Barbican Contemporary Podcast

Barbican Contemporary Podcast

The Music of Jim Jarmusch – with David Coulter, Alex Kapranos and more

This week’s podcast – spanning both the Cinema and Contemporary Music programme – delves into the musical world of...

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Jace Clayton on Julius Eastman

Ahead of our Julius Eastman Memorial Dinner gig with Jace Clayton (AKA DJ/Rupture) we look into the saga of this most...

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Stephin Merritt (Magnetic Fields)

Following the release of his autobiographical 50 Song Memoir (with a song dedicated to each year of his life so far)...

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Laura Mvula

‘I’m always a creative soul, looking for the next thing…’ In one of his favourite ever interviews, Ben speaks to the...

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Simon Raymonde on Bella Union

We spoke to the ex-Cocteau Twin about Bella Union, the record label he co-founded 20 years ago and still runs today...

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Jeff Mills

We speak to the legendary techno producer/composer, the founder of Underground Resistance, a recent recipient of the...

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The Unthanks on Molly Drake

The Northumbrian folk group unearth the wistful work of Molly Drake – Nick’s mother – who wrote and recorded a series...

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Manana // Cuba

Originally taking place in Santiago de Cuba last year, Manana//Cuba festival married traditional Afro-Cuban sounds...

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Sasha

Ahead of playing his music live for the first time ever, here at the Barbican in May 2017, we spoke to the legendary...

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Sasha

Ahead of playing his music live for the first time ever, here at the Barbican in May 2017, we spoke to the legendary...

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Philip Glass’s Music in Twelve Parts

We delve into the four-hour minimalist masterpiece – one of the undoubted milestones of contemporary classical music...

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Philip Glass’s Music in Twelve Parts

We delve into the four-hour minimalist masterpiece – one of the undoubted milestones of contemporary classical music...

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Piano Day

To celebrate the 88th Day of the year and Nils Frahm’s international celebration of the piano, we get under the lid...

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Piano Day

To celebrate the 88th Day of the year and Nils Frahm’s international celebration of the piano, we get under the lid...

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The Can Project // Irmin Schmidt

Laying the foundations of what came to be known as Krautrock, Can became one of the most influential avant-rock...

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The Can Project // Irmin Schmidt

Laying the foundations of what came to be known as Krautrock, Can became one of the most influential avant-rock...

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Hatsune Miku

You could argue that all Pop stars are created, but not to the same extent as Hatsune Miku. Starting life as a...

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Hatsune Miku

You could argue that all Pop stars are created, but not to the same extent as Hatsune Miku. Starting life as a...

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Efterklang

‘The most adventurous thing they’ve ever done.’ Crack Magazine Originally written for and staged in the eerie...

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Efterklang

‘The most adventurous thing they’ve ever done.’ Crack Magazine Originally written for and staged in the eerie...

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