Podcasts – Matt's Writing
By DJ Matt Werner
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The DJ Matt Werner Show on Fresh Air: The Alternative features interviews with some of the most provocative musicians and writers today who challenge the status quo of the music and literary scenes. Featured guests include hip hop artist Talib Kweli, spoken word artist and musician Saul Williams, rock composer Dave Smallen, modern classical composer Fr. Bruno Clifton, beatboxer and voice artist Kid Beyond, and poets from the Def Poetry Jam including Ise Lyfe, Dahlak Brathwaite, and George Watksy.
||Interview with Pale Kid who raps fast: George Watsky||DJ Matt Werner’s exclusive interview with spoken-word artist George Watsky, originally aired on Fresh Air: The Alternative on November 11, 2008. - In this interview, rising hip hop sensation, writer, and performer George Watsky addresses his beef with||1/19/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Interview with K.Flay||First Rumpus Radio podcast: Interview with K.Flay What is your pun threshold? - Are you ready for a pun battle between K.Flay and the International Pun Champion, Joe Sabia? Tune in at the 20-minute mark in the interview.||3/25/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Interview with Edinburgh Composer||DJ Matt Werner interviews the University of Edinburgh composer about the world premiere of his orchestra piece Love and War on May 25, 2009. Topics discussed in this interview include music theory, Zurawski's battle with ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome,||10/5/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Interview with MC Lars||DJ Matt Werner’s interview and feature with post-punk laptop rapper MC Lars was recorded live at The Cathouse in Glasgow on April 15, 2009, and first aired on Fresh Air: The Alternative on May 5, 2009. - In the interview,||5/6/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Interview with Talib Kweli||DJ Matt Werner’s interview with the hip hop artist and CEO of the Blacksmith Label Talib Kweli was recorded on March 3, 2009, and originally aired on Fresh Air: The Alternative on March 10, 2009. - In the interview,||4/17/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Award-Winning Interview with Saul Williams||saul-williams - DJ Matt Werner’s award-winning interview with the ground-breaking poet, musician, and actor Saul Williams was recorded on November 21, 2008 and originally aired on Fresh Air: The Alternative on December 9, 2008. -||4/16/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Interview with hip hop artist Ise Lyfe||DJ Matt Werner’s interview with hip hop artist Ise Lyfe originally aired on Fresh Air: The Alternative on March 3, 2009. - Ise Lyfe wrote and performed in the best play I saw in 2008, a one-man play entitled "Who's Krazy.||4/16/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Interview with hip hop artist Dahlak Brathwaite||In this 40-minute interview and feature on Dahlak Brathwaite, Dahlak discusses his Kanye West tribute album Commencement, touring with Ill-Literacy (his group with Adriel Luis, Nico Cary and Ruby Veridiano-Ching),||4/16/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Interview with beatboxer Kid Beyond||DJ Matt Werner’s exclusive interview with beatboxer, singer, live-looper, and voice actor extraordinaire Kid Beyond originally aired on Fresh Air: The Alternative on November 25, 2008. - In addition to playing his live cover of Wandering Star by Porti||4/14/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Interview with rock musician Dave Smallen||DJ Matt Werner's exclusive interview with Dave Smallen, originally aired on Fresh Air: The Alternative on March 17, 2009. - Many topics are covered, including Dave's time touring the U.S. with Street to Nowhere while signed with Capitol Records,||3/31/2009||Free||View in iTunes|