Episode Archive

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

  • Episode 60: Glass Ocean's The Remnants of Losing Yourself in Someone Else

    September 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 11 secs
    arts, culture, music, society

    In this episode, Hoggy and Dave discuss several new releases by Australian bands: Chaos Divine, Daniel Wiggins, Illyria and James Norbert Ivanyi. Dave also has a bit of a rant about shipping during this COVID-19 pandemic. Then we go track by track on the brand new record from Glass Ocean - The Remants of Losing Yourself in Someone Else.

  • The Nine Eight Interview: John Petrucci

    August 26th, 2020  |  33 mins 57 secs

    In this shorter interview, Dave interviews his Guitar Hero, and all round awesome dude John Petrucci about his new album "Terminal Velocity".

  • Episode 59: Swappers Eleven - Track by Track

    August 19th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min
    arts, culture, music, society

    This episode, Hoggy and Dave discuss new music from John Petrucci, Pain of Salvation, Jakko Jaksyzk, Myoora. Then we weigh with our opinions on a socially distanced gig in England, the Spotify petition and then go track by track on the debut album from Swappers Eleven, From a Distance

  • Interview with Frogg

    August 12th, 2020  |  55 mins
    arts, culture, interview, music, society

    In this episode, David talks to Italian prog band Frogg about the origins of the band and the intricate concept behind their debut album, The Golden Path.

  • And I'd got a whole side of Rupert the Bear: Interview with Rick Wakeman

    August 5th, 2020  |  44 mins 40 secs
    arts, culture, interview, music

    In this episode, Hoggy sits down with one of the icons of progressive rock - Rick Wakeman. This chat covers his new album, The Red Planet, his charity work, approaches to recording. And how did Rupert the Bear end up on side two of The Family Album?

  • Episode 58: Track by Track: Haken's Virus

    July 29th, 2020  |  2 hrs 23 secs
    arts, australia, culture, music, society, underground

    In this episode, Dave and Hoggy discuss masks available from prog artists, new music from Fish, Blackfield, Ayreon, a live stream gig from Devin Townsend then go track by track on the brand new album from Haken - Virus.

  • An Interview with Federal Shadow Arts Minister - Tony Burke

    July 23rd, 2020  |  57 mins 56 secs

    In this episode, Dave sits down for a chat with the Australian Federal Arts Minister, Tony Burke

  • Episode 57: Track by Track: Rick Wakeman's The Red Planet

    July 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 17 mins
    arts, culture, music, society

    This week, Hoggy and Dave go track by track on Rick Wakeman's newest offering - The Red Planet.

  • Nine Eight Interview - A Chat with Charlie from Ebonivory

    June 25th, 2020  |  45 mins 16 secs

    In this episode, Hoggy sits down with Charlie Powlett from Ebonivory to go a little deeper into the music of Ebonivory, the new record The Long Dream I, the writing and recording process and the future of livestreaming.

  • Episode 56: Track by Track - Ebonivory's The Long Dream I

    June 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 14 mins
    arts, culture, music, society

    This week, Hoggy and Dave discuss what a post COVID-19 touring market might look like, then break down the new album from Ebonivory - The Long Dream I

  • The Nine Eight Interview: Daniel Furnari of Polaris

    June 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 49 mins
    arts, culture, interview, music, society

    In this week's episode, Dave sits down to talk about life, music and the realities of touring with the drummer of Australian heavy metal band Polaris, Dan Furnari.

  • Episode 55: Frost* - Others EP Track by Track

    June 10th, 2020  |  1 hr 9 mins
    arts and culture, music, society

    In this episode, Hoggy and Dave discuss the reaction to the Black Lives Matter movement from the music industry, very important Dream Theater news, new music from Devin Townsend, Tangled Thoughts of Leaving, Ebonivory, Glass Ocean and sleepmakeswaves. Then, we dive into our main topic...going track by track on the new Frost* EP, Others.

  • Episode 54: Track by Track - Caligula Horse's Rise Radiant

    May 27th, 2020  |  1 hr 25 mins
    arts, culture, music, society

    In this episode we discuss new music from Haken, Frost* and Lachlan Dale. We then do a deep dive and go track by track on the new Caligula's Horse album Rise Radiant featuring vocalist Jim Gray to discuss the lyrics.

  • Episode 53: Track by Track - Elder's Omens

    May 13th, 2020  |  1 hr 42 mins
    arts, culture, music, society

    In this episode, Hoggy and Dave go track by track on the German prog rock band Elder's latest offering, Omens. Dave also sits down with 2 piece German prog rockers Dino King to discuss their latest self-titled EP

  • The Nine-Eight Dudecast - An Interview with Harry Miree

    May 4th, 2020  |  1 hr 46 mins

    This week, Dave is joined by his holy dudi-ness - Harry Miree!

  • An interview with Thematic (USA)

    April 29th, 2020  |  58 mins 54 secs
    arts, culture, music, society

    This week, following on from last week's show going track by track on Skyrunner, Dave interviews the prog powerhouses from USA themselves, Thematic.