In a special show for International Women's Day, Jess sits down with composer Anna Meredith to share some of their favourite tracks by female artists - from lush strings by Bjork and Hildur Guðnadóttir via heartbreakers from FKA Twigs and the Shirelles, to a brand new banger by composer/producer Carmel SmickersgillPlaylistBjork: StonemilkerMeredith Monk: Ellis IslandFKA Twigs: cellophaneHildur Guðnadóttir: Folk faer andlitCarmel Smickersgill: ThinkingLouise Farrenc: Nonet, op.38 - 3rd mvt (Consortium Classicum)Emily Hall: Eternity (Olivia Chaney)The Shirelles: Will you Still Love me Tomorrow
Electronic Pop & Chamber Music By Anna Meredith (Archives)
British singer, producer, and composer Anna Meredith is a musical chameleon, fusing contemporary chamber with electronics and dance music on her record, Varmints. Actually, classical, rock, electronica, and minimalism are all part of Anna Meredith’s sonic palette, and in addition to a stint as composer in residence with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, she is also a singer/songwriter who leads her own unusually constructed band - wielding keys, laptop, bells, & clarinet alongside a band of musicians playing tuba, cello, drums and guitar. This creative and unusual band plays in-studio. (From the Archives, 2017.)
Join veteran broadcaster Max Reinhardt in conversation with Anna Meredith MBE about her latest project, 'Bumps per minute'. Expect the unexpected in this feature-length interview peppered with high-octane, thrilling music inspired by dodgems (yep, the fairground rides). A composer and performer who is often defined as, well, 'uncategorisable', Anna's genre-defying music straddles the worlds of contemporary rock, art pop, techno, experimental rock and large-scale installations. Max and Anna explore the influences and creative process behind 'Bumps per minute', an interactive artwork currently taking centre stage at Somerset House that reinvents and reimagines the humble dodgem. This is the Soho Radio podcast, showcasing the best broadcasts from our online radio station in the heart of Soho, London.Across our Soho and NYC + Culture channels, we have a wide range of shows covering every genre alongside chat, discussions and special productions.To catch up on all things Soho Radio head on over to mixcloud.com/sohoradio or tune in live anytime at sohoradiolondon.com.This is a Soho Radio Productions Podcast.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/soho-radio. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
#333 – Anna Meredith, Lingua Ignota, Mungo’s Hi Fi, Vanishing Twin, Run Logan Run, Ruth Goller - 19 July 2021
Independent Music Podcast
Phenomenal new music abounds on this week’s Independent Music Podcast. Kicking off with bumper car/dodgem experimental from the always forward-thinking Anna Meredith, we shift through dub, hiphop, techno, and goth folk on this week’s journey. Other highlights this week include the sublime collaboration between Deafbrick, Kenyan duo Duma, and Swiss producer Simon Grab, an Argentinian edit of a classic b-side, the new one from Vanishing Twin and much more. Tracklisting Anna Meredith – BPM 131 (Moshi Moshi Music, UK) Ruth Goller – The Shine of Gold Was Too Strong (Vula Viel Records, UK) Run Logan Run – Screaming With the Lights On (Worm Discs, UK) Algernon Cornelius – Midnight Sauce (Human Worth Records, UK) Atmosphere – Woes (Rhymesayers Entertainment, USA) Deafbrick x Duma x Simon Grab – The Frenzy (Novas Frequencias, Brazil) Mungo’s Hi Fi – Time Traveller (ft. Pupajim) (Scotch Bonnet Records, UK) Lingua Ignota – Perpetual Flame of Centralia (Sargent House, UK) BALAM – The Inner Light (self-release, Argentina) Vanishing Twin – Big Moonlight (Ookii Gekkou) (Fire Records, UK) Produced and edited by Nick McCorriston
Anna Meredith on Bumps Per Minute, British Podcast Awards, Generational Differences in Publishing
This summer Somerset House in London will be home to a new work by composer Anna Meredith, Bumps Per Minute, which has a distinctly fairground feel. It uses the random interactions of dodgem cars to create a new piece of music. And members of the public are invited to take part in the composition as dodgem drivers. Anna Meredith talks about what inspired her to create a work which mixes fun, frivolity and musical experimentation.The British Podcast Awards have been created to highlight the best podcasts of the year in the UK. Laura Grimshaw, presenter of Podcast Radio Hour on Radio 4 Extra, takes a look at a selection of this year’s 29 winners – from 1600 entries - which includes two new categories; best documentary and best lockdown podcast.We continue our exploration of debates within the publishing industry. Tonight we consider different generational attitudes around ideas of censorship, the moral role of publishing houses and the responsibilities of individual employees when it comes to which works get published. In rows over authors from Mike Pence to Woody Allen many younger publishers have signalled reluctance to work on books they deem hateful and literary agent Clare Alexander described what she saw as a “watershed moment" at a recently parliamentary hearing about freedom of expression. We talk to Tanu Shelar, Chair of the Society of Young Publishers and Caroline Wintersgill, Programme Director of University College London’s MA in publishing.Presenter: Samira AhmedProducer: Oliver Jones
Former Independent Venue Week ambassador, avid gig-goer and all round legend Big Jeff has a friendly chat with someone he admires, and this week his guest is musician and composer Anna Meredith The pair chatted about her artistic processes, experimenting with different music types and being creative during lockdown.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/independent-venue-week/message
#15: Weather Station, Earth & Fire, Anna Meredith, The Clash & meer!
St. Paul's Boutique
De dinsdagse uitvlucht. Plaatjes, wat praatjes en een hele hoop goede zin. DJ St. Paul koppelt driftig nieuwe releases aan relevante keuzes uit het verleden. Een subjectieve kijk op popcultuur met extra oog voor onderbelichte zaken.
Composer, producer & performer Anna Meredith talks to Alex about music by living composers. Anna chats about her own work, as well as sharing music by Oliver Coates, Matt Rogers and Emily Hall.Subscribe to New Notes on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts and you'll be the first to hear new episodes each week!New Notes is now on Instagram! Head to: https://www.instagram.com/newnotespod/
I had a chat with Anna Meredith, who is the only person I can think of who has been awarded both an MBE and released albums on indie label Moshi Moshi. Mercury nominated Anna has been Composer in Residence with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and won the 2019 Ivor Novello Composer Award for Innovation. Not only that but was Goldie's mentor on the TV show Classic Goldie and at the same time I find her own LPs bristle with an impossible to define physical voltage . I love her unique approach to music, and we had a revealing and, I think, funny chat that debunks a lot of the romantic perceptions about creativity.http://www.annameredith.comTitle music by ESO
Described by Pitchfork as ‘one of the most innovative voices in British music’, Anna Meredith is a genre-crossing composer and producer whose work straddles the worlds of contemporary classical, art pop, electronica and experimental rock. Alongside the release of her award-winning debut album, Varmints (2016) and critically acclaimed follow up FIBS (2019, nominated for the Mercury Prize 2020 and the SAY Award 2020), Anna’s CV includes scoring for TV (2019 ‘Living With Yourself’, Netflix) and film (2018 Sundance Audience Award winner, ‘Eighth Grade’), opening the 2018 BBC Proms and Edinburgh International Festival, being Composer in Residence for the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, a piece written for MRI scanner, soundtracking campaigns from PRADA, Fendi, Chloe & Christopher Kane, symphonies created for nursery children, music for park benches in Hong Kong and sleep-pods in Singapore. She is a regular presenter and guest on radio (Radio 3 and BBC 6Music) and television and her music is frequently broadcast as well as featuring in films, installations and TV.