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The Curator Podcast

85 EpisodesProduced by Mark FraserWebsite

The Curator is a podcast about passion and creativity. We chat to musicians and artists about their creative process, why they do what they do and the passion that drives them. We also talk about other stuff sometimes (most times) but hey, it’s all part of the conversation, right? New episodes every… read more


Wildcard Short 1 - Ben Weinman from The Dillinger Escape Plan


So, I went to Hevy festival 2015 and recorded a few interviews. Some were long, and some were short. This is one of the short ones. I was accompanied by my handsomely bearded friend Craig who did sound for me. We briefly talk about his beard.

Some quick insight into "press" life - at festivals you are not allocated very long with the artists you want to interview. I originally only had ten minutes with Ben. This then changed to one question. Which is fine, because if you're an artist and you're talking to press all day I can see why it would get tiring.

We talk a little about how their music has evolved out of writing a record they hadn't heard to now doing things that people don't expect them to do.

After the interview he said he hoped he could do this again the next time they play Glasgow. I hope so too. He was also happy I didn't ask random stock questions like "what animal would you be?" etc. I guess people... For information regarding your data privacy, visit

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