Listen on iPlayer, here Nicki Chapman welcomes you to Saturday mornings with Ricky Ross of Deacon Blue on the band’s new single, album and tour; Katy Beskow has some Vegan recipes; and Susie Pearl provides some self help tips for the New Year. Nicki will also ask journalist and broadcaster Sophie Harris to take our Read more about BBC Radio 2: Nicki Chapman[…]
Listen on iPlayer, here Front Row Jonathan Coe on his novel Middle England, which has won the Costa Novel Award 2019. Plus Selena Gomez’s album Rare reviewed by Sophie Harris.
My commercial reel includes spots for Clinique, Vodafone, Mitsubishi, Pukka, the Guardian, Yakult and Sanex. My voice age is 25-35, and my tone is fresh, light and confident; I can easily move from cool and ethereal to bright and smiley, educated and trustworthy.
Listen on Acast, here On this week’s pop culture perusal fest… THE GREAT BARRIER, GRIEF: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ extraordinary new album Ghosteen leaves our panel floored and yet somehow elated. How did he turn unimaginable personal pain into something so beautiful? THE ROAD OF XS: Many saw Michael Hutchence as just a Read more about Bigmouth[…]
Journalist Sophie Harris goes small and goes swift as she remembers the magic of the BBC’s The Box of Delights. Part One of two. Listen on Acast, here.
WNYC Soundcheck, Guest Host May 2011 Today marks thirty years since the death of reggae icon Bob Marley. Guest host Sophie Harris of Time Out New York takes a look at the life and legacy of the Jamaican music legend. Plus: a live performance from Will Sheff and Patrick Pestorius of the folk-rock band Okkervil Read more about Hosting WNYC Soundcheck: Bob Marley, Life and Legacy[…]
WNYC Soundcheck, Guest Host May 2011 Over 25 years and eight albums, the Beastie Boys have celebrated their hometown with brash shoutouts – and subtle inside jokes. Today: Guest host Sophie Harris of Time Out New York examines how the hip hop trio’s newest album once again pays tribute to New York. Plus: British electronic composer Read more about Hosting WNYC Soundcheck: A Beastie Homage[…]
WNYC Soundcheck, Guest host Nov, 2010 The new Kanye West album, “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,” was officially released on Monday. Many music critics have already deemed it the best album of 2010. Guest host Sophie Harris talks with Ryan Dombal of the music review site Pitchfork, which gave “Fantasy” a rare perfect 10 out Read more about Hosting WNYC Soundcheck: The Power of 10[…]
WNYC Soundcheck, guest appearance Sept 2010 Soundcheck talked with jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins last week about his memorable (and uncredited) performance on the Rolling Stones song “Waiting on a Friend.” But the sax blows hot and cold in pop music. For every “Walk on the Wild Side,” there’s a “You Belong to the City” lurking Read more about WNYC guest: Smackdown, The Sax[…]