Ninja Tune Podcast

The official Ninja Tune Podcast featuring exclusive interviews and music from the artists of Ninja Tune & guests from beyond. Expect the likes of Actress, Amon Tobin, Bonobo, The Bug, The Cinematic Orchestra, Coldcut, Ed O’Brien (Radiohead), Kate Tempest, Kelis, Machinedrum, Martyn, Mr Scruff, Romare, Roots Manuva, Thundercat, Throwing Shade, Wiley, Young Fathers and many more...

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Music Declares Emergency

On this edition of the Ninja Tune Podcast, journalist and broadcaster Kate Hutchinson sits down with Ninja Tune MD Peter Quicke, Fay Milton from the band Savages and Chiara Badiali from Julie’s Bicycle. All three are co-founders of Music Declares Emergency, a group of artists, music industry professionals and organisations that stand together to declare a climate and ecological emergency. In this episode they discuss the music industry's response to the climate emergency and what needs to be done to help fix the crisis. If you enjoy this episode don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast. Note: This podcast was recorded pre-covid lockdown

Sampa The Great

On this month’s Ninja Tune podcast, Sampa The Great sits down with Natty Kasambala, journalist and author for gal-dem. They discuss everything from the importance of femininity, being proud of where you come from and what’s next for Sampa. The Return, Sampa’s new LP is out now on Ninja Tune. If you enjoy this episode don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast.

A Winged Victory For The Sullen & Mary Anne Hobbs

A Winged Victory for the Sullen is the name of ambient, post rock and modern classical duo Dustin O'Halloran and Adam Wiltzie. In this Ninja Tune Podcast, Adam sits down at Rough Trade East with music journalist and broadcasting legend, Mary Anne Hobbs. They discuss everything from winning Wimbledon, the influence of John Peel to playing the BBC Proms with Nils Frahm. An extra special Q&A also features an inquisitive Marina Abramovic in the audience. A Winged Victory For The Sullen have previously released on Erased Tapes and Kranky. Their new record, The Undivided Five, is out now on Ninja Tune. If you enjoy this episode don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast.

Teebs & PBDY

It’s a Brainfeeder affair! Longtime affiliate and Brainfeeder rep Paul “PBDY” sits down with beat scene veteran Teebs to discuss everything from the importance of collaboration to becoming a father. Teebs has just released Anicca, his fourth album on Brainfeeder and his first in five years. The record features artists such as Sudan Archives and Panda Bear. PBDY’s debut album, Careworn, will be released on Brainfeeder later this month. If you enjoyed the podcast don’t forget to rate and subscribe.

Jon More (Coldcut) & James Heather (Ambient Music Special)

Jon More, co-founder of NInja Tune and one half of Coldcut is interviewed by the composer and pianist James Heather, who is signed to another of Coldcut’s labels, Ahead Of Our Time. James chats to Jon about his musicial history and focuses on his relationship with ambient music. Subjects covered include talking about the composer Elgar being a family friend, recording strings in Abbey Road, pirate radio stations, working with Steve Reich, ambient music’s history and its relationship with Ninja Tune and much more. Jon picks his desert island discs of ambient tracks and James picks some ambient highlights from Ninja Tune. This is an edited version of an original broadcast which aired on James’ “Moving Sounds” monthly show on Soho Radio. Don’t forget to rate and subscribe to the podcast.