LOVE: Curated by Nadia Mehdi

LOVE was held on 22nd Feb 2024 at The Jago, Dalston

A snippet of Art Laboe – the pioneering DJ who is credited with inventing the radio dedication –

An exploration of animal love in “Love is Sweet Among Non-Human animals” by @lizwason – Find Liz here:

Old friendships flourish in @JesseLRadio’s “Good Company”, originally heard on @shortcutspod –

And an early friendship blossoms in “Kindergarten” by @efriend – 

Pat Parker details the (almost) unwavering solace from the outside world that she finds in her relationship with her lover 

A heartbroken woman sends a desperate audio letter to her love in this @tapeletters cassette –

Rhiannon Parkinson unpacks her first relationship, and first heartbreak in “First Love”. Unpublished.

Leah Menzer breaks (it) down in Sad Sax Song, the realest break up tune of 2016  – originally featured on this episode of @bitchfacepod –

@trufelman interviews Dorothy Wiggins, who has an unexpected path to love…

The limits of brotherly love are tested in @MaxJungreis’s piece “David and Ted”.

The feeling of searching for a lost loved one is captured perfectly by @redzi in “Searching”, first broadcast on @stories_pod

Jacob Smigel perfectly lip syncs a 1985 love letter from a high schooler to his paramour who is moving away &v=srX9DexCOXs

In Natalie Kestecher’s “The Lonely Animal”, two shunned snorers reflect on the impact that their ‘terrible night noise’ has had on their relationships –—a-snorers-memoir/3200592

A field recording from the Palestine solidarity march in London, 11 Nov 2023, when thousands upon thousands of people turned out to express love and solidarity with a people under siege

A reminder from the inimitable Diane Di Prima that each other is all we have