Episode 37 – Guardians of Estonia

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In this episode, Danie and Mark travel to the mystical land of Estonia, home of Koit Toome’s facial expressions! They explore the history (oh hai Russia, Sweden, and Germany), politics, geography, and pick their top 5 songs from 2000 to now.

Songs Include:

Verona – Koit Toome and Laura (2017)

Rockefeller Street – Getter Jaani (2011)

Play – Juri Pootsmann (2016)

Goodbye To Yesterday –  Elina Born & Stig Rasta (2015)

Everybody  – Tanel Padar, Dave Benton & 2XL (2001)

 

…They also chat about when fan favourites don’t make the final, acting like The Bold and The Beautiful, eye fu*king the cameras, Romania 2016, Azerbaijan 2011, internet memes, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Estonia’s own music contest, cleaning songs, Freddie Highmore, Top Gear, Serbia 2010, age differences,  Romania 2017, the trouble with Russia at Eurovision, The Beach Boys, and Maris from Frasier

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country… well COUNTRIES!

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We finally get to do our Odds and Sods episode! Hey Slovakia, Monaco, and Australia! We are coming for you!

Get your Eurovision Party Shoes on:

ESCFAN OGAE Australia 2018 Preview Parties with special guest Slavko (Montenegro 2017) – 21st April (Sydney) and 24th April (Melbourne) details at here.

Association Of Ukrainians Eurovision Zabava 12th May. Details here.

OCRFM Eurovision Fundraiser 13th May AM. Details here.

Denmark House 13th May PM. Details here.

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Check out this video of the Rockefeller Street Nightcore Mix!

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Estonia – How I Met Your Mother (audio taken from YouTube)

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Episode 36 – Eire Force One

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HAPPY ST PATRICK’S DAY!

In this episode, Danie and Mark travel to The Republic of Ireland. They explore the massive history of the region, the role of the Catholic Church, politics and the IRA, geography, and share their favourite Irish Eurovision songs from 2000 to now.

 

Songs Include:

Only Love Survives – Ryan Dolan (2013)

Sunlight – Nicky Byrne (2016)

Heartbeat – Can-Linn feat. Kasey Smith (2014)

Waterline –  Jedward (2012)

We’ve Got The World Tonight  – Mickey Harte (2003)

 

…They also chat about St Patrick’s Day, the Irish language, the Sun God Ra, heart hands, boy bands, James T Kirk, Dermott Brereton, Strongbow Cider, Henry the 8th, Ellis Island, Riverdance, Rick Grimes, Pan’s Labyrinth, Power Rangers, Frankston, Denmark 2000, and Facebook bots.

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

 

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Next, we’re off to Estonia!

 

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Irelande Douze Pointe – Dustin The Turkey (2008)

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Episode 35 – Hungary with a Vengeance

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In this episode, Danie and Mark travel to Hungary (hello Fleur!) and explore the rich history, geography, religion, and politics, while they share their top 5 Hungarian Eurovision songs from 2000 to now.

CONTENT WARNING: This episode contains theme of violence/family violence/domestic violence.

 

Songs Include:

What About My Dreams?  – Kati Wolf (2011)

Pioneer – Freddie (2016)

Sound Of Our Hearts – Compact Disco (2012)

Origo –  Joci Papai (2017)

Running  – Andras Kallay-Saunders (2014)

 

…They also chat about their friend Michael, Martin Luther King, the term “Banger”, ripped jeans, Scorpion’s Wind Of Change, time travel, Sliding Doors, Garmonbozia, James Bond villians, Star Wars, Twin Peaks, mondegreens for Kedvesem (2013), and how Eurovision can be a place for songs with deep and serious subject matter.

 

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

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Next, we’re off to Ireland! Just in time for St Patrick’s Day!

 

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

Hungarian Internet Tax – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 2014 (audio taken from YouTube)

Wind Of Change – Scorpions

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Episode 34 – Missing In Turkey

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In this episode, Danie and Mark travel to Turkey, who haven’t returned to Eurovision since 2012. They explore the history, religion, the issues with Cyprus and Armenia, geography, and politics of the country. They also try really really hard with Turkish pronunciation.

 

Songs Include:

Love Me Back  – Can Bonomo (2012)

For Real – Athena (2004)

Dum Tek Tek – Hadise (2009)

We Could Be The Same –  maNga (2010)

Every Way That I Can  – Sertab Erener (2003)

 

…They also chat about The Lion, Witch and The Wardrobe, The Winter Olympics, Ricky Martin, points in Eurovision, Spice Girls, Green Day, Trojan Horses, USA, Jesus, Bruce McAvaney, Shania Twain, Serhat (2016), Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, American Beauty, and Gwen Stefani.

 

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

 

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Next, we’re off to Hungary!

Don’t forget to vote for us in the 2018 Australian Podcast Awards! Click here and follow the steps to vote.

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

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 Blindspot – Season 3, Episode 9 (2017)

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Episode 33 – Adventures in Slovenia

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In their first episode 2018, Danie and Mark travel to Slovenia and explore the history of the country including the time as Yugoslavia, geography, politics, and how Slovenia is full of beautiful women.

 

Songs Include:

Here For You – Maraaya (2015)

Round And Round – Tinkara Kovac (2014)

Vrag Naj Vzame – Rebeka Dremelj (2008)

Blue And Red –  Manuella (2016)

Energy  – Nusa Derenda (2001)

 

…They also chat about their trip to the USA, Star Trek, The Walking Dead, Twin Peaks, Courtney Act, Omar Naber, Melania Trump, Doctor Who, and Lombard The Paper People.

 

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

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Next, we’re off to Turkey!

 

 

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On My Way – Omar Naber (2017)

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Episode 32 – Bulgarian Dawn

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In their last episode for 2017, Danie and Mark travel to Bulgaria, and explore the history, geography, politics, and the jury of two play their favourite top five.

 

Songs Include:

DJ, Take Me Away – Deep Zone & Balthzar (2008)

If Love Was A Crime – Poli Genova (2016)

Samo Shampioni – Elitsa & Stoyan (2013)

Love Unlimited –  Sofi Marinova (2012)

Beautiful Mess  – Kristian Kostov (2017)

 

…They also chat about the meme Ken Lee, the difference between CD version to what happens at ESC, hair goals, Austria 2018 and Israel 2017, Luke Skywalker, The Damned’s Smash It Up, pluses of love, 1960s science fiction films, and Kristian Kostov maybe being Loic Nottet’s number one fan.

 

Then the Yoda Beanie Of Doom gave us our next country…

 

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Next, we’re off to Slovenia in 2018!

Thanks to everyone who has listened to our little podcast during 2017. We have learned a lot about Europe via Eurovision, and we hope you have too.

We’re having a break and will return with Episode 33 in February 2018. Wind Machine Podcast will be invading America, speading the Eurovision love. Be sure to follow our twitter account (@windmachinepod) and our Facebook page to see what we get up to while we’re away.

Wishing you all a very happy festive season and a very Eurovisiony new year.

 

Please check out our Podcast Friendlies:

Aussievision – aussievision.net

Eurovision Hub – eurovisionhub.com

Refreshments Provided – refreshmentsprovided.com

Kids Love Balloons – thesongnerd.com/podcast

Turbitt & Duck – turbittnduck.com

 

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Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

Snippets of audio used for entertainment purposes only:

Ken Lee – Bulgarian Music Idol 2008 (audio taken from YouTube)

 

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