Join Jeremy Bolm, vocalist of Touché Amoré and founder of the record label Secret Voice, for his latest project, The First Ever Podcast. This is an honest look at the humble beginnings of all kinds of different artists – from actors and musicians to poets and photographers.
Through conversation, Jeremy explores how their first experiences with their art form lead them to where they are today. In today’s world of instant gratification, it’s important to be reminded that not everything happens fast and easy. To succeed as an artist, it often takes a lot of steps and wrong turns along the path. And uncovering the nuances of those creative journeys is what this show is all about.
Jeremy talks to Brendan Yates, TURNSTILE frontman and drummer for TRAPPED UNDER ICE. During this episode they discuss the coronavirus lockdown, making cassette mixtapes on a boombox radio, first instruments, jamming with friends after school, improvising cover songs at Brendan’s first show, recording tracks at a neighbour’s home studio, Trapped Under Ice’s first european tour, founding POP WIG RECORDS, and more.
Jeremy talks to REBA MEYERS, guitarist, vocalist and founding member of the hardcore band, CODE ORANGE. During this episode they discuss early musical rivalries with siblings, finding punk, becoming part of a subculture, transitioning from flute to guitar, founding Code Orange Kids, getting dropped off by parents to play house party shows, touring with Xerxes, shooting music videos on a shoestring, recording Code Orange’s first demo at a make-shift home studio, collaborating with Full of Hell, the drive to constantly improve as a musician, and more.