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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 31: Poppy & Titanic Sinclair (Artists / Musicians)

This episode is a conversation with the singer and artist known as Poppy and her collaborator Titanic Sinclair. Having met the pair of them a few times now and having spent some time with them 'off duty' as it were, I feel its fair to say that this is one of the first interviews Poppy has done where she steps away from the persona that is this whole project and had an open discussion about some deeper stuff. We discuss life, the music industry, art, creativity and more. We also get into some...


Episode 30: Perry Farrell (Kind Heaven / Janes Addiction / Porno For Pyros etc.)

I recently spoke with Perry when he was here in London for a couple of shows to launch his new album 'Kind Heaven' We sat in his hotel the afternoon of the first of two shows the Kind Heaven Orchestra, featuring Perrys wife and co-vocalist Etty, played at The Box in Soho. It was unlike any gig I've been to, very intimate, interactive and inclusive. It was pretty wonderful to see. During our conversation we discussed the new project, the interactive and immersive experience in Las Vegas,...


Episode 29: Fat Mike (NOFX / Cokie The Clown etc.)

In this episode I talk with NOFX frontman / songwriter Fat Mike about his incredible recent album as Cokie The Clown called You're Welcome (Fat Wreck Chords) We started off by discussing the upcoming show that NOFX is playing in Portland (they've announced it now so I didn't need to bleep it out) with an orchestra 'The Decline' in full and then moved onto the Cokie record and little about his musical Home Street Home. We also talk a bit about Mike's love of BDSM and his line of womens...


Episode 28: Dennis Lyxzén (Refused / INVSN / Fake Names)

In this episode I talk with Refused frontman Dennis Lyxzén about the history of the band, its legacy and where its heading next. We speak a bit about his new band Fake Names which features some legendary musicians who played in bands such as Minor Threat, Embrace, Enon and Girls Against Boys. Over the course of the hour or so we discuss hardcore punk, creativity and more. Dennis can be found here: Refused are here: I can be found...


Episode 27: Adam 'Nergal' Darski (Behemoth / Me And That Man)

In this episode I speak with Adam 'Nergal' Darski, front man and songwriter for Polish metal band Behemoth and alt country duo Me And That Man. We recorded this on the eve of the release of the latest Behemoth album 'I Loved You At Your Darkest' and we discussed the writing, shaping and recording of the album. Aside from the song writing I also got into a discussion about the incredible artwork by acclaimed Italian painter Nicola Samori that was used for the albums cover and subsequent...


Episode 26: D. Randall Blythe (Lamb Of God / Photographer / Rad Human)

In this episode I spoke with Randy from Lamb Of God, when his band were over supporting Slayer at the final headline show Slayer were doing in London before calling it quits. We talked about life, art and music that encompassed stuff like the nature of being in the public eye, social media, the state of the world and his passion for photography. You can find Randy online here: This is his only social media as he hates it. Haha! You can find the podcast...


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 like...


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 few...


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 at:...


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:...