EPISODE EIGHT – MAXÏMO PARK

“You’ve got to believe in the power of a pop song.” Tim speaks to Newcastle upon Tyne’s finest purveyors of compelling, caustic, romantic, rocking, passionate and peerless power-pop… Maxïmo Park… about their career so far and how – as Depeche Mode once sang – everything counts. You can also hear this podcast on APPLE SPOTIFY […]

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EPISODE SEVEN – STEPHEN STREET

“It’s not about how you twiddle the knobs and plug things in, it’s how you relate to people.” Stephen Street is one of those producers who seemingly can’t avoid making kickass albums with seminal bands. The Smiths, Blur, The Cranberries, Sleeper, Shed Seven, Kaiser Chiefs, Pete Doherty – the list stretches off into the distance. […]

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EPISODE FIVE – SOPHIE HUNGER

“This world that I built in music makes more sense to me – I will live here.” Tim speaks to one of the most inventive singer-songwriters to emerge in the last couple of decades, Sophie Hunger. We discuss the paths Sophie has taken in her music-making life so far, touching upon language, travel, playing a […]

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EPISODE THREE – THIS IS THE KIT

“There should never be a barrier between making music and not making music.” For the last ten or so years, the words This Is The Kit have meant the inspirational songwriting, rewarding albums and endlessly listenable vocals of Kate Stables. Together with bassist Rozi Plain, Kate sat down to talk to Tim in the summer […]

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