PONDERCAST EPISODE 44 : RICH AUCOIN
LAURIE BROWN AND PONDERCAST PRESENT MOON MERGE AT THE BENTWAY WITH RICH AUCOIN, BERNICE, CHOIR! CHOIR! CHOIR! AND JOSHUA VAN TASSEL ON SEPTEMBER 14
Pondercast Episode 44 is about to spray you down with joyous music courtesy of Rich Aucoin!
Rich Aucoin’s latest album is called Release - and that’s what it feels like.
Laurie Brown sat down with the Halifax artist to find out how he writes such uplifting music about such serious stuff...like death and fear. Woot! Woot!
To fully understand the infectious pull of Aucoin’s music, you need to see him live. It will be one of your favourite shows ever. Go HERE to buy his music and find out when you can see him live.
You can see Rich Aucoin live in Toronto for free on September 14th at The Bentway as a full harvest moon rises over Toronto, when Pondercast presents Moon Merge. Pondercast host Laurie Brown and JUNO Award Nominated electronic composer and musician Joshua Van Tassel will explore how city-dwellers merge with their natural surroundings during a live podcast recording that takes visitors on a virtual journey to the moon and back. The evening will feature performances by Choir! Choir! Choir!, Bernice and a special silent disco set by Rich Aucoin.
The Bentway is an innovative public space project underneath Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway and have now announced its Fall 2019 programming calendar under the theme Second Nature. From September to November 2019, The Bentway will bring together artists, community activists, urbanists, scientists and innovators to explore ways urban dwellers can reconnect to the natural world.
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Recently, Killbeat Music partnered with the team at Pondercast to bring you Ponderbeat, a series of special episodes featuring selections curated by Brown from some of Killbeat’s latest releases. The fourth episode of Ponderbeat is live now, featuring music from Ada Lea, Begonia, Close Talker, FET.NAT, River Tiber, Tamino and more.