On this week’s episode, we chat with Aaron Ammons, spoken word artist, host of S.P.E.A.K. Café and focus of ILL Poets Society Vol. 2, which happens to be called The Aaron Ammons Project. Among topics covered:
- Ammons evolution as spoken word artist
- How spoken word differs from poetry
- Translating spoken word performance from the live setting to the recording studio
- Themes of album
- S.P.E.A.K. Cafe and what it means in the local community
- A lot more
Smile Politely Radio airs each Friday evening at 5:30 on WEFT 90.1 FM in Champaign, and is available as a podcast the following week.