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Connected Sounds Podcast Focuses on Queer Conversation in Music

As part of Pride month we’d like to highlight resources for the LGBT+ community and allies in the music industry, including the second season of Come Play With Me’s podcast which focuses on queer conversations in music.

Published: 19 June 2023 | 2:01 PM Updated: 20 June 2023 | 12:02 PM
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Pride month runs for the whole of June this year, and is dedicated to the celebration and commemoration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender pride. Photo credit: Shutterstock

Award-winning Leeds non-profit Come Play With Me have announced a second series of their ‘Connected Sounds’ podcast will launch to coincide with this year’s Pride month.

Focussing on conversations with queer musicians and music industry professionals, the first series of Connected Sounds featured Self Esteem, Kindness and producer Tom Aspaul (Kylie, The Sugababes) with guests announced for series two including Shamir, Crawlers, Bored At My Grandmas House and more.

Presented by Drag artist, journalist and radio presenter Alex Gibbon, soundtracked by Leeds DIY stalwart Katie Harkin (HARKIN, Sky Larkin, Sleater Kinney) and with visuals by Luci Pina, the second series of CPWM’s Connected Sounds will take place across seven episodes featuring informal conversations with forteen guests, delving into the intersectionality of queer identity across a wide-range of topics.

The podcast is available to stream from various platforms, you can find out more on Come Play With Me’s Linktree

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