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Brisbane musician and clinical psychologist Emma White (June Low) talks to Scott about music, mental health and the importance of finding Ani DiFranco as a teenager. Stick around at the end to hear Emma play a jaw-dropping new song called "Wild
Scott talks to musician and podcaster Seja Vogel (Sekiden, Regurgitator) about moving from Germany to Australia as a child, working at Megamart with her rock band, making a cottage industry out of miniature felt synthesisers and how a nightmare
Continuing the conversation begun in episode 57, Scott and Murray Bowler continue their late-night examination of seven big life questions, covering top inspirations, where they see themselves in 2029 and the nature of happiness versus contentm
Scott's frequent bandmate Murray Bowler returns to the podcast to pose a series of seven questions about life and philosophy. In the first part of this conversation, Scott and Murray exchange life "achievements", top five memories, definitions
Scott talks to 4ZZZ Station Manager Grace Pashley about growing up on the Sunshine Coast, spending time in a Texan co-op, the trials and triumphs of running a community radio station and the prospect of a 4ZZZ Family Band.
He's been a social worker, community radio host, drummer, activist, café manager, swampy and Senator. House of Reps candidate for Brisbane Andrew Bartlett talks to Scott about his history in activism and politics, from 4ZZZ to the Australian De
Secret Dungeons & Dragons nerd Scott confers with his Dungeon Master Brook Heath Bacon on art, architecture and the finer points of tabletop role-playing games.
Scott's fellow 4ZZZ contributors Craig Garrett and Shona Hawkes talk journalism, activism and the extraordinary experience of living and working in Timor-Leste.
Sound engineer Annette Guilfoyle traces her amazing path from town planning work on Joh Bjelke-Petersen's doomed "world's tallest building" project to booking and mixing bands in Melbourne to touring the world looking after stage monitors for P
Musician Keir Nuttall charts his course down the mountains from rough and ready Toowoomba to fronting caustic alt-rock-funk band Transport to making a successful career in pop music with his wife, Kate Miller-Heidke.
Scott reunites with drummer, friend and inaugural podcast guest Ash Shanahan to talk about life changes, marriage breakups, the driving culture of Tweed teens and the songs of the Finn brothers.
The three members of new wave/punk band WHALEHOUSE talk to Scott about band dynamics, Guitar Hero, home-made costuming and camp mentoring at Girls Rock Brisbane.
Scott delves back into the archives with a Jeremy Neale interview recorded five years ago for the podcast Only Talking Sense. 2013-era Jeremy tells of getting his start in music playing video game-inspired pop-punk, assembling the full 12-piece
Scott enjoys a few late night drinks with bandmates Phillipa Perrott and Harley Young while visiting Melbourne. They talk Nick Cave, Joni Mitchell, Harley's worst songs and the life and legend of Phillipa's characterful grandfather, Bob Lord.
Scott talks to his new bandmate Adele Pickvance about her life and adventures, from migrating to Australia from Manchester as a teenager to playing bass in The Dave Graney Show and The Go-Betweens to singing karaoke with Sleater-Kinney.
Scott ascends the concrete and glass tower of Z Block at the Queensland University of Technology to talk to Dr John Willsteed, Senior Lecturer of Music, former member of seminal Brisbane bands Xero and The Go-Betweens, sound designer for film a
Filmmaker, musician and former cult video store proprietor Andrew Leavold talks to Scott about drumming in wild punk bands, the pleasures and disappointments of running Brisbane's iconic Trash Video and the long, hard road to finishing his pass
Musician/community radio host/audio engineer/local legend Branko Cosic talks to Scott about Simpsons-inspired songwriting, the steady rise of his band Tape/Off and finding his friends at the dearly departed DIY venue The Hangar.
Lloyd Martin, lead guitarist of The Bear Hunt, talks to Scott about the highs of music, the stresses of signwriting and how he and his mother built a new life in Australia after escaping his violent biological father.
Bec Wilson, lead singer of The Bear Hunt, talks to Scott about songwriting influences, pilates training and her relationship with her lead guitarist/fiancée Lloyd.
Bus-driving musician Angela Hibbard returns to talk public transport etiquette, kaiju movies and what exactly it means to have empathy.
Writer/performer Kaitlyn Plyley returns to talk about the highs and lows of being a fan, from stalking Muse and John Mayer at airports to falling into emotional synchronicity with the albums of Taylor Swift. Plus, flightless birds, the botany o
Scott and Sydney musician Paul Macadam talk weird sleep, trains versus buses and which NRL team is the You Am I of the competition. Paul then plays a lovely song called "Cartoons From The Nineties".
Bre Jones from Sydney band Library Siesta talks to Scott about genocide dreams, expressing friendship through spite and the hard decisions that come from living with a chronic health condition. Then she plays a song called "Silence".
The lost 2013 interview with musician, academic and author Dr Ian Rogers continues as he talks about the history of his doom sludge band No Anchor, his PhD thesis about aspiration among independent musicians and the purpose and current state of
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