Ep 33 – Matt Greiner (August Burns Red) Part 1/2: August Burns Red, Drumming, Holy Ghost Notes

Join us in Part 1/2 of our anticipated interview with Matt Greiner! Matt talks about all things @August Burns Red, from their 10 th Anniversary Constellations Tour to some interesting lyrical insights of 2 songs
from their upcoming album (un-named, TBA 2020). Matt also talks about his new podcast @Holy Ghost Notes and Chris enjoys getting nerdy with some fantastically in-depth drumming talk on paradiddles, drum gear and 16th note triplet patterns. Lots of fan- submitted questions are also put forward to Matt.
Track List:
2) August Burns Red – “Rationalist”
3) As Cities Burn – “Bloodsucker, Pt II”

Show Links

  • August Burns Red @augustburnsred
  • Holy Ghost Note Podcast: https://theholyghostnotes.com/
  • HGN Instagram: @holyghostnotes
  • – Zildjian Blast Bell (Signature Matt Greiner): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvMcZaZaW4A

Fan Question Submissions:

  • Johnathan Ramos from “In Exile (a Thrice Fan community)” Facebook Group
  • Aaron Rieck from “In Exile (a Thrice Fan community)” Facebook Group
  • David van Zandt, “Facedown Family Appreciation Group” Facebook Group
  • Tyler Craig, “Reformed Mosh Pit” Facebook Group
  • Shane Orunchuk, “Christian Metalheads International” Facebook Group
  • Joe Calderon, “Facedown Family Appreciation Group” Facebook Group
  • Logan Madero, “Christian Metalheads International” Facebook Group
  • Stuart Simpson, “Reformed Mosh Pit” Facebook Group
  • James Wilder, “In Exile (a Thrice Fan community)” Facebook Group

Episode 32 – Tenielle Neda And The First Fellow Country Woman

The Eclectic Podcast is really excited to release episode 32 joined by a recording artist signed to one of our favourite record labels (Running Club Records) and lives in our own state of Western Australia, was it mentioned we were excited?

Tenielle Neda is out guest artist and she along with the baby in her belly, joins us to talk about her journey to faith and how she went from Australian idol to singing in Tamworth to bible collage and what she does for a living, living in Karratha (hint: two tracks)

There is also talk of how to work, parent and makes music while also being a wife and how one makes the time for it all, talk about maybe doing some shows in Perth and lastly, talk about what Tenielle’s taste in music is like and lastly talk about the potential to do some Tenielle Neda maternity merchandise.

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Track List:

Tenielle Neda – Mercy
Tenielle Neda – Antidote for Apathy
Tenielle Neda – No fear in love
John Van Deusen – None other


Episode 31 – The Eclectic Global Take Over

Having been a podcast for about 3 years, looking for new music to play is enjoyable and a pleasure, especially when you come across something really good. When people from around the world send us good music we don’t have to look for, we get excited and can’t help but dance, sing along and share it with you.

This is what episode 31 is all about, people reaching out to us via social media and recommending their own musical creations or those of friends and family. Christian artists from Canada, Holland, America and Madagascar have either sent us tracks or people close to them have brought to our attention, these musical gems.

There is a brew review of a great local Perth brewery, Otherside brewing co, albums The Eclectic has listened to in 2019, some highly recommended, some not and of course all the other things that make it The Eclectic Podcast.

Track list:
1) Fy Rasolofoniaina – Tiako Ianao
2) Kensington Prairie – Healer
3) Redeemed – Boundryles 
4) Psalm – Walk Away


Episode 30 – Coffee Roasters ft Asher Van Wollingen

We’re sorry Episode 30 took this long to reach your ears, but things have been happening, like wedding and giving birth things. But Chris and I are past all that and are ready to give you Asher Van Wollingen world-famous coffee roaster.

Asher, good friend of the show and talented coffee roaster joins us to dissect what it means to roast, supply and enjoy specialty coffee. Asher also talks about why speciality coffee is important in the livelihoods of farmers, what countries produce what flavours and a home brew, brew review.

Listen out for 4 tracks from some well known christians artists that will probably be very familiar to a lot of listeners with a redemptive theme intertwined throughout them all or what ever that means.


1. Beautiful Eulogy ft Propaganda – Wonderful
2. Jon Foreman – Lord save me from myself
3. Thrice – The great exchange
4. Josh Garrels – Farther along



Episode 29 – This is REVERIE ft Justin And Chic

Columbus, Ohio seems is a hotbed for heavy music! We enjoyed some great conversations with Chic Estose (drummer) & Justin McGough (lead guitarist) from up-and-coming melodic hardcore band REVERIE, for Episode 29.

Join us for stories from the studio when REVERIE recorded their debut EP “The Prodigal” (released Nov 2018), Chic & Justin’s perspective on music as a platform for ministry, and the band’s strong ties with fellow Ohio metal bands @Wolves at the Gate and @Convictions.

Track List:
1) REVERIE – Home
2) REVERIE – Misery / Empathy
3) REVERIE – Smoke Signals (feat. Nick Detty of Wolves at the Gate)
4) My Epic – Further Up, Further In

Website: www.thisisreverie.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pg/reverieohioofficial
Instagram: @thisisreverie
Twitter: @thisisreverie
Bigcartel: www.thisisreverie.bigcartel.com

Eclectic Podcast Ep 28 – Hard Topics feat. Josh James

We talk about hard topics such as faith & doubt and mental health and suicide in an episode not to be missed! Join us with our good friend Josh James as we move track-by-track by bands of faith who venture into lyrical content that challenges, confronts & facilitates deeper thinking.
Also includes a Brew Review, with a solid Scottish brew brought in by Josh.

Track List

Color Me Valiant – ‘Commissioned’

Silent Planet – ‘Understanding Love as Loss’

Valleyheart – ‘Crave’

Gungor – ‘Lovely Broken’

**Some content in this episode may be challenging for listeners. If you’re experiencing suicidal thoughts or need mental health support, please get support or ring the below numbers:
AUSTRALIA – 13 11 14 (LifeLine)
UK — 116 123 (Samaritans)
USA – 1 800 273 8255 (National Suicide Prevention Hotline)
NEW ZEALAND – 1737 (24/7 couselling)

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Episode 27 – The Full Relationship Spectrum With Our Sexual Healing

This is one topic that The Eclectic Podcast would not have dreamed of presenting when it first started. It’s a topic that not makes some queasy, while others can’t seem to stop talking about. Either way, sexuality is not going away and Darrel Bell aka Stephen the Levite joins us on the show to take sexuality back from the secular world.

If you’re single, dating, engaged or married there is something for you, we cover the whole spectrum in discussion and the musical choices. Learn more about how Our Sexual Healing (OSH) came to be, what struggles they had with sexuality early on in marriage, where you can find new music from Stephen the Levite and which hip hop beat is Darrels favourite of all time.

Listen, enjoy, subscribe and share, becasuse who knows, you could be helping a struggling couple.

Track list:

1. S.O. – Wait
2. The Cross Movement – Creature Double Feature
3. Andy Mineo – Love
4. Stephen The Levite – Truth is ft Melissa T

Episode 26 – Some Peeps Maybe Ya’ll May Not Have Heard Of Before

Ep 26 – Some Peeps Maybe Ya’ll May Not Have Heard of Before
What do drug use and mental health problems, being a touring musician for Josh Garrels, and sex trafficking in Cambodia all have in common? They’re all a little part of stories of artists and bands we that we feature in Episode 26.

Featuring the genres of hardcore, hip-hop, acoustic & cinematic. Brew Review, some Eclectic plans for 2019, and banter also included.

1) Take the Name – “Dives feat Nick Detty”
2) Trevor Pope – “Good Enough ft Tone Jones”
3) Jason Barrows – “Empty Hands”
4) Tony Anderson – “Younger”

Show Notes:
– Take the Name EP download (free): takethename.bandcamp.com/album/against-such-
– Trevor Pope Single download (free): noisetrade.com/trevorpope/good-enough-ft-tone-
– Jason Barrows ‘Electric Infinity’ EP: jasonbarrows.bandcamp.com/album/electric-infinity-
– Tony Anderson ‘Chasm’ Album: tonypterodactyl.bandcamp.com/album/chasm

Other links for you all to check out also include Amos Australia:


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Episode 25 – Instrumental/Post Rock/Cinematic Folk With Hidden Land

Episode 25

Hidden Land (Myles O’Mainnian & Johan Lager) are a Scandinavia-based duo who blend ambient, post-rock and folk stylings in their debut album ‘Perspectives’.

Hear Myles & Johan share their recent signing to popular film licensing company Musicbed, shooting a music video in beautiful Iceland, and how their faith impacts them as musicians and creatives. We also play three tracks and get a behind-the-scenes glimpse on lyrics, sonic textures and the story of how ‘Perspectives’ came to be.


1) Hidden Land – ‘Remind Me’

2) Hidden Land – ‘Trinity’

3) Hidden Land – ‘Perspectives’

Instagram: @hiddenland.co

Facebook: www.facebook.com/hiddenland.co/ ‘Remind Me’ music video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8rXQI6LN4s

‘Perspectives’ is available on Spotify, iTunes & Bandcamp

Episode 24- Christmas Special With A Beautiful Liturgy

Guess what friends? It’s the last episode for 2018 and it’s also the time of year where the snow starts to fall in the north of the globe and the sun turns ice blocks to water vapour before 7am in the southern parts of the globe, thats right it’s Christmas time!

This the 24th and final episode of 2018 is filled to the brim with content that could fill your largest stocking twice over, with a brew review featuring a super special guest, plenty of quality music that reflects the true reason for the season and all the other good content that The Eclectic Podcast is known for.

A Beautiful Liturgy also join us for the second time on The Eclectic Podcast to talk about their brand new track ‘Glory be to God on High’, an astoundingly beautiful, contemporary rendition of a Charles Wesley hymn. To craft this masterpiece they bunkered down at Calvin Institute of Worship at the start of this year and the results are beautiful, so take a listen. We also form a new christmas tradition close to the end of the show so please, like share and subscribe to find out for yourself what it is.

Track list:
1) August Burns Red – Joy to the World
2)A Beautiful Liturgy- Glory be to God on High
3) My Epic- Lower Still
4)The Sing Team- Go Tell It On The Mountain