Activism: Emmy winning writer/producer Donick Cary

ep.02: Beatie Wolfe interviews Emmy winning writer/producer Donick Cary (Letterman, The Simpsons, Parks & Recreation, Silicon Valley) about the role music has played throughout his life and how that led to him founding his charity Musack with its mission of giving kids and teens a voice through music. Listen to this dublab radio show which takes you from preachers to punks via the thread of self-empowerment.

Orange Juice for the Ears with “musical weirdo and visionary” (Vice) Beatie Wolfe explores the power of music across Space, Science, Art, Health, Film & Technology by talking to the leading luminaries in each field from Nobel Prize winners to multi-platinum producers and hearing the music that has most impacted them, their “Orange Juice for the Ears”. Beatie Wolfe is an artist who has beamed her music into space, been appointed a UN Women role model for innovation and held an acclaimed solo exhibition at the V&A Museum.

Donick Cary’s Orange Juice for the Ears

  • First song that imprinted? “Two of Us” by The Beatles

  • First album that shaped who you are?  Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables by Dead Kennedys - track played "Holiday in Cambodia"

  • The music you would send into Space? “Human Behaviour” by Bjork

  • The Song you would have at your memorial? “Six Different Ways” by The Cure

  • The Album you would pass onto your kids? Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads - track played “Girlfriend is Better” 

The show opens with “The 11th Hour” by Rancid, a track Beatie Wolfe most associates with Donick Cary as Tim Armstrong was playing it unplugged in a tree in Donick’s backyard the first time they met.