Episode Archive

107 episodes of The Nine Eight Podcast since the first episode, which aired on June 6th, 2018.

  • The Nine Eight Interview - Mood Yassin from Turbulence

    April 12th, 2021  |  48 mins 15 secs
    arts, australia, culture, metal, music, prog rock, progressive, rock, society, underground

    This week, Dave interviews Mood Yassin, co-founder and keyboard player for Lebanese prog metal band Turbulence. Their brand new album Frontal is out now!

  • Episode 70: Resurgence or Swan Song?

    March 27th, 2021  |  58 mins 52 secs
    arts, australia, culture, metal, music, prog rock, progressive, rock, society, underground

    This week, we follow up on the interview Dave conducted last week then jump into a lively discussion about the wave of festivals being announced. We also discuss new music from Frost*, Northlane, and a brand new album from a Lebanese prog metal band, Turbulence.
    Oh yeah and Hoggy drops a bomb in the middle of the show on why Be Prog My Friend was finished off. Why? Well, you'll have to find out.

  • The Bakery Hill Interview

    March 10th, 2021  |  28 mins 54 secs
    arts, australia, culture, metal, music, prog rock, progressive, rock, society, underground

    This week, Dave chats to James Tredinnick and Lindsay Kaul, the writer and musical director of Bakery Hill, the musical he's featuring in.
    We hope you enjoy it.

  • Episode 69: ....And When We Got Home, The Record Company Would Beat Us With a Stick!

    March 5th, 2021  |  1 hr 7 mins
    arts, australia, culture, metal, music, prog rock, progressive, rock, society, underground

    This week, Hoggy and Dave talk the legacy of the late Australian music Michael Gudinski which then kicks off another round of discussion about the future of touring. Then we discuss new music from Potter's Daughter, Richard Barberi, Steven Hackett and many more.

  • Aftershow #68

    February 17th, 2021  |  19 mins 2 secs
    arts, australia, culture, metal, music, prog rock, progressive, rock, society, underground

    We decided to release the first aftershow of 2021 to the public as well, as a little sampler. On this episode, we talk about a little songwriting project Dave and I did, we discuss Dave's new band Proclivity...then we segue into a chat about song writing and lyric writing. Hoggy also goes off on a short unscripted rant about Elon Musk as well.
    If you like what you hear, we have many other aftershows in the Patreon back catalogue!

  • Episode 68: Steven Wilson's The Future Bites: But Is It Really Prog?

    February 10th, 2021  |  1 hr 17 mins
    arts, australia, culture, metal, music, prog rock, progressive, rock, society, underground

    This week, Dave and Hoggy start 2021 by tackling the biggest issues in prog of the year so far: Brexit, touring in a post-COVID world and whether or not Steven Wilson's new album is really a prog album.

  • Episode 67: The Top Albums of 2020!

    December 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 24 mins
    arts, australia, culture, metal, music, prog rock, progressive, rock, society, underground

    This week, Dave and Hoggy go through their lists of the top albums from 2020!

  • Episode 66: A Q and A with You!

    December 3rd, 2020  |  1 hr 16 mins
    arts, australia, culture, metal, music, prog rock, progressive, rock, society, underground

    This week, Dave and Hoggy answer a few burning questions from their fans, Patreon supporters, and random people they met at a pub one time.

  • Episode 65: Fates Warning: Long Day Good Night

    November 18th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min
    arts, australia, culture, metal, music, prog rock, progressive, rock, society, underground

    This week, Dave and Hoggy catch up on new music from TransAtlantic, yell about streaming services and visas for touring then go over the new Fates Warning record, Long Day Good Night.

  • Episode 64: Track by Track - Chaos Divine's Legacies

    October 28th, 2020  |  59 mins 30 secs
    arts, australia, culture, metal, music, prog rock, progressive, rock, society, underground

    This week, Dave and Hoggy go Track by Track on the brand new Chaos Divine album, Legacies!

  • Episode 63: Track by Track - Fish's Weltschmerz

    October 14th, 2020  |  1 hr 15 mins
    arts, australia, culture, metal, music, prog rock, progressive, rock, society, underground

    This week, Hoggy and Dave discuss Anathema's hiatus and general malaise with live music, Led Zeppelin court cases and a Western Australian Karnivool tour. Then we go track by track on the long awaited final album by prog titan, Fish: Weltschmerz

  • Andrew Saltmarsh and Mike Mills - Live!

    October 7th, 2020  |  1 hr 14 mins
    arts, australia, culture, metal, music, prog rock, progressive, rock, society, underground

    This week, Dave tacks the backseat as Hoggy gets together with Toehider's Mike Mills, and illustration extraordinaire Andrew Saltmarsh to talk about a bunch of things including live streaming, inspiration, and gear!

  • An interview with Daniel Nesci - Myoora

    September 30th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    arts, australia, culture, metal, music, prog rock, progressive, rock, society, underground

    This week, Dave takes a backseat and Hoggy sits down with one of the Daniels from Sydney-based Myoora.

  • The Nine Eight Interview: Sahil Makhija (Demonstealer) - from India!

    September 23rd, 2020  |  58 mins 26 secs
    arts, australia, culture, metal, music, prog rock, progressive, rock, society, underground

    This week, Dave sits down with Demonstealer from Indian Metal band Demonic Resurrection - to talk all things about the Indian scene, and Keto recipes and his amazing YouTube show - Headbanger's Kitchen!

  • Episode 62: Track by Track - Pain of Salvation's PANTHER

    September 16th, 2020  |  1 hr 9 mins
    arts, australia, culture, metal, music, prog rock, progressive, rock, society, underground

    This week, Dave and Hoggy discuss the new single for Chaos Divine, the controversy surrounding Ebonivory, the latest ideas around Sydney nightlife. Then we discuss new songs from Mark Kelly's Marathon, The Flower Kings, Turning the World. Then we go track by track on Pain of Salvation's PANTHER and discuss Tim Bowness' new album, Late Night Laments.

  • Episode 61: Pants Shittingly Terrifying to Learn: John Petrucci's Terminal Velocity

    September 9th, 2020  |  58 mins 48 secs

    In this episode, Dave and Hoggy talk about the latest record from Fates Warning and Wobbler, then do a deep dive into the new John Petrucci album, Terminal Velocity