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NonDef: A Soundtrack To The Future

NonDef: A Soundtrack To The Future

Stu attended this lecture last week, and it blew his mind, so he decided to create a soundtrack to its main talking points. The lecture was put on by the New York Times and called “How to understand our times: the future of humanity.” Juicy topic exploring technology’s impact on our lives and society, and …

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NonDef: A Soundtrack To Starting Again

NonDef: A Soundtrack To Starting Again

“It was easy, it was cheap, go and do it.” This was the punk approach which fed into post-punk. Post-punk seemed more free and easy and fun though, all bets were off. This show came from friend Pat Duffy, born out of his love for the post-punk movement. We’ve confined this show to the musical …

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NonDef: A Soundtrack To When Pop Music Met The Avant Garde

NonDef: A Soundtrack To When Pop Music Met The Avant Garde

We delved into how the high-brow world of avant garde art and the comparatively low-brow world of pop music collided. Composers and artists from Stockhausen, John Cage, and Yoko Ono, came to ‘cross-pollinate’ the songwriters of pop music, resulting in even more interesting ideas and artistic expressions which took the medium, and its listeners, to …

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NonDef: A soundtrack to ‘Bedtime Stories for Rebel Girls’

NonDef: A soundtrack to ‘Bedtime Stories for Rebel Girls’

To celebrate International Woman’s day, NonDef are soundtracking the amazing children’s (and adult’s) book ‘Bedtime Stories for Rebel Girls’. Join us on our journey through the book reading some of the tales of the incredible women in the book soundtracked by awesome females in music.

NDR | A soundtrack of obscure Beatles covers

NDR | A soundtrack of obscure Beatles covers

The Beatles are the most covered musical act of all time, so we thought it was worthwhile delving into some of the more obscure selections out there. These ones really live on the fringes of credibility, which of course makes them all more alluring. Sean Connery’s take on the tender In My Life? Yes please. …

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NDR | Soundtrack to Charles Manson’s musical connections

NDR | Soundtrack to Charles Manson’s musical connections

With the recent death of ‘death cult’ leader Charles Manson, and the news that Tarrantino is making a film about him with Di Caprio as lead, we wanted to delve into his musical connections. From the Beach Boys’ Dennis Wilson, to taking the Beatles’ White Album as influence for the horrific acts he ordered to …

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NDR | Unofficial soundtrack to Glory

NDR | Unofficial soundtrack to Glory

Glory is one of those comic characters who’ve been completely reinvented by new writers over the years. From over the top sexualised siren to – in the run I’m soundtracking – a ticking time bomb of an anti hero. Writer Joe Keatinge and Ross Campbell on the art for the final 12 books in the …

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NDR | Corrie Corner

NDR | Corrie Corner

Natalie is back with her monthly recap of Coronation Street. Unfortunately, Corrie doesn’t have a soundtrack but it did, and if it one day will, then it’ll start here.

NDR | Welcome to my Spotify brain

NDR | Welcome to my Spotify brain

Welcome to my brain. I went full-on nerd this week and had a spotify de-clutter session, filtering my tunes into category folders. I know, it’s sad, but it’s a big deal to a music geek and a spotify power user, which is how i like to think of my skillz. This weeks show is a …

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NDR | Soundtrack to Auntie’s Heroes

NDR | Soundtrack to Auntie’s Heroes

Al Jackson made a return to the NonDef gang to bring us a soundtrack to a TV show he imagined: Auntie’s Heroes. Listen to get the full feel and premise, but the show takes place in 1970s London, in Maida Vale studios where the team of musicians write theme songs to some of this country’s …

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NDR | Unofficial Soundtrack to Paper Girls

NDR | Unofficial Soundtrack to Paper Girls

Surely one of the coolest looking comics of recent year, Brian K Vaughan’s paper Girls is a time-travallin’, mutant-millin’, paper-deliverin’ romp through 80’s American suburbs. Out soundtrack is a blow by blow walk through the story of the first volume of stories, where we see our paper girl hero gang encountering people from another time/place, …

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NDR | Prequel to NonDef Fest

NDR | Prequel to NonDef Fest

We have the studio to ourselves for the day, it’s summer and none of us have actually been to a festival, so we we thought we’d have our own half-baked version. The plan is twelve 30min alternative soundtracks with a vague London theme, provided by friends, freaks & geeks unfortunate enough to be in proximity …

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NDR | Alternative soundtrack to Eden: Paradise Lost

NDR | Alternative soundtrack to Eden: Paradise Lost

Last year, 23 volunteers went to live in the Scottish Highlands as part of Channel 4’s documentary experiment, but it went wrong, so wrong. After one failed season the show went silent until, last March, the remaining volunteers returned back to society, probably expecting some sort of degree of fame and had no idea the …

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NDR | Alternative soundtrack to Love Island

NDR | Alternative soundtrack to Love Island

Definitely don’t little bit leave this. As Love Island 2017 comes to a close, we wanted to mark what has been a summer of pure drama and entertainment with a soundtrack to the characters, themes, and outrageous incidents. Featuring fellow Love Island enthusiast Siobhan. Music from the likes of Pulp, Dizzee Rascal, Tyler, the Creator, …

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