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4 Self-employed Glasgow musicians shooting the breeze on lockdown.

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4 Self-employed Glasgow musicians shooting the breeze on lockdown.

    Episode 19 - Song Writing - with Tommy McGuire

    Episode 19 - Song Writing - with Tommy McGuire

    5 Self-employed Glasgow musicians shooting the breeze on lockdown.

    Episode 19: Tommy Mcguire is a Scottish music artist who has shared the bill with Kyle Falconer of the view, Gerry Cinnamon and Jake Bugg. Featuring as Glasgow's ‘First Bus Busker’ in 2018 his single ‘Smile’ reached number 7 in the iTunes Scottish singles chart this year. We talk to Tommy about songwriting, his technique, online music distribution, the lockdown, musical influences, gigging and how the lockdown is going for musicians & venues.

    This week’s episode is sponsored by Franco’s Fish & Chip Shop of Newmains (01698 386965)









    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/1ntSSHFOZJocsBwSkPgh56...

    iTunes: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/smile-single/1536997526


    00:00:00 Coming up…

    00:00:35 Intro

    00:04:34 Questions for Tommy

    00:47:56 Would You Rather?

    01:06:13 Banger or Saint?

    01:21:17 Smile by Tommy McGuire

    01:24:31 Ad

    01:25:29 Thanks!

    01:26:42 Outro



    Venues in trouble,

    Song Writing techniques,

    Billy Joel,

    Paolo Nutini,

    Music Streaming,

    Gerry Cinnamon,

    Live Stream gigs,

    Scottish Football Team,

    Lyrics v Music,

    Drunken punters,

    Outdoor gigs,

    Banger or Saint?,

    Chris Martin,

    Gary Barlow,

    Joni Mitchel,

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Episode 18 - Carbon Copy The Movie - with Barry McAleenan

    Episode 18 - Carbon Copy The Movie - with Barry McAleenan

    5 Self-employed Glasgow musicians shooting the breeze on lockdown.

    Episode 18: The Movies. Our first-ever returning guest Barry McAleenan joins us to talk about all things film. Check out his brand new movie discussion podcast Ugly Pulp Odyssey. He also plays us a little live music number this week so stick around to the end to hear that!




    00:00:00 Coming up…

    00:00:47 Intro

    00:03:03 Ugly Pulp Odyssey

    00:08:19 2001 A Space Odyssey

    00:13:27 V for Vendetta

    00:14:59 Always Sunny

    00:18:09 Carbon Copy - The Movie

    00:31:41 Greatest Director

    00:46:25 Holiday Monday

    00:48:00 Would You Rather?

    01:10:28 Captain Tom Hanks

    01:12:05 Banger or Saint?

    01:23:36 The Simpsons

    01:27:07 Talkin’ Softball

    01:28:41 Thanks!

    Ugly Pulp Odyssey,

    Space Odyssey 2001,

    V for Vendetta,

    Always Sunny in Philadelphia,

    Carbon Copy The Movie,

    Junky Buddy Holly,


    Bank Holiday Mondays,

    Hunger Games,

    The Cube,

    Jacob Collier,

    Oscars v Grammys,

    Charlie Chaplin,

    Sequel v Prequel,

    Captain Tom Hanks,

    Jeff Goldblum,

    Steven Spielberg,

    Jurassic Park,


    Marilyn Munro,

    The Simpsons

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Episode 17 - Music & Events Industry with Alasdair Kampff

    Episode 17 - Music & Events Industry with Alasdair Kampff

    4 Self-employed Glasgow musicians & friend shooting the breeze on lockdown.

    Episode 17: Alasdair Kampff is a musician & sound engineer from Edinburgh, he’s the head sound engineer at Whistle Binkies, Edinburgh & a good friend of the band. Check out his band’s self-titled EP Joy & Struggle.



    00:00:00 Coming up…

    00:01:13 Intro

    00:05:13 Joy & Struggle

    00:07:37 Music & Events Industry

    00:16:14 Tread

    00:21:29 Saving The Industry

    00:45:25 The Comey Rule

    00:58:09 Our favourite live gigs

    01:11:24 Best venue in Scotland

    01:24:20 Would You Rather?

    01:39:16 Banger or Saint?

    01:54:51 Dead White Males

    01:55:48 Thanks / Outro

    Joy & Struggle… https://www.facebook.com/joyandstruggle

    Dead White Males… https://deadwhitemales.bandcamp.com/album/without-music

    Tread Movie… https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5807330/

    The Comey Rule… https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9174536/

    Jacob Collier - Tiny Desk… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJR6XSSKi-g

    Fleet Foxes - Shore… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Jrh1IRv6Pw

    Pandemic, Sports Fake Crowds, Smelly Wedding Venues, Tread, Saving Music & Events, The Economy, Furlough, The Comey Rule, Self Employment Grant, Falling through the cracks, Josh Groben, Favourite Gigs, Young Fathers, Memes, LCD Soundsystem, Father John Misty, Justice, Bwani Junction, Vulpeck, Radiohead, Meshuggah, Sylvan Esso, Tiny Desk Concerts, Jacob Collider, Metallica, Arcade Fire, Fleet Foxes, The Royal Concert Hall, Crazy dancers, Crazy Audience Members, Hans Zimmer, Naked Gigs, Coffee with Bach or Opium with Berlioz, Drummers on the smack, Smack Martini, Class-A FM, Dave Grohl, Genocide, Courtney love, 3-inch nails, Phil Spector, Quincy Jones, Dead White Males - Without Music.

    • 1 hr 57 min
    Episode 16 - Animals

    Episode 16 - Animals

    4 Self-employed Glasgow musicians shooting the breeze on lockdown.

    Episode 16: COVID hell, Trump, Animals, Movie Recommendations, Harry Beaver, Cats & Dogs, Batman v Spiderman, Michael J Fox, Taylor Swift, Robin Williams, Inner space, The Numbskulls, Inside Out, Kitty Play, Scottish Snake Swingers, Foxes, Turtle Sex, meeting Lewis Capaldi, Hunting, Elephants with Guns, Cat Hunting, Hipster Cannibals, Animal Testing, Parliament Bar, Early animal illustrations, Animated Movies, I lost My Body



    00:00:00 Coming up…

    00:01:01 Intro

    00:06:31 Animals

    00:56:10 Would You Rather?

    01:08:00 Banger or Saint?

    01:20:23 Thanks / Outro


    Inside Out - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2096673/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

    Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4633694/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

    Anthony Bourdain : Parts Unknown Episode 3 - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4637916/?fbclid=IwAR0jpcknRU65JQhteeYbUprSqsws3kNH_dMMyJXOKS8DXYZ2Q6GY7TF-ZSs

    I Lost My Body - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9806192/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

    Chris's House - http://www.chrisshouse.org/

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Episode 15 - The Social Media Dilemma

    Episode 15 - The Social Media Dilemma

    4 Self-employed Glasgow musicians shooting the breeze on lockdown. Episode 15: Social Media, Lockdown, Neil Lennon, Celtic vs St Mirren, Social Media Platforms, The Social Dilemma, Human Shites, Instagram, Twitter, Track & Trace, Boomers, Karens, Generations, The Future of Social Media, Group chats, Facebook v Twitter, Screenshot Spanko, Facebook Fails, Candle Lit Shower, ASMR, Mark Zuckerberg, Wagner, The Off-Side Rule. www.carboncopymusic.band Timestamps 00:00:00 Coming up… 00:00:39 Intro 00:04:29 Social Media 00:08:38 The Social Dilemma 00:27:36 Apps 00:42:07 Boomers & Karens 00:56:55 The Future of Social Media 01:03:47 Would You Rather? 01:27:01 Banger or Saint? 01:37:47 Thanks!


    The Social Dilemma - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11464826/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Episode 14 - Sex, Drugs & Rock ’n’ Roll with Andrew Shepherd

    Episode 14 - Sex, Drugs & Rock ’n’ Roll with Andrew Shepherd

    Glasgow musicians & friends shooting the breeze on lockdown.

    Episode 14: Sex, Drugs & Rock ’n’ Roll. We’re joined by Andrew Shepherd who is a sound engineer & DJ from Box Glasgow & Venice of the North Studios. Lockdown restrictions

    Bands on tour, The War on Drugs, Battle of the Sexes, Hunter S Thompson Rock n Roll Stories, Burning out or fading away, Club 27

    Roadie or Groupie, Keith Moon, Courtney Love, Ozzy Osbourne





    00:00:00 Coming up…

    00:31:00 Intro

    00:02:24 Lockdown

    00:12:18 Bands on Tour

    00:37:33 Should drugs be legalised?

    00:55:03 Which is the better sex?

    01:02:28 What’s the most rock ’n’ roll thing you’ve ever done?

    01:11:03 Would you rather?

    01:33:10 Thanks! / Outro

    • 1 hr 34 min

Customer Reviews

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So funny!

Love to hear the Glasgow accent on record. Funny & factual 😂😂

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Excellent podcast

Funny insight into wedding band life

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