Concerts That Made Us

Concerts That Made Us

Is everybody in? The show is about to begin! Music is an important part of life and everybody remembers their first concert. Every week Brian will be interviewing musicians, music industry professionals and podcasters, exploring their music and concert experiences. Let's get those nostalgia juices flowing.. Now without further adieu Let's get on with the shooooow!!! Become a member at Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


September 22, 2023 62 mins

In this captivating podcast episode, Brian warmly welcomes Isaac and Nate, the incredibly talented members of the band Bellwether back for their second appearance on the show. Together, they embark on an enlightening conversation centered around their latest EP, aptly titled "Gods," delving into the profound emotional themes that permeate their music. Gods is released on 22nd September.

Isaac and Nate graciously open up about th...

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In this engaging podcast episode hosted by Brian, members of the band Bismut, Peter and Huibert, are interviewed about their highly anticipated album "Ausdauer." The conversation delves deep into the recording process, as Peter and Huibert share the intricate details of how they brought their musical vision to life. They discuss the unique challenges they faced during the lockdown period, including the limitations of remote collabo...

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In this captivating podcast episode, Brian warmly welcomes Marianna and Ody of Project Renegade. As they settle into the conversation, the trio dives deep into the band's sophomore album, "Ultra Terra."

With enthusiasm, Marianna and Ody share the album's overarching themes, shedding light on the profound impact of technology and political corruption in today's society. They passionately discuss how these themes influenced their ...

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In this episode, Bradley Schultz, frontman of The Corrupted Hearts, sits down with Brian for an in-depth interview. The focus of their conversation revolves around Bradley's latest release, a mesmerizing song titled "We Dug a Ditch and Lay Down."

As the interview unfolds, Bradley delves into the inspiration behind the song, revealing a fascinating anecdote. He recounts a personal experience where working as a master plumber he d...

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September 12, 2023 52 mins

In this captivating episode, the band After Wonderland takes center stage as we delve into the depths of their music-making process. Lee-Roy, Rixie, and Paul share their insights and experiences surrounding their recently released song "Straitjacket," a track that has captivated audiences with its unique sound and thought-provoking lyrics.

During the interview, the band members reveal the intriguing origins of "Straitjacket...

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In this captivating episode, Brian welcomes the incredibly talented musician and songwriter, Walker Tex, to the show. As the conversation unfolds, the audience is treated to a fascinating glimpse into the life and artistry of this rising star.

The episode kicks off with an intriguing discussion about the origin of Walker Tex's unique name. This intriguing tidbit adds a personal touch to the conversation, allowing listeners to co...

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August 31, 2023 37 mins

In this episode, Brian interviews Ijay Swanepoel. Ijay has Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2 and suffers from this neuromuscular disorder that results in the loss of motor neurons and progressive muscle wasting. Rather than be discouraged by his own disabilities and challenges, Ijay uses his music project Stephen Gawking The Nuclear Lyricist to be a symbol of hope and inspiration to those who are disabled, different, oppressed, bullie...

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In this episode, Brian engages in a thought-provoking conversation with the talented musician, Vaughn Prangley. Vaughn is on the brink of releasing his highly anticipated new song, "Thick of It," and Brian is eager to delve into the inspiration behind this captivating track.

As the interview unfolds, Vaughn reveals that "Thick of It" is a heartfelt anthem that resonates with the uncertainty and challenges faced by many young peo...

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In this captivating podcast episode, Garrith, the lead vocalist and guitarist of the punk band, The Man Motels, takes center stage as we delve into the intricacies of their recently released EP, "Dead Nature." With an air of excitement and passion, Garrith opens up about the band's creative process, shedding light on the meticulous steps they took to bring their music to life.

As the interview unfolds, Garrith shares insights in...

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On this captivating episode, Brian is joined by James from Temples on Mars. They dive deep into James' music career, focusing on the bands latest single "Smile" and the highly anticipated upcoming album. James passionately explains the inspiration behind the song, delving into the personal experiences that shaped its creation. They also discuss the collaborative recording process, highlighting the band's strong chemistry and the un...

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In this captivating episode, Brian delves deep into the world of Marene with Tyler and Ozzey. With enthusiasm and passion, the duo opens up about their unique songwriting process, revealing the intricate details that go into creating their mesmerizing melodies and heartfelt lyrics. Drawing inspiration from the golden era of classic rock, they share their love for iconic bands and how they strive to infuse that timeless sound into t...

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In this episode, Brian welcomes acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and producer Evert Snyman. Evert is here to discuss his recently released cover album, "All Killer Filler," which has been receiving rave reviews from fans and critics alike.

During the interview, Evert delves into the inspiration behind the album and his meticulous song selection process. He shares how he carefully chose songs that resonated with him personally, wh...

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In this exciting episode, Brian dives deep into the world of metal music with the talented members of Chaos Doctrine, Phil and Jason. As the interview unfolds, listeners are treated to an intimate conversation about the band's latest release, "One of My Bad Days," and their highly anticipated upcoming album.

Phil and Jason shed light on the unique challenges they face as a metal band in South Africa, where the metal scene is rel...

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In this captivating podcast episode, Brian sits down with Ryno Theron from the renowned thrash metal band Truth Decayed, to delve into the depths of their recently released EP, "Faded Visions II." Ryno provides an intimate glimpse into the band's evolution since their first release, taking listeners on a journey through the second chapter of the album, which explores the intricate psychology of human beings and draws inspiration fr...

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In this exciting episode, Brian is joined by the incredibly talented country-rock star, Frank Fletcher. They dive deep into Frank's recently released song, "Rollin," exploring the inspiration behind the lyrics and the creative process that brought the song to life. Frank opens up about his songwriting approach, revealing that he finds it easier to write serious songs as he can pour his raw emotions into them.

As the conversation...

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In this exciting podcast episode, Brian warmly welcomes GAZ, the former frontman of the South African 90’s Rock Band CRUSH. GAZ is here to chat about his re-emergence as a solo artist and share his latest single, "Slow Down," and delve into the captivating story behind its creation.

During their conversation, Brian and GAZ explore the deep well of inspiration that fueled the creation of "Slow Down." GAZ reveals the personal expe...

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In this episode, Brian is joined by South African Blues Rock Prodigy Kenny Hughes to discuss his highly anticipated upcoming single "Last Stand," set to be released on August 4th. Kenny dives into the creative process behind his music, revealing that his songwriting usually begins with a captivating guitar line that sparks his inspiration. He compares the process of building a song to solving a complex puzzle, where each piece fits...

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In this captivating podcast episode, Brian has the pleasure of interviewing the incredibly talented musician, Keanan Eksteen about his debut album 'Golden Fever' and his musical journey. 

The conversation delves deep into Keenan's musical journey, focusing on his debut album and the creative process behind it. Keenan passionately discusses his recently released masterpiece, "Golden Fever," and how it serves as a true repres...

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In this episode, Brian is joined by Peter and Galen from the West Coast Wolves, a band that combines their love for surfing and music. The conversation begins with a discussion about their background as both surfers and musicians. Peter shares how he grew up near the beach and developed a passion for surfing, while Galen talks about his early experiences playing guitar and how he eventually found his way to the band.

The trio th...

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In this captivating episode, Brian is joined by Mark and Gareth Haze to discuss Gareth's debut single "Home" which features Mark Haze.

Listeners are treated to an intimate conversation with the talented musicians and brothers, Gareth Haze and Mark Haze. The dynamic duo delves into the depths of Gareth's recently released track, "Home," revealing the heartfelt inspiration behind its creation. Gareth passionately shares how the ly...

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