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Under the Radar Presents: “Why Not Both” Podcast Featuring The Anchoress

Mar 11, 2021

Every week, in partnership with Why Not Both podcast, we’ll be presenting new podcast episodes that explore how multiple passions inform the inspiring lives of musicians, writers, actors, and creatives.

Catherine Davies aka The Anchoress worked at the BBC for exactly one day before quitting and accepting funding for her masters and PhD in literature and queer theory. It was a bold choice and one that paid off, as her academic pursuits paved the way for her brilliant albums and production work with fellow artists, as well as her role as a touring member of Simple Minds. As an artist and a scholar, Davies champions the idea of “magpie-ing” which she defines as taking the shiniest bits from the world around you and shaping them into your own craft. Given the gorgeous constellation of work she has produced, it seems as though she may be onto something…

For updates, be sure to follow Why Not Both on Instagram and Twitter. For previous episodes, including Buzzy Lee, Icona Pop, and Mxmtoon, get clicking on our streaming options or join us on YouTube.

For more from The Anchoress, head to her Instagram and Twitter. Her new album The Art of Losing is out this Friday.


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