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Before the Bar Opens

Before the Bar Opens

By Emma Clarke
Composer Emma Clarke interviews a bunch of people who make, use and love music.

Composers, performers, buskers, choreographers, sopranos, dancers, teachers, promoters, IP lawyers, jingle writers, music curators, venue bosses, backing vocalists, music therapists...

The question is simple: what happens before the music starts?

BEFORE THE BAR OPENS explores the relationship we have with music and its transformative power to make us feel, think and do stuff.

Find out more at BeforeTheBarOpens.com
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Bonus Episode: End of Season 2 Montage
This is a special end of Season 2 montage of Before the Bar Opens interviews - snippets of conversations with our guests about their relationship with music. What music do they make? How do they use music in their lives? Why do they love it?  We'll be back later this year! This episode is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight Chartered Accountants, the accountants for entrepreneurs. alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get Emma's newsletter by signing up at: ebclarke.com Listen to Emma’s music here: ebclarke.com/my-work.html Check out our episodes here: beforethebaropens.com/episodes.html If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! See you later this year. :) Before the Bar Opens is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight & Co - the accountants for entrepreneurs. For the best tax advice - email hello@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk and find out how much you and your business can save.
08:38
April 25, 2022
Bonus Episode: Everything that Ever Was, Available Forever
In this bonus episode, composer Emma Clarke talks us through the creative process behind her suite for two violas, soprano saxophone and double bass. The piece is called 'Everything that ever was, available forever.' The four movements are: I - The Code is Indifferent to Your Agonies II - The Dance of the Online Exes III - Defamation (Witch Hunt) IV - Stalker Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link Before the Bar Opens • A podcast on Anchor Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get the newsletter by signing up here: Emma Clarke's music portfolio Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: https://www.beforethebaropens.com/everything-that-ever-was-available-forever Listen to Emma’s music here: My Work Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Resources: Patton Oswalt article: Wake Up, Geek Culture. Time to Die If you're being stalked: Report a stalker Info on trolling: Why do people troll and what can you do about it? Before the Bar Opens is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight & Co - the accountants for entrepreneurs. If you're a company director then you'll need specialist tax advice for you and your business. Email hello@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk to book a consultation now.
33:42
April 18, 2022
Bonus Episode: Reading Week - Some reflections on composition
In this bonus episode, Emma uses her spring break to consider how composers think. Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' here: anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get the newsletter by signing up here: ebclarke.com Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: beforethebaropens.com/moonflower-chamber-brass-violin-composition.html Listen to Emma’s music here: ebclarke.com/my-work.html Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Before the Bar Opens is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight & Co - the accountants for entrepreneurs. Get a more proactive and professional service in 2022. Email hello@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk and start the ball rolling.
06:43
April 11, 2022
Bonus Episode: The Giddy Carousel of Pop
In this bonus episode, composer Emma Clarke talks to Simon Galloway, music fan, musician, barber shop quartet singer, music trivia expert, founder of Glossop Record Club, host of the radio show Charity Shop Classics and presenter of the music podcast The Giddy Carousel of Pop. Find out more about Simon here: https://www.spreaker.com/show/giddypoppod https://glossoprecordclub.wordpress.com/ https://www.mixcloud.com/simongmusic/ Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link https://anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get the newsletter by signing up here: Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: Listen to Emma’s music here: For information about our podcast mates go to Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. Check out the other Silence In Between podcast — The Title Track. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Before the Bar Opens is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight & Co - the accountants for entrepreneurs. Get a more proactive and professional service in 2022. Email hello@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk and start the ball rolling.
07:23
April 04, 2022
018: Jürgen Berlakovich - The Vegetable Orchestra
Composer Emma Clarke speaks with Jürgen Berlakovich of The Vegetable Orchestra. Find out more about The Vegetable Orchestra here: The Vegetable Orchestra https://www.instagram.com/thevegetableorchestra/ The Vegetable Orchestra vegetableorchestra Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get the newsletter by signing up here: Before the Bar Opens Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://beforethebaropens.com/episodes/the-vegetable-orchestra Listen to Emma’s music here: Emma Clarke's music portfolio Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. Check out the other Silence In Between podcast — The Title Track. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices Before the Bar Opens is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight & Co - the accountants for entrepreneurs. If you're a company director then you'll need specialist tax advice for you and your business. Email hello@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk to book a consultation now.
24:56
March 28, 2022
017: Trevor Whichello - Distant Thunder, musical fireworks champion
Emma talks to musical fireworks expert Trevor Whichello from Distant Thunder. Firework Displays | Fireworks Wiltshire | Distant Thunder Fireworks | Devizes Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link Before the Bar Opens • A podcast on Anchor To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link Before the Bar Opens • A podcast on Anchor Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get the newsletter by signing up here: Before the Bar Opens Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://beforethebaropens.com/episodes/trevor-whichello Listen to Emma’s music here: Emma Clarke's music portfolio Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. Check out the other Silence In Between podcast — The Title Track. THE TITLE TRACK PODCAST If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices Before the Bar Opens is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight & Co - the accountants for entrepreneurs. For the best tax advice - email hello@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk and find out how much you and your business can save.
21:50
March 22, 2022
016: David Chatton Barker - Folklore Tapes
Emma speaks to David Chatton Barker, founder of Folklore Tapes, a research project exploring the myths, mysteries, magic and strange phenomena of the old counties through abstracted musical reinterpretation and experimental visuals. Find out more about David: http://www.folkloretapes.co.uk/ Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link Before the Bar Opens • A podcast on Anchor Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get Emma's newsletter by signing up here: Emma Clarke's music portfolio Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: Folklore Tapes Listen to Emma’s music here: My Work For information about our podcast mates go to Podcast mates Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Before the Bar Opens is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight & Co - the accountants for entrepreneurs. Get a more proactive and professional service in 2022. Email hello@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk and start the ball rolling.
30:22
March 15, 2022
015. Mitch Benn - Satirical Songwriter
Emma talks to satirical songwriter Mitch Benn. Follow Mitch here: mitchbenn Mitch Benn Mitch Benn Patreon Confined to Barracks Christmas Whether You Like It Or Not 2021, by Mitch Benn Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link Before the Bar Opens • A podcast on Anchor Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get the newsletter by signing up here: Before the Bar Opens Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://beforethebaropens.com/episodes/mitch-benn Listen to Emma’s music here: Emma Clarke's music portfolio Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. Check out the other Silence In Between podcast — The Title Track. THE TITLE TRACK PODCAST If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31:27
March 08, 2022
014. Charlotte Marlow - Composer
Emma talks to Charlotte Marlow is a composer, artist, & theatre-maker. Find out more about Charlotte here: Charlotte Marlow Twitter: @CharlotteMarlow Instagram: @CharlotteWritesMusic Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get the newsletter by signing up here: Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://beforethebaropens.com/episodes/charlotte-marlow Listen to Emma’s music here: Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. Check out the other Silence In Between podcast — The Title Track. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices Before the Bar Opens is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight & Co - the accountants for entrepreneurs. Get a more proactive and professional service in 2022. Email hello@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk and start the ball rolling.
21:14
March 01, 2022
013. Tim Duncan - Ice Spectacular Composer
Emma talks to composer, conductor and sound engineer Tim A. Duncan, an expert in writing music for ice dance spectaculars. Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link Before the Bar Opens  • A podcast on Anchor Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get the newsletter by signing up here: Emma Clarke's music portfolio Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://beforethebaropens.com/episodes/tim-duncan Listen to Emma’s music here: My Work For information about our podcast mates go to Podcast mates Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. Check out the other Silence In Between podcast — The Title Track. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices Before the Bar Opens is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight & Co - the accountants for entrepreneurs. If you're a company director then you'll need specialist tax advice for you and your business. Email hello@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk to book a consultation now. Website: alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk
34:06
February 22, 2022
012. Kate Whitley - The Multi-Story Orchestra
Emma speaks to Kate Whitley, artistic director, composer and co-founder of the Multi-Story Orchestra. Find out more about Kate and the MSO here: multi-story.org.uk @katewhitley_ @multistoryorguk Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' at: anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get Emma's newsletter by signing up at: ebclarke.com Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: beforethebaropens.com/kate-whitley.html Listen to Emma’s music here: ebclarke.com/my-work.html For information about our podcast mates go to beforethebaropens.com/podcastmates.html Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Before the Bar Opens is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight & Co - the accountants for entrepreneurs. For the best tax advice - email hello@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk and find out how much you and your business can save.  Website: alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk
26:10
February 15, 2022
011. Tushar Joshi - Festival Logistics & Software Expert
Emma speaks to Tushar Joshi, CEO of FestivalPro, a company that specialises in helping people organise music festivals. Find out more about Tushar: festivalpro.com Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' at: anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get Emma's newsletter by signing up at: ebclarke.com Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: beforethebaropens.com/tushar-joshi.html Listen to Emma’s music here: ebclarke.com/my-work.html For information about our podcast mates go to beforethebaropens.com/podcastmates.html Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Before the Bar Opens is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight & Co - the accountants for entrepreneurs. Get a more proactive and professional service in 2022. Email hello@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk and start the ball rolling.  Website: Alexander Knight & Co | Accountants in Hale (alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk)
29:42
February 08, 2022
010. Tony Nixon - Hospital Radio Expert & Radio Manager
Emma speaks to radio station boss and hospital radio expert Tony Nixon about how important music is in radio programming. Find out more about Tony: rossendaleradio.com/pages/tony-nixon/ Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' at: anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get Emma's newsletter by signing up at: ebclarke.com Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: beforethebaropens.com/tony-nixon.html Listen to Emma’s music here: ebclarke.com/my-work.html For information about our podcast mates go to beforethebaropens.com/podcastmates.html Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Before the Bar Opens is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight & Co - the accountants for entrepreneurs. If you're a company director then you'll need specialist tax advice for you and your business. Email hello@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk to book a consultation now.  Website: Alexander Knight & Co | Accountants in Hale (alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk)
25:53
February 01, 2022
Season 2 Trailer
Before the Bar Opens is a podcast about what happens before the music starts.  Join composer Emma Clarke in Season 2, as she talks to people who make, use and love music. BEFORE THE BAR OPENS explores the relationship we have with music and its transformative power to make us feel, think and do stuff. Hit subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. Find out more at BeforeTheBarOpens.com You can find out more about Emma Clarke at EBClarke.com
02:35
January 27, 2022
Bonus Episode: How Slender The Margins
In this bonus episode, composer Emma Clarke talks us through the creative process behind her piece for her orchestral composition, How Slender The Margins. Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' here: anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get the newsletter by signing up here: ebclarke.com Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: beforethebaropens.com/how-slender-the-margins-orchestral-composition.html Listen to Emma’s music here: ebclarke.com/my-work.html Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Resources: Original sketch: soundcloud.com/emmabclarke/how-slender-the-margins?utm_source=Twitter&utm_campaign=social_sharing&utm_medium=widget&utm_content=https%253A//soundcloud.com/emmabclarke/how-slender-the-margins%20 In The Mood For Love: netflix.com/jp-en/title/60004444 Gordon Willis: a career in 12 pictures | BFI - www2.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/news-bfi/features/gordon-willis-career-12-pictures Music by Ennio Morricone: open.spotify.com/artist/1nIUhcKHnK6iyumRyoV68C?si=egCxZhylT7qagsDDFeElwg&dl_branch=1&nd=1
09:02
January 04, 2022
Bonus Episode: Moonflower
In this bonus episode, composer Emma Clarke talks us through the creative process behind her piece for chamber brass and violin, Moonflower. Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' here: anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get the newsletter by signing up here: ebclarke.com Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: beforethebaropens.com/moonflower-chamber-brass-violin-composition.html Listen to Emma’s music here: ebclarke.com/my-work.html Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Resources: Time lapse video of the Moonflower blooming: theguardian.com/environment/2021/feb/20/thousands-live-stream-rare-cactus-prepares-to-bloom-uk-moonflower-selenicereus-wittii Musical Inspiration: The Lark Ascending - song by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Nicola Benedetti, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Litton | Spotify: open.spotify.com/track/4qwyDI0dW7hhQbQXUfHOUv?si=6dce0eebfd4f4935&nd=1 And Birds Are Still …, Op. 72 - song by Takashi Yoshimatsu, Manchester Camerata, Sachio Fujioka | Spotify: open.spotify.com/track/57Dd4NLTzBnkwcDszwtLUa?si=bae6b48bdcc54bc8&nd=1 Music for Bosch People - Album by Alex Paxton | Spotify: open.spotify.com/album/1db7VD2AaeuHpW0at0IOlG?si=nAXdo9rsROKQaxK0Ywh_mg&dl_branch=1&nd=1
17:07
December 21, 2021
Bonus Episode: Season 1 Montage
This is a special end of season montage of Before the Bar Opens interviews - snippets of conversations with our guests about their relationship with music. What music do they make? Why do they love it? How do they use music in their lives? We'll be back next year for Season 2! This episode is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight Chartered Accountants, the accountants for entrepreneurs. alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get Emma's newsletter by signing up at: ebclarke.com Listen to Emma’s music here: ebclarke.com/my-work.html Check out our episodes here: beforethebaropens.com/episodes.html If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! See you next year. :)
08:38
December 07, 2021
009. Simon Galloway - Record Club boss, Music podcaster, Music obsessive
Emma talks to Simon Galloway, music obsessive, boss of Glossop Record Club and host of The Giddy Carousel of Pop. Follow Simon here: http://glossoprecordclub.wordpress.com/ https://www.spreaker.com/show/giddypoppod https://www.mixcloud.com/simongmusic/ Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link https://anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get the newsletter by signing up here: https://ebclarke.com Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: https://www.beforethebaropens.com/simon-galloway.html Listen to Emma’s music here: http://ebclarke.com/my-work For information about our podcast mates go to https://beforethebaropens.com/podcastmates Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. Check out our other music podcast, The Title Track.  Check out the other Silence In Between podcast — The Title Track. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
40:05
November 30, 2021
008. Chris Stevens - Jingle writer
Emma speaks to Chris Stevens: producer, radio station owner and world authority on radio jingles. Find out more about Chris: www.chrisstevens.co.uk www.ignitejingles.com www.tmstudios.com www.devaweb.co.uk www.chriscountry.co.uk Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link https://anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get Emma's newsletter by signing up here: https://ebclarke.com Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: https://www.beforethebaropens.com/chris-stevens Listen to Emma’s music here: http://ebclarke.com/my-work For information about our podcast mates go to https://beforethebaropens.com/podcastmates Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. Check out our other music podcast, The Title Track.  If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!
32:29
November 23, 2021
007. Helena Leonard - Soprano and Britain's Got Talent contestant
Emma speaks to operatic soprano and Britain's Got Talent contestant Helena Leonard about her life in music. Find out more about Helena: Twitter: @helena_leonard littlepixieproductions.co.uk Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link https://anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get Emma's newsletter by signing up here: https://ebclarke.com Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: https://www.beforethebaropens.com/helena-leonard Listen to Emma’s music here: http://ebclarke.com/my-work For information about our podcast mates go to https://beforethebaropens.com/podcastmates Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. Check out our other music podcast, The Title Track.  If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!
27:57
November 16, 2021
006. Rob Gray - Busker, instrument maker
In this episode, composer Emma Clarke talks to Rob Gray, a musician, busker, craftsman and an instrument maker. He specialises in making cigar box guitars. But Rob isn't merely a busker - Rob is a one man band. Find out more about Rob here: https://www.dirtpie.rocks/ Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link https://anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get Emma's newsletter by signing up here: https://ebclarke.com Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: https://www.beforethebaropens.com/rob-gray Listen to Emma’s music here: http://ebclarke.com/my-work For information about our podcast mates go to https://beforethebaropens.com/podcastmates Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. Check out our other music podcast, The Title Track.  If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31:25
November 09, 2021
005. David Green - Radio Boss and Wedding DJ
Emma talks to David Green, radio boss and wedding DJ. Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link https://anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get the newsletter by signing up here: https://ebclarke.com Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://beforethebaropens.com/david-green Listen to Emma’s music here: http://ebclarke.com/my-work For information about our podcast mates go to https://beforethebaropens.com/podcastmates Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. Check out the other Silence In Between podcast — The Title Track. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31:34
November 02, 2021
004. Darren Altman - Session Drummer, Britain's Got Talent Contestant, Impressionist
Emma speaks to session drummer, voice actor and Britain's Got Talent semi-finalist Darren Altman about his life in music. Find out more about Darren: https://www.darrenaltman.com Twitter: @darrenaltman Facebook: @darrenaltmanvoiceover Insta: @darren_altman Tik Tok: @darrenaltman Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link https://anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get Emma's newsletter by signing up here: https://ebclarke.com Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: https://www.beforethebaropens.com/darren-altman Listen to Emma’s music here: http://ebclarke.com/my-work For information about our podcast mates go to https://beforethebaropens.com/podcastmates Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. Check out our other music podcast, The Title Track.  If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!
22:39
October 25, 2021
003. Matt Moore (Blakk Habit) - Music profiler, Composer, Remixer
Matt Moore's life in music includes (but is not limited to) being an audio producer for commercial radio, he's a music profiler for business clients, he's a composer and is a successful music producer. Known as Blakk Habit, he's known for his incredible remixes. His music has been heard on Kiss FM, BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1 Xtra. I want to find out how much Matt's life revolves around music. Find out more about Matt here: twitter.com/blakkhabitmusic facebook.com/blakkhabitmusic instagram.com/blakkhabitmusic soundcloud.com/blakkhabitmusic Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link https://anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get Emma's newsletter by signing up here: https://ebclarke.com Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: https://www.beforethebaropens.com/blakk-habit.html Listen to Emma’s music here: http://ebclarke.com/my-work For information about our podcast mates go to https://beforethebaropens.com/podcastmates Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. Check out our other music podcast, The Title Track.  If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30:37
October 18, 2021
002. Anna Appleby - Composer
Emma talks to composer Anna Appleby. Twitter: @ AnnaAppleby Instagram: @snappleby_composer website: www.annaappleby.com Hear more about Anna's work here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p06yrtv5 https://www.annaappleby.com/press/ https://www.annaappleby.com/composing/surprise-me/electronic/ Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link https://anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get the newsletter by signing up here: https://ebclarke.com Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://beforethebaropens.com/anna-appleby.html Listen to Emma’s music here: http://ebclarke.com/my-work For information about our podcast mates go to https://beforethebaropens.com/podcastmates Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. Check out the other Silence In Between podcast — The Title Track. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!
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October 18, 2021
001. Chris Dannatt - Pirate Radio Expert
Emma talks to Chris Dannatt, the creative director of Pirate Memories, an exhibition that celebrates the world of pirate radio. Find out more about Chris’ work: https://www.piratememories.com/ Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com To leave us a voice message click 'Message' on this link https://anchor.fm/before-the-bar-opens Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke Get in touch on Twitter: @emmabclarke Get the newsletter by signing up here: https://ebclarke.com Get all the resources relating to this episode here: https://www.beforethebaropens.com/chris-dannatt.html Listen to Emma’s music here: http://ebclarke.com/my-work For information about our podcast mates go to https://beforethebaropens.com/podcastmates Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music. Check out the other Silence In Between podcast — The Title Track. See https://TheTitleTrack.com If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!
39:21
October 18, 2021
Season 1 trailer - 30" edit
Before the Bar Opens is a podcast about what happens before the music starts. Composer Emma Clarke talks to people who make, use and love music. Performers, composers, a wedding DJ, a busker, an operatic soprano, a  remixer, Britain's Got Talent contestants, a musical firework champion,  a superfan, a session drummer, a pirate radio firebrand, a jingle  mogul, a music profiler, a radio bigwig, a hospital radio guru, a  satirical songwriter... There's only one question: what happens before the music starts? BEFORE THE BAR OPENS explores the relationship we have with music and  its transformative power to make us feel, think and do stuff. Hit subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. Find out more at BeforeTheBarOpens.com You can find out more about Emma Clarke at EBClarke.com Before the Bar Opens launches on 19th October. Subscriber, wherever you get your podcasts. 
00:30
October 17, 2021
Season 1 trailer 2
Before the Bar Opens is a podcast about what happens before the music starts. Composer Emma Clarke talks to people who make, use and love music. Performers, composers, a wedding DJ, a busker, an operatic soprano, a  remixer, Britain's Got Talent contestants, a musical firework champion,  a superfan, a session drummer, a pirate radio firebrand, a jingle  mogul, a music profiler, a radio bigwig, a hospital radio guru, a  satirical songwriter... There's only one question: what happens before the music starts? BEFORE THE BAR OPENS explores the relationship we have with music and  its transformative power to make us feel, think and do stuff. Hit subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. Find out more at BeforeTheBarOpens.com You can find out more about Emma Clarke at EBClarke.com Season 1 starts on 19th October. Subscribe, wherever you get your podcasts. 
02:16
October 11, 2021
Season 1 trailer 1
Before the Bar Opens is a podcast about what happens before the music starts.  Composer Emma Clarke talks to people who make, use and love music. Performers, composers, a wedding DJ, a busker, an operatic soprano, a remixer, Britain's Got Talent contestants, a musical firework champion, a superfan, a session drummer, a pirate radio firebrand, a jingle mogul, a music profiler, a radio bigwig, a hospital radio guru, a satirical songwriter...  There's only one question: what happens before the music starts? BEFORE THE BAR OPENS explores the relationship we have with music and its transformative power to make us feel, think and do stuff. Hit subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. Find out more at BeforeTheBarOpens.com You can find out more about Emma Clarke at EBClarke.com
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September 20, 2021