In our sophomore episode of SoundCheck Season 2, we are joined by 36 Crazyfists guitarist, Steve Holt, at the O2 Academy in Birmingham. Steve has been in the music industry for over 24 years, overseeing the release of eight 36 Crazyfists albums. In this episode, we cover all of Steve's career and touch on how changes in the music industry might affect new bands, health consciousness, Nickelback and the etymology of band names (including 5 Finger Death Punch, Catfish & The Bottlemen and Moose...
Welcome to Season 2 of SoundCheck! We caught up with Frank Turner at the Birmingham Institute on his 2018 tour with Hardcore outfit, Möngöl Hörde. Frank joined us after DJing in Manchester and talked us through his extensive career as a musician, the highs and lows of a career in the industry and racist bassists.
MiC Lowry dropped into the SoundCheck office, after a cheeky Katsu, to chat about the history of the band, schoolyard tensions and the ramifications of a two-footed challenge on Justin Bieber. This is audio from our YouTube video so please check that out on our channel for the full experience!
Cameron and Sheldon run through the many layers of the 2017 trifle. What was the best album? Who was the best guest? Just how disappointed will Cameron be with Sheldon's music taste? We also explain away our recent hiatus, announce our MiC Lowry winner and give thanks to everyone who has shared their time with us and made 2017 the best year in SoundCheck's long and winding history. See you all in 2018!
We joined Clean Cut Kid on their Wolverhampton leg of their tour. We sat down for over an hour and discuss almost everything. From leaving polydor to produce their album completely independently to their run in with Jimmy Page. In an open and frank conversation Mike and Ev from the band discussed the inner workings of a band working hard to impress the likes of Spotify and Radio 1. Make sure you have subscribed and share this if you have enjoyed it.
This week on Soundcheck S and C chat to Jerry Williams on the second leg of "The Road to 2Q" Mini series. We talk about going it alone as a singer song writer without a major. How the tour is going and what it was like touring with Vanessa Carlton through Europe.
This week on Soundcheck: Cameron and Sheldon were joined with British Pop Punk sensations Roam from the South East of England. Roam joined SC at their Birmingham show supporting New Found Glory. 5.10 - NFG Tour 6.10 - A Twitter poll that divide Roam's fans 8.40 - Being on tour with their Grandads 9.36 - Seeing dead people while on tour with Enter Shikari 12.51 The state of rock music 15.30 New music that Roam are listening to 19.03 - Where to get Roam's New Album....
This week on Soundcheck: We discuss Foo Fighters amazing new booze related promo... Taylor Swifts new record "Ready For It" Architect's return with "Doomsday" We also run through the rest of new music Friday.
This week on SCP... - MASSIVE NEW 2Q FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT - TICKETS ARE £22.00 BLOODY BUY ONE - Belle and Sebastian did something ridiculous to their drummer. - Glass Animals may have ruined festivals for the tropical fruit lovers Great new music from Anders.
This week Cameron and Sheldon discuss the amazing line up for V Festival. Tickets are still available for both sites, listen now to why we think you should go? Also the hilarious news that Usher has alledgedly given several people a STI... Soundcheck Showcase is from the amazing Izzie Gibbs. V FestivalJay ZPinkStormzyPartyEmile SandeUsherHerpesCraig DavidRudimentalIzzie Gibbs
This week episode is all about Y Not Festival and the terrible scenes on the weekend. We review Arcade Fire's new album Everything Now. We talk Mercury Music Prize, who should win? Stormy, Sampha, J Hus maybe Dinosaur. Follow us on twitter @SoundcheckPC
Very Special Guest Joe Lycett joins S&C on this weeks SC. Talking all things Glasto, we test Joe the self professed "Music Philistine" on the bands playing this years festival, Discuss Johnny Depp's accommodation plans for the festival and the unusual main stage booking. Fickle Friends are the SC Showcase this week with their wicked new single "Glue". This Podcast has been sponsored by Snobs Nightclub, Birmingham. Make sure to share and subscribe to the podcast. To keep up to date with all...