From the desk of Kirsty Allison
Dave Randall x Cold Lips

Dave Randall x Cold Lips

Dave Randall is a brilliant mind. This interview was recorded in St Giles churchyard in Camberwell, London, 3 July 2020.

Dave Randall is the author of Sound System – The Political Power of Music  (Pluto Press 2017) and guitarist, producer and composer. 

His own critically acclaimed albums released under the name Slovo feature international collaborations with artists including Iceland's Emiliana Torrini, West Africa's Maezah and US jazz legend Max Roach. 

He has contributed to Grammy Award winning albums by Dido and has toured the world performing with UK dance act Faithless, for more click here.

Notably, as part of the 1 Giant Leap project, Dave appeared alongside Baaba Maal, Michael Stipe, the Mahotella Queens, Neneh Cherry and others. Recently he has toured with Sinead O'Connor, and teamed up with Big Dada artist Mike Ladd, clarinet player Carol Robinson and drummer Dirk Rothbrust to create the Paris based improvising quartet Sleeping In Vilna.  He's currently performing live with Roland Gift (Fine Young Cannibals).

He has also produced music for the feature length documentaries Rebuilding Hope (set in the US and Sudan), Witness Bahrain and There Is A Field (set in the USA and Palestine). He has also composed music for the contemporary dance/juggling company Feeding The Fish, the acclaimed Palestinian dance company Al Zaytouna and the Robert Swinston dance company. 

He lives in Brixton, South London.

Dave is in conversation with Cold Lips' editor, Kirsty Allison.

The podcast is edited by Sebastian Bowden.

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