Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Music & Freedom Podcast Episode One!

Episode one of 'Music and Freedom' – a 44 minute sequence of free music, poetry and other words and sounds relating to that mysterious and elusive state of being, hosted and produced by yours truly Kit Ashton.

Sit back, relax and be free...


Music & Freedom Episode1 by KitAshton

1. Intro: Kit Ashton
2. Fela Kuti – Water No Get Enemy
3. Martin Luther King clip - ‘We Want To Be Free’
4. Chicago – Free
5. E.E. Cummings - ‘As Freedom Is A Breakfast Food’ (read by
Graham White)
6. Brian Eno – An Ascent
7. Noam Chomsky quote from ‘Language And Freedom’ (read by
Graham White)
8. Philip Ball quote from ‘The Music Instinct’ (read by Graham White)
9. Bartok – Excerpt from Piano Concerto No. 3, Sz. 119: Allegro Vivace - (Presto)
10. Public Enemy - Excerpt from Rebel Without A Pause
11. Presente – ‘Después De La Ola’ (from The Freedom Archives)
12. The Flaming Lips – Do You Realize?
13. Nelson Mandela clip ‘Release Speech 1990’
14. Husky Rescue – My World
15. Kit Ashton – Aisle 21 Anarcho-synth (Feat. Noam Chomsky and a girl in a supermarket)
16. Meridel LeSueur – ‘The Bird Of Earth’ (from The Freedom Archives)
17. John Lennon – Power To The People
18. Marge Piercey – ‘Being Human’ (from The Freedom Archives)
19. Sweet Honey In The Rock – Breaths
20. Aung San Suu Kyi – BBC interview 2010
21. Fiona Apple – Better Than Fine


  1. What an inspiring collection of words and music thank you for gathering this together

  2. Hi Kit,

    Go and get yourself some Bruce Cockburn - music with cojones like this.