Gascogne FM launches a creative podcast

Twelve episodes of about twenty minutes. The first sound creation produced by Gascogne FM around a story by the Gers author Jean Tranchepierre will be put online, on the Ausha platform, on September 15. “We wanted to get into the podcast sector, explains Dominique Alfonso, director of the association radio. The idea is quite simple: an author from Gers writes, anonymously, a text which he then presents at the microphone. is a creation for the podcast “. A production close to the audio book.

Gascogne FM then brings its know-how and its equipment. Music and sound effects are added to the reading of the text. The final result is then uploaded to the Ausha platform, which specializes in podcasting. “The goal is for the series to have a visibility that goes beyond the Gers, hopes Karine Labadie, in charge of the creation of radio workshops and sound creation for Gascogne FM. We also want this format to open doors for authors, for a publication for example “.

The first story was written by Jean Tranchepierre, pseudonym of a writer from Gers from Astarac. The series of twelve episodes bears the name of this novel, readapted for radio: “Hamilcar de Traouquesègue”, a story that takes place in Gascony. “This is a fiction in which science, literature, history and music mingle, presents Karine Labadie. In this story, one wonders what is the share of experience and invention”. With this radio creation, listeners discover the story of endearing characters, the garage owner Hamilcar Barca and Ombrelle, two inhabitants of Traouquesègue, a hamlet in Gascony. Atypical and surprising people that we could meet in our Gers villages.

The episodes will be available on all platforms, including Ausha: podcast.ausha.co/hamilcar-de-traouquesegue/introduction.