CanaryPod: Topple Uncaged meets… Julian Casablancas

Steve Topple and Julian Casablancas
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Welcome to #ToppleUncaged!

Every week, The Canary will be bringing you a new podcast on the media landscape; hosted by me, Steve Topple.

In this special episode, I’m joined by international music star Julian Casablancas, frontman of The Strokes and The Voidz. He’s fast becoming a hot political thinker, so he and I discuss everything from France’s ‘Yellow Jackets’ movement to ‘net neutrality’ via Venezuela. We then discuss The Voidz and their mind-blowing album Virtue.

Enjoy!

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CANARYPOD: #TOPPLEUNCAGED SHOW NOTES

Presented, produced and edited by Steve Topple.

Sound engineering by Gav Pauze.

Free Flying With… news articles in order:

‘Gilets Jaunes’ Act 17, is the protest movement flagging or recharging?

As Manchester confirms a spike in measles cases, Facebook finally agrees to tackle misinformation

Venezuela news from The Canary.

Revolutionary Bird Song:

Think Before You Drink via The Voidz/Cult Records.

Samples from Virtue via The Voidz / Cult Records.

Purchase or listen to Virtue on your preferred platform here.

Follow on Twitter:

Steve Topple @MrTopple; The Canary @TheCanaryUK; Julian Casablancas @Casablancas_J; The Voidz @TheVoidz; Nicola Jeffery @NicolaCJeffery; Gav Pauze @PauzeRadio; Rai Star Music @rai_star113

Use the hashtags #ToppleUncaged #CanaryPod

Check out Casablancas’s website.

Find out more about Gav Pauze.

Topple Uncaged Theme Music: Lost Souls by Lee Wrizzle.

Reptilia by The Strokes via GNRrockergirl

Featured image via Steve Topple, Maurice – Wikimedia and The Voidz/Cult Records

 

 

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