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Demo Tapes is a brand new weekly music podcast which hits rewind on the careers of some of the world’s biggest bands to tell the stories of their formative years. Presented by Rick Martin (ex NME) and blogger/blagger Sarah Jane Kemp, the podcast features interviews with top bands, their fans, journalists and anyone with a good tale to tell. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @DemoTapesPod

Demo Tapes is a brand new weekly music podcast which hits rewind on the careers of some of the world’s biggest bands to tell the stories of their formative years. Presented by Rick Martin (ex NME) and blogger/blagger Sarah Jane Kemp, the podcast features interviews with top bands, their fans, journalists and anyone with a good tale to tell. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @DemoTapesPod
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United Kingdom

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Demo Tapes is a brand new weekly music podcast which hits rewind on the careers of some of the world’s biggest bands to tell the stories of their formative years. Presented by Rick Martin (ex NME) and blogger/blagger Sarah Jane Kemp, the podcast features interviews with top bands, their fans, journalists and anyone with a good tale to tell. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @DemoTapesPod

Language:

English

Contact:

07392117841


Episodes

12: Episode 12 - End of Series Xmas Special!

12/23/2018
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'Tis the season to hand out presents and our gift to you this year is... another episode of Demo Tapes. For our final episode of 2018 - and the series - we're hitting rewind on our year in music and looking back on the bands, albums and songs that lit up the last 12 months. And of course, no festive special would be complete without an argument about Christmas songs - specifically which are the greatest of all time. *Demo Tapes is taking a little break over Xmas and New Year but will return...

Duration:00:48:55

11: Episode 11 - The Big Rap Cookbook

12/14/2018
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This week we're doing something a bit different and hitting rewind on the relationship between the worlds of food and music. Joining us on our journey are Scott (Booda) French and Sam (Fatty) Hemingway, the authors of The Big Rap Cookbook. The pair talk about how they roped some of the leading lights of the hip-hop world to provide their favourite recipes, their plans for a follow-up and, of course, the best way to cook eggs.

Duration:00:48:39

10: Episode 10 - Johnny Marr Interview

12/4/2018
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This week we're hitting rewind on the career of one of our all-time musical heroes, Johnny Marr. Rick has unearthed a previously unheard archive interview with the legendary Smiths guitarist, recorded in 2011 as he recorded his classic album The Messenger. Originally intended to be a comeback record with Johnny's band The Healers, The Messenger ended up being Johnny's first solo album proper and was a brilliant statement of intent which firmly put him back on the map. The interview also sees...

Duration:00:53:15

9: Episode 9 - The Libertines - Side B: On the Trail of Pete Doherty

11/28/2018
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From Wormwood Scrubs to Paris - and everywhere inbetween - journalist Jamie Fullerton trailed Pete Doherty for a number of years whilst working for NME. On this week's episode, Jamie reveals amazing insights from some of his most infamous interviews with the notorious singer, including the inside story on The Libs' triumphant 2010 reunion and the time he picked Pete up from prison to score an exclusive. Plus Rick and Sarah recount their memorable encounters with Doherty and argue the musical...

Duration:01:38:27

8: Episode 8 - The Music That Made Us - Side A

11/21/2018
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We're hitting rewind as usual, but doing something a bit different this week - and talking through our own musical memories. Specifically, we're looking back on our first singles, albums and gigs - the music which shaped the first ten years of our lives. Join us on a rose-tinted ramble through cartoon character novelty records, Dutch proto-rave and phone calls to Live & Kicking...

Duration:00:43:52

7: Episode 7 - Interview with Blur's Dave Rowntree

11/14/2018
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Hear an interview with Dave Rowntree as we hit rewind on the career of Blur. Find out more about the band’s formative years, how they survived the Britpop wars with Oasis and the inside story of their 2015 comeback album The Magic Whip. Dave also talks about the likelihood of the band ever reuniting again - it’s an interview fans won’t want to miss.

Duration:01:12:18

6: Episode 6 - The Libertines - Side A

11/7/2018
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This week Rick and Sarah Jane jump aboard the Good Ship Albion and hit rewind on the career of The Libertines - one of the most celebrated British bands of the past 20 years. Joining them on their voyage down memory lane is Anthony Thornton, author of the definitive Libs biography Bound Together (get a copy on Amazon if you haven't already). How did the band form? Why did they nearly split before they'd even started? What role did the Strokes play in kickstarting their careers? And was...

Duration:01:02:41

5: Episode 5 - Azealia Banks Interview

10/31/2018
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This week’s episode is focused on hip-hop’s enfant terrible Azealia Banks. Hear an exclusive archive interview with the New York rapper, recorded in 2011 as ‘212’ was blowing up but she hadn’t yet signed a record deal. Banks also talks about working with producer Paul Epworth and her biggest influences, and also schools Rick on underground indie. Meanwhile, Rick and Sarah ponder whether Azealia’s penchant for a celebrity beef has overshadowed her recorded output in the years since and...

Duration:00:48:53

4: Episode 4 - Late of the Pier Interview

10/24/2018
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Was the New Rave scene sublime or ridiculous? This is what Rick and Sarah set out to decide in the fourth episode of this series of Demo Tapes as they revisit the scene that time forgot and look back on the emergence of bands such as Klaxons, The Sunshine Underground and Lost Penguin. Along for the rose-tinted rollercoaster ride this week is special guest Sam Potter of New Rave heroes Late of the Pier. In a recently recorded interview, Sam reminisces about the band’s early days in the...

Duration:00:59:40

3: Episode 3 - Arctic Monkeys Interview - Side B

10/17/2018
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It’s the third episode of the series and side-B of Demo Tapes' terrific two-parter covering the emergence of the Arctic Monkeys. Rick and Sarah unveil more clips from their never-before-heard interview with Alex Turner and Matt Helders, recorded way back in 2005\. The pair talk about the madness of their early gigs and give insights into their demo recordings - many of which have gone on to become some of the Sheffield band’s biggest hits. Rick and Sarah also look back on how the indie icons...

Duration:00:50:52

2: Episode 2 - Glasvegas Interview

10/15/2018
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Join Rick and Sarah for Episode 2 of the music podcast which hits rewind on the careers of some of the world's biggest and best bands. In the first of this week's bonus double-header of episodes, Rick joins Scottish stagers Glasvegas on their latest UK tour as the band celebrate the 10th anniversary of their critically-acclaimed self-titled debut album. In an in-depth interview with frontman James Allan, we revisit the formation of the band and subsequent breakthrough and also get exclusive...

Duration:01:00:21

1: Episode 1 - Arctic Monkeys Interview - Side A

10/8/2018
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Welcome to the very first episode of the series! In the first of their two-parter covering the emergence of Arctic Monkeys, your hosts Rick and Sarah unveil a never-before-heard interview with the Sheffield band, recorded when they were still unsigned way back in April 2005\. Alex Turner and Matt Helders explain how the band formed and discuss the prospect of impending fame, along with talking us through their early musical influences. The episode also sees Rick and Sarah reminisce about...

Duration:00:48:53