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.
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.
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.
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.
Bre Jones from Sydney band Library Siesta talks to Scott about genocide dreams, expressing friendship through spite and the hard decisions that come from living with a chronic health condition. Then she plays a song called "Silence".
The lost 2013 interview with musician, academic and author Dr Ian Rogers continues as he talks about the history of his doom sludge band No Anchor, his PhD thesis about aspiration among independent musicians and the purpose and current state of music criticism in a changed world. Part two of two.
In the third Only Talking Sense interview unearthed from 2013, Scott talks to musician, academic and author Dr Ian Rogers about his part in the rise and fall of one of Brisbane's most beloved indie rock bands of the noughties: Iron On. This episode contains discussion of a suicide from the 1hr 10min mark. Part one of two.
Patience Hodgson and John Patterson recount their lives together in Brisbane band The Grates, from garage recordings to touring America to settling down and opening a café. Originally recorded in May 2013 for Scott's first attempt at a podcast, Only Talking Sense.
Five years after recording episode 29's interview with Cam Smith, Scott returns to the squeaky chairs of Incremental Records to go over what's changed in the recording engineer/musician's musical and personal life.
Musician/recording engineer Cam Smith talks to Scott about his upbringing in rural Western Australia, how he built a name for his studio (Incremental Records) and playing in a whole lot of Brisbane bands. Originally recorded in May 2013 for Scott's first attempt at a podcast, Only Talking Sense.
Kellie Lloyd from the band Screamfeeder joins Scott to talk about managing her music and work commitments, learning how to be calm, the process of giving up alcohol and the writing of her song "Stopless".