Soundman Confidential is back with a bang!This week's guest is Clem Burke, best-known as the drummer from Blondie. You'll want to hear this one.Tune in. Check out past shows on soundmanconfidential.comSupport the show. Thank you. Support the sh
Ian Rankin is the best-selling crime fiction author of the Rebus series. He's also a massive music lover. Plug in for our chat. It's a belter. Support the show and subscribe. We can't do it without you. Thank you. Support the show (https://ko-f
Hugo Burnham drummed the beat in Gang of Four, a band with influence. Tune in for our chat. And please help us keep the sound on by making a donation. We can't do it without your support. Loud cheers to those who have donated. Thank you!soundm
John Cooper Clarke is the Bard of Salford, the pioneer punk-poet putting the pun in punktuation. Tune in. It's a belter. If you like what you hear, please support the show at soundmanconfidential.com.Thanks a million. And subscribe on the podca
Gina Schock is the drummer of The Go-Go's. Take a listen. It's a smashing chat.And check out Gina's upcoming book, Made in Hollywood, for all things Go-Go's. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting the show at soundmanconfidential
Charlie Burchill is the guitarist with Simple Minds. I toured with the band in the eighties. Great times and memories. Plug in for my chat with Charlie. It's a belter. Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/soundmanconfidential)
Fred Schneider is a founding member of The B-52's. I've known Fred for a stack of years, and it's always a blast mixing the B's when he brings his unique performance to the stage. Tune in for my chat with the one and only, Fred Schneider. Surpr
Adrian Belew played with Zappa, Bowie, Talking Heads, King Crimson et al. I had the pleasure of working with Adrian when Talking Heads expanded from the original four-piece to the big band. He told me to let him soar over the crowd. I obliged.
Andrew Fearn is one half of Sleaford Mods (with Jason Williamson), and the man behind the band's beats and compositions. No other band in recent years have stirred such intensity as Sleaford Mods. When I hear them, I'm taken back to the time wh
Guitarist and vocalist, Davey Johnstone, is best known for playing and touring with Elton John since the early 1970's. Plug in for my wide ranging chat with Davey, covering his life in music, and the challenges those of us in the touring busin
Steve Lillywhite is a legendary record producer. He has worked with U2, The Rolling Stones, The Pogues, Peter Gabriel, Siouxsie and the Banshees, XTC, Psychedelic Furs, Joan Armatrading, The Killers, Morrissey, Dave Matthews Band...the list goe
Billy Sloan has been at the center of Scottish music journalism and broadcasting for four decades. Tune in for an amazing show with Billy recounting stories of his years covering music. You can catch Billy's radio show on BBC Radio Scotland.
In the 1980's, OMD drove their electronica sound straight into the charts and the clubs. Classics like Electricity and Enola Gay remain on the goto playlists for legions of fans. The band was founded by Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys in Live
Listen to The Psychedelic Furs and you'll be hooked. The band is fronted by the voice of Richard Butler, one of a kind. Tracks like Pretty in Pink, Sister Europe and Love My Way were at the heart of the post-punk/New Wave sound. Check out the
I got to know the amazing talent of Vernon Reid of Living Colour fame through booking him for shows at Irving Plaza in New York City back in the day. We've been good pals ever since. Tune in for the hour for our chat. www.soundmanconfidential.c
Richard Jobson was a teenager when he fronted The Skids, one of the most influential punk bands to come out of the UK scene in the 1970's. With Stuart Adamson on guitar, (later of Big Country fame), The Skids produced memorable punk anthems lik
Luke "Skyscraper" James fronted the band, Fashion, in the post-punk, late-seventies. Tune them as a hybrid of punk/primal-techno/and reggae sounds, often in the same track. Coming out of the Birmingham scene that produced bands like Duran Duran
The Clockworks' James McGregor sent Creation 23 Label Head, Alan McGee, a message on Instagram, 'Come and check out my band playing live.' McGee went. McGee watched. McGee signed them. The energy in The Clockworks sound buzzes straight at you.
Alan McGee is from Glasgow. He moved to London in 1980 and got stuck in. Creation Records was born. The label produced a generation of defining acts like Jesus and Mary Chain, Primal Scream, and Oasis, amongst a host of other great bands. Ala
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