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Amen: The Past, Present, and Future of Sampling at Eurovision
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A tried and true musical production technique has been bubbling up at Eurovision more and more, but what does it mean for our Contest? Samantha Ross looks into the history of sampling, particularly the beloved “Amen Break”.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Malmö, Thursday 9th May
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Fin Ross Russell and Dude Points are joined by Eurovision Bulgaria’s Madlen Tutelian to preview Semi Final Two. They discuss sensual Slimane, the double feature of Spanish performances and the return of the Norwegian language to the contest.

Eurovision Chat Over Coffee, Rockart Design’s Nicoline Refsing
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Ewan sits down with Nicoline Refsing to talk about the creative process, building an artistic career, and how the staging for Dons’ ‘Hollow’ came to life.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Meet The Artists, Eurovision in Concert (Part 2)
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Join Dude Points as she chats with the artists at this year’s Eurovision In Concert; featuring Kaleen, Aiko, Nutsa Buzaladze, Gåte, and cameos from Cornald Mass and Mustii.

Pre Eurovision Euphoria, Mental Well-Being, And The Song Contest
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Why do we all enjoy the Eurovision Song Contest? Nicky Teare explores the euphoria that our Contest offers, how it can offer us purpose, and the difference it can make to our well-being.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Malmö, Wednesday 8th May
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Following an electric first Semi Final, Fin Ross Russell and Dude Points sit down with first-time arena audience member Melanie Ross Russell. They discuss Ukrainian changes from Vidbir, a positive Lithuanian trajectory and the buzz around Ireland before reflecting on some surprise non-qualifiers and accidentally finding Nemo. 


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