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New music premiere: Emma Ballantine – Secret Tunnel

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Singer songwriter Emma Ballantine has a new track out today, and we’re excited to be the very first to share it with the world! ‘Secret Tunnel’ is part of a project called Somebody’s Story, the track is the first of four new songs that the London-based artist, originally from Salisbury, will be sharing between now and March…

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Listen to our Panel Discussion from Shambala!

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  You will all remember of course, that we attended Shambala Festival in August of this year, in lovely Northamptonshire. We were welcomed on site to celebrate the women in music performing there, we conducted loads of interviews that have been making their way across the airwaves week by week on our BCfm Radio show…

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Poet Jah9 on womanhood, intuition and doing what you love

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Back in August, Jamaican dub poet and vocalist Jah9 braved the relative cold of Kelmarsh to grace the main stage of Shambala Festival 2016. We caught up with her after the show to talk about her experience of being a woman in a male-dominated industry, the power of intuition and why doing what you love…

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TWIL teams up with Shambala Festival 2016

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WE HAVE SOME EXCITING SUMMER NEWS! This month we will be heading to Shambala Festival to host you 2 incredible events on site: ‘Combat the Critic': a workshop for women’s confidence in music + a panel discussion with some amazing women performing at the festival. To celebrate, and to help shine a light on the…

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Amy Hydes on music and theatre (and blood and guts and gore)

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This Thursday we’re throwing back to Mayfest and the wonderful world of women in theatre. Amy Hydes is a theatre-maker, music-lover, actor, comedian, clown and writer. She’s got a lotta hats. We caught up with Amy to find out more about theatre, music and the benefits of collaboration. You’ve studied drama, English and clowning in…

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Under the radar: Black History Month

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This month is Black History month, and here at The World is Listening we take great pride in shining a light on some of the women who, we feel, might have fallen under the radar. We’ve compiled a playlist of some of the great unsung heroines in music, spanning punk, ska, hip hop and of…

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TWIL TV Launching at Larmer Tree Festival 2015

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The World is Listening is joining the masses of music lovers in the UK this summer and heading off to a festival! We are super excited to launch our Youtube Channel, TWIL TV, at Larmer Tree Festival next week, in the glorious Larmer Tree Gardens round the border of Dorset and Wiltshire. Meet our TWIL…

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Glastonbury Through a Woman’s Eyes

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It’s a big week in the world of festivals and music here in the South West UK, and I think, probably across the world, I’m talking about Glastonbury Festival! I live a mere 25 miles from the festival site, but I won’t be attending this year, I’ll be sat at home watching Patti Smith via…

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The World is Listening Podcast Episode #2 feat. Lori Campbell

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  Our podcast is available to subscribe to via iTunes This episode we catch up with Bristol based singer-songwriter, Lori Campbell, who stars in new indie road movie ‘Hinterland’, out in cinemas now in the UK. Watch the trailer and get more info at http://www.hinterlandthefilm.com/ Her EP ‘Seeds’ is available here on bandcamp https://loricampbell.bandcamp.com/album/seeds www.loricampbellmusic.com/ Facebook.com/loricampbellsings…

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