Vladimir Bresnix

BresnixCast #92 - Slow Crush

 

Vlad is joined by Isa, Steven & Jelle from Belgian post punk band Slow Crush to talk about musical categories, shoegaze, metal, their upcoming US tour & we'll be asking the big question about Belgium that is on every ones mind!

  

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BresnixCast #91 - Thomas Truax

BresnixCast #90 - Loneliness, Serial Killers & Tony

 

 

 Vlad looks at loneliness, isolation, serial killers and much more through the lens of the 2009 British horror film "Tony" and even draws comparisons with "Taxi Driver" 

 

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BresnixCast #89 - Key Puncher

 

 

 

Vlad is joined by Peter Tyukasz (who is behind Key Puncher) for an interesting conversation about the development of Synthwave, nostalgia, cycles in art & fashion, Black Metal, Peter's other band Sigil and much more!

 

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BresnixCast #88 - Sithu Aye

 

 

 

Vlad is joined by progressive metal guitarist/producer Sithu Aye for a very interesting conversation about the modern music industry, home recording, the DIY ethic in the internet age, anime, memes & much more!

 

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BresnixCast #87 - Order Of The Wolf

 

Vlad has a very interesting conversation with Tommy who is behind Scottish Black metal project Order Of The Wolf (among others) about black metal, HP Lovecraft, Charles Bukowski, Mayhem, philosophy, the modern music industry, meditation, mental health & so much more

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BresnixCast #86 - One Man In The Band

BresnixCast #85 - Gravkväde

 

Vlad is joined by Ezra from Swedish DSBM/Funeral Doom band Gravkväde for a deep conversation about Black Metal, lo-fi & experimental music, the latest album GRAV|ASKA, art & so much more

 

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BresnixCast #84 - Chuck Schuldiner & DEATH

 

 

 

Vlad takes a look at the life & work of Chuck Schuldiner & the legendary metal band DEATH! 

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BresnixCast #83 - The American Meme

 

 

 

 

Vlad takes an interesting & surprisingly existential look at the Netflix documentary The American Meme

 

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BresnixCast #82 - Brad Deschamps

 

 

 

Vlad chats to Brad Deschamps from Polar Seas Recordings as well as the ambient projects Anthéne & North Atlantic Drift about ambient music, the modern music industry, mainstream attitudes towards music, movies, the upcoming Anthéne album ‘Weightless’, how music culture has changed over the years & much more

 

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BresnixCast #81 - Zorn

 

 

 

Vlad chats to Zorn from Swedish symphonic metal band Zornheym about the album ‘Where Hatred Dwells and Darkness Reigns', classical music, concept albums, composing music, The Opposed video, the next album & so much more!

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BresnixCast #80 - Hierophant

 

 

 

Vlad is joined by Lorenzo from the awesome Italian extreme metal band Hierophant to talk about black metal, the DIY ethic, the Great Mother: Holy Monster & Mass Grave albums, Metallica, authenticity in music, punk & so much more

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BresnixCast #79 - Jack Duros

BresnixCast #78 - ESA

BresnixCast #77 - What's Going On With Pat O'Brien?

 

 

 

 

In a short, special show about the recent situation with the Cannibal Corpse guitarist Pat O' Brien Vlad takes a look at not only the case but also examines mental illness from a personal perspective

 

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BresnixCast #76 - Nephente

 

 

Vlad is joined by Nephente from the awesome Swedish metal bands Netherbird & RIKET for a deep chat about extreme music, how the metal scene in Scandinavia has changed over the years, Bathory, the rise of Black Metal, Cradle of Filth, folk music and it’s relationship to metal, Paganism, mortality, the upcoming album & much more.

 

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BresnixCast #75 - Deaf Balloons

 

 

  It's another New Music Sunday & Vlad talks to Ed & Alex from the exciting new English rock band Deaf Balloons about their new album The Black Country, Viking & Pirate Metal, the modern music industry, Phil Collins & so much more.

 

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BresnixCast #74 - DOWRR

 

 

Vlad is joined by Josh, Tom & Matt from LA based Hard Rock band DOWRR for a very special show to talk about their new EP ’Spiritual Malady’ (which comes out tomorrow, December 8th!), the LA hardcore/metal scene, social media, music nostalgia & we'll also be featuring two exclusive unreleased songs from the EP!

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BresnixCast #73 - Abandoned By Light

 

 

Vlad is joined by Karhmul who is behind the Raw Melancholic Black Metal project Abandoned By Light for a very interesting conversation about the Angel Experiment albums plus the new instalment Our Fortress Is The Rain: The Angel Experiment Part II, the nature of God, the development & nature of black metal as opposed to other genres, Nachtmystium & Blake Judd, individualism vs. collectivism, John Wick, Synthwave, nostalgia, grunge and so much more.

 

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Karhmul's first appearance on the show

 

BresnixCast #72 - Forest Grove

 

 

  It’s another New Music Sunday & Vlad is joined by Ryan Shelby and Zack from heavy goth punk band Forest Grove to talk about sci-fi, grunge, their debut album, the relationship between punk & metal, different approaches to learning music, the DIY ethic, technology, social media, The Meat Puppets & so much more.

 

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BresnixCast #71 - Forest Management

BresnixCast #70 - Druids

 

 

 

It's another Metal Monday & Vlad is joined by Luke Rauch from Iowa metal band Druids for a very interesting & wide ranging conversation about not only his music but music in general.

 

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BresnixCast #69 - Angel Marcloid

 

 

 

Vlad talks to Angel Marcloid who is behind Fire-Toolz (among many other acts) about their musical development, spirituality, the Skinlesss X - 1 album, cassettes, minidiscs, Korn, the new video for Proxy Bay, Interbeing and much more.

 

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BresnixCast #68 - Dan Barnett

 

 

Vlad talks to Dan Barnett from Tamed Animals, Demon Goat and Braininavat about the ‘Earworms’ album, the modern music industry & much more.

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BresnixCast #67 - Wormwood

BresnixCast #66 - Paper Machine Music

 

 

 

It's another New Music Sunday & Vlad talks to Rob McKinlay from Paper Machine Music about his new album 'Glimpse', his former band Viva Stereo, we reminisce a bit about a long gone Glasgow music scene and chat about The Reindeer Section, The Barrowlands, The KLF & celebrity, music as a hobby Vs. work & much more.

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BresnixCast #65 - Project Atlantic

 

 

 

Vlad talks to Josh Zimmer, the man behind Project Atlantic, a one-man project focusing on post-rock, ambient, and electronic music about the ‘Moving On’ EP, nostalgia, Josh’s Iceland documentary & so much more.

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There has been a recent Project Atlantic single since the recording of this show: https://projectatlantic.bandcamp.com/album/far-away-single   

 

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BresnixCast #64 - Firtan

 

 

 

It’s Metal Monday and Vlad is joined by Ollie, Chris & David from German extreme metal band Firtan for a deep look into not only their work but black metal in general and how the genre has developed over the years. It’s relationship to Shoegaze, Nietzsche, Varg Vikernes and what it takes to make extreme music popular.

 

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BresnixCast #63 - Casinos

 

It’s another new music Sunday and Vlad is joined by Kier Junos from indie rock band Casinos to talk about the album “People Watching”, The Arctic Monkeys, indie rock over the years, the new musical climate and much more.

 

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BresnixCast #62 - Anicon

 

 

 

Vlad talks to Owen Rundquist from New York Black Metal band Anicon about the new album Entropy Mantra, their upcoming European tour, the New York metal scene, Cradle of Filth, US Black Metal & much more. 

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CATCH ANICON ON TOUR!

  • Nov 14
    Utrecht, Netherlands

 

BresnixCast #61 - 'Taxi Driver' with Caity Lougheed

 

 

 

Vlad sits down with short filmmaker Caity Lougheed to take an entertaining deep dive into the 1976 Martin Scorsese film Taxi Driver.

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BresnixCast #60 - ISCH

 

 

 

In the second instalment of New Music Sundays Vlad continues to bring you the best new music you've never heard and this week the guest is David from Portland rockers ISCH where we go through the EP and chat about the music and the music industry at large plus much more!

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BresnixCast #59 - Hyperion

 

 

Vlad talks to Erik, Joel, Anders & Mikael from alternative black metal band Hyperion about art as the highest virtue, history, the bands unique approach to their music, mythology, Plato, singles v.s albums in the modern world, philosophy, art, classical music, Chopin and so much more.

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BresnixCast #58 - Stefan Nordstrom

 

 

 

Vlad talks to Stefan Nordstrom from progressive death/doom metal bands Desolator and Soliloquium about home vs. studio recording, shoegaze, Katatonia, the new album “Contemplations”, marketing & the modern music industry plus much more.

 

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BresnixCast #57 - The Horizon Problem

 

 

 

Vlad kicks of the first New Music Sunday show by talking to Stannis, Chris, Justin and Ian from progressive alternative rock band The Horizon Problem about their first album, the New York Music scene and what it’s like to be a new band, 70’s prog rock and much more.

 

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BresnixCast #56 - Sting Is A Creepy Bastard

 

 

Have you always felt uncomfortable with Sting deep down but never quite known why? In this episode Vlad takes you on a tour of why Sting is indeed a bastard.

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BresnixCast #55 - Dustin Matos

 

 

Vlad is joined by Dustin Matos, the man behind the post rock project The Amnesia Cycle for a very interesting conversation about philosophy, living in the weirdest town in the US, meditation, the album ‘Pathways’, Alan Watts, consciousness and much more.

 

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BresnixCast #54 - Black Sigil

 

 

 

We're back talking about black metal on the show! Vlad is joined by AXACAHUATLI who is the man behind Black Sigil! We talk about the regional nature of black metal, how the sound has evolved over the years, Californian black metal, the individualism inherent in the music  the Taake controversy, The Divine Comedy and a bit of communist chat thrown in too!


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BresnixCast #53 - Running From Daylight

 

 

Vlad finally talks psychobilly on the show with Garrett and Troy from Running From Daylight!

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BresnixCast #52 - Sly & The Family Drone

 

 

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Vlad talks to Matt Cargill from Sly & the Family Drone, intellectual musical satire, atonal music, Sunn 0))), audience participation in live gigs, guitar music, improvisation, weird gigs, kid-friendly harsh noise, psychedelic music,  90’s atonal music,  watching old kids TV shows years later, the upcoming album, the experimental nature of jazz, school music classes, Karen Carpenter and Vlad clears up some  myths about He-Man. 

https://familydrone.bandcamp.com 

familydronenoise.life 

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Catch Them On Tour!

 

Oct 12
London, UK
Oct 13
Partisan  
Manchester, UK
Oct 14
Centrala  
Birmingham, UK
Oct 15
Trillians  
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Oct 16
Chunk  
Leeds, UK
Oct 17
The Soundhouse  
Leicester, UK
Oct 19
The Moon  
Cardiff, UK
Oct 20
The Green Door Store  
Brighton, UK
Nov 14

 

BresnixCast #51 - Dunbarrow

 

 

  

Vlad talks to Espen Andersen for norwegian 70’s inspired rockers Dunbarrow baout making heavy music without distortion, Bobby

Liebling and Pentegram, the subjectivity of art, touring with Brant Bjork, Kyuss, the Scandanavian underground scene & much more.

 

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Bresnixast #50 - Europa

 

 

 

  

Vlad talks to Orlando post rockers Europa to take deep look at their music, possible lifeforms on other planets (seriously), DIY music, the modern music industry, hipsters and the search for authenticity, being indie as opposed to being on a label, what makes certain musicians so successfully & much more.

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BresnixCast #49 Mechanical Animals 20 Years On

 

 

 

 Vlad looks at Marilyn Manson’s classic 1998 album “Mechanical Animals” from a philosophical and sociological point of view twenty years later.

Exploring themes of drugs, breakdown of ‘society’, going through the lyrics and extrapolating meaning, moral nihilism, tearing down societal and moral underpinnings, the post-christian western world, social anxiety, internet addiction, the hyperreal celebrity existence, the two sides of depression and drugs, media brainwashing, hedonism, the subjectivity of art and much more.

 

 

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BresnixCast #48 -Huntsmen

 

 

 

 

Vlad is joined by Chris and Kirill from Americana metal band Huntsmen to chat about storytelling from ancient history all the way to modern music, the new album American Scrap, abstract vs. literal music, Dark Souls,  Korean pop music, bad radio, good horror films and we ask is humanity drawn to darkness?

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BresnixCast #47 Caity Lougheed

 

 

 

 Vlad is joined by short filmmaker Caity Lougheed for a deep analysis of the 2014 black comedy “Frank”. We get into themes of creativity, the frustration of failure, what motivates people to create, cult parallels, social media & social anxiety, plus much more.

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BresnixCast #46 - Pjusk

 

 

 

Vlad talks to Jostein and Rune from ambient duo Pjusk. about their remote cabin, the development of their music, the new EP "Sakne Verda" the Shibuya album,  the importance & benefits of collaboration, Japan, the modular synth question, Ep vs. album releases, the modern music industry and even a bit of history thrown in at the end.

 

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BresnixCast #45 Rare Form/Wishful Thinking AR

 

 

 

 

Vlad talks to Ryan & Thyme from Rare Form & Wishful Thinking Arts & Recordings about their upcoming tour, their new album "Improvisations", unique recording styles, improvisation, the DIY ethic, underground music strategies for the future & much more.

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BresnixCast #44 Last Days Here Bobby Liebling & Pentagram

 

 

 

 

Vlad looks at the life of Bobby Liebling lead singer of hard rock band Pentagram through the lens of the documentary film "Last Days Here" We explore similarities with Anvil, primal forces behind artistic drives, imposter syndrome, Phil Anselmo, the chaos that follows Bobby around and ask does  life of underachievement affect you mentally?

 

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BresnixCast 43 Sammy Elmi

 

 

 

 

Vlad talks to folk/rock & electronic musician Sammy Elmi. about his musical evolution, self vs. classica.lly taught musicians, non-traditional ways to approach music, Sammmy's podcast, storytelling, music as capturing a moment in time and much more.

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