The Roadie Medic Podcast

The Roadie Medic Podcast is about the people who make up the life of live events.
Join my guests as we tour through the merging scenes and landscapes of live music, festivals, pre-hospital care, public health and frontiers beyond. @aruncastroed

BCUC - Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness - from Soweto, South Africa. a Mini-Retro from Lockdown 2020 06 July 2020

May 1st, 2021

BCUC on the Roadie Medic Podcast

From Soweto, South Africa (06/07/2020)

Talking about their music origins -The Blues Before the Blues -

from the most western south African country on the Roadie Medic Podcast

this is BCUC - Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness

 

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To hear more:

Last seen in the UK at West Holts Glastonbury 2019 

they are back - find out when  - https://www.instagram.com/bcuc/ 

https://www.facebook.com/bantucontinua 

NEW SINGLE OUT NOW! - Child of The Rainbow -

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recordings here - https://bcuc.bandcamp.com/ 

video - https://youtu.be/5lg7-9zJmLQ 

https://open.spotify.com/artist/5CGnQOjeOoZW4a4FoPhUxW?si=UKHFGgtiQt-TAtce2xMGkA 

 

 

excerpts from 

(Yinde / Sikhulekile (ft. Femi Kuti) / The Journey with Mr. Van Der Merwe)

 

all rights on reserved to BCUC

The New York Brass Band , James Pilling &The Gasoline Supremes & Reflex Medical

April 22nd, 2021

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Mini-Retros- with The New York Brass Band , James Pilling &The Gasoline Supremes & Reflex Medical

A retrospective listen-in to recordings from the 2020 lockdown archives

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Pre-order the MITC's Touring and Mental Health Manual :

www.musicindustrytherapistsandcoaches.com/product/the-touring-and-mental-health-manual-hardback-bundle

@weareMITC  www.musicindustrytherapists.com  

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This episode we meet head honcho James of the New York Brass Band

Talking 200 gigs a year, playing brass in the Blocos of Rio, Shangri-La at Glastobury and The Happy Valley Theme Park- Wuhan, China for The Anniversary of the Cultural Revolution…

 

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Music from The New York Brass Band :  http://www.newyorkbrassband.co.uk/movies.html

 

and from James Pilling & The Gasoline Supremes - 

https://jamespillingthegasolinesupremes.bandcamp.com/merch/logo-shirt

Next Gig : www.seetickets.com/event/sons-of-liberty-uk/arches-venue/1718978 

and as always from Airway Adjuncts to Bandages and from CAT tourniquets to Defibrillations  get your pre-hospital supplies at www.reflexmedical.co.uk

@ReflexMedical1

 

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Recorded 29th June 2020 

 

Covid-Safe Motor Racing from Brands Hatch, UK

July 30th, 2020

On the weekend of the 2020 British Grand Prix, join the Roadie Medic - Dr Arun Castro & guests Dr Clare Morden , Chief Medical Officer at Brands Hatch & medical response colleagues - Dr Obi Nnajiuba  & Dr Jess Rogers  @brandshatchofficial @drclarem _@drnnajiuba @Dr_JRogers

 

 

 

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Get the inside line on Covid-Safe Motor Racing, Trackside Trauma Teams and Cognitive Load on the Road.

Music: The Banshees-Tell Me Everything  https://www.thebanshees.co.uk./ https://thebanshees1.bandcamp.com/merch

@thebanshees1 for new releases

 

 

The Roadie Medic is sponsored by www.reflexmedical.co.uk  

Providers of First Aid & Pre-Hospital Equipment

Subscribing listeners can save by entering "ROADIEMEDIC" at checkout for a 10% Discount on purchases.

 

(Recorded 13.07.2020)

 

Goldray & The Touring Mind - Psychedelia & The Psychology of Performing on Tour

July 10th, 2020

Today our tour takes us into the minds of psychedelic rock band Goldray

The creative playground for singer Leah Rasmussen and former Reef guitarist Kenwyn House 

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As always I’m Dr Arun Castro your Roadie Medic

We’ll be talking about psychedelia and delving into the mind of the touring artist

If you're fans of Reef, curious about life on tour, or if you like your prog. and psychedelic rock then the next 30 minutes is for you!

Goldray’s new album- FEEL THE CHANGE is out JULY 31st

Pre-order yours at   http://www.goldrayband.com/#shop

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The  DOUBLE A SIDE SINGLES is out now

Instagram: goldrayband @Goldrayband

 

Let’s talk about the music that for a moment, allowing us to separate of ego from self -

This is Goldray & Psychedelic Rock on the Roadie Medic Podcast

The Roadie Medic is sponsored by www.reflexmedical.co.uk 

Providers of First Aid & Pre-Hospital equipment

Subscribing listeners can save by entering "ROADIEMEDIC"  at checkout for a 10% Discount on purchases.

The Moods - Talk The Rise & Fall of America and Political Protest Playlists

July 3rd, 2020

On this episode our tour crosses paths with The Moods,  a 10 strong music collective from Manchester, England.

We talk political protest playlists and touring 

 

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Listen to their new single The Rise and Fall of America from the forthcoming album Somebody's Hero , Nobody's Soldier.

 

https://www.iamamood.com/releases

 Instagram: themoodsmanc  Twitter: @themoodsmanc

From the Soundtrack to British dark comedy - Strangeways Here We Come (2019)

 

40 Years at Glastonbury - The Festival Medical Services Story

June 30th, 2020

From the first aid tent in 1979 to the field hospitals of 2019 -

join Dr Chris Howes, Managing Director of the Festival Medical Services and Dr Arun Castro - host of The Roadie Medic Podcast to get nostalgic about all things Glastonbury

To volunteer/donate to The Festival Medical Services Charity visit www.festival-medical.org @FestivalMedic

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Music : Sample from Episode 6 guests - The Moods - New Single coming out 4th July 2020

www.iamamood.com @themoodsmanc   

 

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@aruncastroed  www.roadiemedic.com 

Meet The #FirstBatch - Saudia Arabia’s Female Frontline Paramedics

June 22nd, 2020
On this episode we meet " The #FirstBatch "
- Areej Almetairi , Sara Alwael and Rana Najmaldueen.
- the first female paramedics to graduate from King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudia Arabia discuss gender and the largest mass gathering on Earth – the Hajj
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We discuss :
- their paths to pre-hospital careers
- the delivery of care during the Hajj
- the future for women in Saudia Arabia's emergency services
#FIRSTBATCH 
 
Music from Goldray - How Do You Know : from the forthcoming album 
‘Feel The Change’ out on 31st of July 2020
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The Roadie Medic is sponsored by https://reflexmedical.co.uk/ 
Providers of First Aid & Pre-Hospital equipment
Subscribing listeners can save by entering "ROADIEMEDIC"  at checkout for a 10% Discount on purchases. 
 
 

Better Mental Health in the Film Industry

June 17th, 2020
Enter the minds of industry creatives and find out about the mental health crisis damaging the Film and TV industry.
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On this episode we meet Matt Longley founder of 6Ft from the Spotlight.
- a charity responding to the higher rates of mental health illness and suicide within the industry
 We breakdown the factors that contribute to stress and illness on location
Join us as we drill down into the practicalities of film industry specific solutions that could increase well-being, creativity and productivity 
 
 
  
6Ft from the Spotlight provides mental health training to up-skill crew members within the industry
 
If you would like to get access to training or to donate visit www.6ftfrom.org or follow@6ftFromTheSpotl   support by buying merch at https://6ftfrom.teemill.com
 
 
The Roadie Medic is sponsored by https://reflexmedical.co.uk/ 
Providers of First Aid & Pre-Hospital equipment
Subscribing listeners can save by entering "ROADIEMEDIC"  at checkout for a 10% Discount on purchases. 
  
 

Mass Gatherings in the Covid-19 Pandemic; From Australia to the UK

June 16th, 2020
Is it possible to have safe mass gatherings in the Covid pandemic?
 Global insights from the insiders- Dr Jamie Ranse @JamieRanse @griffithuniversity & Allan Withers @showmeduk discussing the impact of Covid-19 on Mass Gatherings including music festivals,sporting fixtures, stadium concerts and the #BLM protests.
We break down the issues, event characteristics and risks around mass gatherings 
 We'll address the controversies and challenges around balancing protecting public health whilst supporting civil liberties in the #BLM protests and other gatherings.
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Music from The Moods www.iamamood.com 
their latest release #Carnival: https://youtu.be/oXH5grFk0gU
 
Join us on The Roadie Medic Podcast on Spotify,iTunes + Podbean
https://open.spotify.com/show/66KOOzpB4VFkcGCzYU7Yuv?si=CXoShk4tTPeuK-hlw9IHFg
 
The Roadie Medic is sponsored by https://reflexmedical.co.uk/ 
Providers of First Aid & Pre-Hospital equipment
Subscribing listeners can save by entering "ROADIEMEDIC"  at checkout for a 10% Discount on purchases. 
 
 
If you're a performer, in production or a punter enlivened by live events and you'd like to appear as a guest, contact me  at : roadiemedic@gmail.com or @aruncastroed 

Life at NHS Nightingale - Inside London’s Pandemic Field Hospital

June 13th, 2020
Life at NHS Nightingale-  a look at the lives of fellow volunteers & friends from the pandemic field hospital that is and was NHS Nightingale London 
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Music from The Moods - a Mancunian collective 
putting out music with a relevance and conscience     
www.iamamood.com - new album releasing soon
https://youtu.be/i-_XfiLkEy0 
 
Their music features in the soundtrack to the british dark comedy " Strangeways Here We Come" (2018)
 
 
Also
I came across New York Brass Band at Glastonbury last year. They have to be seen ! Music from their tribute to Diana Ross recorded in lockdown.
New York Brass Band are providing a Street Party music delivery service on Glastonbury weekend  26-28 June 2020 ; check out their facebook https://www.facebook.com/newyorkbrassband/ 
 
The Roadie Medic Podcast is about the people that make up the life of live events.
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