The StageLeft Podcast
About This Show
The StageLeft Podcast lifts the veil on the music industry by telling the stories of those with a unique vantage point. We talk to the unsung heroes behind the success and help young musicians going into an ever complex industry by gleaning advice about the working practices of the the greats from those who were in close proximity when the magic was being made.
The StageLeft Podcast has featured musicians who’ve worked performed live & in the studio with David Bowie, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Fleetwood Mac, Bob Dylan, U2, The Rolling Stones, Oasis, The Prodigy, Bjork, Dave Gilmour, Morrissey, Alanis Morissette, The Damned and Fun Lovin' Criminals.
In January 2016, David Bowie's long term producer Tony Visconti appeared to to talk in depth about how Bowie was recording his final album Blackstar. The episode was released only a few days before Bowie passed, and was met with much acclaim.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 25 : Sam Herlihy - Hope of the States
Former lead singer and songwriter of cult 00's rock band Hope of the States is the special guest on Episode 25 of The StageLeft Podcast.
In a rare and revealing interview, Sam Herlihy discusses the make up of 'The Lost Riots' - the critically acclaimed debut album, going onstage at Glastonbury directly after The Killers, new material recently released which was recorded immediately after Hope of the States split and discusses how the passing of bandmate Jimi Lawrence effected the band's output and interpersonal relationships.
Sam talks us the bands' split, through Nirvana's influence, the £1m Sony deal, playing TOTP on the same show as S Club Juniors, his most recent project Racetrack Gospel and passes on his wisdom to young musician's.
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