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CKMS Community Connections for 25 November 2019 with Erso: Veda Hingert-McDonald and Keenan Reimer-Watts

Keenan Reimer-Watts and Veda Hingert-McDonald in the studio
Keenan Reimer-Watts and Veda Hingert-McDonald

Show Notes

Erso is a musical duo from Kitchener, Ontario. They sing songs about the planet and the beautiful life on it. Erso is Veda Hingert-Mcdonald and Keenan Reimer-Watts.

Erso Online:

Website: Erso Music
Facebook: Erso – Home
Instagram: Keenan Reimer-Watts is @reimerwatts
YouTube: Erso, Keenan Reimer-Watts, and Veda Hingert-McDonald
BandCamp: Music | Erso

Other ventures

Communities for Conservation:, also on Facebook: Communities For Conservation.

Upcoming Events

Folk Concert and Facilitated Discussion on Zero Waste

When: Thursday, 28 November 2019 at 7:30pm
Where: Pat The Dog
Location: 159 Frederick Street, Kitchener, Ontario

Fridays For Future Climate Strike

When: Friday, 29 November 2019 at 11:00am
Where: Waterloo Town Square
Location: 75 King Street North, Waterloo, Ontario
Website: Climate Strike Waterloo Region

Concert with the Waterloo Chamber Players

When: 29 February 2020

For more upcoming events see the Shows! page on Erso Music.


Download: ckms-community-connections-2019-11-25.mp3 (81 MiBytes, 58m51s, episode 27)

Erso album cover art: A tree in the shape of lungs with birds, squirrels and a sloth

Podcast Index

  • 00m25s: NightshadeErso from the album Erso
  • 05m23s: Talking about composing, collaboration, and producing an album, and playing live. Introducing Eremocene.
  • 12m30s: I Built A NestErso from the album Erso
  • 15m27s: Talking about I Built A Nest.
  • 17m44s: EremoceneErso from the album Erso
  • 22m10s: Talking about listening to music as a composer compared to listening as fan. Introducing Seedy CDs made of seed paper. Discussing album cover art by Abilasha Dewan.
  • 30m59s: MoondaughterErso
  • 33m49s: Creating new music, inspiration, environmentalism, Communities for Conservation, Compostable Concerts.
  • 41m04s: Old StonesErso from the album Erso
  • 44m43s: Bicycle trip from Kingston to Kitchener, Via Rail concerts, biking in BC. Talking about money, Seedy CDs, and paying the Earth. Support conservation in the Kijabe Forest in Kenya by texting CONSERVE to 20222 to plant five trees. Talking about upcoming events.
  • 55m24s: As BodyErso from the album Erso

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Friday from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 25 November 2019

Photo Gallery

Keenan Reimer-Watts, Veda Hingert-McDonald and Bob Jonkman under a sign "102.7 FM CKMS"
Keenan Reimer-Watts and Veda Hingert-McDonald with Bob Jonkman

Show notes and podcast interview content is Copyright © 2019 by the participants, and released under a CC BYCreative Commons Attribution Only license. Attribution to Radio Waterloo. Music selections are copyright by the respective rights holders.

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