BORN TO ROAM

BORN TO ROAM

A podcast brought to you by Luke Bentham of The Dirty Nil.

Laura Jane Grace
TrailerE1 hr 12 min

All Episodes

Wade MacNeil: Riff extraordinaire sits down in Luke's backyard to discuss his new project 'Dooms Children', the Grateful Dead, band dynamics, getting told you can't sing, face exploding karma and much more. 

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Jul 19

1 hr 6 min

What's up Nil nation, pleased to share a rock n roll chat with Mr. Thomas O'Keefe. We discussed his band ANTiSEEN and playing with GG Allin, his first concert memories (including Kiss, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne), and his storied career tour managing for Train, Whiskeytown, Ryan Adams, Third Eye Blind, Weezer and more. 

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Mar 11

1 hr 34 min

Luke catches up with Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!, Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers) to chat songwriting, smoking weed with Miley Cyrus, being starstruck by your idols, and releasing music during a global pandemic. 

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Dec 2020

1 hr 12 min

Drew Thomson enters the Nil house to chat with Luke about his London upbringing, the journey of Single Mothers and getting too open for The Replacements at Riot Fest. 

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Jul 2020

1 hr 16 min

Luke Nil joins Arkells frontman, Max Kerman in the backyard of his Hamilton home for a discussion on Max going to University to start the band, the golden era of Canadian indie rock and how it sucks explaining why a song is good.  @thedirtynil @arkellsmusic

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Jul 2020

51 min 7 sec

Luke sits down with his boy Brett from The Glorious Sons to discuss Kingston, ON and the formation of the band, songwriting work ethic, the tribulations of a zoom call, and cheesecake drama within the Nil house.  @thedirtynil @theglorioussons

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Jun 2020

54 min 47 sec

Luke rocks a solo podcast to share who's the new Gordon Ramsey of the house, dealing with a bit of a mouse problem, the passing of the legend, John Prine and a few Nil related updates. Born To Roam episode 5 is here, hail hail rock'n'roll and be good to each-other!

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May 2020

18 min 6 sec

Ross "The Boss" Miller joins Luke to talk about his formative days in music, growing up in the Niagara music scene and the endless amounts of bands that Ross has played with. Instagram: @TheDirtyNil Full video on Youtube!  

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Apr 2020

27 min 30 sec

Record engineer and producer, John Goodmanson joins Luke on the studio couch to discuss growing up in the Seattle music scene, hosting Skid Row (later to be known as Nirvana) on his radio show, the Nil's fascination with the Nu-metal era and John's thoughts on the current business affairs of the recording industry. John produced The Dirty Nil's Master Volume and is currently working on the band's next album.

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Mar 2020

43 min 48 sec

Luke sits down with the one and only wild child, Kyle “Starchild” Fisher to break down their formative days in rock. The guys recall the birth of The Dirty Nil, doubling down on rock while others checked out and what made Kyle interested in spanking the tubs. Kyle's touring regiment and photography practices are also discussed. Kyle getting crowned the mayor of mayo town? Luke leaves no stone unturned - listen now for all this and more!

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Mar 2020

36 min 2 sec

Welcome to BORN TO ROAM! Brought to you by Luke Bentham of The Dirty Nil! In the inaugural episode of Born to Roam, Luke talks about the Jon Box celebration of life concert, his recent travels to Russia, plans for the next record (will it shift Western culture? That’s a guarantee from Luke Nil), life on the road, truck stops, parking lot chickens, touring with White Reaper, B12 shots in the butt, Gregg’s in the UK, the "vibe" of a continental breakfast... the list goes on.

Mar 2020

33 min 23 sec