I'm joined by Sarah Holding, Aysia Marotta, Will Oliver & Dana Pacifico to discuss the end of The 405 Exchange Podcast. A new podcast will be coming soon in 2020
30 November 19
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A beautifully insightful chat, Kojey Radical joins the podcast to talk about how blackism in the UK, depression, & re-contextualizing masculinity inspired his latest album, Cashmere Tears
29 November 19
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One of the UK's most enduring artists, Kate Nash joins the podcast to discuss Underestimate The Girl, the documentary that's shed a light on the hardships in her career
27 November 19
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At this point, Hana Elion & JJ Mitchell are sisters & the next stage of their career as Overcoats is all that. Together they're fighting back against sexism, both on stage and off & on this episode of the podcast they share how existing as women has inspired their new music
26 November 19
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1/2 of one of music's most creative acts, Jason Swinscoe delves into all the work that went to reviving The Cinematic Orchestra & creating their latest album, To Believe
25 November 19
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Hailing from Delhi, India, Prateek Kuhad is a singer/songwriter who brings elegance & honesty to his songwriting. On this episode we chat about his career & what goes into making a "good song"
24 November 19
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One of the most openly ambitious British bands around, Kieran Shudall, Sam Rourke, & Colin Jones of Circa Waves share why being in a band has grown into being the life they always wanted
20 November 19
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A true privilege of an episode to make, say hello to my sister Sinéad Harnett. On this episode we delve into how R&B, soul, & hip-hop inspired her debut album, Lessons In Love
19 November 19
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A true artist in every sense of the word, David Keenan is an Irish musician who only cares about enveloping you in his creativity. On this episode we chat about his life & his first proper album, A Beginner's Guide to Bravery
18 November 19
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Pop artist Wrabel has found himself being inspired by new love & newfound positive experiences in his life. This episode delves into how all of that inspired his latest EP, One of Those Happy People
15 November 19
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ROE

(photo by Ciara McMullan) Hailing from Derry, ROE is an incredibly talented multi-instrumentalist who's carving her own path. This is her story
14 November 19
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Probably the most in-depth talk we've ever done, Irish photographer Anthony Mulcahy shares the story about how photography saved his life
13 November 19
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Known as quite the provocateur, Alex Cameron (along with his "business partner" Roy Molloy) delve into why the new album, Miami Memory, comes from a truly sincere place
11 November 19
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Rock music is bloodsport and no one knows that better than Brandon Blaine. On this episode he shares the growth that went into Plague Vendors new album, By Night
01 November 19
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The return of a friend, Ariana & The Rose comes back to the podcast to break down her Constellations Phase 1 EP
31 October 19
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I'm joined on the podcast by Irish queer-punk band, Pillows Queens. This lovely chat was recorded the morning after the band's first ever show in the US
30 October 19
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Recorded before the biggest tour of his life, I catch up with Dermot about his long-awaited debut album, Without Fear
29 October 19
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Returning to the podcast with a whole new project to share, Kelsey Byrne (aka VÉRITÉ) delves into the life changes that inspired her next album, New Skin
27 October 19
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After a relentless world tour with Justin Timberlake, LA based soul band The Shadowboxers talk about their next steps
25 October 19
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A beautiful chat between friends, Editors drummer Ed Lay joins the podcast to talk about the band's greatest hits album, Black Gold
24 October 19
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A true living legend, Sacha Lecca (deputy photo editor of Rolling Stone) joins the podcast to discuss his career & why photography means the world to him
23 October 19
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Inspiration comes from unexpected places and for Surf Curse they drew more inspiration from film than music for their album Heaven Surrounds You. This chat goes into how that came to be
22 October 19
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Back after an unexpectedly long hiatus, Ed Macfarlane & Edd Gibson of Friendly Fires join the podcast to discuss their beautifully exuberant album, Inflorescent
18 October 19
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This guest has always had his head in the clouds & on this episode Berhana shares how that inspired his soundtrack-esque album titled HAN
17 October 19
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After many years in the business, legendary singer/songwriter/DJ Fink shares the craftsmanship within songwriting & his latest album, Bloom Innocent
16 October 19
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One of YouTube's most prominent stars, Dodie is now solidifying her own path as a singer/songwriter. On this episode she delves into how she made her project, Human
15 October 19
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Continuously proving themselves as one of Canada's most creative bands, the songwriters of July Talk join the podcast to talk about life both on and off the road
13 October 19
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One of the most daring rock bands around, Starcrawler are back to prove that they're here to stay with their sophomore album, Devour You
10 October 19
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Back with not just 1, but 2 albums, Ellis Ludwig-Leone of San Fermin returns on the podcast to chat about The Cormorant
04 October 19
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In a time where the world feels increasingly negative, New York based director Patrick Willems stands out with his insightfully positive breakdowns of film. He joins the podcast to discuss why film means so much to him
02 October 19
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PUP

Noted as being the hardest working band from Canada, Stefan Babcock & Zack Mykula of PUP join the podcast to discuss their latest album, Morbid Stuff
01 October 19
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Hailing from London, Kate Tempest is a poet/songwriter/novelist/playwright who knows no bounds. On this episode she discusses her most personal album to date, The Book of Traps and Lessons
01 October 19
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Keith Murray & Chris Cain return to the podcast to reflect on the 50 year anniversary of With Love & Squalor
30 September 19
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One of the music photographers who changed the way we look at music, Guy Eppel joins the podcast to discuss his first solo exhibition: Honor by Honest, He Fell Down Upon Us
26 September 19
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Emily Fehler (aka Gold Child) is a self-professed student of country music's golden age. We explore how this inspired her debut /self-titled album
13 September 19
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Winner of the Critics Choice Award at the BRITS, Sam Fender joins the podcast to discuss his debut album, Hypersonic Missiles
12 September 19
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A lot has changed in Tei Shi's life since her first appearance on the podcast. On this episode she talks about moving to LA & how that's influenced her next album, La Linda
11 September 19
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One of the funnest times we've had on the podcast, this guy is a real one. Abraham Alexander breaks down his debut/self-titled EP
10 September 19
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The frontman of The Wombats, Matthew "Murph" Murphy, returns to the podcast to delve into his not-so-solo project; Love Fame Tragedy
07 September 19
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A native New Yorker who's a true story-teller; say hello to Tyler Blint-Welsh, a photographer/writer who is bringing a human touch to the Wall Street Journal
05 September 19
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A native New Yorker, Tabby Wakes is a young rapper who aspires to bring her dreams to life. From building a studio to crafting a body of work; this is the story of Tabby Wakes
04 September 19
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I'm joined again on the podcast by Australian musician, Alex Lahey, and she shares with me how dive bars inspired her second album; The Best of Luck Club
03 September 19
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On this episode, I chat with AJ Haynes of Seratones about writing from a vulnerable place for the band's second album, Power
23 August 19
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This South Londoner makes damn great music and it's perfect for the cookout. What does that mean? Listen to the episode to find out
22 August 19
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This Korean/American artist is part of a new generation of artists doing things their own way; this is Audrey's story
21 August 19
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Joseph are three sisters hailing from Portland, Oregon who are back with their best album yet; called Good Luck, Kid
20 August 19
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This episode has been a long time coming and it didn't disappoint. Shura shares the birth and conception of album #2, forevher
16 August 19
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Michael and Tanya Trotter are a married couple who make music as The War And Treaty. Together they perform with ferocious passion and treat every show as though it were their last
15 August 19
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Lilah Larson, Ezra Miller and Josh Aubin make up Sons Of An Illustrious Father, a self-described "genre-queer band" that are truly one of a kind
14 August 19
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My friend Sulene joins me on the podcast for a second time to chat about her evolution as a musician & becoming a true New Yorker
02 August 19
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He's a singer/songwriter hailing from Utrecht, Netherlands who's singing his truth and constantly challenging himself
01 August 19
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The last thing Tim Booth wants you to do is call James a legacy act and on this episode he shares why
31 July 19
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One of my closest friends joins me on the podcast to discuss the creation of his blog, We All Want Someone To Shout For
29 July 19
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Dutch pianist Joep Beving returns to the podcast to discuss the changes of his life and the work that went into his third album, Henosis
19 July 19
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Hailing from Wales, this guest has lived one hell of a life and is changing the landscape of electronic music
18 July 19
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A great morning chat with Andy Hull (Manchester Orchestra) & Kevin Devine about the third Bad Books album; easily one of the most positive episodes I've ever made
17 July 19
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They're a punk band from New Zealand that give none of the fucks and all of the fucks at the same time; say hello to Miss June
15 July 19
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You'll know him for his work with his sister, Billie Eilish, but this episode of the podcast is purely about Finneas O'Connell's musical journey
12 July 19
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There is no artist like Maverick Sabre. An Irish/English wordsmith who seamlessly blends hip-hop, soul, R&B and dance into one beautiful mixture. On this episode, he distills his process
11 July 19
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Three intensely creative women grace the podcast with their ideas, approach to work & why the future is female
07 July 19
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Southampton rockers Band of Skulls come to New York & share how their band has evolved on album no. 5, Love Is All You Love
27 June 19
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This group has created one of the most ambitious albums of 2019, titled End of Suffering. Frank Carter & Dean Richardson share how the album came to be
26 June 19
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The word SYML means “simple” in Welsh, a beautifully appropriate name for the new musical project from Brian Fennel. On this episode Brian shares the stories behind his most personal songs
25 June 19
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Say hello to Tamino-Amir Moharam Fouad, a musician of Belgian, Egyptian and Lebanese heritage who is making music like no one else on earth
21 June 19
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It's great to welcome back Lizzy Plapinger to the podcast, this time to discuss her second EP as LPX, titled Junk Of The Heart
20 June 19
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From the ashes of Wild Beasts comes Hayden Thorpe's most intimate music yet. On this episode he shares the story behind his debut album, Diviner
18 June 19
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Enigmas in every sense of the word, this is the story of the creative LA music collective that are reshaping R&B in 2019. This is Emotional Oranges
17 June 19
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I deeply love Ireland & a lot of that love comes from the constant wave of musical talent. Rosie Carney joins the ranks of my favourite Irish acts with her emotionally revealing album, Bare
14 June 19
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You always remember the music that got you through college & for a lot of us that'll be Canadian indie legends; Broken Social Scene. I chatted with Kevin Drew & Brendan Canning about how they've endured & what keeps them going in 2019
13 June 19
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Jakiya Ayanna and Shaina Aisha make up The Amours. After touring with PJ Morton as backing vocalists, they're ready to step out into the spotlight. This is their story
30 May 19
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Featuring Gang of Youths, Christine and the Queens, Adia Victoria, Superorganism and Easy Life
30 May 19
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One of Britain's most enduring bands, I caught up with White Lies in New York to talk about their album, Five, & how all roads have lead up to this release
29 May 19
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Yep, this is the funniest podcast episode ever made; easily. Enjoy as I attempt to talk to Tank & The Bangas about their album, Green Balloon
28 May 19
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A talk with one of my favourite people; Irish musician Eoin French.On this episode he talks about how he made a beautiful album called Far Out Dust
24 May 19
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Hailing from Scotland, Stina Tweeddale now helms Honeyblood as a solo project. She met up with me in Brooklyn to discuss making art on her own terms
23 May 19
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Yes, Johnny 'Fucking' Marr joins me on the podcast to discuss his time with The Smiths, Modest Mouse, The Cribs & his own solo career. Recorded while Johnny toured for his third solo album; Call The Comet
20 May 19
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Evolving as a band is a difficult achievement, but it's one that Floridian emo legends Copeland have made with their latest album, Blushing. On this podcast, frontman Aaron Marsh shares why evolving had to happen
10 May 19
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What do you do when you find out your friend has written/self-published five books? You get him on a podcast to talk about it
09 May 19
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Being in a band with your lover sounds like it'd be absurdly stressful, but California based band KOLARS are showing the world how they lead a beautifully fun life
08 May 19
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And The Kids are a band from Northampton, Massachusetts who're reminding the world that you can find fun from heartbreak. On this episode Hannah Mohan shares how that's possible
03 May 19
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Quite possibly the most timely album of 2019, The Capitalist Blues by Leyla McCalla reflects on the truths of living under capitalism with a lens of both realism & satire. On this episode she reflects on her masterpiece
01 May 19
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Another illuminating talk with Ella Vos. On this episode she shares how a cancer diagnosis inspired her new music
29 April 19
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California based rapper/r&b musician Elujay found inspiration for his album, Adojio, by a love of Acid Jazz. On this episode he shares the story behind Adojio
26 April 19
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A very special episode with my friend Suzannah Schneider, where she shares her experiences as a farmer, her love for nutrition & why food means so much to her
25 April 19
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Jordan Cook (aka Reignwolf) is changing rock music & this episode goes into how
24 April 19
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Recorded at my apartment in Brooklyn, say hello to one of Britain's most exciting bands: ISLAND. Easily one of the funnest podcasts we've ever done
23 April 19
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New Orleans native Dawn Richard comes on the podcast & shares how she was inspired by her experiences as a black woman in America & also being inspired by futuristic sounds
22 April 19
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On this episode, I chat with American author Dave Eggers about his charity, Setlists For Young Voices. We talk how the project came to be & the special connection music has around the world
22 April 19
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I met up with Mother Mother frontman Ryan Guldemond & keyboardist/vocalist Jasmin Parkin to discuss how their latest album, Dance & Cry, came to be
12 April 19
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The ferocious return of one of NYC's brightest talents. Renée Orshan has been busy building her sound, on this episode she shares what's been inspiring her
11 April 19
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After a short while away, Lauren Aquilina is back in the music world. I caught up with her in New York to find out what it’s really been like to be back in the spotlight
10 April 19
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London based newcomer JNR Williams joins me on the podcast for a deep dive on his glorious debut project, Where We Start
09 April 19
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First time in NYC & second time on the podcast. This time, we're joined by Pip's whole band & we do an in-depth chat about their upcoming debut album, Boat
08 April 19
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The Nigerian born folk musician shares his Tales of America.
05 April 19
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Northern English musician, Charlotte OC, shares where she is with her career, new music and what we can expect from her in 2019.
04 April 19
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Northern Irish music vet, Stuart Bailie, shares stories of his career & book, Trouble Songs.
03 April 19
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The Scottish trio share how they solidified their band on latest album, Sum Of All Your Parts.
02 April 19
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Grian shares the ethos of the Irish band, talk recorded on the second night of two sold-out shows at Brooklyn’s Union Pool.
01 April 19
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I was privileged to meet up with 2/3's of Whenyoung (front-woman/bassist Aoife Power & guitarist Niall Burns) to find out what makes Whenyoung who they are.
28 March 19
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The South African musician shares how she rediscovered spontaneity in writing her newest album, Paper Castles.
27 March 19
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I met up with Loah for the first time to discuss her musical journey & reflecting her cultures within her music.
15 March 19
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The Norwegian pop musician shares stories about writing in LA & why being honest gets you further than anything else.
14 March 19
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Nina Nesbitt is back, this time to share how she made the album of her dreams on The Sun Will Come Up, the Seasons Will Change
13 March 19
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Ken Grand-Pierre met up with Tom Walker in New York to discuss his remarkable year.
12 March 19
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Enjoy this introductory episode with one of Florida's most exciting new talents
11 March 19
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Montreal based bedroom pop newcomer MUNYA shares how she learned to produce music
08 March 19
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A late night talk with the Norwegian DJ about the documentary about his life, titled One In A Million
07 March 19
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French royalty enters the podcast, & all she wants to discuss is the coolness of her album, Soliloquy
06 March 19
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The Northern Irish artist shares how she took time to grow up & recalibrate what it means to be an artist
05 March 19
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Brooklyn based indie outfit TEEN share how their latest project, Good Fruit, came to be
18 February 19
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Scottish music legend KT Tunstall delves deeply into her career. The past, the present & future
15 February 19
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Australian critical darling Julia Jacklin shares how her latest album, Crushing, came to be
14 February 19
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New York based photographer DeShaun A. Craddock shares how he's carving out his own path
13 February 19
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This New York based comedian shares her life story & what it takes to succeed as a comedian in the big apple
08 February 19
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The Belgian indie legends are back & share how their fourth album (Fever) came to be
08 February 19
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The happy return of our favourite Wisconsin based artist & why her latest music is her truest yet
06 February 19
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Taking photos, directing videos, touring with bands? Is there anything this New York based artist can't do?
05 February 19
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Introductory talk of one of Brooklyn's most exciting acts
14 January 19
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Hailing from both Sweden & Australia, Say Lou Lou return with their cinematic album Immortelle
11 January 19
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The Canadian indie legend shares his thoughts & heart
10 January 19
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Jacob Anderson (aka Grey Worm on Game of Thrones) talks about his return to music in 2018
08 January 19
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Canadian rapper Shad shares the stories behind his socially conscious album, A Short Story About a War
21 December 18
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1/5's of Australian's favourite sons shares how to endure being in a band of brothers
20 December 18
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The leader of Houston band The Suffers shares with us what it means to make Gulf Coast Soul
19 December 18
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Say hello to Leah Mason, an English singer/guitarist who'll knock you off your feet
18 December 18
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With a project titled Transangelic Exodus, it's clear that this shines with beautiful honesty
14 December 18
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New Jersey based musician Tor Miller shares the honest stories behind Surviving The Suburbs
13 December 18
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LA based newcomer Laura Jean Anderson shares how she's living her truth through her songs
12 December 18
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An emerging talent from Australia shares stories of her wild 2018
11 December 18
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Frontman of Canada's most exciting band shares what it means to carry the torch of fun in 2018
10 December 18
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Local New York extraordinaire Claire Wellin shares her life story in music
07 December 18
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One of Norway's most promising talents shares how relationships inspire her art
06 December 18
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The French pop phenomenon shares how her project, Souldier, came to be
05 December 18
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(photo by Liz Maney) Ghanian artist Jojo Abot challenges the perception that art & existence are separate
04 December 18
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San Fermin's Stephen Chen unveils his side-project Behaviorist (track-by-track)
03 December 18
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We welcome Dream Wife for a second time, as they reflect on touring the world & spreading their message far & wide
30 November 18
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A French music icon, he's finally starting to make his waves across the pond. America, say hello to Orelsan
29 November 18
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One of Belgium's most promising talents, say hello to DVTCH Norris. On this episode he goes into his EP, I'm Sad, I Wanna Make It (track-by-track)
28 November 18
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A beautiful reminder that old tech can inspire something new. This Norweigan born/Berlin based artist shares what fueled her latest album, Pure-O
24 November 18
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One of the electronic music worlds most compelling acts, Blackpool's Victoria Christina Hesketh (aka Little Boots) delves into her past & future
13 November 18
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They're a rock band from Reading, England who doesn't give any fucks. This is their story
09 November 18
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Adrian Galvin joins us for a second time, this episode being a track-by-track talk of his EP, Absolutes
08 November 18
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Just when we taught we knew who she was, Marissa Nadler returns & forces us to re-think what we thought about her & her art
06 November 18
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One of England's fiercest talents is back, this time to talk his latest album, Coup De Grace
05 November 18
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A London based/Scottish musician who's truly making music like no one else, say hello to Eliza Shaddad
12 October 18
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The leader of one of New York's exciting bands goes deep into how the present is inspiring the future
11 October 18
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Say hello to Jasper Maekelberg, the Belgian music industry's "Wonder Boy"
28 September 18
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Truly independent, in every sense of the word, Enter Orla Gartland; one of Ireland's most creative voices
27 September 18
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One of the prominent voices of San Fermin talks about going it alone on his upcoming second solo album
26 September 18
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Rapper, academic, parent, & activist. Yes, you read that all right. Mona Haydar is truly unstoppable
25 September 18
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Stronger than ever, this Canadian two-piece are back with their strongest album yet, Battle Lines
24 September 18
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A true New Yorker (by way of the UK), this story is about Coyle releasing his first proper solo album onto the world
17 September 18
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One year later & she had a lot to say. We welcome Alyse Vellturo back to the podcast for her second appearance
13 September 18
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Change is a vital ingredient towards creativity, & on this episode James Veck-Gilodi goes into why that is
12 September 18
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Camille Trust on choosing to be in New York, looking for a sense of community, the DIY approach & creating with friends you can trust
11 September 18
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The Australian indie rocker reflects on her mad year of touring for debut album, I Love You Like a Brother
07 September 18
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The acclaimed Icelandic composers shares how his latest project, re:member, is a different beast than his previous work
06 September 18
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One of Australia's most promising talents is back, with his most piercingly direct work yet
05 September 18
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Ritzy Bryan & Rhydian Dafydd of the legendary Welsh trio discuss how their new project, AAARTH, came to be
30 August 18
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The California native shares the song stories behind her colorful wit & poignant heartbreak on album, Well Hell
28 August 18
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Some of the most underrated musicians out there, LA based Mini Mansions joined me for a chat right before they supported their friends, Arctic Monkeys, at Forest Hills Stadium
22 August 18
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He's achieved so much, but on this episode the talented NYC based actor shares why he's only just beginning
21 August 18
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Featuring The Lone Bellow, Tank and the Bangas, Nicole Atkins & Jen Cloher
14 August 18
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The two Australian brothers share their wildly unlikely journey to touring the world
08 August 18
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One of our favourite NYC based photographers, this is Cortney Armitage's life story
07 August 18
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The podcast never had a proper introduction, so here is the long-awaited hello by Ken Grand-Pierre
06 August 18
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Enter Cherie Jones, a British singer who's always trying to challenge herself. This talk is about her New York EP, the second of a trilogy of EP's
11 July 18
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James Hatcher & Andy Clutterbuck are back with a beautiful new album, Love Me/Love Me Not
10 July 18
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The son of Isaiah Thomas, this talk is a frank conversation about the sexual assault Zeke experienced & how he rebuilt himself as both a human & musician
09 July 18
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Eoin French is an Irishman who gave up a career in architecture to pursue a newfound dream of creating music
06 July 18
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The return of Gordi on the podcast. On this episode she talks her Twilight Residency, living in Brooklyn & working on new music
05 July 18
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Chloe & Asya Saavedra have been active since 2000 & in 2018 they've revealed that fully reflects their creativity
04 July 18
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I met up with Sunny Jain in his bands rehearsal space to discuss Red Baraat's new album, Sound The People
03 July 18
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Now based in LA, Meg Myers returns to the music world with a sense of maturity that's beyond her years
29 June 18
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The unlikely story of three friends from Waterville, Ohio coming together & capturing a moment in time
28 June 18
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I caught up with the pop legend that is James Alex about how he stripped everything back & created his acoustic album Quiet Slang
27 June 18
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2/3's of the legendary Northern Irish band talk new album, Islands, & creating music at their NYC HQ of Atomic Heart Studios
26 June 18
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One of the hardest working creatives in all of New York. Liz Maney is a photographer, make up artist & free-spirited soul & this is her story
15 June 18
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A rock music veteran through-&-through, Matt Mays returns to New York & shares his favourite stories from the road
13 June 18
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Featuring SLAVES, Mikky Ekko, AURORA, Middle Kids & The Struts
12 June 18
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Ariana Dilorenzo returns to the podcast, this time to discuss her one of a kind dance series; Light + Space
04 June 18
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A newcomer from Australia, say hello to the honest voice of WAFIA
01 June 18
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Brighton based duo Laura-Mary Carter & Steven Ansell are back as Blood Red Shoes. On this episode they share how they evolved on album no. 5 Get Tragic
30 May 18
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On this episode we talk to Swedish artist Frida Sundemo about bridging the gap between art & music
29 May 18
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After losing his friend, Simon Carpentier, & choosing to finish what they had both started: the debut album of Her
28 May 18
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Jeremy Lloyd & Samantha Gongol come onto the podcast to share how their process evolved between album no. 1 & album no. 2
25 May 18
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On a rainy NYC day, I got to link up with English troubadour Jay McAllister (aka Beans on Toast) to talk how pubs have influenced his life, as well as the stories behind his novel, Drunk Folk Songs
24 May 18
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At just 18, this North Londoner has already achieved more than people twice her age. Ama Lou joins me on the podcast to talk about hear early days & how she aims to stay true to her craft
23 May 18
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What a wild day this was: getting to talk to 2/4's of one of my early favourite bands; Sum 41. Both Dave Baksh & Jason 'Cone' McCaslin share the stories behind their acclaimed album, Does This Look Infected?
22 May 18
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She created one of the best albums of 2017, called Loner. I met up with her in NY Public Library to learn about her wacky world
21 May 18
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Tamara Lindeman is a Toronto based artist who performs under the moniker The Weather Station. Her fourth/self-titled album delves into the changes that come with getting older
04 May 18
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On his second appearance on the podcast, Jacob Banks hints at his debut album, The Village, & also shares his love of Wakanda
03 May 18
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German born/LA based artist Noah McBeth (aka NoMbe) shares how the women in his life directly influenced his music
02 May 18
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Easily one of the most unapologetically ambitious guests we've ever had on the podcast. Say hello to Jade Bird
01 May 18
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Jimi Hendrix, Gary Clark Jr & now Jackie Venson. This Austin based musician talks being compared to guitar gods & how staying humble allows her to stay inspired
30 April 18
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Formed in Brooklyn, The Lone Bellow share a chat with me right before they played to a packed house at Town Hall. This talk is centered around their third album, Walk Into A Storm
27 April 18
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The most hilarious episode of the podcast, & of course it's due to both Keith Murray & Chris Cain of We Are Scientists being themselves
26 April 18
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Soft spoken yet beautifully excitable, the Brooklyn based Kat Edmonson has returned with her definitive album, Old Fashioned Gal
25 April 18
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Theresa Wayman (1/4's of Warpaint) never thought she'd write an album about love & yet on this episode she shares how she wrote an album of love songs as TT
24 April 18
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The NYC locals that are Oxymorrons come on to share why rap has easily become the new rock n roll
23 April 18
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Dominic Harrison is YUNGBLUD, a wild card of a kid from Doncaster, England who's challenging what everyone thinks an artist can be
20 April 18
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New Zealand's Kimbra Lee Johnson has made a big name for herself in the world of music. Throughout her career she's never compromised her art & her latest album, Primal Heart, is the definitive proof
19 April 18
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Bryndon Cook has played guitar for Solange, Blood Orange & Chairlift. On this episode he goes into branching out on his own while also embracing his blackness
18 April 18
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'Unlikely' is the word that's constantly used to describe Joep Beving's career. On this episode we delve into how this kind-hearted Dutchman found himself touring in New York
17 April 18
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1/5's of indie legends The Strokes. On this episode Albert Hammond Jr. shares the unlikely story of how his solo album, Francis Trouble, came to be
16 April 18
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Welcome the return of The Aces! I sit down with Utah's greatest export to discuss their debut album, When My Heart Felt Volcanic
06 April 18
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Spain's favourite daughters return to New York. Hinds have created a pure rock gem with their second album, I Don't Run
05 April 18
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I met up with Londoner Bruno Major about how he became disciplined with songwriting & crafted his beautiful album, A Song For Every Moon
04 April 18
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Scottish indie legends return to NYC, right in the middle of recording a new album (The More I Sleep the Less I Dream). On this episode we chat how their live shows inform their records
03 April 18
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Happy returns! Fishbach returns to New York for more shows & a second appearance on The 405 Exchange Podcast. We talk about her hectic year & how her creativity has grown in a year
02 April 18
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He's been in bands for the majority of his life & now Vlad Holiday has gone solo for the first time. We linked up at a NYC recording studio to talk about the experiences that inspired his new songs
30 March 18
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Scottish people have a tendency towards being more honest than anyone else & this episode is perfect proof as to how. Nina Nesbitt is a pop singer who's having her moment, here's the story of how that came to be
29 March 18
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A deeply special episode where we got both Charlotte Cardin & Mikky Ekko (while they were touring with BØRNS) to discuss their friendship & admiration for one another
28 March 18
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I ventured to Astoria to talk to RYAL (New Yorkers Jacque Ryal & Aaron Nevezie) about how their creative union came to be
27 March 18
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This was recorded during a hectic ascension from her debut album, Stranger In The Alps. On this episode, Phoebe Bridgers shares how she's carving her own path
26 March 18
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A newcomer to the states, but already a vet in her native Sweden; say hello to the pop artist that is Tove Styrke
23 March 18
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Both a farmer & a musician, Lissie returns to New York to unveil her most honest album to date, titled Castles
22 March 18
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A Skype call that unexpectedly got emotional, Peter Lawrie-Winfield of Until The Ribbon Breaks opens up about his battle with alcoholism & anxiety
21 March 18
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Her career has already been a whirlwind, but in a lot of ways she's still just at the beginning. On this episode, I talk to Gabrielle Aplin about how she was able to reassess what was important to her & how that's helping her make an impact
20 March 18
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A man who is truly pure of heart, Irishman Dermot Kennedy talks to me during a busy New York day about why music is all that matters to him
19 March 18
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Young & anything but reckless. Christian Tierney hails from Ireland & has lived more life in his youth than most people will during their entire lifetime; all thanks to his camera
16 March 18
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I linked up with Adrian Daniel & talked about his upbringing, finding his voice & the relentless work that went through his project, FLAWD
15 March 18
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Dario Darnell is Youngr, a project where he's bounded by his limits. Luckily for Dario, his creativity has no limits & with Youngr he's melded sounds of funk, rock, electronica, pop, dancehall & so much more
14 March 18
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The managers of San Fermin, Overcoats & Farao come onto the podcast to share how they met & what it actually takes to manage artists
13 March 18
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One of Ireland's favourite sons, I caught up with Danny O’Reilly of The Coronas & together we went into the longevity of their career
12 March 18
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An American who's currently based in Liverpool, this is the story of Jalen N'Gonda's promising career
09 March 18
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I'm joined by Tom Smith & Justin Lockey of Editors as we go over their sixth album, Violence, track-by-track
08 March 18
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While battling a cold, Lewis Capaldi took the time out of his day to go over his music, specifically his standout tune 'Bruises'
07 March 18
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Practically a veteran to the music game, Dessa is a rapper from Minneapolis, Minnesota who joins me on the podcast to discuss her album, Chime & her book, My Own Devices
06 March 18
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A special joint-episode where I talk to COIN drummer Ryan Winnen about his second-love: painting
05 March 18
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Arguably the most exciting band in America right now. Nashville based COIN return to NYC to discuss how they crafted their album, How Will You Know If You Never Try
02 March 18
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Sam Duckworth has operated under the moniker Get Cape.Wear Cape.Fly for over a decade. On this episode we delve into his career & what inspired his latest album, Young Adult
01 March 18
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Toronto's premiere electronic band are back with their proper debut album after 10 years in the business. That album is Cura, & this is the story of Keys N Krates
28 February 18
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Nick Brown is in the best headspace he's ever been & on this episode he shares how that headspace has benefited his band, MONA
27 February 18
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A true bedroom artist in every sense of the word, Naaz hails from The Netherlands & makes pop music that reflects both her youth & Kurdish culture
26 February 18
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Brenna Miles & Eric Nizgretsky are two close friends who've come together to form B.Miles, an indie pop act that doesn't aim to play by any of the rules
23 February 18
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This is the definitive story behind Lo Moon's debut/self-titled album. Joining me for this episode are 2/3's of Lo Moon (Matt Lowell & Samuel Stewart)
22 February 18
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Will Gould & Ian Miles of Creeper join me on the podcast to go over starting out in Southampton, England & how they infuse theatrics with authenticity
21 February 18
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Probably the most comprehensive rundown of Anna Meredith's acclaimed career to date. We talk the work & touring that's gone into her proper solo album, Varmints
20 February 18
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Veteran Australian musician Jen Cloher joins me on the podcast to talk the brutal honesty on her self-titled/solo album & forming Milk Records
19 February 18
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On this episode, JP Cooper shares stories behind his late mother & how dealing with that inadvertently inspired his music
16 February 18
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Sarah Midkiff is a New York based writer, photographer & journalist. Originally hailing from Portland, Oregon, this episode is her life story
15 February 18
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After the disbandment of The Maccabees, Felix White has found himself busier than ever. One of his outlets is as co-founder of Yala Records, a London based label geared towards fostering the careers of young bands
13 February 18
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Chloe Chaidez is Kitten, a music project that's in constant metamorphosis. Where once it was a solo pop endeavor it's now formed into a fully-fledged rock band. This episode tackles how that came to be
12 February 18
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Ellis Ludwig-Leone, Allen Tate & John Brandon of San Fermin chat before they play to a sold out crowd in Brooklyn. On this episode they share the stories behind their third album, Belong
08 February 18
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Renee Orshan is an artist based in New York. This talk is about how she aims to change what it means to write/perform "pop" music
07 February 18
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Radiating with positivity, Jesse Boykins III joins me on the podcast to talk about how he found himself & how that enlightenment has only helped him to create art
06 February 18
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We welcome Craig David back on the podcast. This time to share more stories & reflect on making his album, The Time Is Now
05 February 18
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Welcome back Company of Thieves. I chatted with both Genevieve Schatz & Marc Walloch before their highly anticipated New York show
02 February 18
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He's spent the majority of his life playing in bands & on this episode Van William shares how his youth in Alaska inspired his solo album Countries
01 February 18
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I connected with NIIA via Skype to learn how a life of playing piano & singing inspired her to make pop music
31 January 18
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The Wombats are quickly approaching veteran status when it comes to the indie world. I caught up with frontman Matthew Murphy right before they played to a packed house in Brooklyn
30 January 18
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I Skyped with with SIVU to find out how Sweet Sweet Silent came to be, his experience of living with Ménière's disease & why exploring different sounds is so important to him
26 January 18
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Originally from Texas, Tawny Lara is a New York based writer who's changing what it means to be open with oneself. On this episode she shares the hard realities of addiction & therapy
25 January 18
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EZI

Esther Zynn is EZI, a pop musician who's aiming to carve out her own path in both New York & LA
24 January 18
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Montral based musician Brigitte Nagger released a beautifully visceral album in the form of Playing House. On this episode she goes into how the album came to be
23 January 18
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The start of a beautiful friendship. On this episode I talked to Torquil Campbell for the first time about his band Stars. We talk about how the band went to therapy & grew as both artists & friends
22 January 18
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I connected with Elli Ingram over Skype to frankly talk about love & her album Love You Really
19 January 18
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The frankest of talks we've ever had on the podcast. Ladan Hussein (aka Cold Specks) gets real about tour exhaustion & her album Fool's Paradise
17 January 18
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Originally from South Africa, Sulene now calls Brooklyn her home. On this episode she goes into touring with musicians, working as a composer & working on her own solo project
16 January 18
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A legend in every sense of the word. Gary Numan is a pioneer in the music world & on this episode he talks family, politics, moving to America & creating compelling art
15 January 18
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One of my closest friends & a true inspiration towards photography. Turkish born photographer Ebru Yildiz welcomes me to her Brooklyn studio to discuss her career in photos
12 January 18
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Say hello to Parson James. He's created his own genre called 'Confessional Pop Gospel' & this episode is about how he lives his truth through song
11 January 18
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Tom Gracefield (aka Tom Forest) & I chatted via Skype right before the holidays. On this episode we discuss how fatherhood influenced his beautiful album, Hope
10 January 18
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Rather than taking a break, we find Metric's frontwoman Emily Haines setting off solo as Emily Haines & the Soft Skeleton. This talk is about her newest solo album, Choir of the Mind
09 January 18
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The first podcast of 2018 & happily it is with a close friend. Liza Anne is changing how you view what a "sad girl" can be in the form of her album Fine But Dying
08 January 18
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A local Brooklyn artist, who's also a dear friend. Masha Korovkina is originally from Russia & ever since she's come to New York she's made the city a playground towards her creativity
08 December 17
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This episode was truly a privilege to make. Dream Wife are a punk band from London who are changing the world with their feminist anthems & fostering of safe spaces
07 December 17
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Welcome indie newcomer Nilüfer Yanya. I met up with the rising British star on her first trip to New York
06 December 17
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Say hello to Allen Stone, the King of Positivity. We talk how he infuses his positivity into his r&b influenced soul music
05 December 17
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Daughter of the legendary John Hiatt, Lilly sits down with me to go into how she found herself & the work behind her album Trinity Lane
04 December 17
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One of Britain's most promising talents, Sinéad Harnett graces the podcast to talk about her strides towards independence & making a name for herself
27 November 17
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A beautiful talk with Nick Mulvey, where we talk about how fatherhood has inspired his music
24 November 17
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The return of Sweden's most enduring acts, the truly legendary Shout Out Louds talk creating their beautiful fifth album, Ease My Mind
21 November 17
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Easily one of the coolest motherfuckers on the planet. Curtis Harding talks to me in a New York hotel about finding his voice on Face Your Fear
20 November 17
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I got to catch up with the authentically soulful Esmé Patterson as she returned to NYC to play Bowery Ballroom
17 November 17
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Billy Yost & his band sit down to discuss how the piercingly honest album, Weddings & Funerals, came to be
16 November 17
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A beautifully honest talk where Ella Vos opens up about creating art while dealing with postpartum depression
15 November 17
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The return of the acclaimed songwriter from Norway. On this episode she shares how climate change inspired her album, Music For People In Trouble
14 November 17
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Mike Kerr & Ben Thatcher are Royal Blood, & on this episode I catch up with them right before they play Madison Square Garden with Queens of the Stone Age
13 November 17
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A good friend of mine from LA who returned to her second home: NYC. On this episode we talk politics, songwriting & the bullshit that is America
10 November 17
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I caught up with Korean American musician Michelle Zauner (aka Japanese Breakfast) over Skype. We talk about her second album, Soft Sounds From Another Planet
08 November 17
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Catching up with one of The Netherland's most shining talents. Planet Earth: say hello to Pip Blom
07 November 17
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A musical prodigy & visionary, Icelandic singer Jófríður Ákadóttir intimately shares how she creates art
06 November 17
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Aaron Earl Livingston is Son Little, & on this episode he shares how an experience in Australia re-ignited his creative spark
03 November 17
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You & I by ALA.NI is an album like no other. On this talk she shares how she made both a delicate & powerful piece of work
02 November 17
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I caught up with Alex of Everything Everything to further dissect A Fever Dream. This time, how Alex grew not just as a songwriter but also a producer
01 November 17
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A music manager from London, Ali is the type of guy you always want to be in your corner. On this episode we delve into what exactly it means to be a music manager
30 October 17
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Alex Crossan is a music producer who's delved into releasing his own music under the moniker Mura Masa. On this episode he shares how it's been sharing his music with the world
27 October 17
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Maarten Devoldere, one of the frontmen of Balthazar, has gone solo. On this talk he shares his dark & sexy project, Warhaus
26 October 17
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This is the story of her Lucy Rose not only rediscovered herself, but also built herself anew while traveling South America
25 October 17
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A close friend of mine who's like a brother, I got to catch up with Niall Kennedy about how he & the band made album no. 5, The Endless Shimmering
24 October 17
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Ben Fletcher & Tom Higham make up Aquilo & on this episode they unveil their second album, ii
23 October 17
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Adrian Galvin graces the podcast with his views of creativity & why it's important to approach art with a sense of whimsy
19 October 17
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It's mind-blowing how far this alternative/electronic band from Hertfordshire have come. Enter Shikari join me on the show to share how they made album no. 5, The Spark
18 October 17
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Originally from Bangor, Northern Ireland, I caught up with Foy Vance after a hectic trip in America. We go over his career & how he envisions the evolution of his creativity
17 October 17
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Julie Budet of YELLE joins me in the exploration of her career in the electronic music scene
16 October 17
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He's spent the majority of his life on the road, & on this episode Ron Pope shares how that influenced his album, Work
13 October 17
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Frontman of one of the most celebrated alternative bands of all time, Paul Meany of Mutemath joins me in dissecting the band's fifth album, Play Dead
12 October 17
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They're a desert blues band from Timbuktu, Mali who are doing it their own way. On this episode, Songhoy Blues share leaving their homes to not only survive, but to thrive
11 October 17
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Josh Ostrander is an unstoppable force as Mondo Cozmo. I caught up with him while he was on the road to promote his album, Plastic Soul
10 October 17
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Elizabeth Ziman is the brainchild behind Elizabeth & The Catapult. She welcomed me to her home studio to delve into how her album, Keepsake, came to be
09 October 17
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She's been active in the music world since 2004 & she's finally having her moment. On this episode, K.flay shares how she feels about her newfound fame
06 October 17
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Originally from Massachusetts, this pop/punk trio are now based in LA & share how that transition has been for their creativity
05 October 17
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Hired gun for Tame Impala, this famous bassist shares the story behind his sexy solo album; Ripe Dreams, Pipe Dreams
04 October 17
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Emerging in 2013, she's finally ready to release her debut album, Crawl Space. On this episode she shares how she plans to change how we view pop music
03 October 17
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Nathan Willett & Matt Maust of Cold War Kids share how they've constantly reinvented their band while also staying true to their original vision
02 October 17
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Kevin Olken Henthorn (formerly of Stone Cold Fox) has gone solo, & this is the story of why
22 September 17
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A close friend from a country I love dearly; this is the story of how Kris Platt of Northern Ireland reinvented himself as an artist
21 September 17
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Swedish indie legends Little Dragons are back! Yukimi Nagano & Erik Bodin of the band share how the band has lasted & evolved over the years
20 September 17
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A native of Memphis, Tennessee; we welcome Valerie June & talk how she decided to fuse country folk music with a love of the cosmos
19 September 17
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One of my closest friends & one of the most talented photographers in Philadelphia. Eric Tsurumoto share's what creativity means to him
18 September 17
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A Nigerian/British singer who's changing how you view 'soul' music. Jacob Banks is his name, & his other name is "the truth"
15 September 17
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Londoners Anthony West & Josephine Vander Gucht are Oh Wonder & they're back with their stellar second album, Ultralife
14 September 17
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LPX

Lizzy Plapinger is one half of MS MR & is also the head of Neon Gold Records. On this episode she shares the origins behind her dirty pop project, LPX
13 September 17
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Tour buddies Nicole Mago & Kelsey Byrne (aka VÉRITÉ) share stories behind their travels & how their friendship came to be.
12 September 17
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A friendship that's blossomed into a beautiful creative force, Marika Hackman & The Big Moon talk about their tour
11 September 17
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The indie pioneer known as Zola Jesus shares the story behind her experimental fifth album, Okovi
08 September 17
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On a day off from touring with Coldplay, Izzy Bizu finds herself prepping a surprise show in Brooklyn. Ken Grand-Pierre links up with her before she hits the stage
07 September 17
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The return of one of my favourite humans, Dan Croll shares frank stories on his struggles with anxiety & channeling that towards his second album, Emerging Adulthood
06 September 17
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One of the singers of San Fermin, Charlene Kaye talks politics, art & going solo
05 September 17
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Coely is changing things, truly out here changing things. On this episode, the Belgian talent shares her story
01 September 17
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Seattle born/LA based, Jaymes Young chats of the long story behind his debut album, Feel Something
31 August 17
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My first meeting with one of Australia's shining new talents. Indie/pop singer Gordi delves into the making of her debut album, Reservoir
30 August 17
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Rising Republic Records talent Noah Kahan shares his life story and why he's approaching the mantle of "singer/songwriter" differently
29 August 17
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She is the future of music & this talk is all about how she plans on taking over the world. This is Grace Mitchell
28 August 17
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Winners of NPR's 2017 Tiny Desk Contest, this talk is about how Tank & The Bangas are a band that's truly one of a kind
25 August 17
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The frontman of the Danish indie legends, Mew, shares why it's still a good time to be in a band
24 August 17
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She's from London, Tokyo & Los Angeles; & has a voice like no other. A brief but vibrant chat of who Bishop Briggs is
23 August 17
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I chat with 2/4's of Everything Everything about their insanely creative album, A Fever Dream
22 August 17
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A fierce guitarist from Australia, Darren Hart (aka Harts) talks being a protege of Prince & making a name for himself
21 August 17
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Brooklyn based artist Joey Primero talks going from working as a publicist to spreading her wings as an artist
14 August 17
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Cleveland based band Welshly Arms share why there aren't any rules when it comes to rock 'n' roll
10 August 17
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The story of how three Londoners made an album about the mining history of Wales
04 August 17
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Kids don't give a fuck, & Michigan based rock band Greta Van Fleet remind us why
03 August 17
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Hailing from New Orleans, this eclectic six-piece band share their story & infusing Creole into America
02 August 17
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Overcoats are a young NYC based duo that are truly changing things & on this episode they share why changing the world is their goal
31 July 17
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Irish born/NYC based, Sorcha Richardson is a master at self-reflection. Her songs showcase that & on this talk she shares how she writes
24 July 17
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A pop singer like no other, this NYC native shares how she's not only tearing up the rule book; but is writing an entirely new one
19 July 17
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Originally from Wales, he now calls New York his home. On this episode he shares his love for infectious pop
18 July 17
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One of Norway's most promising talents, Dagny shows the world why she's wise beyond her years
10 July 17
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They're a group of NYC natives who don't give a single fuck. This talk is the proof
07 July 17
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Authenticity should be her second name. The Nigerian born/UK based r&b phenomenon shares her story
03 July 17
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Hard work pays off & the proof is all over The Aces debut EP, I Don't Like Being Honest
30 June 17
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The Princess of Montreal returns to Brooklyn, sharing a casual chat about her hectic year
29 June 17
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Two of NYC's most vibrant talents share how they bring their technicolor world to life
28 June 17
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Originally from Memphis, TN, this NY based singer is changing how you view country music; one song at a time.
27 June 17
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The bassist of Vampire Weekend unveils his second solo album, Man of the World
23 June 17
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One of the best things to come out of London in a very long time. The four-piece share the story behind their debut album, Love in the 4th Dimension
22 June 17
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One of the frontmen of Belgian indie heroes, Balthazar, goes solo. Jinte Deprez shares his sexy r&b inspired album, Running Days
21 June 17
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A sensation in France like no other, Fishbach visits the states for the first time & shows why she's one of a kind
20 June 17
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Yesterday's Gone is one of 2017's best releases. On this episode Loyle Carner shares how he made a timeless album
19 June 17
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The Astoria, Queens natives breaks down reconnecting with his roots & releasing the most authentic project of his career.
11 May 17
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I met up with Alyse Vellturo for the first time & break down her debut EP, There's No One New Around You
10 May 17
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The three sisters from Watford return to NYC, bringing their hilarious frankness in full force.
23 March 17
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The true first ever episode of the podcast, with the Southampton legend shares his stories & positivity
07 March 17
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This is the talk that birthed the podcast. From the week Ken Grand-Pierre spent with the Irish legend that is Lisa Hannigan
05 March 17
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