Sound Conversations is a short radio documentary series, showcasing the work and creative inspiration of fifteen of Ireland’s most exciting sound practitioners across a wide spectrum of audio disciplines – including sound art, poetry, sound therapy, broadcasting and sound design amongst others.
In a short chat with presenter La Cosa Preziosa, participants discuss their inspirations and work in sound. Each interview is recorded on location chosen by the interviewee and takes its cues from the sounds in this location.
The series was made by producer Alan Meaney and Sound Artist La Cosa Preziosa.
It is funded by the BAI with the television licence fee.
Episode 4 – Steve Fanagan. Musician and award winning sound designer, editor and re-recording mixer, based at Ardmore Sound and Screenscene.
Episode 13 – Mairead O’Connor. (Radio producer). We walk around People’s Park in Limerick City and discuss her move from education to radio and her award winning work with Grey Heron Media.
Episode 15 – Anthony Kelly & David Stalling. The Sound Artists discuss the nature of collaboration, how sound creativity can be inspired by childhood, and more.
You can listen back to all episodes on https://www.mixcloud.com/AlanMeaney/playlists/sound-conversations/
Sound Conversations Episode List
Episode 1 – Kevin Brew – Radio Drama (Dublin)
Episode 2 – Bernard Clarke – Radio art (Dublin)
Episode 3 – Liv O’Donoghue, Dancer/ Choreographer (Dublin)
Episode 4 – Steve Fanagan – Audio Post (Dublin)
Episode 5 – Ronan Kelly- Radio Documentary (Dublin)
Episode 6 – Marta Toropow – Sound Healer (Dublin)
Episode 7 – Dr. Tony Langlois- Sound Lecturer (Limerick)
Episode 8 – Dave Lordan – Poetry (Dublin)
Episode 9 – Roisin Coyle – Visual & Sound Artist (Galway)
Episode 10 – Garret Farrell – Audio Post (Dublin)
Episode 11 – Softday – Sound Art (Limerick)
Episode 12 – Brendan Rehill- Sound engineering (Dublin)
Episode 13 – Mairead O’Connor- Radio Producer (Limerick)
Episode 14 – Colin J Morris – TV & advertising (Wicklow)
Episode 15 – Anthony Kelly & David Stalling- Sound Artists (Dun Laoghaire)
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