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Axel Kacoutié

Axel Kacoutié is a creator who's been crafting sound, music, and words to challenge the familiar and revive a magic in the mundane. They are also the Creative Director of Sound for Guardian Podcasts and the sound designer and theme composer for its flagship daily news podcast, Today in Focus.

Feb. 7, 2023

🎹 SideTalk 2: changing worlds with Axel

How do you understand time? Is it linear? Do things progress with time? Or do they regress? Axel’s Two-Part Interview Episode 6, Season 1: 🎹 it is not with bones and skin, it’s all with feeling — with Axel [Part …

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Feb. 25, 2022

🎹 a man is synonymous with describing a soldier — with Axel [Part II]

What are the known unknowns in your life? How about the unknown unknowns? It’s a scary thought isn’t it? All the things we have internalized and deeply ingrained in us from childhood, from our families, from society, from cul...

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Feb. 2, 2022

🎹 it is not with bones and skin, it’s all with feeling — with Axel [P…

Who are you to yourself, when no one is around? Axel Kacoutié is not afraid to explore uncomfortable territory. We tread, not so lightly, on topics around their cultural identity, from Ivorian roots to British citizenship. We...

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