co-founder Bob Duskis in conversation with producer & author Ian Brennan. Brennan is known for traveling the World to produce projects with voices that would perhaps otherwise be unheard. Among the albums he has produced for Six Degrees are two volumes with the Grammy nominated Zomba Prison Project, the Romanian group Zmei3, former Thelonious Monster vocalist Bob Forrest and most recently Tanzania Albinism Collective. He has also produced the Grammy winning album, Tassili for Tuareg group Tinariwen, The Malawi Mouse Boys, the Good Ones and is an author, whose latest book is How Music Dies (Or Lives). In this free wheeling conversation Duskis & Brennan discuss making albums with untrained, non-musicians, that exist outside of typical “World Music” expectations, what it’s like traveling to far flung places and collaborating with your wife, the politics of music as a force for change and many other subjects.Subscribe via iTunes -> http://smarturl.it/sdrpod


20 Oct 2017

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RSR106 - Recording The Voiceless in Tanzania and Rwanda with Ian Brennan

Recording Studio Rockstars

Ian Brennan shares inspiring stories about music he produced and recorded in Africa, where he helped bring forth the voices of voiceless people to the world. Ian Brennan is a Grammy-winning producer who has produced four Grammy-nominated albums and published four books while all the while teaching violence prevention around the world since 1993. He has written a fascinating book called “How Music Dies (Or Lives)” that shares his deep understanding of music, culture, and recording music all over the world, but particulaly the continent of Africa. On episode 38, he told us all about his book and field recording music in general. However, since our last interview, Ian has released two more remarkable records and agreed to join us on Recording Studio Rockstars to tell us about the experience, play some examples, and talk about the process of recording them. The first record is called Tanzania Albinism Collective. The second record Abatwa (The Pygmy): Why Did We Stop Growing Tall? In true form, Ian Brennan finds voiceless peoples of the world and uses recording and technology to bring their voices loud and clear to us, grabbing the attention of national media and the Grammys along the way. Thanks to our sponsors:  Check out Chris Graham Mastering: http://RSRockstars.com/FreeMasteringSample Roswell Pro Audio: https://RoswellProAudio.com Leave a Review Get the full show notes at: http://RSRockstars.com/106 -Also- Free mix training with Lij at: http://MixMasterBundle.com Get yourself a Rockstar T-shirt at: http://RSRockstars.com/Tshirt Download the theme music at: http://SkadooshMusic.com

1hr 39mins

15 Sep 2017