Episode 31: Covid Conversations #9: Musicians and Songwriters – Floco Torres (Akron, Ohio) and Sebastian Arze (Asunción, Paraguay)

This episode of Covid Conversations, a podcast series from the OSU Center of Folklore Studies, features two musicians and songwriters.
Host Rachel Hopkin is joined by musicians Floco Torres of Akron and Sebastian Arze of Asunción, Paraguay.

Torres is a hip hop artist based in Akron and one half of the duo Free Black!, which he formed in 2018 with producer/drummer HR3. For more information about Floco and his music, visit flocotorres7.bandcamp.com and nobodycaresnews.com.

Arze lives in Asunción, where he is a member of the reggae-grunge band Deficiente. To learn more about the group, visit linktr.ee/Deficiente.

Covid Conversations is a podcast series from the Center for Folklore Studies at the Ohio State University in which artists and humanities professionals from Ohio and their counterparts elsewhere in the world discuss how their lives and work have been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.

The series is funded by an OSU Global Arts and Humanities Discovery Theme grant and distributed by Ohio Humanities. It is produced and presented by radio producer and folklorist Rachel Hopkin and mastered by Paul Kotheimer at OSU.

Music for this podcast is provided by Pixabay.

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