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At EF Education First we know the power of exploring new places and new cultures. These experiences can push you beyond your comfort zone, connect you to new people and help create a more open world. EF Outbound is a podcast from EF Education First featuring transformative travel stories that defy our expectations, challenge our assumptions, and teach us about the world and our place in it. Subscribe today to catch all of our awe-inspiring EF Outbound stories. And to learn more about explori ...
 
Roma und Sinti – die wahren Europäer*innen! Für den Podcast „Romatopia – Roma talk about their Utopia for Europe“ treffen wir interessante Menschen (Künstler*innen, Musiker*innen, Akademiker*innen, Aktivist*innen) aus ganz Europa. Sind Roma nicht – ganz im Gegenteil zu gängigen Vorurteilen – Vorbilder in Sachen Solidarität, kultureller Reichtum, transnationale Einheit trotz nationaler Besonderheiten – also ideale „role models“ für die „Idee Europa“? Wir sind gespannt auf die Utopien unserer ...
 
Explore the untold histories behind the images, patterns, and designs we take for granted. Each week we’ll bring you a different story about a curiosity from the creative world - interviewing experts and creatives as we dive into the unusual origins of everything from Comic Sans to the polka dot. Curious Minds is an original podcast by Domestika dedicated to sharing and celebrating creativity in all its forms. To find blogs and images for each episode, go to domestika.org/podcasts. And to fi ...
 
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Luke and Leia reunite, and their musical themes pull at our heartstrings. Camila, also known as BoricuaWookiee, is here with me to navigate through these emotional minutes (126-130) of The Last Jedi. Discussion topics/Highlights: Is Finn's impending sacrifice selfish? Thoughts on his role and actions in the Resistance. Dies Irae when Finn is about …
 
How many motifs can you spot during the Battle of the Crait? Hint: there are more than 10! Star Wars Explained (Alex) is here with me today to break down the music and action in Minutes 121-125 of The Last Jedi. Discussion topics/Highlights: Alex finally figures out the theme he's had stuck in his head. Finn's musical fake-out. Music as a manipulat…
 
Long live the Supreme Leader! After Snoke's dramatic (and loud) fall, Hux tempts fate, Kylo indulges in a Force choke, and the Resistance starts setting up on Crait. Chris Radtke is here with me to discuss Adam Driver's vocal gravitas, the space Bugs Bunny (Poe), and how the sound design of Crait's atmosphere reflects the desolation of the former R…
 
You won't find it on the commercial soundtrack, but the music leading up to Holdo's sacrifice represents the culmination of profound thematic transformation rarely heard in all of Star Wars. Highlights: How the Desperation motif spawned from the Tension motif (after various iterations). Desperation motif is heard in its final form as the three subp…
 
The Praetorian Guards aren't messing around, and neither is John Williams! Joining me today is Kyle Katarn. Together, we attempt to break down the sensational combat scoring, sound design, and awkward aftermath in minutes 106-110 of The Last Jedi. Discussion topics/Highlights: The music feels suspended in air before the first lightsaber clash. John…
 
DJ's a snake, Snoke is sliced, and stormtroopers march to the beat of the spacecraft motif. Best of all, Pete the Retailer from Star Wars Minute is here with me to discuss the sounds in minutes 101-105 of The Last Jedi. Discussion topics/Highlights: The stormtroopers' diegetic footsteps. Force theme vs. Resistance March vs. Droid Invasion/Trade Fed…
 
Not to be musical conspiracists, but why do we hear the Emperor's theme when Rey is with Snoke? Musician/sound designer Justin Scheid joins me to discuss this pressing matter. We break down the music in that visceral scene, talk about the sound design of Force telekinesis, and follow some crusty Palpatine breadcrumbs. Music works in mysterious ways…
 
Beethoven once called the trombone the "voice of God," but how does this low brass instrument factor into the music of The Last Jedi? From stings to stabs, pads, and more, trombonist Adam Liebreich-Johnsen explains various trombone textures and talks about the role of low brass in Star Wars scores. This set of Last Jedi minutes happens to have one …
 
Who knew the sound of fueling transports could be so satisfying? Blythe Kala joins me in a lively discussion about minutes 86-90 of The Last Jedi, featuring comedic droid beats, untranslated Wookiee words, and Rey meeting Kylo face-to-face for the first in the whole film. We also talk Rey vs. Kylo vs. Anakin's character motivations, film production…
 
Yoda comes bearing delicious Neapolitan and Lydian gifts! Joining me today is Star Wars Minute host Alex Robinson. We explore the harmony in this infamous scene, compare it to themes from other franchises, talk about digital technology's impact on film scoring, and discuss the artistic process. Discussion topics/Highlights: The Force theme with a N…
 
Romani Rose, Chairman of the Central Council of German Sinti and Roma, im Gespräch mit Isabel Raabe und William Bila Wir haben in dieser Folge die Ehre, eine der Ikonen der Bürgerrechtsbewegung der Sinti und Roma als Gast in unserem Podcast zu begrüßen: Romani Rose, Vorsitzender des Zentralrats Deutscher Sinti und Roma. Wir sprechen mit ihm über se…
 
Topics: The music in Rey's cave scene in The Last Jedi vs. Luke's cave scene in The Empire Strikes Back Similarities include (demonstrations in the episode): atonality, tone clusters, tritones, swells, tremolos, glissandi, free time, instrumentation Differences include: presence of thematic material, tremolo vs. measured tremolo, sound design, spar…
 
Uh oh, is that a "Dies Irae"? In minutes 71-75 of The Last Jedi, Luke makes an incipient Force connection, Rey faces her infinite reflection, and Kylo Ren definitely does not put a cowl on. Joining me today is my favorite playwright-professor, Takeo Rivera, here to suffuse my musical observations with his literary insights! We talk magical realism,…
 
Why do artists make self portraits? And can there ever be any real rules about how you choose to express yourself? Painter Shane Wolf and mixed media artist Nneka Jones discuss how the genre gives them free reign to experiment, photographers Cristina Otero and Danny Bittencourt explain how they use self portraits to explore emotion rather than aest…
 
Discussion topics/Highlights: Glissando demonstration (like when Rose opens her ring) The bountiful lineage of horse riding music The musical DNA of Russian Romantic composers What "chromatic" means in music (chromaticism, chromatic line, etc) Sorry in advance, there's a rough sports analogy Burkey's homework assignment The neat little reference to…
 
Why bother mending your clothes when it's cheaper and easier to just buy something new? In the last decade the “visible mending” movement has taken off, with people using colorful stitches to draw attention to the stains and tears in their clothes. Textile designer and “Visible Mending” author Arounna Khounnoraj, and Kate Sekules, author of “Mend!”…
 
How can music and sound assist the transitions in a film? In this episode, we take 10 cuts/transitions from The Last Jedi and examine what's happening musically. Spoiler: There are lots of timpani rolls! Main Points: Terms Explained: mix, transition, crescendo, riser, volume axis vs. pitch axis, timpani, sustained, music bed, single note vs. chord …
 
Actor and singer Lindy Larsson Forss about his life, his art and about how he became a voice of Roma rights activism Lindy Larsson has enchanted us. We talk about superheroes with a Romani background, about mermaids, dogs and other animals. We also talk about the cruelties Roma have had to endure in Sweden. We get to know an inspiring, fragile, wis…
 
Movie posters are often your first taste of a movie, but many times the people who design them… haven't even seen the movie. We speak with award-winning movie poster designers Akiko Stehrenberger and James Verdesoto about the unique artistic and commercial challenge of condensing an entire film into a single, enticing visual, and illustrator and mo…
 
What do Brazil, Mario Kart Wii, Roger Rabbit's Car Toon Spin, Cantina, and Canto Bight have in common? In this episode, we investigate a listener's question and practice moving from musical intuition to supported musical hypothesis. Soundtrack: "Canto Bight" Song Examples: "Aquarela do Brasil" by Ary Barroso "Canto Bight" by John Williams "Cantina …
 
Furniture isn’t just functional, and how we feel about the pieces in our homes can, well, make us feel more at home. But with so many desks, chairs, and sofas already out there, are today’s designers just reinventing the wheel? IKEA designer Marcus Avronen and bespoke furniture maker Stewart Linford discuss what the design of these everyday objects…
 
We haven't heard steel pan drums in a Star War since "Cantina Band" in 1977! What vibe was John Williams going for here? Percussionist Tyler Hunt, the steel pan drummer from the soundtrack, is here to give us the scoop. Discussion topics/Highlights: The fascinating history of steel pan drums. When Tyler got the call... How steel pan drums fit into …
 
Art historian and contemporary art curator Timea Junghaus about "Roma Art" In this episode, we have the pleasure of talking to a renowned "Roma Art" expert on the topic of Roma in European art history and the power and potential of contemporary Roma art. Tímea talks openly about her successful school career and her difficult university years, her s…
 
You’ve probably seen flat lay photography everywhere on Instagram, even if you don’t know the term “knolling”. From its origins in Frank Gehry’s studio to social media staple, photographer Pati Gagarin explains how this simple style of arranging objects at right angles has taken off. We speak to professor of Consumer Science Michel Wedel to underst…
 
We attempt to recreate the Rey and Kylo Force chat effect, play with wind generators, and break down Rey's meditation montage in this sound effects-infused episode! Electronic music specialist Justin Leo Kennedy is here to share his love of Ben Burtt, oscillators, BB-8, and more. Themes heard in these minutes: Luke in Exile (Sarabande) Ahch-To Arpe…
 
Why are illustrators hired to capture trials? Going where cameras cannot and recording everything from Charles Manson’s trial to Supreme Court proceedings, these artists play a crucial role in showing the public what happens behind closed doors. We speak with veteran courtroom illustrators Bill Robles, Jane Rosenberg, Arthur Lien, and Elizabeth Wil…
 
In this set of minutes, Rose tases Finn for trying to desert the Resistance, they bond over shared knowledge, they bring Poe into the plan. Then, they call up Maz Kanata, who tells them to find the Master Codebreaker. Poe peers over Leia, says he's not gonna tell Holdo the plan, and finally, we cut to shots of Rey and Kylo in their respective locat…
 
From Minnie Mouse to Marilyn Monroe, polka dots are a pattern worn by everyone - and there’s a reason they still haven’t gone out of fashion. We talk to artist Allison McKeen and “Patternalia” author Jude Stewart about how dots have represented everything from disease to modernity, and Leigh Wishner, from the FIDM Museum in LA, explains how (and wh…
 
Social worker, feminist and activist Nicoleta Bitu talks about activism and human and women's rights Nico talks about the power of Roma feminism and about her responsibility towards the young Roma generation. She tells what Romanipen means to her and we discuss her utopia: The virtual Romanistan. Our guest: Nicoleta Bitu is a social worker and acti…
 
Theme-spotting: (Altered) Force theme, Rose's theme. Soundtrack: "Fun with Finn and Rose" Discussion topics: Voicing Luke Skywalker for the first Battlefront video game: the process and challenges. How voice acting works in a film, how voice acting differs from physical acting, and what the ADR (Additional Dialogue Replacement) process is like. And…
 
Who’s really behind all the subtle sounds and noises in movies and TV? We explore the cinematic history of sound with Vanessa Theme Ament, author of “The Foley Grail”, and speak with Emmy-award winning Foley artists Joanna Fang, Ronni Brown, and Alyson Dee Moore about how they trick your ear and if sound libraries can ever truly compete with sound …
 
Theme-spotting: Leia theme, Force theme, Rey theme. Soundtrack: end of track 4. "The Supremacy" and beginning of track 6. "Old Friends" Discussion topics: A breakdown of the music and sound in that Leia scene. Using music theory vs intuition. Orchestration vs. arranging for a rock band. A much-needed refresher on the three (!) different Leia themes…
 
Widerständig, aktivistisch, feministisch - die Schauspielerinnen Sandra und Simonida Selimović Ihre künstlerischen Arbeiten sind widerständig, aktivistisch, feministisch. In dieser Folge sprechen wir mit den zwei beeindruckenden Schauspielerinnen, Regisseurinnen und Aktivistinnen Sandra und Simonida Selimović. Wir haben über Aktivismus, Kunst und F…
 
Today, we are covering the music and sound of minutes 26-30 of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi! We get a final look of Luke, Leia sits by the window while exiting hyperspace, Leia slaps and demotes Poe, Admiral Ackbar calls a proximity alert, Snoke's ship tracks the Raddus, Poe gets permission to blow stuff up, Kylo Ren looks angry but confli…
 
Luke has new theme music, and it's epic! A deep dive into the music heard in minutes 21-25 of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. Action: Rey follows Luke around while he does his thing on Ahch-To Island. We see him squirting green milk into his bottle and his mouth straight from the source. He pole vaults across cliffs, spears a very big fish, …
 
Why do we love symbols? And what does it take to make one iconic? We take a look at the story of the I ♥️ NY logo and listen to an excerpt of legendary designer Milton Glaser's interview from 2019 about a New York tourism campaign seen around the world. Art historian Valerie Shrimplin and semiotician Marcel Danesi weigh in on how artists, media, an…
 
Comic Sans has been called everything from childish to tacky, but it might actually be the perfect example of what a typeface is supposed to be. We speak with author David Kadavy, lettering artist Alex Trochut, and “Why Fonts Matter” author Sarah Hyndman and discover how this divisive font came to be and how it represents the biggest revolution in …
 
Explore the untold histories of the creative world. Each week we’ll bring you a different story about a different creative topic, interviewing artists and experts about everything from Comic Sans to the polka dot. Curious Minds is an original podcast by Domestika dedicated to sharing and celebrating creativity in all its forms. To find blogs and im…
 
Lawyer and activist Saimir Mile about language, diversity, resistance and empowerment For lawyer and activist Saimir Mile from Albania who lives in Paris, Romani is a passport with which he meets his brothers and sisters. But we don't just talk about language. We talk about the diversity among Roma, about resistance and the importance of empowermen…
 
Master Skywalker throws his lightsaber out the door, porgs jump all over it, Chewbacca breaks into Luke's hut, we see Jedi tchotchkes, and Snoke says mean things to Kylo Ren, who ultimately smashes his ridiculous mask into a smoldering heap. Joining me today is fellow nerd Ralph Apel from Casino Skunk! Episode highlights: How porg sounds were made …
 
There's a lot happening in minutes 11-15 of Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi! Luckily, percussionist James Waterman is here to help me tackle it. In this portion of the film, we witness Paige's sacrifice, Leia's Force sigh, Snoke's gravely voice, Finn's leaky bacta suit, and Rey handing the venerable Jedi master his old lightsaber. Episode highli…
 
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