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English


Episodes

58 - Seven Questions, Part Two (with Murray Bowler)

6/11/2019
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Continuing the conversation begun in episode 57, Scott and Murray Bowler continue their late-night examination of seven big life questions, covering top inspirations, where they see themselves in 2029 and the nature of happiness versus contentment.

Duration:01:20:55

57 - Seven Questions, Part One (with Murray Bowler)

5/28/2019
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Scott's frequent bandmate Murray Bowler returns to the podcast to pose a series of seven questions about life and philosophy. In the first part of this conversation, Scott and Murray exchange life "achievements", top five memories, definitions of success and speculations as to what their 20-year-old selves would think of them now.

Duration:01:38:36

56 - A Full Lap Around The Sun (with Grace Pashley)

5/14/2019
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Scott talks to 4ZZZ Station Manager Grace Pashley about growing up on the Sunshine Coast, spending time in a Texan co-op, the trials and triumphs of running a community radio station and the prospect of a 4ZZZ Family Band.

Duration:01:27:43

55 - A Bit More Of A Conversation (with Andrew Bartlett)

4/29/2019
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He's been a social worker, community radio host, drummer, activist, café manager, swampy and Senator. House of Reps candidate for Brisbane Andrew Bartlett talks to Scott about his history in activism and politics, from 4ZZZ to the Australian Democrats to the Greens.

Duration:02:10:44

54 - Bad Judgement And Bad Dice Rolls (with Brook Heath Bacon)

4/16/2019
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Secret Dungeons & Dragons nerd Scott confers with his Dungeon Master Brook Heath Bacon on art, architecture and the finer points of tabletop role-playing games.

Duration:01:30:07

53 - This Is The Big Plane? (with Craig Garrett & Shona Hawkes)

4/2/2019
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Scott's fellow 4ZZZ contributors Craig Garrett and Shona Hawkes talk journalism, activism and the extraordinary experience of living and working in Timor-Leste.

Duration:01:25:26

52 - Use That Spectrum (with Annette Guilfoyle)

3/19/2019
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Sound engineer Annette Guilfoyle traces her amazing path from town planning work on Joh Bjelke-Petersen's doomed "world's tallest building" project to booking and mixing bands in Melbourne to touring the world looking after stage monitors for Paul Weller, Goldfrapp, Taylor Swift, Spiritualized, Blondie, Florence + the Machine and many more.

Duration:01:40:16

51 - I Renegotiated That Contract (with Keir Nuttall)

3/5/2019
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Musician Keir Nuttall charts his course down the mountains from rough and ready Toowoomba to fronting caustic alt-rock-funk band Transport to making a successful career in pop music with his wife, Kate Miller-Heidke.

Duration:02:24:12

50 - I Had A License, Bastard! (with Ash Shanahan)

2/19/2019
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Scott reunites with drummer, friend and inaugural podcast guest Ash Shanahan to talk about life changes, marriage breakups, the driving culture of Tweed teens and the songs of the Finn brothers.

Duration:01:12:25

49 - Have Fun, But Also Take Over The World (with Sonya Chamberlain, Amy-Rose Heard & Zoe Wilson)

2/4/2019
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The three members of new wave/punk band WHALEHOUSE talk to Scott about band dynamics, Guitar Hero, home-made costuming and camp mentoring at Girls Rock Brisbane.

Duration:01:29:55

48 - Only Talking Sense IV (with Jeremy Neale)

12/18/2018
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Scott delves back into the archives with a Jeremy Neale interview recorded five years ago for the podcast Only Talking Sense. 2013-era Jeremy tells of getting his start in music playing video game-inspired pop-punk, assembling the full 12-piece garage ensemble Velociraptor and how he became involved in so many different bands and creative ventures across Brisbane.

Duration:01:43:42

47 - Friendship On Turbo Speed (with Phillipa Perrott & Harley Young)

12/4/2018
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Scott enjoys a few late night drinks with bandmates Phillipa Perrott and Harley Young while visiting Melbourne. They talk Nick Cave, Joni Mitchell, Harley's worst songs and the life and legend of Phillipa's characterful grandfather, Bob Lord.

Duration:01:01:07

46 - On An Adventure (with Adele Pickvance)

11/20/2018
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Scott talks to his new bandmate Adele Pickvance about her life and adventures, from migrating to Australia from Manchester as a teenager to playing bass in The Dave Graney Show and The Go-Betweens to singing karaoke with Sleater-Kinney.

Duration:01:47:41

45 - A Disappeared History (with Dr John Willsteed)

11/6/2018
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Scott ascends the concrete and glass tower of Z Block at the Queensland University of Technology to talk to Dr John Willsteed, Senior Lecturer of Music, former member of seminal Brisbane bands Xero and The Go-Betweens, sound designer for film and television and one of the loveliest music producers around.

Duration:01:59:18

44 - Embrace The Chaos (with Andrew Leavold)

10/23/2018
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Filmmaker, musician and former cult video store proprietor Andrew Leavold talks to Scott about drumming in wild punk bands, the pleasures and disappointments of running Brisbane's iconic Trash Video and the long, hard road to finishing his passion film project, The Search for Weng Weng - a documentary about a 2'9" Filipino action star from the 1980s.

Duration:01:44:20

43 - Best Day Ever (with Branko Cosic)

10/9/2018
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Musician/community radio host/audio engineer/local legend Branko Cosic talks to Scott about Simpsons-inspired songwriting, the steady rise of his band Tape/Off and finding his friends at the dearly departed DIY venue The Hangar.

Duration:02:19:31

42 - Goodnight, Sweet Losers (with Lloyd Martin)

9/25/2018
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Lloyd Martin, lead guitarist of The Bear Hunt, talks to Scott about the highs of music, the stresses of signwriting and how he and his mother built a new life in Australia after escaping his violent biological father.

Duration:01:31:26

41 - Just The One Hat (with Bec Wilson)

9/11/2018
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Bec Wilson, lead singer of The Bear Hunt, talks to Scott about songwriting influences, pilates training and her relationship with her lead guitarist/fiancée Lloyd.

Duration:01:08:16

40 - Shut Up, Australia (with Angela Hibbard)

8/28/2018
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Bus-driving musician Angela Hibbard returns to talk public transport etiquette, kaiju movies and what exactly it means to have empathy.

Duration:01:15:42

39 - An Element Of Unknowableness (with Kaitlyn Plyley)

8/13/2018
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Writer/performer Kaitlyn Plyley returns to talk about the highs and lows of being a fan, from stalking Muse and John Mayer at airports to falling into emotional synchronicity with the albums of Taylor Swift. Plus, flightless birds, the botany of Tolkien and the bliss of boring BBC podcasts.

Duration:01:12:29