Cassette Tape Radio by Talia Randall

Cassette Tape Radio by Talia Randall

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Cassette Tape Radio mashes together disparate elements to create a weirdo mixtape. Anything from comedy sketches, to poems and heated interviews. First episodes include a rap about fax machines, an essay about the playlist you make for your one night s…


Bonus Episode - winegod part 2
Jul 27 • 16 min
This is a little bonus episode featuring a short interview I did with Oberon White, a queer, Welsh cabaret performance artist.You might have already listened to episode 11 which features a poem / soundscape by Oberon. Its an excerpt from their show…
#11 - winegod
Jul 16 • 10 min
“What is queer time? What is queer space?” Oberon White. This episode I offer you something from another artist, a piece called ‘Prophylaxis’ by Oberon White, a performance artist who is a regular fixture on London’s queer underground cabaret scene. The…
#10 - Notes to self
Jul 1 • 5 min
Today’s show is all about the bizarre, embarrassing, inexplicable notes that I’ve found in my phone and in various notebooks.I’m not talking about long chunks of prose or deep excerpts from a diary or journal. I’m talking about random words and…
#9 – 29 Dreams
Jun 17 • 6 min
It’s a weird one this week, a proper weird one in which I tell you about 29 of my deeply strange dreams.Like the time I dreamt that Mel Gibson was trying to play Super Mario with me in a windowless room, or when I dreamt that I gave birth to a baby made…
Bonus Episode - Interview with Toby Campion from UniSlam
Jun 9 • 38 min
UniSlam uses poetry as a tool to engage, inspire and empower.This little bonus episode is an interview with Toby Campion, the director of UniSlam. In this interview we talk about the spoken word scene in which Toby and myself started out in, we chat…
#8 - Poetry from UniSlam
Jun 3 • 21 min
This week we’ve got 12 poems from 12 poets. Thats it - lush, contemporary poetry. Featuring (in order of appearance): Shruti Chauhan, Elisabeth Sennitt Clough, Jemima Foxtrot, Jamal Mehmood, Ben Norris, Maria Ferguson, Bryony Littlefair,…
#7 - The Last Poets. Interview with Abiodun Oyewole
May 20 • 28 min
“The Last Poets are the birthplace of rap” (Chuck D). The Last Poets were founded in Harlem on May 19th 1968 - Malcolm X’s Birthday. They’ve influenced everyone from Erykah Badu to Public Enemy, A Tribe Called Quest, Wu-Tang Clan and countless others….
#6 - What Words Are Ours?
May 6 • 45 min
A tongue-twisting, thigh-slapping, tear-jerking poetry-cabaret show featuring poets and performers Zia Ahmed, Lisa Luxx, Jackie Hagan, Cheryl Dole, Amina Jama, The Repeat Beat Poet and of course me - Talia Randall. Most of today’s episode was recorded…
#5 - Six Poems
Apr 22 • 10 min
Talia delivers a short poetry set of six poems. Some brand new & still in flux, others less brand new. Cassette Tape Radio is written and presented by Talia Randall. Music and audio engineering by Jamie Payne.For a transcript of this episode go…
#4 - Fax Me Up
Apr 8 • 7 min
I dreamt I wrote a song about fax machines.Episode 4 is that song. Cassette Tape Radio is written and presented by Talia Randall. Music and audio engineering by Jamie Payne.For a transcript of this episode go…
#3 - Desperate Island Disks
Mar 29 • 14 min
Episode 3 has arrived hon. Today’s show features a story about the playlists you make for sex times. CW: talking about sex, with funny, silly and awkward moments and one or two slightly darker moments. Cassette Tape Radio is written and presented by…
#2 - ElectroKrud
Mar 20 • 9 min
Welcome to episode 2 friends.Today is all about a brand new musical genre I’ve created called ElectroKrud. Fingers crossed the genre goes mainstream sometime soon. Cassette Tape Radio is written and presented by Talia Randall. Music and audio…
#1 - Mixtape for the School Trip
Mar 9 • 12 min
She’s arrived! The very first episode of my weirdo podcast.Today’s episode is about an 11 year old (me?) and her quest to make the most important mixtape in the world ever.Cassette Tape Radio is written and presented by Talia Randall. Music and audio…
Introducing Cassette Tape Radio
Mar 4 • 3 min
Playful, experimental and weird audio from Talia Randall. Episodes coming soon. Written and presented by Talia Randall. Music and audio engineering by Jamie Payne. For a transcript of this trailer go…