Progcast is a podcast featuring interviews with Johannesburg bands and experts, covering various genres and specializations.To put it another way, Progcast is here to celebrate all that's live, loud, and local. Our mission; to drag the underground out of Jo'burg's smoky bars and into the light of exposure. We give the little guys a platform, celebrate those who've made it, and let the rest of the city know where they can see talent in action.
Episode 08 - Warrick Percy on Copyright and Digital Distribution27/10/2014 Duración: 27min
We caught up with Warrick Blackbird Percy to chat about protecting your copyrights in the digital domain, as well as how to get your music distributed effectively at a minimal cost (aggregation).
Episode 07 - Waldo Alexander on Becoming a Session Musician31/08/2014 Duración: 18min
In this episode we spoke with Waldo Luc Alexander, a well known session musician and violinist. Some great advice for others looking to become session musicians. Don't miss this. Get a hold of Waldo: Facebook: Waldo Luc Alexander Email: email@example.com Phone Number: 0824876481
Episode 06 - New Academics on Reforming The Band22/07/2014 Duración: 32min
New Academics have picked up their instruments once again and are back to doing what they do best: playing seriously groovy music. They were kind enough to sit down with us and share their experiences as a band, how the local scene has changed and many other nuggets of wisdom that younger bands can learn from.
Episode 05 - Tyre Fire24/06/2014 Duración: 13min
Tyre Fire is a prog band from Pretoria. Two of their members, Albert Smuts and Jean-Louis Brummer, were brave enough to make the trek to have a chat with us. They opened up about the Pretoria scene, their influences and how they came up with their name. They also share some advice for other up-and-coming bands out there.
Episode 04 - Sashquita Northey on Managing Bands and Promotion08/06/2014 Duración: 13min
Sash is the founder of Emalyth, a well known Joburg promoter, as well as the manager for Boargazm and Raptorbaby. She was kind enough to join us in studio to share some of her experiences in the alternative music scene, as well as some of the lessons she has learned along the way.
Episode 03 - Poverty of Ideals on Recording their Album21/05/2014 Duración: 15min
This week, we had Matt and Craig from Poverty of Ideals join us in studio to talk about their new album, how they recorded it, and their experiences with being signed to a label.
Episode 02 - Nick Matzukis on Copyright, Being a Musician and Prog07/05/2014 Duración: 36min
Nick Matzukis is a leading music lawyer, Chairman of CAPASSO, Executive Director for the Academy of Sound Engineering, drummer for South African band 'Reason Machine', and a huge fan of prog rock. He came to chat to us about what a local musician needs to know about protecting their copyright, about his musical roots and his love of Neil Morse. This is a very meaty interview, but full of very important information for anybody who plays music in South Africa.