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Episode 162 - Kate Tempest

Sodajerker On Songwriting

Rapper, poet, novelist and playwright Kate Tempest talks about her creative process across a range of projects, detailing her approach to lyrics, prose, melody, structure and narrative. The double Mercury Music Prize nominee also reflects on her time working with legendary producer Rick Rubin, and her deep relationship with the city of London.

55mins

8 May 2020

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Kate Tempest

The Poet Laureate Has Gone to His Shed

As someone who has been successful in many different genres, when Kate Tempest has an idea, how does she decide what it will be? In Simon Armitage's wooden writing shed in the garden, surrounded on all sides by the Pennine Hills and the Pennine weather, their conversation ranges from moving to rural France after growing up in south London, her time at the Brit School and her discovery of rapping to writing poetry. They discuss using the tongue as a weapon and the power of words, and Kate reads from Simon's reworking of the comic medieval poem The Owl and the Nightingale. If the poets of the past sat in their garrets dipping their quills in ink and waiting for inspiration to strike, our current Poet Laureate Simon Armitage has a more mundane and domestic arrangement, scratching away at a poem in the shed. Any distraction is welcome, even encouraged, to talk about poetry, music, art, sheds, sherry, owls, nightingales and to throw light on some of the poem's internal themes .

1hr 4mins

18 Mar 2020

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Kate Tempest vs Trivium

Take My Tone

The killer flow of Kate Tempest vs riff melding of Trivium. Feat Stephen Peeling of Codes In The Clouds (UK).Song 1 - ‘Don’t Fall In’ by Kate Tempest - Listen on Apple Music - Listen on Spotify.Song 2 - ‘Beauty In The Sorrow’ by Trivium - Listen on Apple Music - Listen on Spotify.Visit takemytone.com/52 for all links and credits.

39mins

5 Mar 2020

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Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 24.11.19 with Stro Elliot, Space Captain, Kate Tempest

Tru Thoughts presents Unfold

Quality music from Stro Elliot. Soulful Boogie from Texas by The Vapor Caves. Jazz Beats from Nikitch & Kuna Maze. A classic from Frankie Knuckles and Satoshie Tomie. A great track from Kate Tempest which seems to capture a moment. Deep Broken Beat from Yadava and Trev. A Gospel tune from the Armstrong Brothers. Plus plenty more musical treats.

25 Nov 2019

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Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 10.11.19 with Gang Starr, Sefi Zisling, Kate Tempest

Tru Thoughts presents Unfold

Music from the brand new and good for you Gang Starr album feat Q Tip plus Hip Hop from Rapsody and an all time classic from Scor Zay Zee. Broken Beat from Likwid Continual Space Motion. Deep dancefloor music from Quantic. Ashley Henry’s Jazz & Beats cover of Solange. A quality tune from Kate Tempest. Plus plenty more musical treats.

11 Nov 2019

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TN:27 Kate Tempest & Dan Carey

Tape Notes

In this episode John returns to Mr. Dan’s studio in Streatham to talk with Kate Tempest and Dan Carey.  Looking back over a track from each album they’ve recorded together, Kate & Dan detail the creative journey they’ve been on since first meeting, and shine a light on the methods and techniques they use collaborating in the studio.  We hear how the duo embraced teaming up with legendary producer Rick Rubin, why having a hangover isn’t necessarily a bad idea before a big day of recording, and why Dan is the ultimate sonic evil genius.  Tracks discussed: Marshall Law, We Die, I Trap You Listen to 'The Book of Traps and Lessons' here. 'The Book of Traps and Lessons' - Republic Records, American Recordings, UMG Recordings, Inc. SUBMIT A JINGLE For all of the details on sending in a jingle email jingles@tapenotes.co.uk Submit your Tape Notes jingle and we'll play our favourites each week on the podcast. Jingles can be in any style, can feature the Tape Notes theme, lyrics, or none of those things - be as creative as you'd like (as long as they're between 5-15 seconds). HELP SUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to help support the show you can donate as little or as much as you'd like here, (we really appreciate your contributions): Donate Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with the latest episodes and submit questions: Instagram Facebook Twitter Visit our website to join our mailing list: www.tapenotes.co.uk 

1hr 55mins

30 Oct 2019

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Kate Tempest on crafting The Book of Traps and Lessons

The 405 Exchange

The album has been hailed as her most personal body of work to date, though is that really the case? On this episode of the podcast our host Ken Grand-Pierre chats with Kate to figure it out.

35mins

1 Oct 2019

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Ep 76: Kate Tempest

Midnight Chats presented by Loud And Quiet

Award-winning poet, novelist and musician Kate Tempest talks to Greg Cochrane about recording at Rick Rubin's Shangri-La studio, meeting Jay-Z and her preparations to bring her new play Paradise to The National Theatre. Plus some chat about Beyoncé and Stormzy's set at Glastonbury.Enjoyed listening? You can support our show by making a one-off donation >https://supporter.acast.com/midnightchatsHere are some useful links to what Greg and Kate mention in the episode...George The Poet's podcast, Have You Heard George's Podcast?https://play.acast.com/s/georgethepoetThe background on Kate's play Paradise at The National Theatrehttps://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/blog/national-theatre-2019-and-2020Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/midnightchats. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

42mins

12 Sep 2019

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Kate Tempest

Q Presents The Making of…

Kate Tempest gives us the lowdown on Rick Rubin's shoewear, shares tales of recording in Bob Dylan's old tourbus and recalls the first time she performed in front of a crowd on this week's episode. Niall Doherty tries to keep up with the rapper, poet, novelist and playwright.

48mins

28 Aug 2019

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Kate Tempest

Q Presents The Making of…

Kate Tempest gives us the lowdown on Rick Rubin's shoewear, shares tales of recording in Bob Dylan's old tourbus and recalls the first time she performed in front of a crowd on this week's episode. Niall Doherty tries to keep up with the rapper, poet, novelist and playwright.

48mins

28 Aug 2019

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