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Daniel P Carter (BBC Radio 1) talking to artists about music, art, culture and the esoteric...

Daniel P Carter (BBC Radio 1) talking to artists about music, art, culture and the esoteric...
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Daniel P Carter (BBC Radio 1) talking to artists about music, art, culture and the esoteric...




Episode 25: Mike Shinoda (Musician / Artist / Linkin Park)

Mike Shinoda discusses the making of his fantastic debut solo album 'Post Traumatic', the paintings that were to become the albums artwork and the creative process in general. We also touch upon passing of his friend and Linkin Park bandmate Chester Bennington and how making the album was a means of coming to terms with that. It seems appropriate putting this episode online today, as I just saw that today is World Suicide Prevention Day. This is a slightly shorter episode than normal due...


Episode 24: Manuel Gagneux (Zeal & Ardor)

This episode is with Manuel from Zeal & Ardor, an awesome band that fuses black metal with rootsy Spirituals that started as a one man projects and now is a full touring band. We discuss the upcoming album 'Stranger Fruit' which is due out June 8th. We get into its references to esoteric topics such as Goetia, Abramelin the Mage, the syncretic religion of the Yoruba, The Tarot and more. Listen to the album when its released and check out the singles that are already out there from it...


Episode 23: Andrew WK

For Episode 23, Daniel P Carter speaks with musician, songwriter and artist Andrew WK about his new album You're Not Alone. Discussing the nature of partying, creativity and positivity in the face of adversity. The question is asked: Is partying a spiritual praxis? If you think Andrew WK begins and ends with the song Party Hard, listen and enjoy... You're Not Alone is out now via Sony...


Episode 22: Marilyn Manson

In this episode Daniel P Carter talks with Marilyn Manson about his latest album 'Heaven Upside Down' and how recent events in his life influenced the creative process. Heaven Upside Down is available to buy ( or stream on all platforms. Daniel can be found here: The podcast can be...


Episode 21: Kat Von D (Tattooist / Artist / Musician / Rad Human)

Someone Who Isn't Me (SWIM) Podcast Episode 21: Kat Von D Daniel P Carter chats with tattooist, artist, musician and business woman Kat Von D about art, creativity, veganism, her upcoming album and sobriety, amongst other things. It was a rad afternoon at her house talking about all this, meeting her three cats (who you'll hear making their presence know part way through the episode) and also it was a trip for me to see her incredible art collection, which was my first chance to see a...


Episode 20: Billy Corgan (WPC / Smashing Pumpkins etc)

Someone Who Isn't Me SWIM Podcast Episode 20 Daniel P Carter speaks with Billy Corgan of WPC / Smashing Pumpkins about politics, propaganda, music and the occult... Billy's beautiful new album as WPC (William Patrick Corgan) is called 'Ogilala' and is out now. Find it here: Links here:


Episode 19: James Lavelle (UNKLE)

James Lavelle of UNKLE discusses the new album 'The Road: Part 1' that come out Aug 18th. We also discuss his journey from creating Mo Wax Records when he was 18 up until this point. Taking in his meeting and collaborating with artists like Josh Homme, Ian Astbury, Chris Goss and Jeordie White etc. For an artists to come from a dance and hip hop background to end up producing Like Clockwork by Queens Of The Stone Age is an interesting transition from one genre to the another at a time when...


Episode 18: Dan Searle (Architects)

Dan Searle, drummer with UK band Architects, talks about the loss of his twin brother Tom Searle, guitarist and songwriter for Architects. Its been a little over six months since Tom passed away due to cancer. On the eve of the bands North American tour Dan Searle contacted me about coming on Someone Who Isn't Me to discuss Tom's illness and its aftermath and how that informed their latest album 'All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us'. We spoke about how this has profoundly affected not only him...


Episode 17: Laura Jane Grace (Against Me)

Daniel P Carter chats with Against Me frontwoman and author Laura Jane Grace about the latest Against Me album 'Shape Shift With Me', her recent book 'Tranny: Confessions Of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout', band life and creativity in general. You can find Laura on twitter & Instagram here: @laurajanegrace The album 'Shape Shift With Me' is out now and is banging. Her book 'Tranny: Confessions Of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout' is published by Hachette Books and I...


Episode 16: Ross Robinson (Record Producer / Engineer / Rad Human)

Daniel P Carter speaks to record producer Ross Robinson, an innovator with a unique approach to making albums, who has recorded the likes of The Cure, Slipknot, Blood Brothers, Korn, Glassjaw, Norma Jean, Limp Bizkit, Klaxxons, Cancer Bats, Red Fang, Headwound City etc etc. His outlook / approach to making albums is a spiritual and esoteric one that has produced some groundbreaking albums that altered the course of heavy music as a whole. Sound quality on this one may be a little quiet...


Episode 15: Benjamin Weinman (Dillinger Escape Plan / Giraffe Tongue Orchestra / Partysmasher inc.)

Benjamin Weinman of Dillinger Escape Plan talks with Daniel P Carter. What was initially intended as a discussion about the bands new album 'Dissociation' quickly turned into a reflection on the bands career and what it would mean to make the decision to end a 20+ year long career and walk away leaving the bands legacy in great form, with a critically acclaimed body of work. You can follow the Ben online here: Twitter: @dillingerescpln Instagram: @benweinman The band can be found online...


Episode 14: Wes Borland (Limp Bizkit / Queen Kwong / Visual Artist)

Daniel P Carter speaks to musician and artist Wes Borland about his new solo album Crystal Machete, playing shows with Limp Bizkit and the state of play for their upcoming album. Working with his fiance Carré on the new Queen Kwong album, Painting, house renovation shows on the DIY channel and rescuing cats in Detroit. Theres a lot going on. Its a good one. You can get Crystal Machete here: Follow Wes on Instagram here:...


Episode 13: Alan Moore (Pt. 2)

Second part of a two hour conversation with author Alan Moore about creativity, magick and more. In this part we talk a little about HP Lovecraft and Alan's forthcoming novel 'Jerusalem' which you can preorder here: If you haven't checked out part one, maybe do that first. Makes sense, linear time and all that... This was recorded at The Lodge...


Episode 12: Alan Moore (Pt. 1)

Part 1 of a two hour conversation with Alan Moore about creativity, magick and more. Part 2 will be online tomorrow! This was recorded at The Lodge Studios in Northampton in July 2016. Thanks to those guys for letting me use their live room. Bands, hit them up: As always, thank you to Olympus Audio for making recording this wherever I happen to be so easy. For people that have asked what I record the podcast on, see the link below:...


Episode 11: Billy Gould (Faith No More)

Billy Gould of Faith No More talks about the upcoming re-issue of their debut album 'We Care A Lot' and whilst chatting we get into the bands history, their reformation, the development of his distinctive bass playing style and more.


Episode 10: Maynard James Keenan (Tool / Puscifer / A Perfect Circle)

Daniel P Carter speaks to Maynard James Keenan of Puscfer, Tool and A Perfect Circle about comedy, music, the creative process, wine, mysticism and a little politics. Find the band on Twitter and Instagram here: @puscifer The podcast is here: @SWIMPodcast Daniel is here: @danielpcarter Peace.


Episode 9: Sam Carter (Architects)

Daniel P Carter speaks with Sam Carter of Architects about their new album All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us and the bands fight against apathy and lack of empathy within the modern age. All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us is out now on Epitaph Records. Follow on Twitter & Instagram: @samarchitects Follow the band on Twitter: @architectsuk Follow the band on Instagram: @architects Daniel is here on twitter and IG: @DanielPCarter Podcast is here on both: @SWIMPodcast Peace.


Episode 8: Jaz Coleman (Killing Joke)

Daniel P Carter speaks with Jaz Coleman, frontman of post punk titans Killing Joke about his book Letter From Cythera, the band, magick, politics and beyond... Find the band online: Daniel is on Twitter and Instagram here: @danielpcarter The podcast is here for both: @SWIMpodcast ‡


Episode 7: Jason Aalon Butler (Letlive.)

Daniel P Carter chats with Jason Aalon Butler of Letlive about their new album If I'm The Devil and the things that have influenced him and the making of this record... If I'm The Devil comes out June 10th on Epitaph. Follow on twitter: @thisisletlive Instagram: @mrjasonaalon Daniel is here on twitter and IG: @DanielPCarter Podcast is here on both: @SWIMPodcast


Episode 6: Jacob Bannon (Converge / Deathwish Records / Visual Artist)

Jacob Bannon from Converge / Deathwish Records speaks with Daniel P Carter about Converge's recent Blood Moon shows, Deathwish Records, his design work and painting plus a ton of interesting things...