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A Guardian podcast of the week. (Formally Back to BritPop)

the indie alternative with chris olden Christopher Olden

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    • 4.9 • 72 Ratings

A Guardian podcast of the week. (Formally Back to BritPop)

    Unbelievable Truth - Andy Yorke and Nigel Powell

    Unbelievable Truth - Andy Yorke and Nigel Powell

    Welcome to another episode!
    This week Andy Yorke and Nigel Powell of Unbelievable Truth join me to discuss the bands influences, their song writing process, getting signed and loads more. 
    Unbelievable truth were such an influence on my own music so this was an absolute joy.
    You can follow Andy and Nigel on twitter below (while its still here)
    Andy
    Nigel
    As always, thank you so much for your support!
    If you would like to contribute financially to help keep things ticking along, here's a link where you can buy me a virtual coffee! 
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    • 48 min
    The Montrose Avenue - Paul Williams & Matt Everitt

    The Montrose Avenue - Paul Williams & Matt Everitt

    This episode Paul Williams and Matt Everitt join me to talk about The Montrose Avenue and the Demon re-issue of their debut album Thirty Days Out.
    Paul and Matt share anecdotes from the bands time in Japan, the recording and writing of the album and their influences. 
    I had a lot of fun recording this one and both were very generous with their time.
    You can pick up a copy of the re-issue on vinyl here;
    Demon.com
     Paul and Matt on Twitter;
    Paul
    Matt
    As always, thank you so much for your support!
    If you would like to contribute financially to help keep things ticking along, here's a link where you can buy me a virtual coffee! 
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    • 37 min
    Ryan Kershaw

    Ryan Kershaw

    In the first of what I hope to be 'showcase' episodes of the podcast. I'm delighted to be joined by Ryan Kershaw. 
    We talk about his musical journey so far and his musical influences.
    Ryan has his debut single out next month (November 4th) with an album due in January. 
    Make sure you follow Ryan on the socials and you can pre-order his music below!
    Vinyl preorder available from www.ryankershaw.com 
    As always, thank you so much for your support!
    If you would like to contribute financially to help keep things ticking along, here's a link where you can buy me a virtual coffee! 
    Buy me a coffee
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    • 26 min
    BIS - Manda Rin & Sci-Fi Steven

    BIS - Manda Rin & Sci-Fi Steven

    This episode Amanda and Steven of BIS join me to talk about their 5th studio album 'Systems Music for Home Defense' and the upcoming tour. 
    They shed light on the recording and writing process and loads more!
    For the tour dates and album details hit the link below! 
    bisnation.com
     
    As always, thank you so much for your support!
    If you would like to contribute financially to help keep things ticking along, here's a link where you can buy me a virtual coffee! 
    Buy me a coffee
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    • 23 min
    James Walsh - Starsailor

    James Walsh - Starsailor

    On this episode I'm delighted to be joined by James Walsh. 
    James talks about the recent 20 year anniversary tour of their debut album Love is Here, his formative years, song writing process and forthcoming new material.
    I really enjoyed talking with with james who was very generous with his time.
    Keep up to date with Starsailor and James's solo news here.
    starsailorband.co.uk
    jameswalshofficial
    As always, thank you so much for your support!
    If you would like to contribute financially to help keep things ticking along, here's a link where you can buy me a virtual coffee! 
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    • 32 min
    CUD - Will Potter

    CUD - Will Potter

    Welcome back! On this episode I was delighted to speak again to Will Potter of CUD.
    Will talked about the forthcoming 30 year anniversary tour of Asquarius, how the band were formed, musical influences and the writing process of their new material. I had a great time catching up with Will again and it was great to get the low down on whats next for Martin Bland and Geezer!
    Here are links to the bands website where you can get tickets to for the tour and the hear about forthcoming releases. 
    CUD - links
    As always, thank you so much for your support!
    If you would like to contribute financially to help keep things ticking along, here's a link where you can buy me a virtual coffee! 
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    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

FifaGod 123 ,

Amazing!!

You are one of the Best Podcasters in the world! It’s soo good👌😃👏
Dad what a pod! Love it!
Check out the movie bunker podcast to get more of Chris!

DannyP1 ,

Maximum Highs!!!

Recently discovered this podcast! It’s a great trip down memory lane and has lead to me listening to loads of music I once loved!! Chris, could you get interviews with Guy Chadwick of House of love, New Fast Automatic Daffodils, Molly Half Head, Milltown Brothers and Northside?? Cheers!

Fatharryfifa21 ,

Excellent podcast

Thoroughly enjoyed listening to many episodes of this podcast, it brings back great memories from the singles and albums I have loved over the last 20 years or so.

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