Isolation Inspiration: What to Listen To

A selection of podcasts for you to listen to during isolation.

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Isolation Inspiration Series
We have created a series of articles containing ideas to keep you entertained and inspired during isolation, including things to read, watch, experience and listen to. We hope you enjoy exploring our suggestions and if you have any ideas of your own please do write them in the comments section at the end of the article.

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Listening to podcasts whilst undertaking various activities can make a routine task go from dull and monotonous to something that you actually look forward to!

Connecting your headphones and pressing play on your favourite show as you commence your commute to work becomes an automatic and favoured part of your day. Now that we've all stopped commuting to work, you might be missing that time you spent listening to podcasts, but who says you can't do it at home?

Think about it, wouldn't washing the dishes or doing the laundry be a whole lot more fun with a podcast playing in the background? Or, if you're working from home and missing the ambient chatter of work colleagues then a podcast playing whilst you work can really fill that gap. 

Whether you're a seasoned listener or new to the world of pre-recorded audio shows, we've pulled together a list of our favourites to inspire your listening, during isolation and beyond. 


Art and Culture

ART ANGLE

A weekly podcast that brings the biggest stories in the art world down to earth. 

https://news.artnet.com/the-art-angle

 

ART MATTERS

A podcast exploring the interesting ways art meets popular culture and non-traditional art topics

https://artuk.org/discover/stories/type/art-matters-podcast/

 

TALK ART

Actor Russell Tovey and gallerist Robert Diament host Talk Art, a podcast dedicated to the world of art featuring exclusive interviews with leading artists, curators & gallerists.

https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/talk-art/id1439567112

 

THE ART HISTORY BABES

Four fresh Masters drink wine and discuss all things visual culture.

https://www.arthistorybabes.com/

 

ART CURIOUS

Think art history is boring? Think again. It's weird, funny, mysterious, enthralling, and liberating. 

http://www.artcuriouspodcast.com/artcuriouspodcast

 

RAW MATERIAL - SF MOMA

Raw Material is an arts and culture podcast from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). 

https://www.sfmoma.org/raw-material/


Design & Architecture

DESIGN MATTERS

Broadcasting independently for over 14 years, the show is about how incredibly creative people design the arc of their lives.

https://www.designmattersmedia.com/designmatters

 

99 PERCENT INVISIBLE 

99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture.

https://99percentinvisible.org/

 

THE DESIGN OF BUSINESS - THE BUSINESS OF DESIGN 

Interviews with fascinating people from a range of industries—from music and retail to journalism and technology—who are exploring their creative practices, inventing new ways of working, and helping shape a more inclusive world.

https://designobserver.com/designofbusiness

 

CLEVER

Designer Amy Devers has candid and revealing conversations with the designers responsible for the objects and environments that shape our lives.

http://www.cleverpodcast.com/

 

CREATIVE PEPTALK

Each week, host Andy J. Pizza serves up monologues and interviews with creative powerhouses to help you build a thriving creative practice.

https://www.creativepeptalk.com/

 

ARCHISPEAK

A casual conversation about all things Architecture, from design, tools and work-life balance to revelatory interviews and unique insights.

https://player.fm/series/archispeak

 

THE BUSINESS OF ARCHITECTURE

Warning architects! On this show you'll discover strategies, tips and secrets for running a fun, flexible and profitable architecture practice. 

https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/podcast/


Well, we hope you enjoy exploring some of the resources above! If you've got other suggestions please do write them in the comments below. 

Why not take a look at our other Isolation Inspiration guides, using the links below. 






Posted by Jade Turner
31st March 2020

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