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In a nod to the protest albums of the 1960s and 70s, Bhi Bhiman’s Peace of Mind finds inspiration in the chaos that is modern American life. So much so that he had to release the album as a podcast and dig deeper on everything from immigration to religion, racism to Russia with experts, activists and artists like author Dave Eggers, religious scholar Reza Aslan, attorney & advocate Rabia Chaudry, LaDoris Cordell, and more. Part politics, part Behind the Music, all fascinating, Peace of Mind ...
 
This is the interview series that looks at the little steps taken and ordinary things done to make ordinary people extraordinary. Hosts Udhara de Silva, Tanya Warnakulasuriya and Vanessa Fernandez have fascinating conversations with artists, adventurers, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, misfits and rebels to show that there's something to learn from every journey.
 
Podcast out of Colombo, Sri Lanka.Bringing you the truth, if there is such a thing.
 
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Up coming Techno,Tech-House & Deep Minimal composer plus producer from Sri Lanka Currently live in Dubai......http://twitter.com/chathuranga3000
 
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Ivy Singh-Lim founded Bollywood Veggies Organic Farm with her husband in Kranji, a northwestern suburb about 22 kilometres from the towering skyline of Singapore, showing an alternative, greener side to the country. Visitors can explore the village-like tropical farm, eat a mouth-watering, farm-to-table Nasi Lemak served on a banana leaf, and l ...…
 
Vinod Nair used the last of his life savings to set up a website and hire an intern. Today, that website, MoneySmart.sg, is Southeast Asia’s leading personal finance portal, helping people compare loans, insurance, and credit cards. There’s been a lot of press coverage in Singapore about the big wins of his career, but show hosts Vanessa Fernan ...…
 
In the final episode of Peace of Mind, Bhi shares a very personal story about how suicide has touched his life in recent years. How Meditation Can Reshape Our Brains (TEDx): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8rRzTtP7Tc Listen to Peace of Mind (the album): https://lnk.to/peaceofmindthealbum Tour dates: https://bhiman.com…
 
Peace of Mind presents a special episode of the hit podcast Switched on Pop featuring Bhi as the guest. Switched on Pop is about the making and meaning of popular music; hosted by musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding, produced by Vox. They break down pop songs to figure out what makes a hit and what is its place in culture. An ...…
 
Gender inequality and gender politics. The song for this episode is “GIANT” and it was inspired by the millions of women who are often unsung and overlooked. Our guests include Dr. Nimmi Gowrinathan, author and journalist Amy Westervelt, and we’ll also hear a very personal story from one of our past guests about a female GIANT in his life. Twit ...…
 
Rosalyn Lee, or Rozz, is a Singaporean radio DJ and TV host with an incredibly adventurous career. She has featured in Elle and Esquire magazines, hosted Singapore’s hottest radio shows, and interviewed everyone from Lana del Ray to Gene Simmons. She has not one but two travel shows. The first is Rozz Recommends, where she explores the world on ...…
 
This episode is a showcase for some of the lawyers who are pushing back on the Trump Administration in courts everyday -- like Jonathan E. Taylor who helped bring the emoluments cases against Trump. We'll also hear more from retired judge LaDoris Cordell who shares her own story and a chance encounter that lead her to the law. The song for this ...…
 
In this episode we examine the rise of Vladimir Putin and Russia’s foray into Western politics and the election of Donald Trump. Our Active Measures director Jack Bryan, comedian and host of Mueller She Wrote, Jaleesa Johnson, and journalist Neil Docherty who wrote and directed the PBS Frontline documentary, Putin’s Way. The song for this episo ...…
 
What roles do religion and faith play in how Americans live their lives? From the discrimination people face because of their religion to the optimism that faith can bring, we explore it all in this episode. Our guests are religious scholar Reza Aslan, attorney, advocate and podcaster Rabia Chaudry (of Serial, Undisclosed and The 45th), and aut ...…
 
Immigration policy and its human consequences. We’ll discuss the differences between immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants, and how these groups are often treated as criminals. Our guests are Ahilan Arulanantham (attorney, ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project and Macarthur Fellow), Paola Mendoza (activist, artist and author), and Todd S ...…
 
The multi-pronged attack on voting in America. While there are threats from outside countries, like Russia and China, the greatest danger comes from within — from politicians and lawmakers who pervert the voting process to suit their agenda through gerrymandering, voter ID laws, and intimidation. Our guests are Dale Ho (Director, ACLU Voting Ri ...…
 
Democracy – the places where it thrives, the places where it dies. And what’s at stake when any one of the 4 pillars of democracy are threatened. Our guests are investigative journalist and Frontline producer Neil Docherty, retired superior court judge LaDoris Cordell and journalist Salem Solomon (Voice of America’s Africa division). The song f ...…
 
In the first episode of Peace of Mind, we’re talking about the fear and madness that characterizes so much of this crazy time in America. Our guests are author Dave Eggers, Glynn Washington (host of Snap Judgement on NPR) and renowned social psychologist, Lee Ross. The song for this episode is “Brother Can You Spare Some Peace of Mind?” Listen ...…
 
Andrew Ing creates culture for a living, whose career is based on combining the cool with the commercial. In the early 90s he promoted concerts in Hong Kong for artists likes Diana Ross, Simply Red and Public Enemy. He then moved to Singapore to turn the nightclub Zouk into one of the top 10 clubs in the world and bringing electronic music cult ...…
 
Thomas Wee is a Singaporean fashion designer who has worked in the industry for over 4 decades. He is known for his masterful workmanship, cutting edge 3D forms and perfectly tailored suits. After building several high-end fashion labels serving South-East Asia’s elite, the “King of the Jacket” took to teaching fashion design and pattern drafti ...…
 
A sneak peek of the new album and podcast from popular indie musician Bhi Bhiman, featuring Dave Eggers, Reza Aslan, Rabia Chaudry, and more. Listen to Peace of Mind the album: https://lnk.to/peaceofmindalbum Tour dates, vinyl & more: https://peaceofmindpod.comBy Critical Frequency.
 
Theresa Goh is the first female Singaporean swimmer to qualify for the Paralympics. Vanessa and Udhara met the world-record breaker to talk about her childhood, how athletes compete over milliseconds to win races, being an openly gay public figure, and why accessibility should be a given in any space. Theresa Goh is an ambassador for Singapore' ...…
 
Nicolas Foo has had a successful career with the Singapore Tourism Board, is a photographer whose experiences living in India inspired an exhibition, ‘For Your Approval, Please’, and has also been the head of business development for South-East Asia’s largest tech startup and ride-hailing platform, Grab. Vanessa and Udhara met Nic at The Analog ...…
 
Adrian Sim is a volunteer with Singapore’s Workers’ Party, the only opposition party to have elected members in parliament in a political system led since 1959 by the People’s Action Party. Vanessa and Udhara sat down with Adrian at an ‘HDB’ apartment complex in Lorong Ah Soo, a Workers’ Party constituency, who shared: His story growing up in a ...…
 
Ben and Saranta Gattie built The Working Capitol, a co-working space set up in a renovated former biscuit factory on Keong Saik Road. Since opening in 2015, it has become one of Asia’s leading co-working spaces. Hosts Vanessa & Udhara spoke to them at The Working Capitol about: Growing up as third culture kids Real estate in Singapore How they ...…
 
Dr. Vanessa Von Auer is one of Asia’s leading child experts and founded Singapore’s one-of-a-kind Integrated International School, where students get the complete opposite of a “one-size-fits-all” education. Dr. Von Auer invited Udhara and Vanessa to her school to talk about psychology and parenting in Asia, the challenges of building your own ...…
 
Jonathan Bonsey and John Palmer have called Singapore home for the last 3 decades. Jonathan Bonsey runs Bonsey Design, a design agency which has built iconic Asian brands in entertainment, media, retail, and much more. John Palmer is a serial entrepreneur who’s built e-commerce, social media and aviation companies. Hosts Vanessa and Udhara had ...…
 
Tan Kheng Hua is an award-winning actress and producer who has worked on projects in theatre, TV and film since the early 90s. She was the Empress Dowager on Netflix’s Marco Polo, has produced a critically acclaimed cabaret act, The Dim Sum Dollies, and most recently, played the role of Kerry Chu in the record-breaking, much loved Hollywood fil ...…
 
Show creator Udhara de Silva chats with co-host Vanessa Fernandez, who's been plugged into Singapore’s culture for the past 20 years. In this episode Vanessa gives us an overview on Singapore, enlightens us on its music history, talks about her career in radio, and gives us a sneak peak of our guests this season! Vanessa’s performed at music fe ...…
 
Outspoken. Irreverent. No bullshit. These are rare qualities in Sri Lankan society, and even rarer for Sri Lankan influencers who run their own companies. Indi Samarajiva started YAMU, the digital guide to Colombo and Sri Lanka 5 years ago, and the way the company operates says a lot about its founder. Tanya & Udhara talked to him about moving ...…
 
Colombo is a city with many personalities – you have personalities and then you have Personalities with a capital P. The first lot are people that everybody knows because Sri Lanka is a small island, and Colombo is somewhat of a tiny bubble within the small island. These people are related to this person or that, who know so-and-so, and who liv ...…
 
This episode’s guest has a life deeply rooted in music. His grandfather was a pioneering Sri Lankan pop music entrepreneur. And today, at just 25 years old, our guest is turning the Sri Lankan music industry on its head through the creative haven he founded, The Sooriya Village. The Sooriya Village gives musicians and creatives a space to compo ...…
 
Have you ever been in a conversation with someone who seems to say things just to provoke a reaction? No matter what the topic is about? Often we just go with the flow and keep our cool. But sometimes, no matter how hard we try, we react, in varying degrees of emotion. And sometimes, those provocations make us stop and think. Hosts Tanya & Udha ...…
 
Travel opens our eyes to so many different ways of living, different perspectives, different cultures, and of course, different kinds of cuisine. You could fall so deeply in love with a country, that you dream of one day living there and adopting it as your second home. Well that’s exactly what Alice Luker did. The British photographer and blog ...…
 
Hosts Tanya & Udhara talk to author of ‘Serendipity’, Ashok Ferrey, about his colourful life across many continents. He’s one of Sri Lanka’s best-selling authors in English and his latest book is ‘The Ceaseless Chatter of Demons’. This episode will show you how an interest in many different things, having several callings, can be an incredible ...…
 
Hosts Tanya & Udhara talk to Reza Akram, a Sri Lankan photographer who’s worked with the British Council, Al Jazeera, and the UN. He proves that everyone has a real chance to pursue their wildest dreams. And not just one chance, but many, many chances. But wildest dreams don’t come true overnight. It takes stamina, long-term thinking, and sacri ...…
 
Every country has its taboos, and Sri Lanka is no different. 'Sex', 'drugs', and 'HIV' are all words that are uttered in hushed tones. To find out more, hosts Tanya & Udhara talked to Hans Billimoria from the Grassrooted Trust. He works with people living with HIV, people who use drugs, who sell sex, and people who have been marginalised due to ...…
 
When you think of a womens rights advocate and a hair-designer from the tropical isle of Sri Lanka, do you instantly jump to picture them conquering Mount Everest, one of the coldest and harshest places on earth? Well these are two people who did just that: one shines a light on gender equality, the other creates fabulous hair with acting and s ...…
 
Podcast out of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Bringing you the truth, if there is such a thing.Video: http://youtu.be/fFn0wxbFbkEWhat's up Human Noise fans? Today we had Arqam Azhar of Tripper joining us on the podcast! Arqam himself is a pretty trippy entrepreneur and in this conversation we discussed what it means to have a purpose driven career, and th ...…
 
Podcast out of Colombo, Sri Lanka.Bringing you the truth, if there is such a thing.Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-8_no42DPUYo Listeners! We have a special guest for you today! Andrew is the trainer, owner and operator of Brawl MMA, one of the first Mixed Martial Arts gyms in Sri Lanka (and still one of the few). He shares with us his ...…
 
Podcast out of Colombo, Sri Lanka.Bringing you the truth, if there is such a thing.Porn poetry, bestiality, sexual politics & Erotic honesty - Human Noise #3!Audio: http://projecthumannoise.podomatic.com/entry/2014-09-23T11_00_26-07_00In this our most controversial episode yet, we begin with a disclaimer, if you are easily offended we are glad ...…
 
Podcast out of Colombo, Sri Lanka.Bring you the truth, if there is such a thing.Happiness and God, from under the Colonial Hangover! - Human Noise Episode 2 Part 1In this episode we are joined by Tariq, one of our friends from High school as we delve into the question of whether we are happier now than we were as teenagers! Covering such topics ...…
 
Podcast out of Colombo, Sri Lanka.Bringing you the truth, if there is such a thing.Welcome to the Ramble! - Human Noise Ep 1In this episode we discuss the point of these weekly endeavors....or lack there of. Also touch upon the importance of swearing, the dilemma of choice and what it means to be confident in a universe without time. Links:Swea ...…
 
Up coming Techno,Tech-House & Deep Minimal composer plus producer from Sri Lanka Currently live in Dubai......
 
Up coming Techno,Tech-House & Deep Minimal composer plus producer from Sri Lanka Currently live in Dubai......http://twitter.com/chathuranga3000
 
Up coming Techno,Tech-House & Deep Minimal composer plus producer from Sri Lanka Currently live in Dubai......
 
Up coming Techno,Tech-House & Deep Minimal composer plus producer from Sri Lanka Currently live in Dubai......http://twitter.com/chathuranga3000
 
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