Join host, Steve Northcott, as he travels the planet in search of the music that makes the earth vibrate. Whether it's jamming with sitar players in India, crashing a Buzzcocks show in Bangkok or learning the elements of Hip Hop in Ho Chi Minh City, Steve will find the planet's musical pulse.
With Steve is creative partner and jack-of-all-trades, Gary Blanton. Together they team with global musicians to record, jam, play, explore and create a musical experience that they are only too eager to share.
Finally, a travel show about music.
Catch Us Live Somewhere On This Planet
Steve Northcott is a Canadian comedian, writer and award-winning musician.
Steve has contributed articles for acclaimed and award winning international publications including Esquire and Timeout Magazine. For his comedy and musical projects, Steve has been featured in numerous magazines worldwide. In 2008, Steve co-authored the inaugural Kuala Lumpur edition of the Dubai-based travel guide, EXPLORER KL.
In 2009, Steve developed the creative studio, Bored of Directives and set forth creating a series of online programming dedicated towards music and comedy that has led to a viewership of 30,000 monthly views on the official website. Bored of Directives’ flagship program, a travel documentary series about music called On The Beat and Path saw Steve travel to 17 countries and 23 cities learning of different musical cultures and artists.
In 2009, as singer and guitarist with rock band, The Benchmarx, Steve (and his band) was the recipient of the Voize Independent Music Award for Most Electrifying Live Act in Malaysia. The BENCHMARX have released two full length albums of original music and Malaysia and Steve is currently working on his third album recorded on location all around the world.
Currently living and performing throughout South East Asia, Steve is in the production stages of three documentaries focusing on Comedy, Music and Dance respectively. Bored of Directives are currently in negotiations with various television networks for the rights to broadcast On The Beat and Path.
Originally a Michigander, Gary has spent the past 16 years overseas enjoying the wonders of calculus and football with teenagers. He has written and recorded songs for bands in Malaysia and Brazil (BENCHMARX, FUNKY FRESH COCOA PUFFS), and enjoys performing music in just about any environment. Gary has also produced several documentaries, including Raq'in the Roots with Malesh-Roma - a Shockwave NME Award winner about the distinctive blends of Balkan music and dance in eastern Macedonia.