The Curator Podcast
About This Show
The Curator is a podcast about passion and creativity. We chat to musicians and artists about their creative process, why they do what they do and the passion that drives them. We also talk about other stuff sometimes (most times) but hey, it’s all part of the conversation, right? Returns in September 2016 with SEASON TWO.
Most Recent Episode
Brain Echo 1: Fragment
2 days ago
I realise that this is not for everyone. Indeed, in my time off I've been plotting new ways to podcast. New things to try outwith The Curator. This is one of the things I came up with. I thought I'd drop it in this feed to see what the general consensus was.
A few things to make note of right away:
1) This is not the end of The Curator.
2) This is not a new direction for The Curator.
3) This is going to be a new, separate thing.
Here's the background.
As you may have heard at some point over the course of the past 49 episodes (that's 47 regular episodes and 2 wildcards), I am a writer. I write quite often. Most of it is nonsense because that's the way nearly every creative person operates - you need to get the bad stuff out in order to get to the good stuff.
I wrote 'Fragment' in a burst of inspiration in March 2016. The story didn't leave me. In fact, I fully intended for it to be part of a much larger thing but I liked the way it just sat there, a small snippet of a life. I've always enjoyed flash fiction, so I wondered what would happen if I recorded it and did some production wizardry.
The idea was mainly to level up my production skills, and I had a lot of fun recording, editing and producing it. I sent it to a few close friends and they all seemed to really like it, so a series was born.
Brain Echo will be an anthology series. 10 episodes of short, intense fiction that last no longer than 10 minutes per episode. Each episode is presented without context; with no intro and no outro; no dialogue is allowed. It has to be performed on its own.
If enough people like the first series, the second series will expand in scope to feature other writers.
I'm not sure when it will launch but hopefully sometime later in 2016.
You will find the transcript below.
The Curator returns very soon.
Tomorrow I will post another short episode giving you some context.
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