27 episodes

A podcast all about young attempts at musical stardom and a love letter to music making. Featuring chats with people in all sorts of fields including writers, actors, illustrators, comedians and broadcasters. Presented and produced by Nick Taylor

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A podcast all about young attempts at musical stardom and a love letter to music making. Featuring chats with people in all sorts of fields including writers, actors, illustrators, comedians and broadcasters. Presented and produced by Nick Taylor

    Sophie Ellis-Bextor from 'theaudience'

    Sophie Ellis-Bextor from 'theaudience'

    My series of conversations with current musicians about their earliest projects continues with none other than Sophie Ellis-Bextor! She talks all about her time fronting britpop band theaudience from the age of 16 including the whirlwind experience of big support tours, music videos, countless interviews, sigining to a major label at 18 before it all ended before she'd even hit 20.Love. Food. Family: Recipes from the Kitchen Disco by Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Richard Jones is out now, published...

    • 33 min
    Ezra Furman from 'Frisba'

    Ezra Furman from 'Frisba'

    HEY! MY TEENAGE BAND IS BACK! In a little break from the norm, this is a special short series made up of conversations with current musicians about their earliest musical project. And we're kicking off with none other than the wonderful indie-art-pop artist Ezra Furman whose new album All of us Flames is out now on Bella Union! We talk about open-mics, frantic studio sessions, performing at frat parties and a short stint in a band named by an actual modern legend of American rock.CREDITSJingl...

    • 36 min
    Emma Brodie from 'The Mental Notes'

    Emma Brodie from 'The Mental Notes'

    It's the season 2 finale! And we're going out on a My Teenage Band-first as special guest Emma Brodie guides us through the world of ACAPELLA! Emma is a book editor and author, her debut novel Songs in Ursa Major is set against the backdrop of the American folk/rock scene of the late 60s and early 70s, partly inspired by the relationship between James Taylor and Joni Mitchell. In this conversation Emma talks about how her time in John Hopkins University's comedy acapella group The Mental Note...

    • 38 min
    Charlie George from 'Femmes Fatales'

    Charlie George from 'Femmes Fatales'

    It's the penultimate episode of series 2! This week Nick talks to comedian and writer Charlie George about her days drumming in super-experimental punk outfit Femmes Fatales. Featuring stories of Wonderwall-obsessed guitar teachers, on-stage theatrics and a unique use of the Pocahontas soundtrack.Find out more about Charlie and her latest work on her websiteFollow Charlie on Twitter and InstagramListen to Nick on the Temporary Fandoms podcast discussing Mclusky and Future of the Left CREDITSJ...

    • 34 min
    Paddy Gervers from 'Monkey Dog'

    Paddy Gervers from 'Monkey Dog'

    Our two-part musical comedy special concludes with a chat with the brilliant comedian and musician Paddy Gervers! Paddy is the comedy-partner of previous guest Jonny Donahoe - together they perform as the satirical musical duo Jonny and the Baptists. Alongside that Paddy is also an actor, podcaster, sound designer, and solo musical artist in his own right, including appearances as a singer, guitarist, saxophonist, bassist and pianist.This chat takes in more about the history and craft o...

    • 33 min
    Jonny Donahoe from 'U.F.G'

    Jonny Donahoe from 'U.F.G'

    In the first of two episodes touching on the world of musical comedy, Nick talks to the amazing comedian and musician Jonny Donahoe! One half of the satirical musical duo Jonny and the Baptists alongside Paddy Gervers, and real-life partner of former podcast guest Josie Long, Jonny talks about going from very briefly fronting an electro-pop band to being part of a musical comedy group from the tender age of 14. Together they sang about a range of topics from morose bears to unsatisfactory cus...

    • 33 min

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