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bridie_wakeKatie talks to musician David Bridie (My Friend the Chocolate Cake / Not Drowning, Waving) about his excellent recent solo CD, Wake, and about the role musicians and artists can/should play in questioning the status quo. In light of David’s well-known connections with West Papua, they also discuss the Australian Government’s plan to send asylum seekers to PNG and Manus Island for ‘processing’. (Originally aired on 2 August 2013.)

 

About the author: Katie

 

Katie Purvis is a long-time JOY presenter and former leader of JOY's Social Media Team. She currently hosts Miss Chatelaine (Sundays 9–11am), a show devoted to folk, roots, acoustic and pop music. The tracks on her playlists are mostly new, mostly Australian, mostly independent releases, and often by LGBTIQ artists.

 

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