Spoken Word

In this session of ~SomnusWhispers~, I rambled on as usual but also experimented with some sounds in the form of tapping, turning pages, and rubbing against the surfaces of books, which I read later. The first book, a compendium of poetry from centuries-old poets, was read in a soft-spoken and whispered tone. After the ad […]

DJ Mkulima (The Farmer) threw a going away dance party right here in PDX featuring live sets from local loves as well as a special Experimental Mindful Meditation Session from DJ Mkulima! Check out this playlist for more sets to be posted soon! Much love, and as always, Don’t forget to Keep on Growing out […]

Experimental Mindful Meditation was released a little over a year ago on Learning to Grow. This original mix is an exploration on the juxtaposition of classic American sound recordings with samples from the US Library of Congress, The Gyuto Monks, Zakir Hussein, and original field recordings from DJ Mkulima – The Farmer. These abstract selections […]

Ryan Mills, Portland local poet, joined Learning to Grow with DJ Mkulima (The Farmer) this week for some psyche-rock selections and a few live readings of Ryan’s favorite pieces. Download or stream the Podcast here at KPSU, Soundcloud, or Mixcloud! Ryan Mills is a federal employee and poet living in Portland, OR.¬† Ryan has poems […]

Shane Koyczan, Northern Canadaian rooted spoken word artist and poet, joined Learning to Grow with DJ Mkulima (The Farmer) last night for a special interview with select music prior to Shane’s upcoming show March 6th at The Doug Fir Lounge¬†for his new album ‘Debris.’ CHECK OUT THIS TICKET GIVEAWAY CONTEST ON FACEBOOK! Download or stream […]

Last night Hillary Bryan, Portland local spoken word poet, composer and selectress came on to KPSU’s Learning to Grow with DJ Mkulima (The Farmer) to share her work under the moniker ‘Darling Instigatah‘ from her album Soul Soundz. We had a chance to discuss her background in life and as a musician. Hillary also had […]

This episode of Learning to Grow with DJ Mkulima (The Farmer) featured an interview with Dr. Mario Capecchi, 2007 Nobel Laureate in Medicine and Physiology. Dr. Capecchi was one of a few scientists working towards achieving a targeted gene knockout in mammals and specifically mice. His work and technology he has been an integral part […]

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