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Oct 5, 2022

Alexander 23’s path to this point has been anything but a straight line. He was studying mechanical engineering at university before he quit to pursue music full time with the band The Heydaze, which signed a deal with Island Records.

When they split he decided to focus on songwriting and producing, but when he found...

Sep 28, 2022

Dropkick Murphys' 11th studio album is called This Machine Still Kills Fascists.

The record features a collection of Woody Guthrie’s unpublished lyrics set to music.

The seeds of the project were sown some years ago when the band befriended Woody’s daughter, Nora. Her son was a fan of the Dropkick Murphys and saw in...

Sep 21, 2022

There aren't many artists touring the world right now who can say they were once part of the Obama administration. Bartees Strange can, thanks to his time as the Deputy Press Secretary for the Federal Communications Commission.

He also worked in the labour and climate movements, but before that he was an active member...

Sep 14, 2022

My guest for this 100th episode is bona fide musical legend Don Was.

Don was a founding member of Was (Not Was), and he’s a GRAMMY-winning producer who’s worked with artists such as Bob Dylan, Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss and John Mayer, to name a few.

He’s currently...

Sep 7, 2022

Marlon Williams' voice has been turning heads since he was a teen singing in the church choir – it was enough to convince Bradley Cooper to cast him in A Star Is Born, in which his character performed a beautiful version of Roy Orbison’s "Pretty Woman" alongside Brandi Carlile. He continues to act to this day, but...