For the love of Sagan

April 20, 2021 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: Podcasts
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Few people are as passionate about children’s Music as Sagan Thacker. Through their radio show ‘Radio Active Kids’, they have proven themselves to be one of the great champions of entertainment for children and have made it their mission to bring new and exciting family music from around the globe, into our lounge rooms.

In todays episode we get to speak with Sagan to ask what makes them do what they do, and just how on earth do they get through the enormous amount of content they are offered weekly.

A true star of the children’s music scene

Joanie Leeds with ‘All the Ladies’

April 6, 2021 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: Podcasts
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Today we speak with newly awarded Grammy winner, Joanie Leeds, about her approach, her influences and why her latest album, ‘All the Ladies’ was always going to be special.

Joanie has a rare gift of bringing herself whole heartedly to her music, and this latest album is testament to her desire and instinct to be nothing but truthful and honest in all she creates.

We hope you enjoy.

Smelling the roses with Van Sereno

March 25, 2021 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: Podcasts
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Today I speak with Van Sereno about not only his body of work but his beautifully thoughtful and thought provoking ‘Daddy Day’. An album almost entirely dedicated to the complexity of separation and the love for the children often finding themselves trying to find their voice within it all.

The impossible beauty of a loopy tune

March 24, 2021 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: Podcasts
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Today on Benny Asking People Questions we speak with Siu and Leah of Loopy Tunes Music in New Zealand.

We discuss their love for music, their love for culture and language sharing and their impending impossibly massive and most beautiful of projects.

Messaging And Mayhem with Barry Louis Polisar – Part 2

March 12, 2021 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: Podcasts
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Today on Benny asking People Questions, we chat to the amazing Barry Louis Polisar, a true pioneer of the children’s music genre in Part 2 of the series,

From the movie Juno, a casual black listing , a quick trip to the White House, Barry’s career defies explanation or type casting and is a genuine gift in the world of children’s voices.

Messaging and Mayhem with Barry Louis Polisar – Part 1

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Today on Benny asking People Questions, we chat to the amazing Barry Louis Polisar, a true pioneer of the children’s music genre,

From the movie Juno, a casual black listing , a quick trip to the White House, Barry’s career defies explanation or type casting and is a genuine gift in the world of children’s voices.

Be sure to tune in to part 2.

Music, and Calm, with Michal

February 18, 2021 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: Podcasts
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On today’s episode of Benny Asking People questions, we chat to New Zealand, Music with Michal about her career and more importantly her career to come.

She talks openly about her passion for children to be free to explore their emotions and the importance she holds in these emotions shaping our future.

Advocating with Chris, waving the flag for kiwi kids – Part 1

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Today on Benny Asking People Questions we speak with New Zealand’s one and only Chris Lam Sam.

Not only do we get the opportunity delve deeply into his music and the success of The Funky Monkeys, but we also explore just what makes him so passionate an advocate for the wellbeing and representation of children.

Insights and revelations with The Relative Minors

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On todays episode of Benny Asking People Questions, I speak with Kirsten and Matt, Wife and Husband team behind Canadas Rock Childrens act The Relative Minors.

We discuss the DIY attitude transition of garage band to kids band, and why we won’t need to wait 10 years for the second albums.