The Reel FEEdBack Podcast
Conor O’Sullivan – Prosthetic Make Up Designer (Dark Knight, Prometheus, Saving Private Ryan)
The Joker in the Dark Knight, the Engineers, eggs and scary, bitey aliens from Prometheus and Alien:Covenant, the White Walkers from Game of Thrones, Conor O'Sullivan has been responsible for many amazing creatures and make-up effects over the past two decades. He talks to host Kevin Dawson about these and more, including working with Spielberg on the 'Jesus' moment, killing Brad Pitt and the new Joe Cornish film, Kid Who Would Be King.
Nicholas R. Allen - Production Sound/ Boom Operator (Terminator 2, Heat)
Terminator 2, True Lies, Heat, The West Wing and more, Nicholas R.Allen has worked on some of the biggest productionscapturing sound. He breaks down the gunfight and infamous cafe scenes with De Niro and Pacino, talks about being involved in every scene of T2, how to record the walk-and-talk audio of The West Wing and how the business itself has changed over the years, causing division between technicians and the higher echelon's of the industry. Throw in some Elm Street 4 and Galaxy Quest and you had a big episode.
Stephen McBean - Singer (Pink Mountaintops)
Pink Mountaintops frontman Stephen McBean has cited many unexpected influences for his first album with the band in eight years, including John Carpenter and David Cronenberg movies, bodybuilding books written by postmodern feminist Camille Paglia and 70s Disney read-along books.He talks from the tour bus en route to Denver, Colorado as part of the band’s U.S tour about writing and recording the eclectic new album Peacock Pools (mostly) in lockdown, touring with Dinosaur Jr, David Bowie and the punk scene in his town when he grew up in Canada.
James Cox - Singer (Crows)
The Crows frontman talks in the lead up to sophomore album Beware Believers, a no holds barred, glorious ear-assault of an album off the back of the success of their debut Silver Tongues that saw them tour with Idles and share the stage with Slaves and Wolf Alice to name a couple more. Cox talks his ‘rabbit hole’ dives when researching for lyrics, Daniel Johnston, SXSW in Texas, his onstage persona and both albums.