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Never Meet Your Idols

Never Meet Your Idols

Never Meet Your Idols is a podcast hosted by musicians Laura-Mary Carter from Blood Red Shoes and Carré Callaway from Queen Kwong. Each episode features interviews with musicians and artists who aren't afraid to get personal and speak their minds.

Listeners can submit questions for the hosts and guests via Instagram or email.

No topic is off limits. No shits are given.
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EP 02 : Your idol, Kate Nash

Never Meet Your Idols

EP 05: Your idol, Nick Valensi of The Strokes
Laura and Carré reminisce about childhood TV shows and Nick Valensi talks about getting snubbed by one (or two) of his idols, his man crushes, and the passing of Silvia —his pet chicken. Oh, and his bands: The Strokes and CRX. No big deal.
September 22, 2020
EP 04: Your idol, Lee Kiernan of Idles
What do Carré, Shirley Manson, Macaulay Culkin and Mother Teresa have in common? How come we're just now hearing about Evan Rachel Wood's domestic abuse testimony? Is Brian May too busy to be friendly? Is Dave Grohl Lee's dad? Listen to this episode with Idles' guitarist, Lee Kiernan, for answers. 
September 8, 2020
EP 03: Your idol, Roger O'Donnell of The Cure
In this episode we talk to The Cure's Roger O'Donnell about his idol and his thoughts on Covid, Hitchcock, the music industry, Brexit, the joys of cutting grass ("not the hippy kind, you moron!") and much more. He even answers a few fan questions --after a stiff Aperol Spritz.
August 25, 2020
EP 02 : Your idol, Kate Nash
This episode features a story about Jared Leto and how one shouldn't look him in the eye (we suspect he's sensitive or something...), and an in depth interview with popstar-turned-actress Kate Nash, who answers listeners' questions, tells us about meeting her idols and her ideas for how to change the music business --plus, the dangers tech giants pose to our brains and what Kate does with her dirty shower water.
August 11, 2020
EP 01 : Welcome to Never Meet Your Idols
Here it is, EPISODE NUMBER ONE! We made this mini episode on the fly to introduce you to the show and to announce our first guest (a brilliant musician, actress, and an idol for many) who will be joining us on next week's full length cast. Subscribe and follow us for the latest updates.  XX 
August 4, 2020