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Join Jeremy Bolm, vocalist of Touché Amoré and founder of the record label Secret Voice, for his latest project, The First Ever Podcast. This is an honest look at the humble beginnings of all kinds of different artists - from actors and musicians to poets and photographers. 


Through conversation, Jeremy explores how their first experiences with their art form lead them to where they are today. In today’s world of instant gratification, it’s important to be reminded that not everything happens fast and easy. To succeed as an artist, it often takes a lot of steps and wrong turns along the path. And uncovering the nuances of those creative journeys is what this show is all about.

The First Ever Podcast Jeremy Bolm

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Join Jeremy Bolm, vocalist of Touché Amoré and founder of the record label Secret Voice, for his latest project, The First Ever Podcast. This is an honest look at the humble beginnings of all kinds of different artists - from actors and musicians to poets and photographers. 


Through conversation, Jeremy explores how their first experiences with their art form lead them to where they are today. In today’s world of instant gratification, it’s important to be reminded that not everything happens fast and easy. To succeed as an artist, it often takes a lot of steps and wrong turns along the path. And uncovering the nuances of those creative journeys is what this show is all about.

    Graham Elliot: It’s Not What I Do, It's Who I Am

    Graham Elliot: It’s Not What I Do, It's Who I Am

    Jeremy talks to Graham Elliot, award-winning chef and restaurateur known for his work on the MasterChef TV series. 


    During this episode they discuss cooking for Thanksgiving dinner, Graham’s favourite ‘quick and easy’ recipes, Neil Young, how Instagram is changing the restaurant industry, growing up in a Navy family, moving to Virginia Beach and becoming part of the hardcore scene, Graham’s love of seafood, working at a top restaurant while studying at college, running a kitchen for the first time at 26, winning Food & Wine’s ‘Best New Chef’ award, landing a job as a head chef in Vermont, how Graham’s DIY ethic shaped his career, filming MasterChef and working with Gordon Ramsay, being the ‘nice guy’ on the judging panel, rejecting an invitation to become a member of Soho House, Jeremy discusses the infamous ‘punk stew’ served on European tours, Graham’s first cookbook, cooking for Obama & Oprah, seeing Nirvana live, Jeremy and Graham list their top 3 records of all time, and more. 


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    • 49 min
    Bartees Strange: Who Do I Want to Be, What Do I Want to Make?

    Bartees Strange: Who Do I Want to Be, What Do I Want to Make?

    Jeremy talks to Bartees Strange, producer and singer/songwriter who released his debut album, Live Forever, in October 2020. 


    During this episode they discuss recording Live Forever, Bartees’ experiences growing up in a military family and traveling throughout his childhood, being exposed to church music early in life, discovering Jimi Hendrix, getting a guitar for Christmas in high school, recording for the first time in a friend’s garage with just a Macbook and two mics, why Bartees over-prepares for everything, how rushing negatively impacts the recording process, Jeremy asks Bartees to name his favorite songs by The National, the pros and cons of being on the road touring, Bartees’ long list of previous bands, dabbling in many genres - from country to hardcore, Bartees’ unexpected love of Chris Gaines (Garth Brook’s alter ego) and more. 


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    • 52 min
    Chloe Chaidez: The Best Art Comes Out of Having Fun With Whoever You’re With

    Chloe Chaidez: The Best Art Comes Out of Having Fun With Whoever You’re With

    Jeremy talks to Chloe Chaidez, lead vocalist for Kitten and star of the Netflix documentary series ‘I’m With the Band: Nasty Cherry’. 


    During this episode they discuss their favourite podcasts, WTF with Marc Maron, when Chloe met Jeremy at the post office, why Chloe decided to move to New York at 18, Avril Lavigne’s debut album Let Go, Chloe’s dad’s punk band called Thee Undertakers, juggling music with gymnastics, getting a bass guitar at age 9, why School of Rock was a key early influence for Chloe, learning the bassline to National Anthem by Radiohead, dabbling in acting, the origins of Kitten, how Kitten got signed to a major label before releasing a full-length album, Chloe’s connection to FIDLAR, touring with Paramore, the stresses of touring constantly as a teenager, messaging Charlie XCX on Myspace and reconnecting years later in person, filming I’m With the Band, how Body Party evolved from a skate crew to a band, and more. 


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    • 47 min
    Ross Robinson: I Know My Ears Lie, But My Heart Tells the Truth

    Ross Robinson: I Know My Ears Lie, But My Heart Tells the Truth

    Jeremy talks to Ross Robinson, renowned producer that has worked with The Cure, Korn Slipknot, and more. 


    In this episode they discuss Ross’s mothers love for music and how he has fond memories of his entire family singing at every event, how his mom gave birth through an epidermal which allowed them to party with the doctor, his older brothers love for music, how his passion for dirt biking evolved into a passion for guitar and then producing, the impostors syndrome he developed when he first started in music, how Ross began working with nu metal pioneers Korn, why Korn were able to tour more than most other bands, and more. 


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    • 58 min
    Claudio Sanchez: Capturing Moments I Could Never Recreate

    Claudio Sanchez: Capturing Moments I Could Never Recreate

    Jeremy talks to Claudio Sanchez, lead singer and guitarist for Coheed & Cambria. 


    During this episode they discuss how Claudio was captivated by the artists he saw on MTV growing up, his parent’s diverse taste in music, being invited to watch Sting perform, how Star Wars influenced Coheed and Cambria’s concept albums, the story behind Claudio’s first band Dark Ecstasy, learning to play guitar on his Dad’s old acoustic, getting disqualified from a Battle of the Bands for a flyer that was deemed ‘too edgy’, grasping the fundamentals of song structure from Misfits’ Legacy of Brutality, Claudio and Jeremy’s shared love of Leonard Cohen, starting Shabütie in 1995, the meaning behind The Amory Wars, Coheed and Cambria’s origins, transitioning from Equal Vision records to Columbia, acclimatising to life on a major label, Claudio’s memories of how it felt to get in a van and go on tour for the first time, and more. 


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    • 54 min
    Tim Williams: The Creative Always Finds a Way Out

    Tim Williams: The Creative Always Finds a Way Out

    Jeremy talks to Tim Williams, vocalist for Vision of Disorder. 


    During this episode they discuss Tim’s early love of singing, growing up listening to Mötley Crüe and Twisted Sister, hanging out at Island Sound records in Long Island, collecting rare band posters, the pivotal influence of Jim Morrison and The Doors on Tim’s career, recording his first lyrics with a friend’s older brother on a 4-track recorder, how Tim’s vocal style influenced Jeremy, writing poetry vs writing lyrics, starting Vision of Disorder, getting signed to Roadrunner Records, working with producer Jamie Locke, the story behind the ‘Green Drip’ self-titled album cover, working with Phil Anselmo, touring with Pantera, re-recording old demos, Tim’s relationship with Daryl Palumbo from Glassjaw, working on From Bliss To Devastation with producer Machine, and more. 


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