70: New Young Pony Club - Tahita and Andy on lyrical precision, claps and cowbells, and bizarre gigs in Hong Kong and Kazakhstan
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71: My 00s No1 Album - Tahita and Andy from New Young Pony Club pick albums by Life Without Buildings and Bloc Party

Our series of bonus podcasts continues with Tahita Bulmer and Andy Spence from New Young Pony Club  naming their favourite albums of the 00s era. Tahita goes for Life Without Buildings album Any Other City and explains how the vocals from Sue Tompkins provided inspiration for her ...  Show more

69: My 00s No1 Album - Tom from Black Wire picks The Moldy Peaches album

Our series of bonus podcasts continues with Tom Greatorex from Black Wire naming his favourite album of the 00s era. Tom picks The Moldy Peaches album and chats about his love for the music created by Adam Green and Kimya Dawson, from the brilliant songcraft to the quirky lyrics. ...  Show more

68: Black Wire - Tom Greatorex on rocking the Leeds scene, life on tour with The Cribs, and the Black Wire gig that inspired I Predict A Riot

This week on The Boys in the Band Podcast we catch up with Tom Greatorex from Black Wire. The band burst onto the scene in Leeds and immediately became renowned for their wild live shows, with one of their early gigs inspiring the Kaiser Chiefs' I Predict A Riot. Tom recalls that ...  Show more

67: My 00s No1 Album - Ben and Kieran from The Cooper Temple Clause pick albums by Arcade Fire and Interpol

Our series of bonus podcasts continues with Ben Gautrey and Kieran Mahon from The Cooper Temple Clause naming their favourite albums of the 00s era. Ben picks The Suburbs by Arcade Fire and explains the impact the album had on him as he and his band were going their own ways, whi ...  Show more

66: The Cooper Temple Clause - Ben and Kieran on touring the world, fancy dress Thursdays, and chaotic football matches with Muse

This week on The Boys in the Band Podcast we talk to Ben and Kieran from The Cooper Temple Clause about how this gang of mates enjoyed success in the 00s. The boys give us a fantastic insight into the band, from using fancy dress Thursdays to lighten up long recording sessions to ...  Show more

65: My 00s No1 Album - Matt Maust from Cold War Kids picks The Good, The Bad & The Queen

Our series of bonus podcasts continues with Matt Maust from Cold War Kids naming his favourite album of the 00s era. He picks The Good, The Bad & The Queen's self-titled debut - and describes the work by the super group as "the perfect album". The band consisted of singer Damon A ...  Show more

64: Cold War Kids - Matt Maust on motivation and longevity, their Modest Mouse connections, and writing music with beer glasses

This week on The Boys in the Band Podcast we talk to Matt Maust from Cold War Kids about the band's long career, with album number nine coming out in September. What was the motivation when they formed after college, and what keeps them going now? We discuss the big tunes on debu ...  Show more

63: Giddy Stratospheres - Laura Jean Marsh tells us about her new film set in the heart of the 00s indie scene

In this special bonus episode of The Boys in the Band Podcast we chat to Laura Jean Marsh, writer, director, and actor in new film Giddy Stratospheres, which is set in the heart of the 00s indie scene. It's a tale of love and loss but with a backdrop of brilliant guitar music, wh ...  Show more

62: My 00s No1 Album - Felix from The Maccabees picks Natural History by I Am Kloot

Our series of bonus podcasts continues with Felix White from The Maccabees, naming his favourite album of the 00s era. He picks Natural History by I Am Kloot - and explains how the band's atmospheric live shows captured his imagination and inspired him with the realisation you th ...  Show more

61: The Maccabees - Felix White on the story behind award-winning albums, electric live shows, and indie-cricket crossovers!

This week on The Boys in the Band Podcast we talk to Felix White from The Maccabees about the band's four albums, electric live shows and why they bowed out on a high in 2017 with a series of stunning farewell shows at Alexandra Palace.  Felix takes us through the story of how th ...  Show more

60: My 00s No1 Album - Nick from Kaiser Chiefs picks Is This It by The Strokes

Our series of bonus podcasts continues with Nick Hodgson, founding member and former drummer with Kaiser Chiefs, naming his favourite album of the era. He picks Is This It by The Strokes - and explains the impact the American band's debut had on him and how it transformed the mus ...  Show more

59: Kaiser Chiefs - Nick Hodgson on 'I Predict A Riot', his 'magic piano', doing it differently, and songwriting for others

This week on The Boys in the Band Podcast we talk to Nick Hodgson formerly of Kaiser Chiefs, on their rise to becoming one of Britain's biggest bands, the mega hit I Predict A Riot and the massive shows which followed.      From how the band rebelled against the image many of the ...  Show more

58: My 00s No1 Album - Sym from The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster picks Relationship of Command by At The Drive-In

Our series of bonus podcasts continues with Sym Gharial, bass player in The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, naming his favourite album of the era. He picks At The Drive-In's third LP Relationship of Command - and explains how that band influenced Eighties Matchbox when they we ...  Show more

57: The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster - Sym Gharial on Brighton and bass lines, Liam Gallagher's favourite music video, and a surprising movie role

This week on The Boys in the Band Podcast we talk to Sym Gharial from The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, the hard rocking band from Brighton, about their three albums, wild live shows, and a music video which Liam Gallagher named as a favourite!     The band's music was picke ...  Show more

56: The Horrors - Faris Badwan on being inspired by the 00s indie club scene, the evolving sound of the band, and what's coming next

This week on The Boys in the Band Podcast we talk about London's iconic indie club scene of the mid-2000s with The Horrors frontman Faris Badwan. The band went on to be nominated for a Mercury Prize for their standout Primary Colours album and toured the world - but it all starte ...  Show more

55: My 00s No1 Album - Boy Kill Boy pick albums by Interpol, The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, and more!

For this week's #my00sNo1album challenge we were joined by three of the four members of Boy Kill Boy. Chris, Shaz, and Kev picked a variety of selections, including Interpol's Turn on the Bright Lights, The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster's Horse of the Dog, The Killer's Hot Fu ...  Show more

54: Boy Kill Boy - From Banksy's role in their formation, and a surreal Top of the Pops appearance, to recording in LA after a rapid rise

This week on The Boys in the Band Podcast we're joined by all four members of Boy Kill Boy to hear their story - and there are a lot of laughs along the way!  The band had to fend of accusations they were manufactured such was their rapid rise but they tell us about the hard work ...  Show more

53: My 00s No1 Album - Adam from Babyshambles picks Let's Get Out Of This Country by Camera Obscura

Our series of bonus podcasts continues with Adam Ficek, drummer in Babyshambles, naming his favourite album of the era. He picks Camera Obscura's 2006 LP Let's Get Out Of This Country - and explains why he loves the melodic sounds of the Scottish band. Remember you can check out ...  Show more

52: Babyshambles - Adam Ficek on stepping into a whirlwind, writing, recording, and touring with Pete Doherty, psychotherapy and much more!

This week we celebrate the ONE YEAR anniversary of The Boys in the Band Podcast with a fantastic chat with Adam Ficek from Babyshambles. The band had already had a top 10 hit and were just about to lay down their debut album when he got invited to become their drummer - and he se ...  Show more