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Behind the Music Business Podcast

Behind the Music Business Podcast

By Danny Champion
In conversation with a cross section of music business professionals for those who want to start their journey through any part of the Music Industry.

The Behind the (Music) Business Podcast looks at the music industry and talks to those who work in it about their roles, interests and motivtions in order to find out more about the people 'behind the business'.

Get in touch with the show via behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com
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Jenny Entwistle (Chuff Media)

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Max Odell (Max Music Publishing)
Welcome back and here is the final Behind the Music Business Podcast of 2021. I am going to take a break for the rest of the year from releasing episodes but I am hoping to come back in 2022 with brand new conversations with some amazing music industry professionals. To round things off for 2021 and for my 65th episode I have the founder and CEO of UK based independent music publisher Max Music Publishing Max Odell as my guest this week. We talked about all things music publishing and the specifics behind the ethos that he has taken into his company since he launched it 4 years ago. I found this chat very inspiring as I am currently taking a similar plunge into the world of music publishing at this very moment as Max did back in 2017 so it was really interesting and informative hearing how and why he did what he has done and how well he has done it. Find out more about Max Music Publishing: https://www.maxmusicpublishing.co.uk/ https://www.instagram.com/maxmusicpublishing/ https://www.instagram.com/maximus_mmp/ https://twitter.com/MaxMusicPublish https://www.facebook.com/MaxMusicPublishing Max Music Publishing Spotify Playlist Get in touch with me via: Website - www.dannychampion.co.uk DC Music Publishing - www.dcmusicpublishing.co.uk Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dcmusicpublishing/ Email - behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/dannychampion
56:07
October 11, 2021
Dee Adam (Songwriter/Producer)
This week's episode is a conversation about songwriting with professional songwriter Dee Adam. I know Dee from our time together at peermusic and I am immensely grateful that she found the time in her schedule to talk to me. I always like talking to songwriters about how they do their thing. Dee herself is a writer and producer who has worked with a whole host of household names including Dido, Mel C and The Kaiser Chiefs to name a few. Following a run of success in 2019 and 2020, 2021 and beyond will see more releases with names such as Jack Wins, Nonõ, Lo Steppa, iiola and Flux Pavilion. Check out more of Dee’s tracks via the link below and I hope you enjoy our conversation. Get in touch with Dee via: http://lmeworldwide.com/ https://www.instagram.com/deeadam/ https://twitter.com/deeadam Dee Adam cuts Spotify playlist  Get in touch with me via: Website - www.dannychampion.co.uk DC Music Publishing - www.dcmusicpublishing.co.uk DC Music Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dcmusicpublishing/ Email - behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/dannychampion Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/danmchampion/
01:03:30
September 20, 2021
Ellie Giles (Step Music Management)
Here is one of my favourite of all the episodes that I have done of this podcast. A chat with artist and producer manager Ellie Giles. Ellie has had an amazing career in A&R and management for the best part of 20 years and set up her company Step Management in 2018. This was an amazing chat about the creative side of the business, about A&R in general and as a female in the industry and Ellie was amazingly honest and candid about how she operates and what she looks for in the business. Check out all her links below to find out more about her roster and do make sure to listen to Erland Coopers releases from this year, they are incredible. Get in touch with Ellie/Step Music Management via: https://www.stepmusicmanagement.com/ https://www.instagram.com/stepmusicmanagement/ https://www.facebook.com/stepmusicmanagement Get in touch with me via: Website - www.dannychampion.co.uk DC Music Publishing - www.dcmusicpublishing.co.uk DC Music Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dcmusicpublishing/ Email - behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/dannychampion Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/danmchampion/
01:00:20
September 6, 2021
Lucie Caswell (GM Music Publishers Association)
Lucie is the General Manager and Chief Policy Officer of the Music Publishers Association (MPA). The MPA represents over 95% of the UK’s song rights, through its membership of over 200 music publishers, ranging from iconic Independents to the international Major Publishers. Prior to the MPA, Lucie was the CEO of performing artists’ collective, the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC). Lucie has over 17 years’ experience in the music business, including time at PRS for Music in digital licencing and within Indie music publishing companies. She also ran her own rights-management company, operating on both sides of the negotiating table for clients including Deezer, eMusic, Sony/SYCO and The BRIT Awards, amongst others. She is a lead copyright negotiator, specialising in multi-territory, digital rights. Lucie is a staunch advocate of equal opportunities, human rights and inclusivity, believing in music and arts as catalysts for change and emancipation. Lucie is also on the management team of the Palestine Music Expo, the first international music conference and showcase event, held in the Occupied Territories. I am really grateful that Lucie found time in her very busy schedule to talk to me for the podcast. It was a very insightful and informative conversation. I hope you enjoy it. Get in touch with the MPA via: https://mpaonline.org.uk/ https://www.instagram.com/thempaonline/ https://twitter.com/the_MPA https://www.facebook.com/MusicPublishersAssociation/?ref=bookmarks MPA on Spotify  Get in touch with me via: Website - www.dannychampion.co.uk DC Music Publishing - www.dcmusicpublishing.co.uk DC Music Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dcmusicpublishing/ Email - behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/dannychampion Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/danmchampion/
52:32
August 23, 2021
Danny Champion (DC Music)
Today (August 13th 2021) is my birthday and to celebrate I am doing the most self indulgent thing I could think of and releasing an episode of my podcast that is about me :) I found it very hard to do and it is thankfully MUCH shorter than the rest of the episodes. If you would like to know more about me or if you think that I could help you out in a professional capacity please get in touch via the email address behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com or go to my website www.dannychampion.co.uk and fill out the contact form. Find me on social medias well: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dcmusicpublishing/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/dannychampion Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DCmusicbusiness Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dannychampion/
26:04
August 13, 2021
Graham Jackson (Musicians Union)
The big 6-0. 60 episodes and counting. To some that probably means very little but I’m pretty proud that I have got here all on my own. This episode is with yet another Uni of Hertfordshire alumni. Graham was part of the group that I was involved with at Uni. We had a wonderful time and have remained firm friends 10+ years on from when we graduated. Graham is now one of the regional Officers (for London) at the Musicians Union. So if you are based around the capital and have an issue and are a member then he will be your go to guy. It was great to talk to him about the amazing work that the MU does, especially during this rather taxing times for musicians. As well as talking to him about his journey to where he is and what got him here. I hope you enjoy it. Musicians Union links https://musiciansunion.org.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/Musicians.Union https://twitter.com/WeAreTheMU https://www.instagram.com/wearethemu/ https://www.youtube.com/user/TheMusiciansUnion Musicians Union on spotify  Get in touch with me via: Website - www.dannychampion.co.uk Email - behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/dannychampion Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/danmchampion/
56:06
August 2, 2021
Jamie Osman (Easy Life Entertainment Group)
Episode 8 of this latest run of podcasts (episode 59 overall i believe) is a conversation about artist management with Jamie Osman. Owner of Easy Life Entertainment group. Jamie’s focus through the years has been on artist management and he has been independent and also part of a larger team at Red Light Management. Recently though his attentions have shifted focus to building a group of independent businesses that add value to each other but also work wonderfully well individually. He has a record label, management, PR and digital marketing all under the Easy Life Entertainment group banner and its going from strength to strength. I am very grateful that Jamie found the time to speak with me about artist management and setting up this new endeavour and some other bits in between. Check out the various companies below. https://reallifemgmt.com/ https://easyliferecords.com/ http://www.turnthepageldn.com/ http://www.donttrymusic.com/services https://bear-creative.co.uk/ Get in touch with me via: Website - www.dannychampion.co.uk Email - behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/dannychampion Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/danmchampion/
01:01:19
July 19, 2021
Sergio Pimental (Owner/Creative Director Synchronicity)
It’s already July 2021!!! Doesn’t time fly when you’re in a pandemic. This weeks conversation, like last week, focuses on the world of sync. However this time around from a slightly different point of view. Sergio Pimental has worked around music and computer games for as long as I have known him and it would great chatting with him and finding more about this area of the business and his journey through it. We talk about his beginnings and his time at Sony Games and Activision as well as his foray away from games when he joined the team and Big Sync Music (music supervision company owned by Unilever) and Ninja Tunes and a little bit about his side business as a personal trainer. His new company Synchronicity is just being launched so look out for links to be added as soon as they are available. It was a long time in the making this chat, I hope you enjoy it. https://twitter.com/sergiobpimentel https://www.instagram.com/serginhop Get in touch with me via: Email - behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/dannychampion Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/danmchampion/
01:10:56
July 6, 2021
James Cooper (Rocket Science Music)
Here is another chat about all things music publishing and sync for your ear holes. I know James from way back in 2009 when he first joined Sony Music Publishing and he was there through till 2020 (including the EMI buyout) when he left to set up his own thing ‘Rocket Science Music’. It was great to catch up with James and find out his motivations for leaving the role at the largest music publisher on the planet to go at it alone and what its like as a freelancer/business owner in the world that he operates in at the moment. Links to his stuff below. https://www.rocketsciencemusic.co.uk/ https://www.instagram.com/rocketsciencemusicltd/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamescooper7/ https://twitter.com/mstrsqrl Get in touch with me via: Email - behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/dannychampion Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/danmchampion/
01:08:30
June 21, 2021
Charlotte Hatherley (Composer/Guitarist)
As we enter into the summer of 2021 I have the privilege to release this great chat with guitarist and composer Charlotte Hatherley. This episode was a long time in the making as our chat was originally scheduled for April 2020 but due to all thing global pandemic it was pushed back to earlier this year. You might know Charlotte from her time in Ash in the late 90s and early 2000s, or from her time as touring guitar player for acts such as KT Tunstall and Bat for Lashes. You might also know here for all the solo records she has put out independently as well as her more recent work composing film scores. We talk about it all as well as spend some time discussion the current state of women in the music business. It was an amazing opportunity to speak to her, I can’t thank her enough for giving me the time to have this conversation. I hope you like listening to it. https://www.charlottehatherley.com/ https://www.lelandoriginals.com/composers/charlottehatherley https://twitter.com/CHatherley79 https://www.instagram.com/charlottehatherley/ Get in touch with me via: Email - behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/dannychampion Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/danmchampion/
01:03:42
June 8, 2021
Jenny Entwistle (Chuff Media)
Here is another chat with a Uni of Hertfordshire alumni and this is the first chance I have had to talk to someone about the world of PR. Jen has been at Chuff Media for 10 years now and has grown with the business. It was lovely to catch up with her and to talk about how she got into the world of PR and what it takes to excel in that world. Apologies for the audio quality here. Had a few technical difficulties. Useful Links: https://www.instagram.com/jentwistle17/?hl=en https://twitter.com/jentwistle17 https://chuffmedia.com/ https://www.facebook.com/chuffmedia/ https://www.instagram.com/chuffmediapr/?hl=en Get in touch with me via: Email - behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/dannychampion Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/danmchampion/
49:29
May 24, 2021
Marc Brown (Byta)
Marc Brown and his team reached out to me last year and very kindly asked me to feature in their ‘How we listen’ feature (link below) and it was great having him on the pod as a guest to return the favour. Marc’s career has taken him across many countries and through a number of interesting roles starting in PR and promotion and now he is firmly focused on all things digital and his start up Byta is doing some really interesting things that make the lives of small indie labels and publishers much much easier. Useful links: https://byta.com/ https://www.instagram.com/BytaLtd/ https://twitter.com/BytaLtd https://byta.com/howwelisten/ https://byta.com/howwelisten/interview/dan-champion/ Get in touch with me via: Email - behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/dannychampion Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/danmchampion/
54:20
May 10, 2021
Claire Rose (PRS for Music
Claire Rose is the outreach manager for the South West region for PRS for Music. She is an amazing asset to have (as are all the outreach managers across the UK who help out new PRS members as well as those who are thinking about joining). We spoke over Zoom (like we all do at time for recording) and chatted about her role, the PRS in general, what new songwriters should be doing and where things are going in the future. Below are links to various things mentioned in the episode. https://www.prsformusic.com/ https://www.instagram.com/claireeleanor21 https://www.instagram.com/womeninctrl https://linktr.ee/Womaninctrl Get in touch with me via: Email - behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/dannychampion Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/danmchampion/
53:44
April 26, 2021
Chantal Epp (Click n Clear)
After a ridiculous break, a few false starts, a change of location (I moved house), an addition to my family (I welcomed a daughter into the world) and nearly deciding to stop doing the pod altogether I am back and there will be new episodes every two weeks (hopefully) this year.  Episode 1 of 2021 is with the fantastic Chantal Epp. Founder of music clearance company @Clicknclear. Chantal is an amazingly driven individual who has thrived on starting multiple businesses around her two loves of music and performance sports. It was an amazing conversation with her chatting about her journey in music, how it felt to be part of companies not doing so well and also starting up her own businesses (something that can be very daunting). Below are links to various things mentioned in the episode. https://www.wheelchairpartnerstunt.com/ https://medium.com/@shesaid.so/member-spotlight-how-chantal-epp-founded-music-licensing-platform-clicknclear-met-her-investor-4d849a8faf8a https://www.clicknclear.com/ https://www.synergysounds.co.uk/ https://www.paracheer.org/ https://twitter.com/Chantal_Epp Get in touch with me via: email - behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com twitter - https://twitter.com/dannychampion Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/danmchampion/
55:18
April 12, 2021
Mike Burgess Returns (Sound with Mike music business coach)
Here is the other returning guest. This was meant to be part two of episode 50 but instead it had to be a separate episode in its own right. Mike was Episode 1 (https://audioboom.com/posts/7020047-mike-burgess-sound-with-mike-music-business-coach) so its fitting that he is also episodes 51 and kicks off the next 50 (I hope) episodes. A lot has happened for Mike in the first 2 years of his new business start up and he talk candidly about what he has been working on these past two years. Some really interesting stuff here. Enjoy https://www.soundwithmike.com/ https://twitter.com/soundwithmike Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Behind the Business on BANDCAMP (https://behindthebusinesspod.bandcamp.com/) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps.
50:04
September 14, 2020
Danny Roberts returns (Made Records)
A special one for Episode 50. I was going to get 2 previous guests back to speak a little bit about what they have been up to these past 2 years but both conversations were longer than anticipated and too good to edit down more than this so they have been split into separate episodes. Here is Danny Roberts (Episode 5 (https://audioboom.com/posts/7020286-danny-roberts-a-r-manager-decca-records) ) returning to talk about leaving Decca and joining Made Records and what they are doing and how it all works now. It’s a great listen (even if I do say so myself). https://www.made.no/label Koko on Instagram  (https://www.instagram.com/kokoweare/) Christy on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thechristyodonnell/) Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Behind the Business on BANDCAMP (https://behindthebusinesspod.bandcamp.com/) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps.
46:25
September 7, 2020
Matt Biffa (Air Edel) PART TWO
What an amazing conversation this was. So amazing in fact that I have had to split it into two parts, and here is PART 2. Matt is an amazing Music Supervisor with countless credits to his name. Check him out on IMDB (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0081676/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1) to see what he has worked on. We talked about his process as a music supervisor and about time he has spent on some of his projects. It’s always a pleasure speaking to Matt I hope you enjoy listening in. https://www.air-edel.co.uk/representation/matt-biffa/ End of the F**king World season 1 best bits (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6nLXx2uHns) Sex Eduction - The story so far (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cIdauxVsHE) Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Behind the Business on BANDCAMP (https://behindthebusinesspod.bandcamp.com/) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps.
40:53
August 31, 2020
Matt Biffa (Air Edel) PART ONE
What an amazing conversation this was. So amazing in fact that I have had to split it into two parts. Matt is an amazing Music Supervisor with countless credits to his name. Check him out on IMDB (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0081676/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1) to see what he has worked on. We talked about his process as a music supervisor and about time he has spent on some of his projects. It’s always a pleasure speaking to Matt I hope you enjoy listening in. Part 2 will be released later today. https://www.air-edel.co.uk/representation/matt-biffa/ End of the F**king World season 1 best bits (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6nLXx2uHns) Sex Eduction - The story so far (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cIdauxVsHE) Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Behind the Business on BANDCAMP (https://behindthebusinesspod.bandcamp.com/) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps.
40:32
August 31, 2020
Giles Luckes (Lucky G Production Music)
Giles is an editor in the TV world in Bristol and also the founder and owner of a music production company based out that way as well. So we talked about working in TV and what goes into that, how music fits into that side of his work (great insight into a very important area of the business for those interested in getting their music used in TV and beyond) and also how things have been faring in the world of production music. This is a great companion episode to episode 10 with Ray Pagden (https://audioboom.com/posts/7104928-ray-pagden-production-music-motus-music) who also discussed production music so get involved. https://luckyg.co.uk/ https://www.instagram.com/luckygproductionmusic/ https://twitter.com/LuckyGLibrary https://www.facebook.com/luckyglibrary Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Behind the Business on BANDCAMP (https://behindthebusinesspod.bandcamp.com/) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps.
51:36
August 24, 2020
Neil Gaffney (Universal Records)
I worked with Neil for a time whilst I was part of the team at peermusic publishing so it was awesome just to catch up with him for this conversation. He is an amazing fountain of knowledge for everything music rights related. Something many people take for granted but if you want to be discovered easier and very importantly if you want to get paid then what he has to say here is VERY important.  https://www.universalmusic.com/ Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Behind the Business on BANDCAMP (https://behindthebusinesspod.bandcamp.com/) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps.
54:05
August 17, 2020
Laura Westcott (Music for Mental Wealth/Phoenix Rising)
This one has been a long time coming. I have been speaking with Laura for many months to be able to talk to her about her career in the creative industries and her current work with mental health and music but we just never managed to find a date that worked...until now. We spoke over zoom about music, mental health, the benefits of coaching, setting up businesses that are both successful and not so and lots more in between. Enjoy! https://www.laura-westcott.com/ https://www.phoenixrising.global/ https://www.musicformentalwealth.com/ https://twitter.com/MMWealth https://www.instagram.com/_musicformentalwealth_/ https://www.facebook.com/MusicForMentalWealth/ Aura on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/track/4aAZrFLHpIeQ9IcEuPBuKi?si=8Gevvb7xRGCfu-lN3GdUbA) Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Behind the Business on BANDCAMP (https://behindthebusinesspod.bandcamp.com/) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps.
45:32
August 10, 2020
Nathan Phillips (Tunecore/Basick Records)
Welcome back. New episodes released each week for the next 6 to 8 weeks, I hope you enjoy them. This chat with Nathan is all about starting up a record label, working with some of the more niche genres and how new artists can best utilise the label service sector. Really appreciate Nathan giving me some time for a chat over Zoom and do make sure to check out the acts that he mentions at the end of the episode. https://www.tunecore.co.uk/ https://www.basickrecords.com/ Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Behind the Business on BANDCAMP (https://behindthebusinesspod.bandcamp.com/) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps.
53:57
August 3, 2020
Joe Kettle (Promo, Publicity and Tour Marketing Redbull Records)
The final episode for 2019 is here and it’s a great chat with Promotion, Publicity and Tour Marketing manager at Redbull Records Joe Kettle. Joe is another friend from Uni (I promise there are only a couple more of these) who has done some amazing things in his journey through the music business. In this episode we discuss artist management, Redbull records themselves and how they operate in the business as well as how best to navigate the interesting world of promotions and publicity in the modern music business. Really appreciate Joe fitting me in so close to Christmas and I’ll get told off if I don’t also mention that his band (the Noughty Boys - featuring two other podcast guests Danny Roberts (https://audioboom.com/posts/7020286-danny-roberts-a-r-manager-decca-records) and Andy Bibey (https://audioboom.com/posts/7227143-andy-bibey-manager-freelance-consultant) ) are playing at the Dogstar in Brixton on January 31st. Details here (https://www.facebook.com/events/578371626321062/) . Joe Kettle instagram (http://www.instagram.com/joekettle) Redbull Records  (https://redbullrecords.com/) Redbull Records Twitter (https://twitter.com/redbullrecords) Redbull Records Instagram  (http://www.instagram.com/redbullrecords) The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #redbullrecords #promotions #publicity #tourmarketing #artistmanagement #Rocketmusicmanagement #hertsuni #beartooth #theaces #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
55:42
December 24, 2019
Hannah Cartwright (Composer, Artist - Snow Ghosts)
The penultimate episode of series 2 is with the wonderful Hannah Cartwright from the band Snow Ghosts (amongst many other creative projects that we discuss). She invited me to come to her studio (castle) near Bath and have a chat about her life in music and being a composer, being in bands and writing music for media. I had met Hannah the first time when she was part of the team at production music house ‘Extreme Music’ who we talk about a bit in the episode as well. Really enjoyed this conversation and the massive cups of teas I was made. Would love to get her back on to talk more about the creative processes so watch this space for that. Hannahs composer profile  (http://www.mannersmcdade.co.uk/composer/hannah-cartwright/) Augustus Ghost instagram  (https://www.instagram.com/augustusghost/) Masakichi soundcloud  (https://soundcloud.com/masakichiband) Snow Ghost (https://open.spotify.com/artist/3cV1iM4dUpnwYdbSh32nmF?si=CYZZjTEpR662mgLK1Dk9iQ) Snow Ghost instagram (https://www.instagram.com/snowghostsband/) Throwing Snow (https://open.spotify.com/artist/0Qur5LqqAVVunjY2PnjhUp?si=rsHU177VSyqp-44LjVzANQ) The Keep (https://open.spotify.com/album/7FZgilFKY1n6deuZES4KyL?si=pjem9lTFSeuOUA2VKi9J4A) The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #snowghosts #masakichi #composer #songwriter #musicsupervision #Musicformedia #Productionmusic #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
01:01:16
December 17, 2019
Dom Frazer (Boileroom Music Venue)
This week's Episode is taking another look at the world of live music for a different point of view. This time from the venue owners perspective with Dom Frazer from Boileroom in Guildford. I was put in touch with Dom through a mutual friend in order to have this chat so this was the first time we had spoken and it was a wonderful conversation about all things related to venues. I personally love these episodes where I get to nerd out on things as a novice and Dom was a total fountain of information and I’d love to have another chance to speak with her about all the things we didn't get a chance to cover. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did. https://twitter.com/domczopor http://www.theboileroom.net/ https://twitter.com/boileroom https://www.instagram.com/boileroom/ https://www.facebook.com/theboileroom/ https://www.independentvenueweek.com/ http://musicvenuetrust.com/ The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #boileroom #musicvenue #livemusic #guildford #musicvenuestrust #independentvenueweek #blackfutures #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
54:41
December 11, 2019
Luke Armitage (SVP Global Marketing Astralwerks)
Episode 17 is with Luke Armitage. Someone I have known since University and who I have seen go from Intern at Universal Publishing a decade ago through to Vice President of Global Marketing of Astral Werks (Part of Capitol Records) based in LA. Luke is a very bright and driven person who was always going to do well and it was really great catching up via the internet so that I could talk to him about his career in the music business and how he has viewed it all along the way. I hope to get him back on to talk through some of the work he has done in more detail but for now please enjoy hearing about Lukes journey through Universal Music Group (with a brief stop at Metropolis Studios along the way). https://www.astralwerks.com/ https://twitter.com/Astralwerks https://www.instagram.com/astralwerksrecords/ https://twitter.com/lukearmitage https://www.instagram.com/lukearmitage/ The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #universalmusic #astralwerks #dancemusic #anenglishmaninLA #musicmarketing #recordlabels #metropolisstudios #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
49:34
December 3, 2019
Daisy Carberry (Marketing at BMG Rights Management)
This episode (10) of the pod is with Daisy Carberry. Marketing co-ordinator at BMG Rights Management. Daisy is another one of the wonderful ex students of mine who have kindly been up for coming on the show to chat about what they are up to since graduating from uni and Daisy is currently smashing it at BMG. We talk about her time at uni and how she realised it was the business side and not the songwriting side of music that she wanted to pursue. We talk about taking the plunge and moving to London without any roots there and we talk about what day to day life at BMG looks like. Daisy on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/daisycarberry/ Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com)   Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #musicgraduate #bimmmanchester #bmgrightsmanagement #bmg #marketing #musicmarketing #recordlabels #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
49:12
November 26, 2019
James Pepper (Guitar Tech)
This weeks episode takes a different look at the live music business. After speaking to promoters and booking agents here is a chat with a member of the touring crew. James Pepper is a uni friend who is now doing wonderful things over in the USA as a major part of Nathaniel Rateliff’s road crew. Pepper has been in this work for around 8 years now and has worked with other bands like The Temperance Movement and Frightened Rabbit and we have an awesome catch up chat about all this touring and life in the team with the band. It was a lot of fun (and frustrating at times due to technical issues) to record, I hope you enjoy listening. Pepper on Twitter (https://twitter.com/jamesendnotes) Pepper on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/endnotesendnotes/) Endnotes. On Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/artist/7zaIslp1tZcQitTFVJYKPA?si=ICpnP5P9Rx2PlFx8k5S8cw) Nathaniel Rateliff on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/artist/02seUFsFQP7TH4hLrTj77o?si=3D1Pdk0pR4WN63i_qqZMOg) Frightened Rabbit on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/artist/6fVcDUckTwxqg56qNsEvUr?si=t0uHIUe-SbejiQNWP3N6_Q) The Temperance Movement on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/artist/3SUI6pbPumjijbLHHY6vss?si=R8xaEJnISqeGwzGMc8H8ig) Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com ) Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) . Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps. #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #livemusic #guitartech #roadcrew #touringcrew #ontour #nathanielrateliff #frightenedrabbit #thetemperancemovement #englishmaninamerica #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
57:19
November 19, 2019
Rob McGee (Empire Agency Booking Agent)
EP 14. More live music chat with Rob McGee, Booking agent with Empire Agency. Rob is based in Bristol and is booking agent for bands such as Lazy Day, Tusks, Thumper & Tungz. Rob talks opening and honestly about starting up his own business and the struggles that came with it which was refreshing and great to listen to. He also talks about the deal he has done this year to become part of the larger ‘Empire Agency’. We met up in Bristol venue Hy Brasil (RIP) and it was a really interesting insight into the live music business. Empire Agency website (https://www.empireagency.com/) . Rob on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/robbiemcgee/) Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps. #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #livemusic #bookingagent #indiebookingagent #empireagency #electricharmony #Bristolmusicindustry #businessowner #lazyday #tungz #tusks #thumper #chloefoy #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
58:48
November 12, 2019
James Scarlett (Concert Promoter, Festival Founder)
After an unexpected week off for health reasons I’m back with E13 of series 2 of my little podcast. This chat is with festival founder and concert promoter James Scarlett. This conversation was originally going to come out back in August on the back of a great live version of the chat about all things live music and putting on music festivals that we had at this years 2000 trees festival but for many reasons I was unable to put that episode out so have done this wonderful do over conversation. James is a great person to talk to about live music and has a very interesting perspective on working in the business as someone who got into it that little bit later than most. We also have almost the exact same taste in music which is always nice when you find yourself in a music chat. Hope you enjoy it. 2000 Trees Twitter (https://twitter.com/2000trees) Arc’Tan’Gent Twitter (https://twitter.com/ATGFestival) Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com ) Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps. #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #musicfestivals #concertpromoter #2000trees #arctangentfestival #Bristolmusicbusiness #livemusic #eventsmanagement #beard #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
57:46
November 5, 2019
Harriet Moss (MD Manners McDade Music Publishing)
Episode 12 of series 2 is an extra special episode as I managed to pin Manners McDade MD Harriet Moss down for a chat about music publishing and becoming a Managing Director of a company at 27. As discussed in the chat I first met Harriet a number of years back when she first joined Manners McDade looking after the sync side of the business and she has been killing it ever since. This is a brilliant chat and Harriet has loads of amazing insights to give about songwriting and music publishing as well as being a woman in the industry. Enjoy! Manners McDade website http://www.mannersmcdade.co.uk/ Manners McDade Instagram https://www.instagram.com/mannersmcdade/ Manners McDade Twitter https://twitter.com/MannersMcDade Soho Radio Classical show. https://www.mixcloud.com/sohoradio/soho-classical-280819/ Shesaid.so https://www.shesaid.so/ Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #musicpublishing #musicforfilm #indiepublisher #mannersmcdade #Managingdirector #shesaidso #womeninmusic #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
01:00:23
October 22, 2019
Kate Young (Soho Music group)
Episode 11 is all about Music and branding with Kate Young. Founder and CEO of Soho Music Group. I had the pleasure of working with Kate on a number of projects when I was at peermusic and it was amazing to sit down and chat with her about the evolution of sync and music supervision and how the music business and brands are looking at working together in the current industry. If you’re interested in the world of music in advertising and brand partnerships then this is an episode for you to check out.  Soho Music Website (http://sohomusicgroup.com) Soho Music on Instagram  (https://www.instagram.com/_soho_music_/) Soho Music on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/SohoMusicGroup) Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com)   Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #sync #musicsupervision #musicforbrands #brandpartnerships #sohomusicgroup #musicinadvertising #businessowner #womeninmusic #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
45:49
October 15, 2019
Dot Allison (Songwriter & Artist)
Episode 10 of the Podcast. Talking to Songwriter and performer Dot Allison about her career in music. This was a really interesting chat as Dot is another contributor to the pod who I had not met before we got to talk. It was over skype and I have to admit, I had technical issues my end but we managed it and it was an awesome chat about songwriting. Dot has some great insights about writing as an artist and also writing for and with other artists and about some of the things that all emerging and emerged songwriters should keep in mind when forging a path through the industry. Enjoy http://www.dotallison.com (http://www.dotallison.com/) Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #songwriting #sessionmusician #vocals #airedel #songwritingcamps #dotallison #rightsofmusicians #womeninmusic #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
43:42
October 9, 2019
Alex Lodge (Director/Music Supervisor Thirty Two Music)
Happy First birthday to me. And to celebrate here is episode 9 of the pod with Alex Lodge, Director and Music Supervisor at Thirty Two Music and Co-founder of Virtual Sound and Truant Recordings. I have known Alex a while from my time in Synchronisation and we talked about a whole host of things related to sync. The chats on working with songwriters in this space and the way different people go about networking are some of my personal favs. Really appreciate Alex giving me the time to have this chat. I hop you enjoy listening to it. Thirty Music website (https://thirtytwo.tv/) Virtual Sound website (https://virtualsound.co) Truant Recordings (https://truantrecordings.bandcamp.com/) Typewritten by Matt Calvert (https://open.spotify.com/album/3F8ffusUYXjXAlBDHZvlis?si=yP_yXjo8RXKzgb7vhV7DrA) Landforms by Kinbrae (https://open.spotify.com/album/5iCtQbci84MKPhDPBXPux3?si=dYcf6LMpTzW9nDJ-O7T5wg) Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #sync #synchronisation #musiclicensing #networking #musiccomposition #thirtytwomusic #truantrecordings #indierecordlabel #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
59:20
October 1, 2019
Davy Wales (PPL Performer Development Specialist)
Welcome to Episode 8 of series 2 of the podcast. This week I’m talking neighbouring rights and the PPL with the PPL's Performer Development Specialist Davy Wales. Davy has an awesome job which is basically staying on top of all the new music that is out there in the UK at the moment and building relationships with the artists, managers and labels out there doing some really cool stuff for the PPL. It was great that he found time to have me in the PPL offices in London for this chat and I learned a lot of his role and that of the PPL as well. If you want to know more about the PPL yourself use the following links: PPL website - https://www.ppluk.com/ PPL on Twitter - https://twitter.com/ppluk PPL on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ppl_uk/ PPL on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/user/pplvideos PPL on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/PPLmusic/ PPL on Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/company/ppl_3/ Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com ) Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #PPL #collectionsociety #neighbouringrights #musicperformanceroyalties #performerdevelopment #A&R #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
52:20
September 24, 2019
Ryan Penty (Booking Agent at Paradigm)
Ep7 of series 2 is with Ryan Penty of Paradigm Agency. Ryan and I went to Uni together and I am very grateful that he found time in a busy schedule for me to go to the Paradigm offices to have this chat. Ryan has been with Paradigm (Previously CODA) since starting as an intern 8 years ago and has risen through the ranks till he got his own roster at the start of this year. Ryan is very honest and candid and talks about what a booking agent does, what you need to succeed in this area of the business and some more personal insights from his direct experience. It was great to catch up and I hope you enjoy listening to our chat. Apologies for the echoey sound quality of me. It won’t happen again but the info you want from Ryan is crystal clear. Please be aware that this episode is a bit sweary at times as well. Here are links to some of the acts that he mentions as well.  https://www.paradigmagency.com/music/keir-gibson/ https://www.paradigmagency.com/music/dennis-lloyd/ https://www.paradigmagency.com/music/lewis-capaldi/ https://www.paradigmagency.com/music/luna-bay/ https://www.paradigmagency.com/music/donna-missal/ Ryan on Twitter - https://twitter.com/ryanpenty Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com)   Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) and find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) . The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #livemusic #bookingagent #paradigmagency #codaagency #internshipsinmusic #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
58:10
September 17, 2019
Lynden Campbell (Head of Sync, Domino Records and Publishing)
Episode 6 of series 2 is with Lynden Campbell of Domino Records and Publishing. Lynden is the head of sync at Domino and had me over to the Domino offices in South London for this chat which happens to be one of my favs of all the conversations I have had. She has some great things to say about working in the sync area of the business, about working in music publishing, about moving to an indie company from a major, how she got started in the business and how it's evolved during her time. She is a wealth of knowledge and I was very grateful that she found the time to chat to me. Below are links to some of the artists and songwriters that she mentions in the conversation. If you get the chance go check out the rest of the domino roster, there are some absolute gems in there, including one of my personal favs BARONESS (http://www.dominopublishingco.com/artists/baroness/) . Georgia (http://www.dominopublishingco.com/artists/georgia/) - Lava La Rue (http://www.dominopublishingco.com/publishing/blog/dominopublishing/27-08-19/lava-la-rue-tlsl-out-27th-august-2019-domino-publishing/) - Black Midi (http://www.dominopublishingco.com/publishing/blog/dominopublishing/14-06-19/black-midi-schlagenheim-out-21st-june-2019-domino-publishing/) - Arthur Russell (http://www.dominopublishingco.com/artists/arthur-russell/) - Robert Wyatt (http://www.dominopublishingco.com/artists/robert-wyatt/) - Shirley Collins (http://www.dominopublishingco.com/artists/shirley-collins/) -  Domino website - http://www.dominopublishingco.com/ Domino on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/user/DominoRecord (https://www.youtube.com/user/DominoRecords?sub_confirmation=1) s  Domio on Twitter - https://twitter.com/DominoRecordCo Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #dominorecords #dominopublishing #indierecordlabel #indiepublisher #synchronisation #workingwithsongwriters #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
01:00:45
September 10, 2019
Rhian Jones (Journalist)
Series 2 Episode 5. Freelance journalism with Rhian Jones. Rhian has spent time at Music Week and currently writes for Musicbusinessworldwide as well as Hits in the USA. She has also written freelance for an assortment of other publications that she talks about on the pod as well as is currently in the process of writing a book. We talk all things journalism in this chat. How she got into this area of the business and what the realities are for a freelance in this space. If you’re interested in the world of trade journalism this is the episode for you. Below are links to a few of the articles that Rhian talks about in the conversation: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/oct/12/why-has-the-uk-stopped-producing-pop-superstars https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/features/the-amy-winehouse-documentary-prompts-an-important-question-are-we-protecting-our-pop-stars-10347705.html Rhain website http://rhianjones.co.uk (http://rhianjones.co.uk/) Rhian on twitter https://twitter.com/JonesJourno Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicbusinesstips #musicindustrytips #journalist #journalism #musicjournalism #musicweek #musicbusinessworldwide #author #mentalhealthinmusic #podcaster #podcasting #podcast #musicpodcast #musicbusinesspodcast #musicindustrypodcast #yellow
49:20
September 3, 2019
Scott Cohen (Chief Innovation Officer Warner Music)
EP 4. Looking to the future with Scott Cohen, Chief Innovation Officer at Warner Music. Scott joined the team at Warner earlier this year after stepping down from his role as Founder and CEO of Digital Distribution Company The Orchard. Really appreciate Scott finding the time to speak with me for my little podcast about the music business. He is a busy guy so it means a great deal that he found the time between his many trips abroad. We talk about how he got into the music business, how he started The Orchard and his thoughts on where things are going and what that means as part of his role now that he is working with Warner. This chat definitely opened my eyes into thinking a little differently about the future of the music business, Hopefully it will do the same for you. Scott at Cyborgnest.net (https://www.cyborgnest.net/) Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps.
59:46
July 30, 2019
Dan Jones (Outreach Manager PRS)
EP3. It’s PRS time. This weeks chat is with PRS Outreach Manager for the North of England Dan Jones. I met Dan a few years back when I made the move to start doing some work in Manchester and he has been a great source of knowledge for all this songwriting, Publishing and PRS related. We had a chat at my flat in Manchester recently about growing up in Rural areas and how tough getting to see live music is there as well as the PRS as he has been with the company for the last 12 years. As you will hear on the pod keep an eye on the PRS social feeds Like Twitter (http://twitter.com/PRSforMusic) for information about their outreach and education events. I hope to be able to keep you updated about them on here as well. Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps.
50:33
July 23, 2019
Emily Dolan Davies (Pro Drummer)
EP2. Emily Dolan Davies. Professional drummer and all round top person. I reached out to Emily via Instagram and we managed to arrange a chat via Skype a month or so ago. It was a little odd as we had never met before but it was great chatting to her and finding out about the inner workings of being a session drummer and business owner. She’s done some great things in the past with bands and artists including Bryan Ferry and The Darkness and is doing some great stuff at the moment with Kim Wilde. Emily’s website (http://www.emilydolandavies.com/) Emily on Youtube (http://www.youtube.com/emilydolandavies) Emily of Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/emilydrums/) Emily on Twitter (https://twitter.com/emilydrums) Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts, #googlepodcasts, #acast and most other pod apps.
50:33
July 17, 2019
Rebecca Pickles (Songwriter, Vocalist, Promoter)
Welcome back to series 2. Citing. This Episode is with Rebecca Pickles and it touches on two topics Being in a band and being a promoter. Bec has done and is still doing both. She talks about her time with the group 'The Pipettes' and the ride they went on and also chats about putting on small and big shows at opposite ends of the country (Brighton and Manchester). Check out Becs new group 'See Thru Hands (https://www.facebook.com/seethruhands/) ' here. Email the podcast at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) Follow the show on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) as well. Find me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dannychampion) Look out for Facebook and Youtube links in the not too distant future. (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts #acast, #googlepodcasts and most other pod apps.
55:55
July 9, 2019
Stephen Barnes (Thousand Yard Stare, Upshot Management)
Hello again and thanks for returning for podcast #24. This time with lead vocalist of Thousand Yard Stare and freelance artist manager, marketing expert and lecturer Steve Barnes. Steve and I work together at a Bimm Bristol, in fact we both joined the business in the same year. We sat down for a chat in the Waterfront cafe in Bristol at the end of last summer to discuss Steves start in music and get some of his thoughts on the parallels between being in a band in the early 90s and today now that Steve works with a lot of creatives at the start of their own journeys now. I am definitely going to get Steve back to talk more about ‘getting the band back together’ as well as some of the really interesting work he has done over in mainland Europe and further a field. But for now I hope you enjoy this chat. Thousand Yard Stare on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/artist/4n5EAJdyYoV39m98N4lgWr?si=ELhcEZpvShG14DGwlqZDNg) Thousand Yard Stare website (https://www.thousandyardstare.co.uk/) Thousand Yard Stare on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/wearetys/) Thousand Yard Stare on Facebook. (https://www.facebook.com/ThousandYardStareOfficial/) Uphot management website (https://www.upshotmgmt.com/) . Email me about the content that I put out, future guests or any questions you may have at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) and follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/ The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts #itunes #acast, #googlepodcasts and most other pod apps including Deezer, Castbox, Podbean, Overcas and Tunein.
52:48
April 30, 2019
Cameron Cooper (Youtuber, Guitarmancam)
Ah hoi hoi to one and all. Episode 23 of my music business podcast is with Cameron Cooper (@guitarmancam on instagram) and it’s an awesome chat about motivation, self discovery and determination with an ex student of mine from up in Manchester which focuses on Cams guitar based Youtube Channel. Cam’s successful channel (https://www.youtube.com/cameroncooper) which as of time of writing has 25,000 subscribers (worldwide) and is growing rapidly graduated from BIMM Manchester with a First Class Degree in Music Business. He specialises in reviewing guitars, amps and effects as well as teaching advanced guitar playing techniques. He has recently become an influencer marketer for Fender Specialty Brands which include EVH, Jackson, Charvel and Gretsch. He's also signed a deal with Elixir strings and is due to be starting work with Yamaha later this year. His YouTube channel has gotten him connections with loads of artists in the Rock community and was fortunate enough to jam with Gus G (Ozzy Osbourne), Steel Panther as well as converse with other artists such as Steve Vai, Angel Vivaldi, Plini and Andy James. Check out his channel here https://www.youtube.com/cameroncooper and find him on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/guitarmancam/ where he does loads of planned and live videos. Thanks again for listening to the podcast. Email me about the content that I put out, future guests or any questions you may have at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) and follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/ The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts #itunes #acast and #googlepodcasts (as well as Deezer, Castbox, Radiopublic, Stitcher, Podbean, Overcast, Castro, Breakeraudio, Podcastrepublic, Playerfm, Tunein, Beyondpod, Podkicker, Antennapod, Thepodcastapp, Podcastgo, Podchaser).
49:01
April 23, 2019
Rupert Hollier (Music Supervisor Redfive Creative)
Hello and here we are at episode 22 of my behind the MUSIC business podcast. This week is a conversation with Music Supervisor and all round music in media Guru Ru Hollier. I met with Ru last year in the Hospital Club in London for a chat about all things sync and music in film and it was a really interesting chat. I know Ru from his time at Imagem Music (Now Concord Music) but last year he set up this new business ‘Redfive’ and things have been going from strength to strength ever since.  Since the interview, Redfive Creative has supervised numerous films, including the Oscar-nominated Glenn Close film “The Wife” and the double Bafta-nominated feature doc “McQueen”, scored by Michael Nyman. Current projects include the new Ron Perlman western “Hell on the Border”, a new feature documentary on the GTA franchise, and the new Michael Winterbottom film.  Their new VR installation project with Conservation International and Phillipe Cousteau is set to premiere at Tribeca later this month, featuring bespoke music from an electronic scene giant (watch this space..) Redfive now has a JV with the Atlantic Screen Group, plugging directly into their score funding model and helping advise and audit music fulfilment budgets. With their 2019 slate set to reach over double figures, the team also has vast expansion plans for the near future, with eyes on furthering their wider production roles and movement into the original content space with the inception of Redfive Films.  Find Red Five at http://www.red-fivecreative.com or on Instagram at www.instagram.com/redfive_creative (https://www.instagram.com/redfive_creative/.)  and Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/redfivecreativeagency As always thanks again for checking out my little podcast, it means a great deal that you do. Email me about the content that I put out, future guests or any questions you may have at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) and follow the show on instagram at www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod (https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/) The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts #itunes #acast and #googlepodcasts (as well as Deezer, Castbox, Radiopublic, Stitcher, Podbean, Overcast, Castro, Breakeraudio, Podcastrepublic, Playerfm, Tunein, Beyondpod, Podkicker, Antennapod, Thepodcastapp, Podcastgo, Podchaser).
54:13
April 16, 2019
Andy Bibey (Manager & Freelance Consultant)
Well hello there, we meet again. Welcome back to the Behind the Business podcast where I sit down with an assortment of people from all areas of the UK music Industry to find out what they do and what makes them tick. We now at episode 21...Citing. This week's Chat is with my good friend Andy Bibey. Bibes and I went to Uni together (Uni of Hertfordshire if you were wondering) and studied Music and Entertainment Industry Management. Bibes is also from Wales and is a Cardiff City supporter (but I we try not to hold that against him). I met up with Bibes a long old time ago now. Over a year in fact, so the conversation is very much about his journey to where he is now. I’m going to get him back on in Series 2 in order to discuss in more detail some of the more specific stuff that he has been up to recently, especially the tour management that he does. In this chat you’ll get some insight into his time in the live business and also the time he spent at One Little Indian though and he has some really great insights about the realities of getting in the music business in 2019 and beyond. Check out the links below to the acts that Bibes mentions as well as finding him on assorted social medias. Bibes on Twitter (https://twitter.com/bibes) Bibes on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/bibes87/) Bibes cooking on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/getinmyoven/) Axel Flovent on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/axelflovent/) Axel Flovent on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/artist/6jn7W8NuX94FWZyeGlyCaJ?si=1Z61Q-54Qi63im4YdauZQQ) Sam Larner on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/samlarnermusic/) Thanks again for checking out my little podcast, it means a great deal that you do. Email me about the content that i put out, future guests or any questions you may have at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) and follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/ The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts #itunes #acast and #googlepodcasts (as well as Deezer, Castbox, Radiopublic, Stitcher, Podbean, Overcast, Castro, Breakeraudio, Podcastrepublic, Playerfm, Tunein, Beyondpod, Podkicker, Antennapod, Thepodcastapp, Podcastgo, Podchaser)
47:60
April 9, 2019
Gerard Phillips (Young Turks Music Publishing)
Bloody hell this is episode 20 of my Behind the (music) business podcast where I sit down with an assortment of people from all areas of the UK music Industry to find out what they do and what makes them tick. Still a few more to come from this first wave of episodes but there might be a short break between this and episode 21 (just a heads ups). This week's episode is a chat I had in my kitchen in Bristol with Gerard Phillips. Currently heading up operations at the recently formed music publishing arm of Young Turks. I have known Gerard for a while now since I was part of the team at peermusic publishing and he was heading up Songs Publishings UK office. We talked about his start in the music business via record label A&R and his work throughout the early 00s with indie label Independente as well as his time at EMI before he migrated across to the world of music publishing. It was a fun conversation and Gerard is always really open and honest about this stuff and a great guy to chat to about all things A&R and music publishing. As with the other 19 guests that I have had on so far, a MASSIVE thank you to Gerard for giving me the time to sit down and chat. It means a great deal that they have got involved in this little project I have started. Long may it continue. Young Turks on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/youngturks/  Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/  The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts #itunes #acast and #googlepodcasts (as well as Deezer, Castbox, Radiopublic, Stitcher, Podbean, Overcast, Castro, Breakeraudio, Podcastrepublic, Playerfm, Tunein, Beyondpod, Podkicker, Antennapod, Thepodcastapp, Podcastgo, Podchaser)
56:39
March 12, 2019
Paul Carter AKA Benbrick (Artist, Composer, Arranger, Producer)
Thanks for coming back to EPISODE 19!!!! Of my music business podcast ‘Behind the Business’. This weeks is a corker and its with artist, producer and songwriter ‘Paul Carter AKA Benbrick’. Benbrick is a multi-platinum selling and award-winning songwriter currently producing & composing on George The Poet’s podcast. Obsessed with technology; Benbrick advises on a number of start ups, as well as writing about emerging technology and blockchain. Inspired by Tim Ferriss’ book The 4-Hour Work week he designed an app to help him reach out to anyone. This led to Ricky Gervais calling him “a future genius” with “stunningly beautiful” music. Benbrick wrote the end credits theme to the Japanese Academy Award winning movie Evangelion 3.33. The single was included in the Japan Record Awards Album Of The Year which also charted at #1 on the US Billboard World Albums chart selling over 1 million copies. We met up at the tail end of summer last year in his Studio in the Tileyard complex and we had an awesome chat about his career and how he goes about doing what he does. I had never met Paul before this meetup so an extra big thank you to him for getting involved in this project of mine so early on. I hope to get him back on in the not too distant future to talk a bit more in detail about things like his charity work as well as the current podcast project he has with George the Poet. Links to all of his stuff can be found below along with how you can get in touch with me as well. http://www.benbrick.co.uk https://www.instagram.com/benbrick/ https://twitter.com/thisisbenbrick (https://open.spotify.com/artist/5icappRR6PQeDiIq5Qg8vR?si=wyls9jKMSB2DRxJ6l74vLw) https://www.instagram.com/georgethepoet/ https://soundcloud.com/georgethepoet/sets/hyhgp George the Poet podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/16lbBDY4MWFWUjbTHwi4X3?si=D_DdXey5Rruhw7O7qg7nRw) Email the show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/ https://twitter.com/dannychampion   The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts #itunes #acast and #googlepodcasts (as well as Deezer, Castbox, Radiopublic, Stitcher, Podbean, Overcast, Castro, Breakeraudio, Podcastrepublic, Playerfm, Tunein, Beyondpod, Podkicker, Antennapod, Thepodcastapp, Podcastgo, Podchaser)
53:05
March 5, 2019
Dan Vinci (Producer - Big Narstie, Sir David Attenborough, Laura Wright, Johny Dar)
It's the end of February 2019 and here is a chat I had with the wonderful Dan Vinci in September 2018 for the Behind the Business Podcast. I have known Dan for a number of years due to an assortment of mutual friends in Saaf London. He is a great chap and a solid football play. He can run for days. He invited me round to his flat in Brixton and we chatted about getting into the world of producing. Dan has some really great insights (especially when it comes to the strategic use of Haribo in studio sessions to get the best out of the artist) and is generally a great person to sit down and talk to about music. Genuine passion is evident in everything he says. We didn’t get the chance to talk about a number of really interesting projects he had at the time and some he has done between the record and now so hopefully i will be able to get him back on to chat about those (especially his work with Sir David Attenborough). Regular listeners will also notice some of the music has been altered. Dan was more than just an interview, he also offered up some small choice cuts of his catalogue for his episode. As with all my guest massive thanks to them for getting involved. It has really meant a lot to me. If you are interested in reaching out to dan or any of the guests from this series of the podcast please do get in touch with me using the email listed below. Check out dan via his website and The Dandadda project as well, also listed below. Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) Behind the Business instagram https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/ Dan Vinci website https://www.danvinci.com/ Dan Vinci Instagram https://www.instagram.com/danvinci/ The Dandadda https://www.thedandadda.com/ The Dandadda Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thedandadda/  The podcast is hosted by #audioboom and you can listen to, subscribe, follow, like and review the podcast on all the main podcast platforms including #spotify #applepodcasts #itunes #acast and #googlepodcasts (as well as Deezer, Castbox, Radiopublic, Stitcher, Podbean, Overcast, Castro, Breakeraudio, Podcastrepublic, Playerfm, Tunein, Beyondpod, Podkicker, Antennapod, Thepodcastapp, Podcastgo, Podchaser)
01:00:59
February 26, 2019
Andy Rea (Events and PR - Redtarn, 2000 Trees festival)
Welcome back to the Behind the business podcast. The UK music business podcast where I chat with a eclectic mix of music industry professionals about themselves, what they do and their motivations for doing it as well as a host of other stuff in between. This episodes conversation is with Events expert and co-founder of the 2000 Trees Music Festival Andy Rea. We sat down a few months before the 2018 editions of the music festival to talk all things live music and events. He let me in on some of the things that were going to be happening at 2018's 'Trees' Festival as well as what else he is up to outside of the festival. As the chat was before last years festivals I did manage to pin him down more recently to get his musings and reflections of last years even so look out for that extra bit at the end of the episode. Live Music is definitely the area of the business I personally have the least direct experience of so its always really great to sit down with someone who is properly involved in it.  Thanks for your continued interest into my little podcast. Make sure you let others who you think will enjoy the content know about it. Word of mouth is always important here.  Please get in touch with the show to ask questions to me or any of my guests behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com and follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod. Untill next time.
52:30
February 19, 2019
Flash Taylor (Publishing A&R at Bucks Music Group)
Hello again to you all and a very happy mid February if you are listening the week of release and a less happy (insert future date here) if you are listening in the future. How are the robots treating us in the post apocalyptic wasteland we call home? This week’s podcast is with publishing A&R man Flash Taylor. Currently working with UK indie publisher Bucks music but I first met Flash whilst working at SonyATV. We met last summer in his East London flat and had a lovely chat and a catch up about all things music and music publishing specifically. He also happens to be a founder of the most awesome of awesome UK club nights Ultimate Power. The best night out you will ever have. I’ve been loads of times, it’s fantastic, if you like power ballads (or even if you don’t) I urge you to check it out. Flash is one of my favourite people I have met in the industry. Always up for talking about music, finding out about new music especially and, if you’re like me, will never shy away from a chat about comic books either. If you’re interested in finding out more about the life or an A&R man and more specifically one who works in music publishing and with songwriters then this is the podcast for you. So sit back and enjoy the conversation. http://www.bucksmusicgroup.com/ https://twitter.com/flashieboy https://twitter.com/ultimatepower https://www.ultimatepowerclub.com/ Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com)   Follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
53:58
February 12, 2019
Jen Moss (Sync and Music supervision for film via Warner Music Supervision)
Technically we have arrived at the halfway point of this first series of the Behind the business podcast. The aim is for 30 chats per series but the wonderful thing about podcasts is that the only person I answer to about that is me. So watch out, there could be less than 30 or there could be more...who knows (well, I do). This weeks chat is with Jen Moss. Jen is currently a music supervisor working in house at Warner Records. Some of her recent credits include: Prevenge (Alice Lowe), I, Tonya (Margo Robbie) and American Animals (Evan Peters). Check her out on IMDB for her full list of credits. Jen and I talked about all things sync. I met Jen when she was part of the traditional sync team at Warner Records before she made the jump to being a film music supervisor full time. This was also around the time that she was making short Horror films (one of which ‘My Brothers Keeper’) I saw play at the 2012 Frightfest Movie festival. Thanks to Jen for having me, I hope to have her back to talk about the specifics of some of the films she has worked on in more detail. Its also Jen's Birthday (on the day of release so a huge happy birthday to her). https://twitter.com/JenMossHaHa Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) Follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
53:20
February 5, 2019
Matt Riley (VP A&R at AWAL)
Welcome to episode 14 of the Behind the Business podcast. My new music business focused podcast where I chat with an assorted mix of people from all over the UK music business. This week’s chat is with VP of A&R for AWAL Matt Riley. Matt’s story is one of self determination, quiet confidence and drive and this has helped him get to the top of the game at one of the most exciting and forward thinking music companies in operation at the moment. Massive thanks to Matt for having me round for a chat at the new(ish) Kobalt offices and showing me the ridiculous roof terrace garden they have there. Even though was a full day early for the conversation (tip for those of you looking at making your way into any business, make sure to manage your diary closely). Matt talked me through his journey to where he is now and also went through some of the finer points of modern A&R in a business like AWAL. It was a great chat. https://twitter.com/ratmiley  https://www.awal.com/  Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
55:27
January 29, 2019
Steve Marsden (Session Guitarist and songwriter)
EPISODE 13 (my lucky number) IS HERE and it’s with songwriter and session guitar player Steve Marsden. I met Steve when I joined the team at BIMM in Manchester as one of the many hats that Steve wears is that of guitar and songwriter tutor. Something that I hope to get him back on to talk about in more detail in the future. Steve’s been working as a session guitar-player in all areas of live work, such as touring, fly-dates, TV performances and one-off shows, for over a decade... After an early breakthrough in to the music industry with the band No Hope In New Jersey, who released their debut album on Atlantic Records, Steve's versatility as a guitar-player and musician has enabled him to work with artists, musicians and producers across various musical genres... Steve's also a songwriter, vocal-topline writer and music producer, working with DJ's, singer-songwriters and commercial production studios... Steve was also the very view interviewee that I had for the pod. Steve was the pioneer who paved the way for me to chat with all the other wonderful people that have been kind enough to get involved in this first series and I will be forever thankful for that. http://www.stevenamarsden.com/ https://www.instagram.com/stevenamarsden/ https://twitter.com/stevenamarsden Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com)   Follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
46:19
January 22, 2019
Silvia Gargiulo (HR and Recruitment - BIY People and Talent)
Episode 12 of the Behind the Business podcast. My new music business focused podcast where I chat with an assorted mix of people from all over the UK music business is brought to you by BIY people. No, I don’t have a sponsor now. My guest on this pod is BIY people and Talent owner and founder Silvia Gargiulo. I met Silvia when I started working for BIMM out in Bristol in 2016 and it was great that she agreed to be a guest on the opening season of my podcast. BIY People & Talent works with a range of music business clients providing HR, People Development, Recruitment and Talent support and advice, as well as working closely with individuals looking to develop their careers.  Silvia is doing some amazing work with the up and comers in the music business. So if you are looking for your first role in the business i urge you to get in touch with her. https://www.facebook.com/BIYFutureTalent/  hello@biypeople.co.uk (mailto:hello@biypeople.co.uk) https://www.instagram.com/biy.people.and.talent/  Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com)   Follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
45:01
January 15, 2019
Ann Harrison (Music Law - SSB Solicitors)
Welcome back. I took a break over Christmas and new year in order to sort out the many many episodes still to come in this first series of the Behind the Business podcast and have still managed to leave it all till the last minute to finalise.  Episode 11 is a special one for me. It is a conversation I had back in September 2018 will Ann Harrison of SSB solicitors. As I mention in the pod Ann literally wrote the book on the music business in the UK. Her Book Music: The Business is now in its 7th edition and is available from all the usual places. I would recommend that anyone in the business or wanting to get in the business get themselves a copy of it. It’s a very useful thing to have on your shelf. I have listed a link to its page on Amazon below. It was amazing that Ann agreed to be featured in the first series of this podcast and if I’m lucky she might come back on in the future as there is so much more to talk with her about. I get the privilege of working with Ann whilst I was at peermusic. It’s a very weird thing to be working with someone who wrote a textbook that helped you get through university. Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
56:21
January 8, 2019
Ray Pagden (Production Music - Motus Music)
Welcome to the final episode of 2018 of the behind the business podcast. The UK music business podcast where I have the pleasure of speaking to those in the industry about what they do, how they do it and why they do it. Episode 10 is with Motus Music founder and CEO Ray Pagden. Ray and I go back to our days studying music business at the University of Hertfordshire and since leaving in 2010 Ray has made a considerable name for himself in the world of production music culminating in him setting up his very own production music business in 2016. Ray and I met up in Manchester earlier this year and talked about everything involving production music and setting up a new business. Ray has some incredible insights in this area so if you are a songwriter keen on writing for film and TV then this is definitely the episode for you. Thank you to all the guests who have appeared in these first 10 episodes and thank you to everyone who has listened so far. Please do spread the word to others you think would get something out of listening to the insights that my guests have and make sure to check back Jan 7th for the 2nd part of season 1 of the behind the business podcast. https://www.motusmusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/MotusMusicLtd/ https://twitter.com/motusmusic?lang=en https://www.linkedin.com/company/motusmusic Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) Follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
58:24
December 3, 2018
Sam Broadbent (StereoHype Management & Black Cacti Publishing startup)
Oh hi again. Here we are at Episode 9 of Behind the Business. The UK music business podcast where I pick the brains of an eclectic mix of those in all areas of the music business about what they do and why they do it. This episode is with Sam Broadbent. Recent Uni graduate and founder of Steroehype management (https://www.facebook.com/StereoHypeManagement) and Black Cacti Music Publishing (https://www.facebook.com/BlackCactiMCR/) . Sam was actually a student of mine during my first full year of teaching and we sat down to talk about his views on education having just finished his time in it as well as the trials and tribulations of someone working tirelessly to make a name for themselves in the creative industries. I was especially keen to find out what life is like as a new business owner. Between recording and releasing this episode the band that Sam speaks about decided to call it a day. Something that all too many artist managers working with developing bands have to deal with. I am hoping to get Sam back on to talk about managing that side of things. Until then enjoy this episode. https://www.facebook.com/StereoHypeManagement https://www.facebook.com/BlackCactiMCR/ Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com)   Follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
50:53
November 26, 2018
Skip Curtis (Artist, Producer, Songwriter - XY&O)
Welcome to the Behind the Business podcast. A new music business focused podcast where I chat with an eclectic mix of people from the music business about them, what they do and why they do it. Episode 8 is my first chat with some on the Artist side of things in the Music Business. Skip Curtis, singer and 1/3 of the songwriting for Cardiff based band XY&O. I know Skip from my role as a uni lecturer in both Bristol and Cardiff as Skip also dabbles in this area making sure those coming up and looking at a career in the business get to share in the wisdom that he has gained from being in it. I sat down with Skip at the beginning of August of 2018 for an open and candid chat about how XY&O came to be. What their success has looked like and what things look like moving forward for him and the group. It was a really interesting chat and Skip has some great insight into the business from the other side of things. You can listen to XY&O on all the usual platforms. Links are below: https://open.spotify.com/artist/636Zdq45wjoYRFToU0t3Gb?si=nVLsLX7GSICc3AhPBiKf-w  https://www.xyando.com/ http://instagram.com/xyando https://twitter.com/XYandOmusic https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3e1VnZAjERNpuVctFXtWCg Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on instragram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
54:51
November 19, 2018
Olivia Hobbs (Marketing and creative director, Blackstar London)
Episode 7 of my Behind the business podcast where I talk to people from all areas of the music business about their day to day jobs as well as how they got to where they were. This episode is a chat I had with Olivia hobbs. Current founder of Blackstar London. An independent marketing firm that Olivia set up a few years ago after leaving her position at Fiction records (part of Universal). Olivia had spent a number of years as part of the Universal family in roles for Fiction and Polydor and she very kindly made time for me to meet with her in a busy and very sunny Brixton back in June 2018. There is a bit of background noise to this one as we were in a busy café for our chat and watch out for some swearing as well. We talked about how she got to where she is now. Whats its like to start up your own business and what she thinks about the current climate in the music business in the UK along with much more. Olivia is great to chat to. Very open and honest and full of enthusiasm and passion for what she does. If you want to pose her (or any of the other guests from the podcast) a question please get in touch with the show using the email address or instagram account listed below. https://twitter.com/oliviaspitfire  https://www.blackstarlondon.com/ https://twitter.com/BlackstarLDN https://www.instagram.com/BlackstarLDN Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com  Follow the show on instragram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
52:44
November 12, 2018
Leon Alexander (Red Light Artist Management)
Welcome to episode 6 of the Behind the Business podcast. My new music business focused podcast where I chat with an assorted mix of people from all over the UK music business. This episodes is a chat with Leon Alexander of Red Light Management. Leon is the co-founder of Hope Management (1998), an independent management company specialising in electronic artists, and since 2011, part of Red Light Management. Leon heads up the Bristol Red Light office and is responsible for creative development and management, co-leading projects and developing and partnering the artists. Current clients include Ry-x, Howling and The Acid, Martin Buttrich, Jens Kuross as well as long standing underground legend DJ Nick Warren with whom he also runs Hope Recordings.  I met Leon when I moved to Bristol in 2016 and he has been a constant source of knowledge and support since I have been here. He welcomed me into his home back in June of this year and we had a great chat about his career in Artist Management and in Bristol as well as what takes and means to be an artist manager in the current music business. Massive thank you to Leon for getting involved with this and many of the other projects I currently have on the go. https://www.redlightmanagement.com/ https://twitter.com/redlightmgmt  Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com Follow the show on instragram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
50:27
November 5, 2018
Danny Roberts (A&R manager, Decca Records)
Welcome to the Behind the Business podcast. A new music business focused podcast where I chat with an eclectic mix of people from the music business about them, what they do and why they do it. This episodes chat is with Danny Roberts. I went to University with Danny many moons ago so we go a fair way back. Danny is currently a senior A&R manager at Decca Records (Part of Universal). Danny's roster includes a diverse range of acts such as Aurora (https://www.aurora-music.com/) , The Wandering Hearts (https://www.thewanderinghearts.com/) and Rhys Lewis (https://www.rhyslewisofficial.com/) along with recent signings The Tesky Brothers (https://www.theteskeybrothers.com/) and Fieh (http://www.fieh.no/) . Listen to Auroras just recently released 2nd album 'Infections of a Different Kind Step 1 (https://open.spotify.com/album/1jorKBzr3vs08LDggKCAyr?si=e_pgAUY0TsayZKMfguyH6g) ' via all the standard platforms...its a corker. I was interested to find out what goes into the A&R process at a major label of this type and also to get a more personal insight into how Danny goes about doing this job. It was a hot day at the end of July when we met and England had just lost in the semi Final of the world cup but we pressed on regardless and had a great chat that I hope you enjoy listening to. TWITTER - @dannyjnrroberts (https://twitter.com/dannyjnrroberts) Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) Follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
43:57
October 1, 2018
Bec Adams (Product Manager Columbia Records)
Welcome to the Behind the Business podcast. A new music business focused podcast where I chat with an eclectic mix of people from the music business about them, what they do and why they do it. This episodes chat is with Bec Adams of Columbia Records. Bec is a Senior Marketing Manager at the major label and has been with them for almost 8 years. I met with Bec at the End of March 2018 to talk about what a product/marketing manager does in a major label and what life inside a major is really like at the moment. We also managed to talk about some lighter topics like whats its like for women in the business at the moment and mental health as well. Bec is one of the most positive and upbeat people that I know and it is always a pleasure to sit down with her for a chinwag. Enjoy! TWITTER @LalaAdams (https://twitter.com/lalaadams) Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) Follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
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October 1, 2018
Sarah Osborn (Incorporated Society of Musicians)
Welcome to the Behind the Business podcast. A new music business focused podcast where I chat with an eclectic mix of people from the music business about them, what they do and why they do it. This episodes chat is with Sarah Osborn of the Incorporated Society of Musicians. Sarah joined ISM in May 2018 as Head of Services and Operations. She is a former CEO at the Music Publishers Association. This episode was recorded at the end of July 2018 and it was interesting to get an ever so slightly different viewpoint on topics like music publishing and the issues of creators in the business from Sarahs perspective. ISM is the UK’s professional body for musicians and a nationally-recognised subject association for music, supporting nearly 9,000 members. WEBSITE - https://www.ism.org/ INSTAGRAM - www.instagram.com/ism_music (https://www.instagram.com/ism_music/) MEMBERSHIP DETAILS - Full - £176 per year Graduate (first year as a professional) £50 Student - from £15 per year Memberships can be paid monthly over a 10 month period. Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) Follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
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October 1, 2018
Gary Downing (Sync and composer rep at Leland Originals)
Welcome to the Behind the Business podcast. A new music business focused podcast where I chat with an eclectic mix of people from the music business about them, what they do and why they do it. This episodes chat is with Gary Downing MD of Leland Originals. Leland Originals is the sister company to Abi Leland's Music supervision business and they represent a growing roster of composers who work across all areas of the media industries. Recent projects that the Leland Originals roster have worked on includes: Tom Hodges co-score for McMafia for the BBC/Amazon and Benjamin Woodgates arrangement and orchestration of the live rescoring of Jonny Greenwood’s score to 'A Phantom Thread' for the European Film Premiere amongst many other things. Gary's background is in music publishing and synchronisation. He spent time at Warner Chappell, Chrysalis Music, Music Sales and Caroline as well as running his own sync representation agency. If you want to learn more about publishing and sync this is the one to listen to. WEBSITE - https://lelandoriginals.com INSTAGRAM https://www.instagram.com/lelandoriginals/ TWITTER - @gdownerz (https://twitter.com/gdownerz) Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) Follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
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October 1, 2018
Mike Burgess (Sound with Mike music business coach)
Welcome to the Behind the Business podcast. A new music business focused podcast where I chat with an eclectic mix of people from the music business about them, what they do and why they do it. This episodes chat is with Mike Burgess. Mike has spent time in a number of different areas of the business. He has been a producer/remixer/creator as well as working in radio and in artist management and artist development. He has his own label and has worked with an interesting mix of varied performers an writers. Mike has recently launched a new project Sound with Mike (see links below). The service is a creative consultancy where he offers his time and input into creative projects. He is also running assorted workshops and events in the Manchester area as well. We met back in March 2018 to talk about his career and his thoughts and opinions on the current state of the music business. Enjoy! WEBSITE - https://www.soundwithmike.com/ TWITTER - @soundwithmike (https://twitter.com/soundwithmike) INSTAGRAM - https://www.instagram.com/soundwithmike/ FACEBOOK - @soundwithmike (https://www.facebook.com/soundwithmike/) Email to show at behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) Follow the show on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod/
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October 1, 2018
Behind the (Music) Business Podcast trailer
Welcome to the trailer for my new podcast. This is my opportunity to tell those interested what this will be about and also to test that all the stuff behind the scenes works. This podcast is a music business focused podcast where I speak with people in all areas of the business about what the do and why they do it. Im interested to learn more about all of this and I hope you are to. This isn't a one way dialogue though. I would love to hear from those who choose to listen and if you have any questions I am aiming to put those questions to the guests and release the responses as a special show at the end of the series. Follow the pod on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/behindthebusinesspod Email the pod via Behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com (mailto:Behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com) Find me on twitter at @dannychampion Thats enough for now. The First 5 episodes will be available 1st October 2018 and then look out for new episodes on a Monday from November 5th 2018. Thanks for stopping by.
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September 19, 2018