S6 EP3: ALEX JAMES - show notes
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S6 EP3: ALEX JAMES - summary
Join Olly as he chats to the former blur bassist and cheese fiend about brandy, beer, cider, wine, being on tour and living on a farm.
S6 EP3: ALEX JAMES - timeline
10:15 - Alex trademarked the name BritPop for an alcoholic drink, with the original intention of making sparkling wine.
13:10 - Dave Rowntree was the drummer from Blur
16:45 - Alex now mostly numbers his cheeses, rather than giving them names
17:20 - Alex enjoys hanging out with Marco Pierre White on board P&O Cruises
21:38 - Alex runs The Big Feastival at his farm every year.
24:25 - Alex’s favourite book is Treasure Island
24:59 - Olly gives Alex a bottle of Iona, One Man Band 2012 Elgin. The average cost is £18 per bottle.
S6 EP3: ALEX JAMES - production notes
Recorded on 14 March 2019 at Alex’s farm in the Cotswolds
Hosted by Olly Smith
Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW
Mastered by David Thomas
Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones
Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.3.0