Podcasts and Interviews

Listen to us ramble on about stuff and talk to people with the actual talent. 

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We sit down with Zach Wäger of Dead Animal Assembly Plant and discuss the band's latest album Bring Out The Dead. We also talk about the industrial metal scene, as well as Oregon's music scene. We have an in-depth discussion about local fast food chains in different states, Mothmeister's incredible art, Armalyte Industries, horror movies, Wasteland Weekend and much more.

Here's the podcast on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2mKspscYIIqMLBctBZ1bJl?si=szYXBE0VTCqluHq1__tL-A&dl_branch=1

 Here's the podcast on Youtube:

https://youtu.be/pQxgT5SPWdE

The Cult Sounds Interview

We sit down with The Cult Sounds and discuss their debut full-length album Death of a Star. We also talk about classic gothic rock and punk, the enigma that is Glenn Danzig, horror movies, our favourite classic prog rock albums, their interesting choices in cover songs and much more.

Here's the podcast on Spotify: 

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3CWWNKBzPkG67KEsdrxfD2?si=CQDEwvZWSiOj803FjMTxmQ&dl_branch=1

Here's the podcast on Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65hPd841rsE

Jonathan Fraser Interview

We sit down with talented multi-instrumentalist Jonathan Fraser and discuss being a solo artist, collaborations, DSBM, racism in regards to music, fake news, political music, horror movies, Blade Runner 2049 (Spoiler Alert!) and much more.

Here's the podcast on Spotify: 

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0idulL1YgUC4CW8TGNLxbb?si=tH0GSMEjSC2ruBvL-jf7rA&dl_branch=1

Here's the podcast on Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5wtyS5rQGA

Lumens House Interview

The make up of Lumens House records have all been associated with outside acts and even the name Lumens may be familiar to those who've spent any time at Brisbane shows. It's not rare to see bands house their own record label but with so many fingers in so many musical pies, Lumens House Records becomes a collaborative assembly line of music. Matt talks to three house / band / label mates about the transition from label to band, the importance of spreadsheets, and cds that double as vinyl.

Here's the podcast on Spotify: 

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4lD7fHIDwyPfaPh91m40UQ?si=RIuOAotdQZGzj10m6jSY5A&dl_branch=1

Here's the podcast on Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcSckn342yY


Mae Shults - Everson Poe Interview

We sit down with Mae Shults, the mind behind Everson Poe and discuss everything from being a solo artist, inspirational literature, doom death, their latest album Grief, artists tanking their own careers, as well as the totally non-controversial topics of politics, gender and religion and much more. We also have a very special guest appearance from Brendan's son to tell us about the latest Octonauts episode.

Here's the podcast on Spotify: 

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1vvw1u2kHnk4yyW40pl8jl?si=eExwnZMmSNST080FtEvU3Q&dl_branch=1

Here's the podcast on Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdb_YcWmQYg&t=3260s

Sean Fraiser(Wise Blood Records) Interview

We sit down with Sean Frasier, president of Wise Blood Records and a writer at Decibel Magazine. We talk about running a label, writing for a major metal publication, Sean's screen writing, what it's like to review music and interview artists, some of the great releases on his label and much more.

Here's the podcast on Spotify: 

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5swLybM0Ol8mIwLj0wFpCE?si=hiOUmkz8RFSzDSYoDNLJHg&dl_branch=1


Here's the podcast on Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srRWJksUtyM

2020 The Year That Was: Guest Portion: TDMG (Terminus Extreme Metal Podcast) & Nick (Hessian Firm)

Even later than the first half of The Year That Was: 2020 in Review Podcast, here is part two. Earlier this year we sat down with The Death Metal Guy from Terminus: Extreme Metal Podcast and Nick from Hessian Firm to talk more about 2020 as a year. We talk about what was worth listening to in the year of Covid, black metal purism, the two schools of quality music: innovative, ground breaking music and quality music that simply adopts and perfects already beloved styles, classic thrash and the bands that made it what it was and much more in what is by far our longest episode to date.

Here's the podcast on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5GpgEDHcyIsH0fsntDEE1a?si=lbdb77ckQtOB5yH3DeiGNw

Here's the podcast on Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0I-3ejBCbQ&t=2s

True Villains Interview

We sit down with Tim Venerosa, Greg Herndon and Matt Carter from True Villains to discuss the band's latest singles, working with Grammy-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz, how to stand out as a modern hard rock band, making modern and progressive music that still pays homage to the classics, the weirdest gigs the band has ever played and much more.

Here's the podcast on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6gwweHKbnidIDCZb5MU514?si=7LHrGvYhRR2k2NCKaEky7Q

Here's the podcast on Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjfMdgaYCoo

Hide Tepes (Carrion & MissFit Toys) Interview

We sit down with Hide Tepes of industrial metal act Carrion and industrial/EBM act MissFit Toys. We discuss modern industrial music, working on international music projects, some of the weirdest gig lineups we've seen, the role of collaboration and remixes in industrial music and much more.

Cave Dweller Music does not claim ownership of any music featured in the interview, it is being played solely for the purpose of promoting the artist's music. Track featured at the end of the interview is Putting Tape Over Martyrs Mouths ft Eddie LaFlash from Testament Ov The Exiled.

Here's the podcast on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0CxxXaibLNUD9F3rtE68AI?si=Ww38XeSfQMaF1_OFRRVxBw

Here's the podcast on Youtube: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LU6mtLPEFd4

Raymond Watts (PIG, KMFDM, Schwein) Interview

We sit down with Raymond Watts, the mind behind industrial metal institution PIG, who was also a member of KMFDM, Schwein and numerous other projects. We discuss his latest album Pain is God, the evolution of the industrial metal scene over the past few decades, his time spent living in West Berlin prior to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the role of remixes and collaborations in industrial metal, his love for physical media (particularly vinyl) and much more.

Cave Dweller Music does not claim ownership of any music featured in the interview, it is being played solely for the purpose of promoting the artist's music. Track featured at the end of the interview is Pain is God, from PIG's latest album Pain is God

Here's the podcast on Spotify: 

https://open.spotify.com/episode/65OngctiMqeHL8kZCZVDrh?si=NtMalaTwQaW-axd3Ez97XQ

Here's the podcast on Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kd1-SrsVHfI

The Year That Was: 2020 in Review Part 1

They say its better to do things late than never, so in the spirit of that sentiment here is part 1 of 2 of our full summary of 2020 as a year in regard to music. In this part we discuss our top picks of the year, albums that didn't make the cut but deserve recognition, the top albums as voted by our group, we look at a few of our favourite albums of the past few decades, discuss one of our favourite theme days in our group, talk about what's coming in 2021 and much more.

Part 2 will be out soon and will feature The Death Metal Guy from Terminus - Extreme Metal Podcast and Nick from Hessian Firm to discuss their 2020 wrap-ups.

Here's the podcast on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/episode/68hTnXXt4g7Xstgg0SYB24?si=tVCtosJcQg2CHuI14jB15g

Here's the podcast on Youtube:

https://youtu.be/rvSUmw5uNCQ


Chris Hathcock (The Reticent) Interview

We sit down with Chris Hathcock, the mind behind the prog metal project The Reticent. We discuss his latest album The Oubliette and the concept behind it Alzheimer's disease. We talk about his musical background, being in a solo project, creating in depth and personal concept albums and more.

Here's the podcast on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5RefHqm0fDXlW32joDJJlO?si=4dEa0OF8TEivcJK7ajzIPw

Here's the podcast on Youtube:

https://youtu.be/2YycogPObWY

Jem from Dead/We Empty Rooms Interview

We sit down with Jem from Dead and the co-owner of Australian label We Empty Rooms. We talk about everything from the band's latest album, to the Australian music scene, to owning a label and working with Creston Spiers of Harvey Milk, among other topics.

Here's the podcast on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5hdOr9JNh9n4XRY92f3mI0?si=q5Lm-jF9Q_6J84LVk2TcZQ

Here's the podcast on Youtube:
 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hd2qZSCK9s8

Gravehuffer Interview

We sit down with the guys from Gravehuffer and talk about their MANY influences, their upcoming album NecroEclosion, some of the killer guest artists they managed to get to contribute to the album, classic bands that all of us love and plenty of other topics.

Here's the podcast on Spotify: 

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6zklDUR0UVMlWbMkEPlBg6?si=aSplyCQnTfWvKJCJsM5NTQ

Here's the podcast on Youtube: 

https://youtu.be/HToyUHDli4k

Weed Demon Interview


We sit down with the guys from Weed Demon and talk about being in a stoner doom band, their latest album Crater Maker, partying on tour, things they've forgotten to do while high, black metal elitism and plenty of other topics.

Here's the podcast on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0yCRsT6C1vpFZ53y0OKEJH?si=EccEGj2cSwOuJh258GLcQw

Here's the podcast on Youtube: 

https://youtu.be/Krh9K0yHXwY


Pooyan Ahmadi Interview 


We sit down with multi-instrumentalist Pooyan Ahmadi. We talk about his solo project Bloody Sadism, as well as his numerous other projects such as Depreciation. We also discuss the music scene in Iran, what it's like to be in a solo project, playing brutal death metal and plenty more.

Here's the podcast on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4UF2Zhg7160H9A9qAlO5Pz?si=zkZkfDLUTfSVorAseEpqqQ

Here's the podcast on Youtube:

https://youtu.be/gDb6Zhzm93M

Cave Dweller Music: Welcome Back to the Cave


The second installment of Welcome to the Cave, the episodes that we do every so often to recap music that we've covered and what we're excited for. We also discuss a bunch of other topics from classic albums we love, to music meme pages and everything in between.

Here's the podcast on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4UU5WqM9fXEuARD9N3etVm?si=fMTqgPerQte9L-Ze-ps8lw

Here's the podcast on Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0Cx4nwesD8&t=3s

Nick From Hessian Firm Interview

We sit down with our friend Nick from one of our favourite labels, Hessian Firm, and talk about what got him into music, the journey of starting a label, his current roster, upcoming releases, our favourite comedy/parody metal bands, old school death metal, our guilty pleasure bands and plenty of other topics.

Here's the podcast on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/episode/48jj3LAMvN49TCqiZSD8gW?si=aeGlpcQgQxeAxUIUolGCOQ

Here's the podcast on Youtube: 

https://youtu.be/IQKryFe1Axs

Nicholas Turner Interview

We sit down with Nicholas Turner (the mind behind Nothing is Real, Obsidian Hooves, Feral Lord, Moldering Vibration and Schizochristo among many other projects) and talk about what got him into music, the journey of becoming a solo artist, his current projects, upcoming releases, and plenty of other topics.

Here's the podcast on Spotify: 

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2aT5hkDSGZCrEzWMyQPhTm?si=IYRt2hs1SkSHElA-84iGNw

Here's the podcast on Youtube: 

https://youtu.be/rQbYRsFPtc4

Welcome to the Cave

Well as promised here is our first podcast. We called this one Welcome to the Cave, as it’s an introduction from us to all of you.

We talk about us a little, the story of the page, then we discuss our albums of the year, what’s coming up worth being excited about, and a few other topics.

This one is a bit more free-flowing than the interviews we’ve recorded, so we hope you enjoy hearing what the three of us have to say.

Here's the podcast on Spotify: 

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2YK9rjWYcrszah7HCQ64v8?si=cZOWHdTXSJ-DwxbRhcGM7g


Here's the podcast on Youtube too:

https://youtu.be/zzQe-jilVCA

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