This special episode of the Shout Louder Punk Podcast was recorded live at Hand Fest! It features comedy gold from Random Hand's Robin Leitch and Faintest Idea's Dani Rascal. We got together on the main stage to solve the rivalry between the two bands once and for all - it's almost certainly the most we've ever laughed in one episode.
Podcast: Tim Loud Retrospective
Today's episode of the Shout Louder Punk Podcast is a special, longer conversation with Tim Loud. This anti-folk hero is calling time on his solo career, so we reflected on ten years of touring, several releases and how he's developed both as a musician and a person. This is a unique insight into to the long career of a solo artist in the DIY music scene.
Interview: Other Half – Still Having A Laugh, Forever & Amen
Norwich post-punk/post-hardcore three-piece Other Half tell us about finding their feet as a band and how they've build their unique sound. Other Half are an endearing group with an enthralling live show, working harder in 2022 than ever before.
Podcast: Tommy Morris from Bruise Control + Terrorpins
Enjoy this chat with the legendary Tommy Morris, drummer of Bruise Control and Terrorpins. Bruise Control are a hot new garage punk band from Manchester, who are heading out on their first UK tour this week. To celebrate, Tommy and Sarah talked about Christmas presents, homophobic punk lyrics and olives. Lots of olives.
Interview: Jeff Rosenstock on creativity and the DIY ethos
Sarah speak to DIY punk hero Jeff Rosenstock about their No Dream tour, day-to-day creativity and composition, and the quirky day jobs he's had over the years. This is the full version of an interview originally published in the Manchester Punk Festival 2022 programme.
Interview: Goo talk about their new music
Tim Loud speaks to Keighley's latest musical export: Goo. They're a sparkling new indie-pop take on upbeat punk rock that'll provide a dreamy soundtrack to your summer. "The musicianship isn’t showy but it leaks skill from every carefully considered and expertly delivered note, and the more you listen to it and its many layers, the more you get absorbed into its swirling aura."
Podcast: Kieran Kelly from Manchester Punk Festival & Moving North
Get geared up for Manchester Punk Festival with our conversation with one of the organisers - Kieran Kelly from Moving North! Listen to us chat about the evolution of the MPF, Kieran's 15 years of DIY promotion experience, The Fest as an inspiration, and tips for making the most of MPF2022.
Podcast: Leo & Lasse from Forever Unclean
Copenhagen indie-skate-punks Forever Unclean join Sarah on the latest episode of the Shout Louder podcast, to celebrate the release of their new album 'Best'. They talk about live recordings, DIY mentality and the goal of capturing a moment in time though an album.
Podcast: Si Walker from Rash Decision & The SeaBin Podcast
The latest Shout Louder Podcast features an interview with Si Walker from Rash Decision, Monolithian, Helpless, Swansong and The SeaBin Podcast. It's a mix of deep philosophical chats and anecdotes about poop and pants. Listen on any podcast platform.
Interview: Smoking Gives You Big Tits on being daft and angry in equal measure
Manchester's newest comedy gem tell us their origin story, transforming from a two-piece to a four-piece, and the balance of being daft and deadly serious all at once.