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We hit rewind on the artists & scenes that we love. Presented by Rick Martin (ex NME) and blogger/blagger Sarah Jane Kemp, the podcast features interviews with top bands, their fans, journalists and anyone with a good tale to tell. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @DemoTapesPod Email us at demotapespod@gmail.com
 
Fresh out of the college generation, 18 year old artist Jack Light is an unknown quantity in the world of UK Hip-Hop. Making music since the age of 12, Jack has been developing his unique style for 5 years and has received support from a diverse range of DJ's, Radio/TV Stations, Blogs and Artists alike including Rodney P, Elro, Mary-Anne Hobbs, Semtex, Sway, Mr Hudson, Riko Dan, SL2, Soul Culture, NME, Rinse FM, Reprezent Radio, BBC Introducing & Channel AKA. Jack will be doing monthly podca ...
 
From the Author of How to Disappear Completely: 1999 Aston Somerfield, casual smoker and part-time alcoholic, has come to London to find himself. He knows who he's looking for, he's seen him on the cover of the NME. Drawn across oceans by fame and fate, Aston is keeping his diary empty to make sure he's available. Won't commit to anything until it's everything. London, however, has other ideas. When a virtual stranger calls Aston a few hours before his death, fate catches up with him, derail ...
 
They were so much older then, they're younger than that now: Mark Pringle and Barney Hoskyns reel in the years and riff on all that's new this week in the world's biggest library of music journalism — definitive interviews with legends of the last 60 years by the pop press' greatest writers ... and much much more. The RBP podcast is produced by Jasper Murison-Bowie and is a proud part of Pantheon — the podcast network for music lovers.
 
A weekly, ramshackle monologue from a man slowly unravelling before your very ears, talking about subjects such as television, music, running, sobriety, parenting, relationships and all the stuff that the average middle-aged man worries about like death, money and back hair. There may also be some amazingly salacious tales about celebrities, maybe. Jamie is a broadcaster, journalist and TV presenter with varying underwhelming levels of success in each of those fields. He has presented spin-o ...
 
2020 Visions is a six part series presented by Rys Farthing and K. Biswas charting Britain's future. Episode 1: The Political Future. Guests: Labour’s Jon Cruddas MP; human rights activist Peter Tatchell; ConservativeHome editor Jonathan Isaby, psephologist Professor John Curtice; Dr Madsen Pirie, Director of the free-market Adam Smith Institute; LibDem Voice editor Stephen Tall; David Babbs of campaign organisation 38 Degrees, and the New Statesman’s Laurie Penny. Episode 2: Poverty, inequa ...
 
ITC will be releasing a selection of the best panels and keynotes as full, unedited podcasts throughout 2009 - subscribe to the podcast to hear the brightest and best in the business, as industry leaders debate the present and plot the future. The first podcasts feature legendary Manc and Goldblade frontman John Robb, presenting a round-up of each day's discussion panels at the end of each ITC day. John is joined by the various chairmen and women to find out what they learnt that day and who ...
 
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In this episode we welcome the legendary Nick Kent as our very special guest. Unarguably the most famous British rock writer from the golden era of '70s rock journalism, Nick tells Barney, Mark & Jasper how he began writing for the underground Frendz and then for Nick Logan's super-hip New Musical Express. Recollections of Syd Barrett, Brian Wilson…
 
Dean and Steve link up with Vic and Shaun of The Ten Pence arcade to discuss classic computer games that would've been great in the arcade. Thanks to all of our Patreon’s who made this episode possible. Chris Silva Chris Hull Paul Bullard Harvey Watson Martyn Jones William E Rimmer Ninjixel TJ Andy Hudson Ricardo Engel Adrian Nelson Alastair Barr H…
 
In our latest Games Club episode, Chris and Mads select a shortlist of four 3DO games to take forward to the vote for the game club game for March. Thanks to all of our Patreon’s who made this episode possible. Chris Silva Chris Hull Paul Bullard Harvey Watson Martyn Jones William E Rimmer Ninjixel TJ Andy Hudson Ricardo Engel Adrian Nelson Alastai…
 
In this episode we invite former Disc (and Music Echo) reporter Caroline Boucher to reflect on her journey from the Gravesend & Dartford Reporter to The Observer's Food Monthly supplement — via a stint at Elton John's Rocket label. Barney, Mark & Jasper ask Caroline about being a female pop reporter in that very unwoke era, and press her for storie…
 
We're excited to bring you a bit of a Demo Tapes exclusive this week as Luke Pritchard of The Kooks and his wife Ellie Rose sit down for their first extended joint podcast interview. The pair released their excellent joint album 'Duo' a couple of months back so we wanted to find out all about it, whilst also hitting rewind on their respective music…
 
Legendary music journalist John Robb was the first person to interview Nirvana in the late ‘80s. As the grunge titans’ seminal second album ‘Nevermind’ turns 30 later this year, we’ve got John on the show to look back on his time spent on the trail of Kurt Cobain and co, including a clip from one of his early interviews with the band. John recounts…
 
On this episode of This is Game Boy, we fly too close to the sun!Host playthroughs: Moelle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iO8y-he4_gEGet in touch with the hosts and producer through:Website: gbrunners.com/tigb/Discord: discord.gg/f9MzZUvEmail: tigbpodcast@gmail.comSupport us through our Patreon: www.patreon.com/thisisgameboy…
 
In episode 24 Shayan S, the guitarist/vocalist/multi instrumentalist behind Iranian black metal alchemists Trivax (as well as guitars in the Palaeolithic black metal band Wyrdstaef alongside Ian) joins us to talk about Kerrang's Remastered – Metallica's Master of Puppets Revisited from April 2006 to commemorate 35 Years of one of the greatest Metal…
 
Behind every great movie - even the silent ones of the early 20th century - is a great soundtrack. On this episode we celebrate our favourite film soundtracks and also find out about how they're put together with writer, director and all round good egg Laura Jean Marsh. Laura is currently in the post-production phase for her love letter to the '00s…
 
This week marks the 20th anniversary of the release of The Strokes' debut EP 'The Modern Age' - so what better time to get band producer Gordon Raphael on the show to talk all about New York's finest? *If you want to skip our prattling on about why we love The Strokes, you can hear the interview at 27:55. It's good prattling though* Gordon gives us…
 
In our latest game club episode, Chris and Mads ready their blasters once more as they take a detailed look at Dark Forces 2: Jedi Knight. They also reveal the result of the February poll and announce the theme for March. Thanks to all of our Patreon’s who made this episode possible. Chris Hull Paul Bullard Harvey Watson Martyn Jones William E Rimm…
 
In this episode, we welcome the excellent Nick Coleman into RBP's snug virtual cupboard. Barney, Mark & Jasper quiz Nick about his distinctively personal music writing for the NME, Time Out and the Indie on Sunday, with especial reference to his 1986 interview with jazz-soul siren Anita Baker. This leads seamlessly to discussion of his terrific 201…
 
On this episode of This is Game Boy, 74 68 65 20 6d 61 63 68 69 6e 65 73 20 68 61 76 65 20 74 61 6b 65 6e 20 6f 76 65 72 2e!Host playthroughs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hk-8hwp3vO8Get in touch with the hosts and producer through:Website: gbrunners.com/tigb/Discord: discord.gg/f9MzZUvEmail: tigbpodcast@gmail.comSupport us through our Patreon: …
 
Noughties North London rockers The Holloways formed with a simple premise, outlined in their Top 20 smash and signature song 'Generator': making the music to make you feel better. However, underneath their calypso-pop indie sound and raucously fun live performances was a darker side. Frankly, few bands before or since have suffered as much misfortu…
 
Chris and Mads present the games that are up for vote in February's game club. Thanks to all of our Patreon’s who made this episode possible. Chris Hull Paul Bullard Harvey Watson Martyn Jones William E Rimmer ninjixel TJ Andy Hudson Ricardo Engel Adrian Nelson Alastair Barr HeavyMetalDon RoseTintedSpectrum Matthew W James Bentley Wiedo Belochkin T…
 
Turin Brakes are a British indie institution so we were delighted to get singer Olly Knights on the show to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of the folk heroes' 2001 debut album 'The Optimist LP'. Olly reflects on the conception of the Mercury Prize-nominated record, how the band scaled the heights of chart success with its follow-up '…
 
In the new episode of the Rock's Backpages Podcast, we welcome legendary producer, piano player and songwriter John Simon, beamed in from his winter retreat in the Florida Keys. Mere hours before the shocking assault on D.C.'s Capitol building, John reminisces wittily and insightfully about working with The Band, Janis Joplin, Taj Mahal & Bobby Cha…
 
Leeds saw an explosion of musical activity in the mid '00s - and brilliant art-punks Black Wire, active 2003-2007, were right at the heart of it all. Their bassist Tom Greatorex joins the show this week to tells us about BW's beginnings, how their debut gig inspired fellow Leodensians Kaiser Chiefs to write I Predict a Riot and why he thinks Yorksh…
 
In episode 23 Mark Adams, the man of a thousand podcasts (including Life's Milestones, Shipwrecked & Comatose, Super Tat Film Club, Right In The Childhood & More) joins us to talk about NME's Clean Sweep: Live at The London Astoria '98 from March 1998. The cd's full tracklisting is - 1 – Super Furry Animals – Bad Behaviour (Live) 2 – Stereophonics …
 
On this episode of This is Game Boy, we cover some European history!Host playthroughs: Moelle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IL7uuPOMfxMAlberto J. González:Twitter: https://twitter.com/alberto_mcalbySoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/joemcalbyGet in touch with the hosts and producer through:Website: gbrunners.com/tigb/Discord: discord.gg/f9MzZUvE…
 
In this, the very first show of 2021, Dean, Chris and Mads talk about their experiences playing December's game club game Exile on the BBC Micro. Thanks to all of our Patreon’s who made this episode possible. William E Rimmer Ninjixel TJ Andy Hudson Ricardo Engel Adrian Nelson Alastair Barr Straight2Video RoseTintedSpectrum Matthew W James Bentley …
 
The lads have nicked Santa's Sleigh and are off to visit all their podcast mates. More importantly will the sleigh get returned in time for Santa to deliver all the kids presents or will the lads have ruined Christmas? A Special thank you to Scott Pearson aka Scopie for our wonderful cover art for this episode! Thanks again to all of our Patreon’s …
 
Mads and Chris indulge themselves and choose the game club game for January from the sequels to games already covered in the game club. Tune in to hear which games have been cast aside and which will be the chosen one for January. Lookout for our bumper Christmas episode which will be released on Christmas Eve! Special thanks to all of our Patreon’…
 
In this special bonus episode, Dean Swain talks to Oliver Harper about the upcoming Street Fighter 2 documentary 'Here Comes A New Challenger' and discusses how Oliver become a successful YouTuber and director. Checkout the Kickstarter campaign for more information. Checkout Olivers YouTube channel to see more of his amazing work. Special thanks to…
 
In this episode we welcome The Guardian's John Harris into RBP's virtual cupboard to reminisce about his career as a music journalist and author. Mark, Barney & Jasper look back with John at Britpop and at The Last Party, his definitive 2003 book about it; we also consider the crucial role in the Britpop story of Select magazine, which John edited …
 
When we heard someone was making a movie drama about the guitar scene of the mid-'00s we couldn't have been more excited - not least because it sounded like the film version of this very podcast! That someone is writer, director and star of 'Giddy Stratospheres' Laura Jean Marsh, and she joins the show to talk to us about her inspirations for the f…
 
Following on from last years Christmas Special Jayde & Westie return to play Russian Roulette with a pile of cds! Last year we pulled the trigger and had a Metal Hammer CD fired at our eardrums so that left 5 CD's in the chamber (Radio Kerrang Volume 1, Mojo's Blue Christmas, X-Ray volume 11, & Rock Sound Music With Attitude 32) and allowed fate to…
 
Young Knives recently returned with their first album in seven years, the brilliantly bonkers 'Barbarians' - and we've got them on the show to tell us all about it. Speaking to guest interviewer and firm friend of Demo Tapes Jamie Fullerton (www.twitter.com/jamiefullerton1), the Oxford-based band look back on their 20-year career, reminisce on thei…
 
In this week's episode, we talk to the splendid Kandia Crazy Horse — Zooming in from her apartment in "high Harlem" — about her career as a writer and singer-songwriter; about her abiding love for Southern rock; and about Rip It Up, her 2004 anthology of essays on Black rock from Little Richard to Lenny Kravitz. Along the way we discuss Donny Hatha…
 
On this episode of This is Game Boy Lite, We need your help!GBDB Links:GB Database: www.sprintinglegs.com/gbdb/GB Manuals: www.gbmanuals.com/GB Manual Submission: www.sprintinglegs.com/gbdb/manuals/submit(If you have multiple manuals, contact Legs instead)Moe's links:GB system challenge: www.youtube.com/watch?v=1SK4zD8Ux0c&list=PLZSS0BRP3zralDkl-M5…
 
The Orielles have released one of our favourite albums of this (or any) year in ‘Disco Volador’, so we were delighted to get all three of them on the show to tell us all about it. The Halifax indie trio explain their intergalactic inspirations, how the planets aligned when they formed the band a few years back and how they’re planning to turn ‘Disc…
 
Chris and Mads don their helmets and jump into the Super Fighter to take on Dogurava and the Gidans in the classic shmup Truxton on the Mega Drive. Did Chris really get a higher score than Mads? Why is Mads crying? Find the answers to these questions and more in this episode. Special thanks to all of our Patreon’s who made this episode possible. Wi…
 
In this episode Dean, Steve & Matt travel back to a time when games could be bought for a couple of quid at the local newsagents. 1bBxq04BLLvlcGLWGGIM Special thanks to all of our Patreon’s who made this episode possible. William E Rimmer ninjixel TJ Andy Hudson Ricardo Engel Adrian Nelson Alastair Barr Straight2Video RoseTintedSpectrum Matthew W J…
 
On this episode of This is Game Boy, -we- decide what's canonically a Ninja Gaiden game.Host playthroughs: Moelle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIUyE-gtPWgNME: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9a0I382dQk8Legs' Secret Project: https://www.sprintinglegs.com/gbdb/manuals/Get in touch with the hosts and producer through:Website: gbrunners.com/tigb/Di…
 
The Paddingtons were one of the leading lights of the London grot'n'roll scene of the mid '00s - despite being from, er, Hull. Singer Tom Atkin and bassist Lloyd Dobbs join this week's episode to reminisce about the raucous squat party gigs that helped them make their name, what it was like being feted by Pete Doherty (and slated by Liam Gallagher)…
 
In the new episode of the Rock's Backpages podcast, we welcome into RBP's cosy virtual cupboard the BBC's former Head of Music Entertainment — and the co-creator of the enduring Later… with Jools Holland show. Yes folks, Mark Cooper revisits his career as a music writer — from seeing the last Sex Pistols show in San Francisco in 1978 to interviewin…
 
Demo Tapes is back on the podcast airwaves after an extended break! And who better to kick off Series 3 than one of our most popular previous guests, Tom Clarke? The former frontman of chart-topping indie-punks The Enemy returns to the show to talk us through his debut solo album 'The Chronicles of Nigel', a concept album that sounds like nothing e…
 
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