Carly Dee speaks to Wonk Unit frontman Alex Johnson about his band and the community surrounding it. They discuss the forthcoming album "Mr. Splashy" and whether bassist Pwosion's laugh can create world peace.
They also talk about the band Slaves, punk rock, poetry, sobriety, football and more! Check it out!
(Features the songs "Nan" from the album Nervous Racehorse and "Horses" from the album Muffy.)
On the BLYNKT podcast this week Lei chats with NHK broadcaster, singer Nahid Nikzad. Nahid, originally from Iran, fell in love and moved to Japan. Lei and Nahid discuss family life in Japan, patriarchy, the "salaryman" lifestyle, the love for music, and what it's like to be a foreigner in one's own country. The pals share their rebellious stories.
The english translation of the poem that Nahid recited can be found here:
On this week's podcast Q. Lei is joined by Mehrdad Namegh (Mehi), a former sociology professor from Iran currently living in Tokyo. We discuss freedom, education, "brainwashing," and religion by comparing Japanese and Iranian societies. Mehi shares with us his experience of building a family in Japan, a country he came to know at the age of 29. What does it mean to be free? Passion and peace, which comes first? All on this week's BLYNKT podcast!
Carly Dee and Q. Lei