South Australia has sung the praises of its musicians while writer, Ann Deslandes, has sung the praises of South Australia from Mexico City, which is why this week’s episode is entitled, From music to Mexico.

Music SA has organised another successful South Australian Music Awards, packing out the Norwood Concert Hall last Friday night. Steve Davis and Dan Drummond attended and caught up with all the interesting, passionate players to get up close and personal to the world of music in this state.

Later in the show we talk with Ann Deslandes, a born and bred South Australian now living in Mexico City. However, despite living in the potential shadow of Donald Trumps wall, she is active in exporting her thoughts around the world. One such export was an opinion piece that appeared recently on the SBS website entitled, South Australia’s always led the way on progress. Why not follow their lead on renewable energy? She piqued our interest, and now we’re peeking into her living room at 5.30 on a Tuesday morning to mine her thoughts about progress and renewable energy.

 

Suggested Tweet text: If music be the food of love, play this week’s #TheAdelaideShow for #SAMAwards coverage.

We discuss

  • making a living as a musician in SA
  • the songwriting process
  • the recording process
  • the unannounced speakers at next year’s Womadelaide
  • what Mexicans really think of Donald Trump
  • why South Australia will struggle to have another breakthrough like we have on women voting, gay rights and other issues

Also appearing in the From music to Mexico episode

In the musical pilgrimage, we’ll hear Speed Boy by Skies

The SA Drink Of The Week is … a Ballycroft Vintage Fortified

We try chocolates from Red Cacao in Stirling

In IS IT NEWS, Nigel tests us on Mexico.

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TIME SEGMENT
00:00:00 Outtake
A man of few words
00:00:42 Theme
Theme and introduction. Our original theme song in full is here, Adelaidey-hoo.
00:02:51 SA Drink Of The Week

Ballycroft Wines 2011 Small Berry Mataro Fortified Vintage, Greenock … tasting notes

Plus we get to sample some chocolates from Red Cacao.

00:00:00 Items Without Notice
None this week.
00:10:46 SA Music Awards

Thanks to some coordination with Koral Chandler (pictured above for this episode with Dan Drummond and Steve Davis), we spent the night at the South Australian Music Awards last Friday night. We have stitched together a series of interviews with artists and they all bring a different melody to our coverage. Here they are, in order of appearance:

Dusty Lee (Dusty features on our song of the week, this week, in the Musical Pilgrimage, below)

Todd Fischer (hear him on episode 142, where you can see our Cohen Nowhere cover he references)

Brian and Tim from Mad Cactus

Adelaide Lord Mayor Martin Haese (hear him on episode 88)

Joel Byrne, Music SA, formerly Wolf and Cub

Thom Lion and Troy Benson (hear Thom Lion tracks on episode 142 and episode 31)

Nate, Chris and Jesse from Recreator (hear Recreator on episode 167)

Nate and Chris again after winning Most Popular Rock Artist

Zaachariaha and Michael from Electric Fields

Hannah Yates (hear one of Hannah’s songs on episode 156)

Vic Pisoni, Womadelaide

Lisa Bishop, General Manager of Music SA

Tara Carragher (you can hear Tara singing on episode 148 and episode 65)

Sadly, some audio issues prevented us being able to play our interviews with Alan from Dirty Frank and Courteney Duka from YEWTH Magazine. Our microphone lead has now been replaced. Sorry all.

01:12:50 Ann Deslandes
Ann Deslandes is a born and bred South Australian now living in Mexico City. However, despite living in the potential shadow of Donald Trumps wall, she is active in exporting her thoughts around the world. One such export was an opinion piece that appeared recently on the SBS website entitled, South Australia’s always led the way on progress. Why not follow their lead on renewable energy? She piqued our interest, and now we’re peeking into her living room at 5.30 on a Tuesday morning to mine her thoughts about progress and renewable energy.
01:42:55 Is It News?
The news history quiz with Nigel Dobson-Keeffe. Read the stories. They get published each Sunday.
00:00:00 Adelaide Visa Council
No case this week.
01:57:30 Musical Pilgrimage
And our song this week is Speed Boy by Skies, selected by our musical curator Dan Drummond.
02:06:47 Outtake
┬áSpeed Boy … Steve got the time wrong.

Here is this week’s preview video:

SFX: Throughout the podcast we use free sfx from freesfx.co.uk for the harp, the visa stamp, the silent movie music, the stylus, the radio signal sfx, the wine pouring and cork pulling sfx, and the swooshes around Siri.

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