Juggling Podcasts

Luke Burrage and Pola Braendle talk about juggling and performing, interview top jugglers, review shows and conventions... and much more.

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01/09/2009 - Juggling Podcast 63 - End of 2008 and start of 2009
Luke and Pola catch up on news and talk about the Lisbon juggling scene. Then they review their goals and predictions from 2008 before setting new ones for 2009. Length: 44 minutes. File size: about 20mb. Date added: Jan 10th 2009.



10/27/2008 - Juggling Podcast 62 - Interview with Bram Dobbelaere from Pol and Freddy
Luke and Pola interview Bram Dobbelaere, a very entertaining juggler who has worked with Cirq'ulation Locale, Pol and Freddy, Shake That and now has a new project... Length: 55 minutes. File size: about 25mb. Date added: October 28th 2008.



10/07/2008 - Juggling Podcast 61 - Chapter 2 Convention
Luke and Pola report from and review the Chapter 2 Juggling Convention in Bruges, Belgium. Due to having lots to talk about and drinking too much alcohol, this is the longer podcast in quite some time. Length: 73 minutes. File size: about 33mb. Date added: October 8th 2008.



09/28/2008 - Juggling Podcast 60 - Listener Questions Answered
Luke and Pola answer questions submitted by listeners. Length: 44 minutes. File size: about 20mb. Date added: September 30th 2008.



09/07/2008 - Juggling Podcast 59 - Interview with Physiotherapist Alan Beers
Luke interviews physiotherapist Alan Beers about many health topics related to juggling including RSI, posture, injury prevention and recovery, stretching, the myths of physiotherapy and much more. Length: 41 minutes. File size: about 19mb. Date added: September 8th 2008.



08/24/2008 - Juggling Podcast 58 - Interview with Alexander Kulakov and Pavel Ruzsilo
Luke and Pola share their final thoughts on the EJC 2008, then play an interview with Russian jugglers Alexander Kulakov and Pavel Ruzsilo about their juggling, their acts, their props and their practice techniques. Length: 42 minutes. File size: about 19mb. Date added: August 25th 2008.



08/09/2008 - Juggling Podcast 57 - EJC 2008 Part 2
Luke and Pola talk about the last 4 days of the EJC, including the Gala Show and the Games. More EJC talk and interviews coming next week. Length: 21 minutes. File size: about 10mb. Date added: August 10th 2008.



08/06/2008 - Juggling Podcast 56 - EJC 2008 Part 1
Luke and Pola take half an hour out to let everyone know what they are missing by staying home during the EJC. Length: 31 minutes. File size: about 14mb. Date added: August 7th 2008.



07/20/2008 - Juggling Podcast 55 - A Street Show Festival Diary
Luke and Pola are working at Bamberg Zaubert, a street show festival and competition. By request, here is the audio diary of their experiences. Length: 57 minutes. File size: about 26mb. Date added: July 20th 2008.



06/17/2008 - Juggling Podcast 54 - Reviews of Panoptikum and My Life
Pola and Luke saw two variete shows in the past 5 days so review them both, focusing on what made one show so bad and one show so good. Length: 47 minutes. File size: about 21mb. Date added: June 18th 2008.



06/03/2008 - Juggling Podcast 53 - Michael Karas
Luke and Pola are joined for the full podcast by Michael Karas to talk about performing, hiphop, art and much more. Length: 61 minutes. File size: about 28mb. Date added: June 4th 2008.



05/27/2008 - Juggling Podcast 52 - Young Jugglers
Interviews with Robert Shilton, father of Ofek and Segev, and Adrian Pole. Length: 59 minutes. File size: about 26mb. Date added: May 28th 2008.



05/13/2008 - Juggling Podcast 51 - Juggling tricks good for non-jugglers
Luke and Pola discuss which juggling tricks, props and styles are best for audiences made up of non-jugglers. Length: 57 minutes. File size: about 26mb. Date added: May 14th 2008.



04/22/2008 - Juggling Podcast 50 - Juggling Superpowers
Luke and Pola discuss superhero powers and decide which one would be best for juggling. Length: 42 minutes. File size: about 19mb. Date added: April 23rd 2008.



04/04/2008 - Juggling Podcast 49 - Juggling as Art?
Luke discusses some big questions, "what is art?" and "what isn't art?" and "can juggling be art?" and even finds some practical ways to apply his thoughts to juggling. Length: 53 minutes. File size: about 24mb. Date added: April 5th 2008.



03/29/2008 - Juggling Podcast 48 - British Juggling Convention 2008 Review.
Luke and Pola are were very busy at the BJC but took time to record their views of the convention as it happened. Correction: Luke meant to say "Norwich" not "Nottingham" but had been awake for over 30 hours at that point... Length: 48 minutes. File size: about 21mb. Date added: March 30th 2008.



03/23/2008 - Juggling Podcast 47 - Avoiding Technical Problems when Performing.
A workshop for any performer who doesn't want things to go wrong when they perform. Luke shares his mistakes and failures so you don't have to repeat them. Length: 55 minutes. File size: about 25mb. Date added: March 24th 2008.



02/28/2008 - Juggling Podcast 46 - The Tropical Island Convention.
Luke and Pola spend a few days at the Tropical Island Convention and explore the possibilities of juggling at a water theme park. Length: 38 minutes. File size: about 17mb. Date added: February 29th 2008.



02/14/2008 - Juggling Podcast 45 - Matt Hall and Luke discuss juggling workshops.
Luke and Matt Hall talk about juggling workshops, some favourite workshop stories and how to run one. Length: 52 minutes. File size: about 21mb. Date added: February 15th 2008.



02/04/2008 - Juggling Podcast 44 - Matt Hall and Luke talk about conventioneering.
Luke interviews Matt Hall and they discuss how to get invited to juggling conventions. Length: 42 minutes. File size: about 19mb. Date added: February 5th 2008.



01/13/2008 - Juggling Podcast 43 - Best Shows and Worst Shows.
Jugglers interviewed for the podcast throughout 2007 share stories of their best and worst shows... including Jeff and Wes Peden, Marcus Furtner, Thomas Dietz, Priam, Aaron Greg, Charlie Dancey, Bibi and Bichu, Marco Bonissimo, Taras Pozdnyakov, Team Rootberry and more. Length: 53 minutes. File size: about 25mb. Date added: January 14th 2008.



01/02/2008 - Juggling Podcast 42 - Review of 2007 and predictions for 2008
Luke and Pola chat about their favourite shows and acts of 2007, see if any of their precdictions for last year came true and also try to make better predictions and goals for 2008. Length: 30 minutes. File size: about 18mb. Date added: January 3rd 2007.



12/28/2007 - Juggling Podcast 41 - Juggling in Argentina and Antarctica.
Luke and Pola tell of their latest juggling travels, play audio recorded at an Argentinian circus school and talk about performing in Antarctica. Length: 30 minutes. File size: about 18mb. Date added: December 29th 2007.



12/06/2007 - Juggling Podcast 40 - Top 40 Most Popular Jugglers of 2007.
Luke and Pola run down the top 40 list of the most popular jugglers of the year as voted by readers of rec.juggling. Length: 67 minutes. File size: about 31mb. Date added: December 7th 2007.



12/01/2007 - Juggling Podcast 39 - A Conversation with Aaron Greg.
Luke chats to Aaron Greg about juggling, performing, videos, shows, differences in the juggling scenes in Europe and America, chainsaws, plungers, public shows, Dick Franco, the WJF and much more. Length: 52 minutes. File size: about 30mb. Date added: December 2nd 2007.



11/14/2007 - Juggling Podcast 38 - Soap Review.
Luke and Pola rant and moan about the worst variete show they've seen this year. Length: 43 minutes. File size: about 20mb. Date added: November 23rd 2007.



11/01/2007 - Juggling Podcast 37 - The History of Juggling on the Internet.
Luke and Pola talk about the early days of juggling on the net and the rise, and sometimes the fall, of some of the more popular online resources including juggling listserve, rec.juggling, the JIS, the IJDb and much more. Length: 69 minutes. File size: about 40mb. Date added: November 23rd 2007.



10/22/2007 - Juggling Podcast 36 - 531 Festival and Hamburg Convention Reviews.
Pola went to the Hamburg Juggling Convention and Luke went to the 531 Festival of New Juggling in Helsinki, so they review both. The minidisc recorder broke in Finland so the live report from 531 mainly consists of Luke talking about Wes Peden and Wes Peden talking about Viktor Gyllenburg. Length: 51 minutes. File size: about 28mb. Date added: October 23rd 2007.



10/14/2007 - Juggling Podcast 35 - Katakomben Open Stage Show.
Luke hosts the Katakomben Open Stage show so he and Pola do a live report from the show and interview the acts including Viktor Kee, Marco Paoletti and many more. Length: 52 minutes. File size: about 29mb. Date added: October 15th 2007.



10/06/2007 - Juggling Podcast 34 - Antidroppolene.
Luke and Pola announce the winners of the VSNBT MNPLTN SRS DVD competition, then there's the short story "Over The Pill" by Nathan Rae, and finally a discussion on the history of Antidroppolene. Length: 44 minutes. File size: about 25mb. Date added: October 7th 2007.



09/27/2007 - Juggling Podcast 33 - Combat.
Luke and Pola talk about combat/gladiators, focusing on history, styles, ethics, tactics and tips. Plus a review of a Cambodian youth circus, other news, feedback and aquatic audacity experiments. Length: 39 minutes. File size: about 22mb. Date added: September 28th 2007.



09/14/2007 - Juggling Podcast 32 - Street performing and interview with Hans from Shake That.
Luke and Pola talk about how to begin street performing. Also an interview with Hans from Shake That. Length: 60 minutes. File size: about 35mb. Date added: September 15th 2007.



09/06/2007 - Juggling Podcast 31 - Gabi Keast and the story of Kaskade.
Luke and Pola chat to Gabi Keast, editor and publisher of Kaskade, the European juggling magazine. Plus news and emails. Length: 40 minutes. File size: about 29mb. Date added: September 7th 2007.



08/30/2007 - Juggling Podcast 30 - Discussion with Joost Dessing on body movement science and juggling.
Luke talks with scientist Joost Dessing about the human body movement science behind juggling covering many different subjects such as: selecting practice methods, prediction vs object tracking, brain growth from juggling, throwers vs catches, where to look at your pattern, rhythm, juggling to music, eye movement, frames of reference, gravity, moving backgrounds, non-visual feedback, blind jugglers, the practical applications of research and much more. Length: 66 minutes. File size: about 39mb. Date added: August 31st 2007.



08/12/2007 - Juggling Podcast 29 - Oskar Wrango and Juggling Video Ideas.
Interview with Oskar Wrango, video producer of 9-1 Nordic Objects and the VSNBT MNPLTN SRS. Luke and Pola also talk about their fantasy juggling video projects, catch up on news and emails, and set the very first Juggling Podcast competition. Length: 53 minutes. File size: about 30mb. Date added: August 13th 2007.



08/07/2007 - Juggling Podcast 28 - The European Juggling Convention Live Report Special
Luke and Pola are at the EJC and share their views on shows, the organisation and loads more at the convention. Length: 68 minutes. File size: about 40mb. Date added: August 8th 2007.



07/17/2007 - Juggling Podcast 27 - Juggling Club Design.
Luke and Pola talk about what to look for when trying out or buying new juggling clubs, and also share their latest news and podcast plans for the EJC2007. Length: 48 minutes. File size: about 27mb. Date added: July 18th 2007.



07/02/2007 - Juggling Podcast 26 - Tr'espace interview and in fashion juggling tricks.
An in depth interview with the diablo duo Tr'espace. And because Pola is away, Luke talks with Nathan about how and why some tricks fall into fashion. Length: 56 minutes. File size: about 32mb. Date added: July 3rd 2007.



06/09/2007 - Juggling Podcast 25 - Juggling Balls.
Luke and Pola talk juggling balls, recommending which are best for what kind and level of juggling. Length: 39 minutes. File size: about 22mb. Date added: June 10th 2007.



06/03/2007 - Juggling Podcast 24 - Marco Bonissimo and Murphys Law.
Luke and Pola talk about applying Murphy's Law to juggling acts, then interview Dutch Juggling Champion Marco Bonissimo. Length: 36 minutes. File size: about 21mb. Date added: June 3rd 2007.



05/27/2007 - Juggling Podcast 23 - Priam and Ori Roth Interviews.
Luke interviews Priam, one of the Mad French Posse Diaboloists. Also included is the badly recorded interview with Ori Roth. Length: 51 minutes. File size: about 29mb. Date added: May 28th 2007.



05/21/2007 - Juggling Podcast 22 - Toulouse Juggling Convention.
Luke experiences his first ever French juggling festival. Pola joins in at the end to respond to listener feedback. Length: 62 minutes. File size: about 35mb. Date added: May 22th 2007.



05/13/2007 - Juggling Podcast 21 - Cruise Ship Gig, Bibi and Bichu, Juggling Conventions.
Luke and Pola are on a big ship. They talk about their first ever cruise ship show, play the interview with Bibi and Bichu and talk for way too long about juggling conventions. At least the first 30 minutes are good. Audio quality not perfect this week. Length: 61 minutes. File size: about 34mb. Date added: May 14th 2007.



05/06/2007 - Juggling Podcast 20 - Jeff and Wes Peden.
Luke and Pola are at a street show festival, reply to listener feedback and questions, chat about performing and interview Jeff and Wes Peden. Length: 47 minutes. File size: about 27mb. Date added: May 7th 2007.



04/30/2007 - Juggling Podcast 19 - Charlie Dancey Interview.
Luke Burrage interviews Charlie Dancey and responds to listener feedback. Pola's tired and a bit ill. Length: 45 minutes. File size: about 26mb. Date added: May 1st 2007.



04/23/2007 - Juggling Podcast 18 - Thomas Dietz interview, WJF review and more sports juggling chat.
A sports juggling themed show this week! Luke talks in depth to Pola about his WJF experience, talks to Nathan about a new format of sports juggling event and plays a great interview with sports juggling monster Thomas Dietz. Length: 83 minutes. File size: about 48mb. Date added: April 24th 2007.



04/16/2007 - Juggling Podcast 17 - The British Juggling Convention Live Report Special.
Luke reports live from the BJC 2007 with input from Pola, Nathan, Wes and Jeff Peden, Adrian Pole, Mini Mansell, Aaron Greg and Peachi. Length: 81 minutes. File size: about 47mb. Date added: April 17th 2007.



04/09/2007 - Juggling Podcast 16 - The Israeli Convention Review Special.
Luke and Pola chat about their trip to the Israeli Juggling Convention. Length: 45 minutes. File size: about 26mb. Date added: April 10th 2007.



03/27/2007 - Juggling Podcast 15 - Luke, Pola and Stefan Sing.
Luke and Pola are joined for the full podcast by special guest Stefan Sing. They talk about Dresden Convention and have an in depth interview with Stefan. Length: 51 minutes. File size: about 24mb. Date added: March 28th 2007.



03/19/2007 - Juggling Podcast 14 - Viktor Kee Interview.
Luke and Pola chat about trying to be professional jugglers, interview Viktor Kee and more. File size: about 18mb. Date added: March 20th 2007.



03/08/2007 - Juggling Podcast 13 - Luke and Pola see Rizoma.
Luke and Pola go to see the Wintergarten show Rizoma, give an in depth review, interview Taras Pozdnyakov (juggler and co-director) and Mikhail Usov (juggler and clown), ten catch up with news and emails. File size: about 54mb. Date added: March 9th 2007.



02/20/2007 - Juggling Podcast 12 - BYJOTY, Haggis juggling, Team Rootberry and more.
Luke and Pola talk about the BYJOTY show, the Haggis juggling world record, an interview with Team Rootberry and some waffle. Duration: 34 minutes. File size: about 33mb. Date added: Feb 21th 2007.



02/20/2007 - Juggling Podcast 11 - training your brain, JuggleDoll, Erik Nilson and more.
Luke and Pola talk about how your brain changes when you juggle, a show review, and interview and lots of news. Duration: 34 minutes. File size: about 31mb. Date added: Feb 21th 2007.



02/11/2007 - Juggling Podcast 10 - Live at the Scottish Juggling Convention
Luke and Pola catch up on the past week, talking show reviews, future shows in Berlin, Pola's flying seminar and more. Duration: 32 minutes. File size: about 29mb. Date added: Feb 12th 2007.



02/04/2007 - Juggling Podcast 9 - Quick update and interview
Luke is still on the road with not enough time to record a full podcast, so here is a quick update and an interview of Luke by a random journalist. Duration: 11 minutes. File size: about 4mb. Date added: Feb 5th 2007.



01/29/2007 - Juggling Podcast 8 - Sydney Juggling Convention 2007
Luke's on the road, reporting on the convention, short interviews and comments. All recorded as it happened with no second takes and no editing. Duration: 34 minutes. File size: about 11mb. Date added: Jan 30th 2007.



01/22/2007 - Juggling Podcast 7 - Juggling Games
Luke and Pola on running juggling convention games, 10 tips, 10 rants. Duration: 30 minutes. File size: about 27mb. Date added: Jan 23th 2007.



01/15/2007 - Juggling Podcast 6 - talking about talking about...
Luke and Pola discuss the online juggling world, bringing up ideas for videos and discussion. Duration: 35 minutes. File size: about 33mb. Date added: Jan 16th 2007.



01/08/2007 - Juggling Podcast 5 - Luke, Pola, Emiliano
Latest news on Luke losing his job, Gandini jugglers, Luke and Pola's goals for 2007, interview with the amazing Emiliano, predictions for 2007. Duration: 38 minutes. File size: about 35mb. Date added: Jan 9th 2007.



12/26/2006 - Juggling Podcast 4 - End of 2006 with added Pola
Luke reviews his favourite juggling acts of 2006, and much more... Pola sits in on the recording. Duration: 36 minutes. File size: about 24mb. Date added: December 27th 2006.



12/20/2006 - Juggling Podcast 3 - Luke interviews Ryo Yabe
Luke talks to Ryo Yabe and asks for questions for future interviewees. Duration: 30 minutes. File size: about 27mb. Date added: December 21st 2006.



12/06/2006 - Juggling Podcast 2 - How to host a show.
An in depth workshop on how to host a show. Includes everything you need to do a good job, plus things to avoid! Updated August 2007. Length: 70 minutes. File size: about 39mb. Date added: December 2007.



11/30/2006 - Juggling Podcast 1 - The Top 40 Most Popular Jugglers of 2006.
Luke runs down the list of the most popular jugglers of 2006 as voted by the readers of rec.juggling. Updated August 2007. Length: 70 minutes. File size: about 29mb. Date added: November 2007. My Podcast Alley feed! {pca-07394c4171b60e7108f5a93c40cdae6d}