004 Sister Ursuline – Sonic Historian

Sister Ursuline is a cellist, a vocalist and songwriter. Using looping effects and drawing on historical characters, events and literature, Sister Ursuline creates a really unique performance.

All the music featured in this episode was recorded on a busy Sunday evening at a Chicks with Picks event the Town Hall Hotel in Sydney’s colourful Newtown. There’s lots of chatty background sounds in this live recording so visit the links below to take a listen to the original recordings of Sister Ursuline’s songs on her site.

 

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[Intro]

[Car engine starts and revs…]

[Theme music]

Safari: Hi. I’m Safari Lee and this is Sidestreeters – a podcast about people, places and adventures that are a little bit different from the mainstream.

[End Intro]

Safari:

In this episode of Sidestreeters I’m joined by Sister Ursuline, who’s a cellist, vocalist and a songwriter, who uses a looping pedal and is dressed in Victorian clothing. She draws on historical characters, events and literature and creates a really unique live performance.

All the music featured in this episode was recorded on a really busy Sunday evening at a Chicks with Picks event the Town Hall Hotel in Sydney’s colourful Newtown. There’s lots of chatty background sounds in this live recording so take a listen to the originals of Sister Ursuline’s songs on her site.

 

You’ll find a video of Sister Ursuline and links on the episodes page on the Sidestreeters website at Sidestreeters.com.

[Theme music fades]

[Sister Ursuline plays cello and sings]

The complete transcript and video is coming in the next few days.

[Outro]

[Theme music]

Safari: Well, I hope you’ve enjoyed this episode of Sidestreeters as much as I’ve enjoyed bringing it to you. Be sure to stop by the Sidestreeters website – Sidestreeters.com – to discover more people, places and adventures that are a little bit different from the mainstream.

[Car revs engine. Tyres squeal. Car drives away]