Alex Fitzpatrick is the founder of Holy Roar Records.Read More
Andrew Rooney is a drummer, drum teacher, and podcaster.
We talk about the misuse of the word ‘talent’, prioritising gear over skill, learning how to sight read, finding inspiration, staying motivated to practice, and speaking the language of music.Read More
Parabola West talks about her successful crowdfunding campaign and shares everything you need to know about the process.
How it works, what you need before you start, how long it takes and everything in between!Read More
Everything you need to know about getting your song on the radio.
Riccardo talks about what it takes to get airplay on commercial radio: the first steps, Identifying a good song, making a digital imprint, and the role of a radio plugger.Read More
Mary talks about warm-ups, technique, the different types of screaming, going from clean to scream, and whether anyone can learn to sound brutal!
We also discuss where to start, how to prepare your voice, injuries, and the science of screaming.
It’s the third instalment of Our Worst gigs - where previous guests of the podcast recount their most terrible, disheartening, frustrating and hilarious gig stories.
This time we’ve got Thai terrorist cells, disgruntled fans, sexual predators, sexual assault, technical difficulties, wardrobe malfunctions, projectile beer, noise restrictions, long drives to empty venues, and a man covered in marmite.
It’s funny, it’s sad, it’s light-hearted and it’s serious. It’s our worst gigs.Read More
Henry talks about the formation of Alien Weaponry, how they got their break, management, festivals, and signing with Napalm Records.
We also discuss authenticity, pre-production, endorsements, and the future of the band.
Lisa talks about her years of making music as a job to fund making music as a passion.
We discuss being independent, tailoring for specific audiences, music marketing, artist residencies, collaboration, opening slots, and her new cabaret show ‘Elizabeth’.Read More
Cara shares how she started in music, the formation of marine, working with producer Rob Ellis, and signing to The Vinyl Factory.
We also talk about her solo work, what it means to be an artist, and the relationship between music and visual art.Read More
Serena talks about how she started playing guitar, how she got into heavy music and how Svalbard signed to Holy Roar.
We also discuss being a female in a male dominated scene, intentional composition, and...her passion for roller coasters.Read More