25 episodes

Hey Folks! Welcome to the Brief Encounter Podcast. I've been a professional drummer for over 30 years and have played with some great bands and musicians such as Picturehouse, Marianne Faithfull, Paul Brady, Glen Hansard and The Frames to name but a few.I've always been interested in what it takes to pursue an artistic endeavour and maintain longevity in a very challenging industry so I'll be interviewing artists from all walks of life.

The Brief Encounter Podcast with Johnny Boyle The Brief Encounter Podcast

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Hey Folks! Welcome to the Brief Encounter Podcast. I've been a professional drummer for over 30 years and have played with some great bands and musicians such as Picturehouse, Marianne Faithfull, Paul Brady, Glen Hansard and The Frames to name but a few.I've always been interested in what it takes to pursue an artistic endeavour and maintain longevity in a very challenging industry so I'll be interviewing artists from all walks of life.

    Ep.25 with Irish Electro Pop Artist Paul Quin (Biazarre)

    Ep.25 with Irish Electro Pop Artist Paul Quin (Biazarre)

    Hey Folks,Paul has been releasing music since 1989 and on this Podcast episode we discuss his career as well as growing up in the 80s in Dublin. We also look a the challenges artists and young people are facing with with rising cost of living here in Ireland. Below are some links to Paul's music and website.https://quinpaul.com/?fbclid=IwAR0gj9Bj7RIgd5p4iVIngF4r-8q_c6vvWxOH4sH65sFddosFYd5ta9bX-jghttps://music.apple.com/ie/artist/paul-quin/590997881Paul Quin has worked in several musical...

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Ep. 23 with U.S. based Irish Singer Songwriter Mark Dignam

    Ep. 23 with U.S. based Irish Singer Songwriter Mark Dignam

    Hey Folks,This was a great chat about the Dublin Singer Songwriter scene that began with a small group of aspiring artists in the late 80s early 90s. Glen Hansard, Mic Christopher, Mundy, Kila and many others were involved and the Irish music scene was incredibly vibrant post U2's Joshua Tree. I hope you enjoy my chat with Mark as we reminisce about a very special time in the Irish music scene as well as other topics about Mark's career. Mark plays The Scratcher Sessions on April 3rd at...

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Ep. 22 with U.S based Irish Drummer/Songwriter Keith Walker (Power Of Dreams)

    Ep. 22 with U.S based Irish Drummer/Songwriter Keith Walker (Power Of Dreams)

    Hey Folks,I really enjoyed catching up with Keith. I'll let this Podcast do the talking as it was a great chat where we talked about growing up in South Dublin in the late 80s and how vibrant the music scene was back then.Please see the links below to see what Keith has been up to over the last few years.Phoenix Arizona 2000 - PresentThe Bollox - Vocals/Guitar/Songwriterhttps://open.spotify.com/track/2ftkqHtPfuYkyy0oy76qBq?si=uftymUSvQUmZ9WShTMpREgSister Cities - Drumshttps://open.spotify.com...

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Ep.21 with Songwriter/Composer Page Hamilton (Helmet, David Bowie, Band of Susans)

    Ep.21 with Songwriter/Composer Page Hamilton (Helmet, David Bowie, Band of Susans)

    Hey folks,On this episode I talk with Helmet guitarist and frontman Page Hamilton.Page has worked with David Bowie and on numerous movie soundtracks such as Michael Mann's Heat and Collateral, The Kissing Booth, Saw and The Crow.Page is a straight talker bursting with humility and I can safely say it was a real pleasure getting to know him.I hope you like our conversation so please leave a comment if you like what you hear.Born in Portland, Oregan. He studied guitar at the University of Orega...

    • 1 hr 10 min
    EP.20 With Irish Actress/Singer Bronagh Gallagher(Pulp Fiction, Star Wars, The Commitments, A Bump Along The Way)

    EP.20 With Irish Actress/Singer Bronagh Gallagher(Pulp Fiction, Star Wars, The Commitments, A Bump Along The Way)

    Hey Folks,What can I say about Bronagh Gallagher. She is one of the sweetest, most talented and humble people you could ever meet. Plus she is incredibly talented and great craic.On this podcast we talk about her upbringing in Derry, her stellar film and T.V career as well her 3 solo albums.Bronagh has just finished season 3 of Brassic for Sky TV and has appeared in everything as far as I'm concerned. Just turn on your T.V and you will spot her in any things.Recently she released a sing...

    • 1 hr 47 min
    Ep.19 with Rob Bochnik (The Frames, Glen Hansard, Black Space Alloy)

    Ep.19 with Rob Bochnik (The Frames, Glen Hansard, Black Space Alloy)

    Hey Folks,It was a such a pleasure to catch up with my buddy Rob and it's safe to say that we did imbibe during this conversation. This Podcast is 2 hours in length but we did continue to hang out for another 3 hours. So great to catch up with Rob and his wife Cherie.On this episode we reminisce about our time touring with The Frames and Rob talks about working at Steve Albini's Electrical Audio studios. Rob discusses his solo work as well as some of the notable artists that he's worked with ...

    • 2 hr 2 min

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Excellent podcast!

Highly enjoying what Johnny is doing with this podcast! Fun conversations, great stories of past experiences, and you feel like you are sitting right at the table with the folks talking. Can’t wait to hear more of these brief encounters!

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