Vladimir Bresnix

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. 

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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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BresnixCast #42 John Lennon Was Wrong

 

 

 

 Verse by verse Vlad analyses John Lennon's "Imagine" and asks would John's utopian vision be realistic? Or what does he even mean?

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BresnixCast #41 Crosby Morgan

BresnixCast #40 Brent, Anvil & the Midlife Crisis

 

 

 Vlad explores the films David Brent: Life on the Road (2016) and Anvil! The Story of Anvil (2008) and looks at the similar themes and unconscious drives that move people to chase fame & fortune all their lives, talent vs. ambition, Spinal Tap parallels, also advancing a conspiracy theory & asks when is it time to quit?

 

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BresnixCast # 39 - Peter Beswick

 

 

Vlad talks to Peter Beswick from Cult of Osiris Records about his previous label (Old Lion Records), cassette culture, Satanism, Anton LaVey, tribalism & musical cliques.
We also take a deep dive into black metal the music industry and more.

Intro Song: Uten Håp - "Anima"
Outro Song: Bitter Lake - "Frozen Landscapes"

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BresnixCast #38 Kill Your Friends

BresnixCast #37 Klaus Morlock

 

 

 

 Klaus Morlock returns for a 2 hour show for a free flowing discussion that covers many topics including horror movies, particularly the Witch (2015) and A Dark Song (2016). We get into the occult references in the films and what the reality of occultism is (which leads us to Vlad's journey into the occult). We also get into Aldous Huxley, social media and it's lasting effects on people, Kenneth Anger, Klaus' invitation to Bohemian Grove, the satanic panic and we finish off by having some fun with conspiracy theories and pretty much destroy the flat earth theory.
This was a great show and definitely not one to miss!

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BresnixCast #36 Bodies On Everest

 

 

 

Vlad talks to Sean and Stephen from Bass/Drum/Bass noise rock trio Bodies on Everest about having no guitars, the "National Day of
Mourning" album, Royal Blood, Greenboots & actual Everest disasters, the Royal Bastard Power Swimming Orchestra, Dungeon Wave, subgenre trolling, Witch House, the Housemartin's dark secrets, the dark side of nostalgia & more.

 

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BresnixCast #35 Dave Schoepke

 

 

Vlad chats to Dave Schoepke, percussionist and curator of Blank Radio about improvised music, musical experimentation in real life, community, the Birthday Music album, the dark side of jazz, The Violent Femmes, The Reindeer Section and the big question "Why record at all?"

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BresnixCast #34 James Burnette

 

 

 

In a fun episode Vlad talks to James Sicone Burnette from SurvivalPunk.com about James' common sense approach to Survivalism, Flogging Molly, conspiracy theory, Rancid, punk music in general, Marilyn Manson, the state of modern mainstream film, TV, culture and so much more.

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BresnixCast #33 Burn The Place You Hide - St Thomas & What He Showed Me

BresnixCast #32 Lee Noble

 

 

In a change of pace from all the metal shows Vlad talks to experimental ambient producer Lee Noble about the experimental spirit with which he approaches his music, the gear that made us to the gear we love now, the hardware vs. software debate, modular synths, home recording, the Ashenden album, the importance of artwork, No Kings Record cadre, cassette culture, minidiscs, Lee's approach to playing live and much more.

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BresnixCast #31 'Nobody Bands'

 

 

 

I ran into someone who asked if I only had 'nobody bands' on my show, this was my response. 

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BresnixCast #30 Thoughts on Black Metal Week

 

  

In a short show Vlad discusses Black Metal week and not only where the genre has been but where it's headed in the future and why something so extreme means so much to so many people and will continue to.

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BresnixCast #29 Arthedain

 

 

In the last interview of Black Metal Week Vlad chats to Charles Wolford from Arthedain about moving from a one man black metal project to a full band, the use of symbolism in the bands artwork, home vs. studio recording, differences between the US and European attitudes towards black metal. We also get into the Taake controversy and black metal in Germany and the Czech Republic.

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BresnixCast #28 Abandoned By Light

 

 

As we draw closer to the end of Black Metal Week Vlad has a relaxed chat with Karhmul from Abandoned By Light about what drew us to black metal, the uniqueness and the development of the genre through the years, one man black metal projects and capturing isolation, DIY home recording, the Until The Light Takes Us Documentary, Fenriz and Darkthrone, the story behind "The Angel Experiment" album, Karhmul's other band Nokturnal Ritual and more.

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BresnixCast #27 Old Corpse Road

 

 

Black Metal Week continues with an excellent chat with The Dreamer and The Bearer from UK black metal band Old Corpse Road about myth and legend, the social purpose of myth, Celtic and Norse mythology, the dark side of folk music, Cradle of Filth, the diversity within black metal, what makes music 'heavy' and much more.

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BresnixCast #26 Hryre

 

 

 

Black Metal Week continues on the show as Vlad has quite a philosophical and entertaining conversation with Rick Millington from Hryre about the "From Mortality To Infinity" album, history, the effect of environment on music, Paganism and Christianity, Aleister Crowley, the occult, nature, Christian Metz’s Genre characteristics theory and we explore the spectrum of musical talent and talk about self taught vs. classically taught musicians as well as so much more.

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BresnixCast #25 Anshelm

 

 As Black Metal Week continues Vlad talks to Pyralis Titus from US black metal band Anshelm about black metal purists, the Californian black metal scene, Norway in the 90's, the concept of Satan,
the Until The Light Takes Us documentary, the Taake controversy, provocation in metal music, home DIY recording, raw production & the rising popularity of black metal in the US.

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BresnixCast #24 The Infernal Sea

 

 

 

 

 Black Metal Week continues on the show as Vlad explores the darker side of humanity with Dean from English black metal band The Infernal Sea. We chat about the Agents of Satan EP and the stories behind the songs, The Great Mortality album & the influence of the Black Death on the record.

We then move on to explore human brutality throughout history, cults & their leaders (especially Charles Manson & Jim Jones,)how the internet is a blessing and a curse, transhumanism, the dark side of pop music and so much more.

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BresnixCast #23 Fen

 

  

 

Vlad kicks off Black Metal Week by talking to Frank "The Watcher" from English atmospheric, post black metal band Fen about Frank's journey into black metal, the 90's Norwegian Scene, Satanism in metal, the "Winter" album, the effect of environment of music, the British black metal scene, Cradle of Filth, the modern music industry, where it may be headed in the future and much more.

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