Episode Archive

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

  • Episode 10: Around the World in 80 Minutes (or One Prog Song)

    August 29th, 2018  |  54 mins 22 secs

    On this show, we discuss the new Dream Theater record, Ticketmaster, some big tours coming to Australia...and we continue on our trip around the world of progressive music by discussing some progressive music out of India, Japan and Iran.

  • Episode 9: Eastern Medicine: Non-Western Prog Music (And a special interview!)

    August 16th, 2018  |  1 hr 28 mins
    music, progressive rock

    Hoggy and Dave discuss how the Beatles can be prognosticated over even further, progressive music from Eastern and Central Europe, some new album releases and a very special, exclusive interview with one of the rising stars in Australian progressive music

  • Episode 8: Gig Etiquette and the Summer of Prog

    August 1st, 2018  |  1 hr 30 mins

    In this episode, Dave and Hoggy talk about Hoggy's amazing summer of prog, and touch on some sensitive topics around gig etiquette.

  • Episode 7: Is metal still in the shadows?

    July 25th, 2018  |  1 hr 6 mins

    This week Hoggy and Dave ask the question - is metal still on the fringes of society?

  • Episode 6: Nightlife, or rather, lackthereof

    July 18th, 2018  |  1 hr 15 mins
    australia, music, opinion, prog, progressive music, rock music, sites, streaming

    This week Hoggy and Dave talk about the death of nightlife in Sydney - a topic very close to their hearts.

  • Episode 5: Artist Spotlight & Chat - Genetics

    July 11th, 2018  |  1 hr 12 mins

    This week, with Hoggy still overseas, Dave chats with three members of Aussie Prog-Rock band Genetics to find out where they came from, and what their thoughts are on the issues surrounding Australia's music scene, and of course a little bit about their thoughts on Dream Theater.

  • Episode 4: Spotify, Streaming, and Progressive Trance

    July 4th, 2018  |  1 hr 5 mins

    This week Hoggy and Dave talk all things streaming and how it can affect the music industry - especially the smaller acts!

  • Episode 3: Cranky old men Cranking it up - Censorship and Loud Concerts

    June 27th, 2018  |  44 mins 30 secs

    Dave and Hoggy talk about Censorship, Loud Concerts and the album we haven't yet reviewed

  • Episode 2: Streaming Sites, Ticketing Sites and Arguing on the Internet

    June 20th, 2018  |  1 hr 40 mins
    australia, music, opinion, prog, progressive music, rock music, sites, streaming

    Dave and Hoggy talk Streaming sites, Tout sites, internet piracy, and arguing on the internet - with a dash of the Eurovision song contest and geoblocking, and a quick rundown of the best shows they've been to

  • Episode 1: Marillion & Dream Theater

    June 13th, 2018  |  1 hr 26 mins
    australia, music, progressive music, rock music

    This week, Dave and Alex talk about Dream Theater and then Alex attempts to school Dave and the rest of the world on why he loves Marillion.

  • Episode 0: Well, What is Prog?

    June 6th, 2018  |  54 mins 55 secs
    australia, music, progressive music, rock music

    In the first episode of this new podcast, Dave and Alex discuss what is progressive music and whether its making a comeback. Then they dive into discussing new music - Tesseract's Sonder, A Perfect Circle's Eat the Elephant and two new songs from Cog.