Lukas Pairon is in this podcast interviewing researchers and practitioners (musicians as well as social and community workers) who are active in social music projects, as well as telling about his personal experiences, ideas and involvement in applied ethnomusicological research on the possible social impacts of music-making. The SIMM-podcast is launched during the February-March 2021 fifth international SIMM-posium (see: www.simm-platform.eu/planning/simm-posium-5) and is during that period broadcast on a weekly basis. From March 2021 on the SIMM-podcast will be broadcast once or twice every month. Lukas Pairon is founding director of the international research platform SIMM (on Social Impacts of Music-Making). Info: www.simm-platform.eu.