Sunday, December 1, 2013

Episode Three- Aldona Watts

This interview originally aired live on Saturday November 23rd, 2013 for Women Hold Up Half the Sky on KALX Berkeley 90.7

Aldona Watts is a San Francisco born film-maker who is currently in post-production for her first feature-length documentary film, Land of Songs. The film follows five grandmothers in a small Lithuanian village who are the last in a long line of traditional folk singers. In this interview, we spoke about Aldona's connection to her Lithuanian heritage, the modern history of Lithuania and its current state of affairs, and the beautiful and haunting songs that the grandmothers sing. The songs included in the interview are:
     "Dogwood in the Green Forrest" by the Grandmothers in Land of Songs
     "On a Spring Day" by the Grandmothers in Land of Songs
     "Oh Little Rue" by Vetra Trinkunaite
     "I Have Traveled the Road" by the Grandmothers in Land of Songs

To learn more about Aldona Watts and Land of Songs or to donate to the project's post-production phase please visit

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Episode Two- Emma Frances Plunkett

In August of 2013, Della Z interviewed Emma Frances Plunkett, who goes by the artist name Emma Frances. Emma is a singer, songwriter, and documentarian from Leopold, Australia. The interview took place at the beginning of her year-long adventure around the world following both the death of her father and the release of her first solo album, The Stories Unfold. Please visit her website for more information about her music, videos, and adventures.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Episode One- Molly Murphy as A Million Creatures

This interview originally aired live on Saturday September 28, 2013 for Women Hold up Half the Sky on KALX Berkeley 90.7

Molly Murphy is a singer, songwriter, and musician from Redwood City, CA. This interview focused on her solo music endeavors under the stage name 'A Million Creatures.' To learn more about Molly Murphy and her work, please visit