Greatest Music of All Time

Greatest Music of All Time

Tom Cridland's podcast about music, current affairs, culture, lifestyle, entrepreneurship, politics and more. Tom is a singer songwriter and fashion designer. Go to tomcridland.com to find out more.

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May 4, 2021 57 min

Imogen Heap has a conversation with Tom about how she learnt to play music, the making of "Hide and Seek", her creation of the "world's most advanced wearable musical instrument" in Mi.Mu gloves, being early to recognise blockchain technology's potential for the music industry and the motivation behind recently selling her first NFT. This episode is brought to you by Modal Electronics, who make beautiful, in...

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Elliott Murphy tells Tom stories from his incredible life in music through a discussion of five of his favourite albums: Blonde on Blonde - Bob Dylan, Loaded - The Velvet Underground, Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen, The Stranger - Billy Joel and Court and Spark - Joni Mitchell. Elliott's memoir, Just A Story From America, is out now. This episode is brought to you by Modal Electronics, who make beautiful, innovative and powerf...

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May 4, 2021 37 min

Victor Davis Hanson has a conversation with Tom about some of his favourite music: Bob Dylan - Knockin' on Heaven’s Door, Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris - All the Roadrunning, Nick Cave - The Rider Song, Kristoffer Fogelmark - Love Was My Alibi and Hans Zimmer - You’re So Cool. He also discusses his book, The Case For Trump, and why he thinks things won't end well for the former President. This episode is brought to you...

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May 4, 2021 50 min

Eric Roberts is one of few actors in history to have more than 600 credits in film and television. He received his first Golden Globe nomination for his star turn in King of the Gypsies in 1978 and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Runaway Train in 1985. More recently he has appeared in the likes of The Dark Knight and The Expendables, as well as on hit TV shows such as Grey's Anatomy, Heroes and ...

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May 4, 2021 42 min

Rabbi Sergio Bergman has a conversation with Tom about his extraordinary life: growing up in a family of Polish Holocaust survivors who found refuge in Argentina and becoming the country's one and only Reform Rabbi. He discusses the effect the 1994 bombing of Buenos Aires’ AMIA Jewish Community Center had on him and why he decided to become a politician in Argentina - the only Rabbi to ever serve as a Government Minister in the...

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May 4, 2021 44 min

Roberta Sparta talks to Tom about why so many people have left Los Angeles during the pandemic and what brought her to the City of Angels in the first place. She discusses her approach to auditioning, filming a top secret project for Disney and starting her Sparta Yoga channel. She also chats about some of her favourite music, by Gato + The Palenke Music Co, Alain Perez, Articolo 31, John Williams and Nirvana. This episode is b...

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April 30, 2021 54 min

John Schneider has a discussion with Tom about his success in country music, how he separated his singing from acting in The Dukes of Hazzard, how he came to record the most successful Elvis Presley cover of all time and why he is not a fan of President Joe Biden.?This episode is brought to you by Modal Electronics, who make beautiful, innovative and powerful synthesisers. You can enjoy vibrant wavetable patches with their ARGON8 s...

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April 30, 2021 51 min

Magid Magid talks to Tom about the role of music in his life, how he got into politics and became the the youngest ever Lord Mayor of Sheffield, why he joined the Green Party and would resist switching over to Labour, and why Boris Johnson is "a clown".?This episode is brought to you by Modal Electronics, who make beautiful, innovative and powerful synthesisers. You can enjoy vibrant wavetable patches with their ARGON8 seri...

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April 30, 2021 32 min

Elia Berthoud has a conversation with Tom about his new collaboration with Vassy, his love of Nicki Minaj, Grimes, Pusha T, Bon Iver and James Vincent McMorrow, and his approach to fitness and nutrition as a model.?This episode is brought to you by Modal Electronics, who make beautiful, innovative and powerful synthesisers. You can enjoy vibrant wavetable patches with their ARGON8 series. You can produce state-of-the-art analogue-s...

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April 30, 2021 70 min

Professor Gad Saad talks to Tom about his favourite music, including how he established a friendship with the lead singer of The Stylistics. He also discusses his latest book, The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas Are Killing Common Sense, and why he considers the increasing prevalence of post-modernist thinking to be dangerous.?This episode is brought to you by Modal Electronics, who make beautiful, innovative and powerful synt...

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Ricky McKinnie of The Blind Boys of Alabama has a conversation with Tom about his extraordinary life. He describes how he took up the drums and singing, found success with the Gospel Keynotes and his own group, the Ricky McKinnie Singers, before joining The Blind Boys, who had first formed way back in 1939. He reveals how his faith enabled him to persevere through the loss of his sight in his 20s. He also discusses five key figures...

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April 28, 2021 48 min

Danny Zelisko joins Tom to discuss his new book, ALL EXCE$$: OCCUPATION: Concert Promoter, which tells his remarkable story in putting on over 10,000 gigs for the likes of Eric Clapton, AC/DC, Alice Cooper and many more. One of the great rock n' roll promotors, Danny reveals what's behind his success in putting together so many live music events. Danny also explains why he is bullish for touring to resume post Covid-19 and ...

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April 28, 2021 47 min

The legendary entrepreneur, Theo Paphitis, has a conversation with Tom about his favourite music, the prospect for economic recovery post Covid-19, what he makes of Boris Johnson and the Tory sleaze scandal engulfing him and his words of advice for those who want to follow in the footsteps of his remarkable success in the business world.?This episode is brought to you by Modal Electronics, who make beautiful, innovative and powerfu...

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April 28, 2021 57 min

Peter Singer is an Australian moral philosopher and the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University. He has a discussion with Tom about his favourite music, the pros and cons of social media, why he felt compelled to set up the Journal of Controversial Ideas at journalofcontroversialideas.org, what he makes of Richard Dawkins' recent "cancellation" for comments on transgenderism, whether the coronavirus...

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April 25, 2021 37 min

Tommy Brown joins Tom via Zoom from Los Angeles to discuss his rise from making beats in his bedroom to being the #1 songwriter and producer on the Billboard charts. In particular, he discusses his long collaboration with Ariana Grande that has culminated in his producing the entirety of her recent "Positions" album.?This episode is brought to you by Modal Electronics, who make beautiful, innovative and powerful synthesiser...

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April 25, 2021 34 min

Arabian Prince has a discussion with Tom about his love for The Last Poets, Kraftwerk, Parliament Funkadelic and Prince, what drew him to making his own music and whether his depiction in the N.W.A. movie annoys him.?This episode is brought to you by Modal Electronics, who make beautiful, innovative and powerful synthesisers. You can enjoy vibrant wavetable patches with their ARGON8 series. You can produce state-of-the-art analogue...

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April 23, 2021 40 min

Ken Casey has a conversation with Tom about the new Dropkick Murphys album, Turn Up That Dial, which is out on April 30th. Ken also talks about having to give up playing bass and the band being one of the first to livestream a concert when the coronavirus pandemic hit. This episode is brought to you by Modal Electronics, who make beautiful, innovative and powerful synthesisers. You can enjoy vibrant wavetable patches with their ARG...

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April 22, 2021 38 min

Rachel Bilson talks to Tom about her new podcast, Welcome to The OC, Bitches! She discusses why Season 1 & 2 of the show were the strongest, how well she got on with co-stars such as Mischa Barton and Adam Brody, and the role the show played in introducing indie bands like The Killers into mainstream pop culture. Rachel also talks to Tom about her favourite music, coronavirus, advice for aspiring actresses and how she handles f...

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April 18, 2021 46 min

SG Lewis has a discussion with Tom about his first studio album, Times, and collaborating with Nile Rodgers, Channel Tres and Robyn. He describes what drew him to producing his own music and what took him from making beats in his bedroom to playing Coachella in just a few short years. He also reveals his favourite five albums of all time. This episode is brought to you by Modal Electronics, who make beautiful, innovative and powerf...

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April 18, 2021 58 min

The iconic American actor, Kevin Bacon, joins Tom to discuss 10 of his favourite songs of all time: Otis Redding - Try a Little Tenderness, Stevie Wonder - Big Brother, The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up, Blind Faith - Can’t find My Way Home, Joni Mitchell - The Gallery, Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star, Tom Petty - Breakdown, Bruce Springsteen - Rosalita, James Taylor - Something In The Way She Moves, Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta...

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