The podcast is ready to comply with the trio (Denz, Cola and Joe) as they discover the world of music by a POC lens. They speak music, tradition, race and life as they realize it by way of variously hilarious anecdotes and conversations. Within the phrases of the podcast’s introductory jingle: “When you wanna hear guys speaking shit with their buddies, come to band observe with the OBGMs”.
The newest episode, So Bitter, options Stefan Babcock from Toronto pop-punk group Pup. Babcock explains his relationship with the all-too-relatable feeling of imposter syndrome, and divulges, “Each time I write a great tune, I feel it is the final one I’ll write. I am like oh f*ck I am washed. It is over.” He additionally shares tales of his early bands, songwriting and harmful adventures on the highway.
The podcast goals to create an area for the overshadowed figures within the music trade, akin to POC and minority teams. OBGMs frontman Denz McFarlane says “It is a Black-fronted punk band, and that’s actually necessary. Rock’n’roll is usually white suburban youngsters – that’s what will get promoted. However we’re black and we out right here. I used to be impressed to make rock music once I noticed a black man onstage, and if somebody sees that in us, I hope it’s going to encourage a brand new technology to go after this.”.