Three Candles is the first sound piece from The Hollow Tree, an EP inspired by the artist Mary Barnes.
In this week’s show, Dee explores some of the most exciting new sounds in female music from Kim Gordon’s new band, Body/Head to Glaswegian/Punjabi rapper Soom T.
A Seancing Song – Broadcast & the Focus Group
He Takes Her On The Dancefloor – Female Band
Abstract – Body/Head
Feedback and Poetry – Patti Smith
Candy Store – No Bra
New York – Angel Haze
Dirty Money – Soom T
Turn It Up – Factory Floor
A Loon – Kristin Hersh
In the second half of the show, Dee presents the documentary, celebrating the life and times of Mary Barnes. Mary was an artist, writer and schizophrenic who lived in Kingsley Hall during RD Laing’s tenure. She is perhaps one of Britain’s greatest ever outsider artists. This documentary explores the many facets to Mary and her work by those who knew her best. It features interviews with her psychiatrist and lifelong friend, Dr Joseph Berke, RD Laing’s colleague, Dr Leon Redler, RD Laing’s son, Adrian and Mary herself.
Sunday 22nd September 9 – 10pm and repeated on Tuesday 24th Sep 11pm – 12am.