BPM Pod
Ben Osborn + Tom Petty retrospective review

Ben Osborn + Tom Petty retrospective review

May 13, 2019

With a vast musical knowledge, a love for Leonard Cohen, and enough beautiful poetry to make your eyes water, Ben Osborn really is a talent to watch out for.

Coming just as he releases his debut album, Letters From The Border, Ben and I talk about the complexity of writing music in new ways, the power of accepting any offer that comes your way, and how songs become so much more than music and lyrics.

Luc Andre (Un Ane Gonflable) + album reviews from Bibio and Adrian Tonceanu

Luc Andre (Un Ane Gonflable) + album reviews from Bibio and Adrian Tonceanu

April 28, 2019

 We speak with Luc Andre from the funky pop band Un Ane Gonflable, and we review two new releases from Bibio and Adrian Tonceanu

Vizard (+ Phospherescent album review)

Vizard (+ Phospherescent album review)

April 3, 2019

The gentle, kind, but always-up-for-a-party Basti (from Vizard) swings by for an electronic dose of goodness.

Moves Johnson (+ three song set)

Moves Johnson (+ three song set)

March 27, 2019

Moves Johnson drops by BPM Pod to talk about his journey to Berlin, from busking on the streets of Toronto, to working security, to finally making it on the Berlin music scene. Includes a short three-song set to round off the podcast.

Maria Mørk interview + Jim James live review

Maria Mørk interview + Jim James live review

March 13, 2019

Darkness and light. Good and bad. Pain and joy. It is all about balance with Maria Mørk, and it certainly shows in her touching, soulful songwriting. Maria talks about her journey to Berlin, the struggles of making it work, and the best tips she has for becoming a better musician.

Ep.12 - Promis

Ep.12 - Promis

February 27, 2019

From cabaret, to pop, to dance, to piano bar music, Promis captures it all. Not bound by musical genre, Promis explores all aspects of music to bring his reflective, confessional lyrics to audiences across the globe. Here, he talks about the music industry today, whether social media is a positive thing in music, and ambitions of being a star.

Ep.11 - SCARS

Ep.11 - SCARS

February 14, 2019

SCARS aren't your typical thrash metal band. Starting out in the depths of Chile, SCARS amassed a band from a mix of cultures, influences and styles to create angry, hard metal music that still maintains clarity, melody and skill. Oh, and they just so happen to be the most chilled people I have ever met.

Ep.10 - Iadora Johnson

Ep.10 - Iadora Johnson

January 28, 2019

Blues lover Iadora Johnson talks to BPM about gear, childhood musical duels, and a whole lotta' love for Led Zeppelin.

Ep.9: REVIEW - ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Ep.9: REVIEW - ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

January 14, 2019

As the Queen biopic stuns the Golden Globes, Ashley gives his critique of the movie.

Ep.8: REVIEW - ‘Springsteen on Broadway’

Ep.8: REVIEW - ‘Springsteen on Broadway’

January 14, 2019

A quick review of 'Springsteen on Broadway', available on Netflix and DVD.