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Plastic Language


Will René presents Plastic Language, a show exploring spoken word across recorded media, spanning jazz, ASMR, sound poetry & much more. The selections are informed by - but not limited to - the collection of poetry LPs at Southbank Centre's National Poetry Library, where Will works as a librarian. Image: 'found sound' by Chris McCabe.


  • Scanner Feat. Allen Ginsberg
    Elegy For Neal Cassady
  • Félicia Atkinson 
    Image Langage
  • John M. Bennett 
    The Shirt The Sheet
  • Moor Mother feat. Melanie Charles 
    Woody Shaw
  • Stevie Smith 
    Not Waving But Drowning
  • Old Saw 
    Dead Creek Drawl
  • Arthur Russell
    What It's Like
  • Moten Lopez Cleaver
    James Baldwin
  • Jan Jelinek 
    Lady Gaga, You Once Said In An Interview That You Write Music For The Fashion Industry: Is Fashion As Important To You As Music?
  • Dry Cleaning 
    Anna Calls From The Arctic
  • R. S. Thomas 
    In Church
  • Mount Eerie 
    Wind Speaks
  • Kara Lis Coverdale
    Moments In Love
  • Park Jiha + Roy Claire Potter
    Yanggeum For Trwyn Du, At Penmon
  • François Dufrêne
    Paris-Stockholm II (Excerpt)
  • JJJJJerome Ellis 
    Loops Of Retreat (Single Edit)