S2: 16 - Thom Weeks from Gnarwolves Went for a Saunter Around Glasgow
I don’t listen to a lot of interview podcasts anymore. I’m a bit burnt out on them, despite how many awesome ones are out there. No, what I mostly listen to are science and storytelling podcasts. I love the high-quality production and sound design found in Love + Radio and the like.
It’s those kinds of podcasts which influenced a lot of the production elements I’ve incorporated into season two so far, and I find myself being influenced by the way a lot of NPR and Radiotopia shows often interview people outside. I’ve always wanted to record a podcast outside. There’s obviously a lot of things that can go wrong with it though, and because of that I was always wary of pulling the trigger.
When it came to interview Thom from Gnarwolves though, fate forced my hand. So, we went for a short walk around Glasgow city centre. You can hear the streets shifting and changing as we make our way through them; small bursts of music from buskers, the hustle and bustle of busy shoppers, mysterious tunes echoing from...