The Higher Frequency

By Youth Music

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The Higher Frequency is a brand new, original Youth Music podcast, produced and presented by the next generation of creators across the UK. The Higher Frequency, delves into the social and political issues behind the music they love. Series one explores their voice and views on music, society and culture, featuring special guests GIRLI; Zoka the Author; [K S R]; Lavz; Estee Blu; Nadia Khan and more.


It is a Youth Music podcast, produced by Boldface. Notion magazine is the official media partner.



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A Seat at the Table
34:23

Why are there so few women of colour being represented in the music industry, and what sort of activism is taking place to change this? In the season finale of The Higher Frequency, Prachee Mashru talks to artists Zoya, Pritt and Lavz to find out more about their idea of representation. And Correspondent Lydia Greatrix hears from Estee Blu about her own journey into making music and the challenges she has faced. Nadia Khan also speaks about her report A Seat at the Table, which is working to solve the lack of representation of Women of colour in the music industry.


Produced by Jack Davenport



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Dec 18, 2020
Not Everyday London
43:20

Why is music in the UK so London-centric, and what impact does this have on the rest of the country? Presenter Fatima Rahouma turns to her home city, speaking with Manchester Soul/R&B singer [ K S R ] about his experience of making music outside of the capital. Correspondent Alys Parsons brings us to Wolverhampton, speaking to DJ and rapper VITAL about his journey to success, as well as Beatsabar Music Project who are nurturing Wolves talent from the ground up. Grove returns from Episode 2, speaking on Bristol’s vibrant scene, showing us that UK music stretches far beyond London.


Produced by Tara Lily Klein



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Dec 11, 2020
In conversation with: Zoka The Author
38:17

Presenter Arenma Ahonsi sits down with Zoka the Author who shares some of his most recent releases, and their conversation drifts through politics, philosophy and a disrupted music industry, chatting about everything from online political activism to the value of mumble rap. Cardiff correspondent Tom Luton reports on the need for action to save the live performance industry.


Produced by Felipe Airey Franco





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Dec 04, 2020
Tracing Scenes
42:00

Has the pandemic seen off music as we know it? Musicians everywhere are having to re-analyse the way they approach music and performance. Presenter Kara Conway talks to buskers Sara from Sara ‘N’ Junbug and Matthew Gibb, as well as Carolyn Sleith from Buskers of Glasgow and Claire Gevaux of Help Musicians, while Brighton correspondent Harry Lindsey talks to Vascha and DJ collective Gal Pals. Their aim? To find out how artists are rolling with the punches thrown at them by COVID-19.


Produced by Jack Davenport



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Nov 27, 2020
Gender Treble
40:32

An exploration into how music can challenge our preconceived notions of gender. Presenter Malene Simonsen interviews PC Music, and bubblegum pop and alternative punk musician Girli about her journey as a queer artist in the music industry. Correspondent Liv K plays moments from their conversation with Bristol based artist Grove about everything from gender performativity, improvisation and playing in queer and nonbinary spaces.


Produced by Felipe Airey Franco



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Nov 20, 2020
This is Not a Drill
43:48

How are music subcultures established, and what is it that keeps them together? Presenter Jade Barnett speaks to youth worker and writer Ciaran Thapar, Drill artists Relly and Cristale, and to Jazz-Drill fusion duo, XVNGO and Master Mac, to find out how, despite all the negative media attention Drill receives, Drill forms a sense of community. Meanwhile, Manchester correspondent Alice Reid sits down with female and non-binary music collectives in Manchester and learns about the communities they are creating through their music.


Produced by Tara Lily Klein



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Nov 20, 2020
The Higher Frequency: Coming Soon
1:28

The Higher Frequency is a brand new, original Youth Music podcast, produced and presented by the next generation of creators across the UK. The podcast delves into the social and political issues behind the music they love. Series one explores their voice and views on music, society and culture, featuring special guests GIRLI; Zoka the Author; [K S R]; Lavs; Estee Blu; Nadia Khan and more.


The Higher Frequency is a Youth Music podcast in partnership with Notion. This is a Boldface production led by Femi Oriogun-Willams.



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Nov 10, 2020