Creative Connection is a podcast hosted by JaredMC all about creativity, creative industries and the creative process. Featuring a different creative guest every week, Creative connection offers personal insight into people's interaction with creativity.
#10 CC: Andrew Watson
Andrew Watson is an author who has just published his first book entitled "When Two Sevens Clash" which follows protagonist Billy Monson through the year of 1977 where he discovers the punk movement. In this episode, Creative Connection Jared and Andrew discuss self-publishing, The ups and downs of writing and of course delve into Andrew's creative process whilst writing his book. Creative Connection is created and hosted by JaredMC.
December 04, 2018
#9 CC: Oli Sugars
Oli Sugars is a tattoo artist who works in Magnum Opus in Brighton. In this episode of Creative Connection we discussed how tattoo artists navigate a customer's request in attempt to find something that suits both the customer and the artist, even if the artist isn't certain about the quality of the original idea. We also discussed why tattoo artists often travel around a lot as well as Oli's creative process in designing, planning and going through with a tattoo. Creative Connection is created and hosted by JaredMC.
November 26, 2018
#8 CC: Libby Whitehouse
Libby Whitehouse is an artist from Brighton who has just released a brand new EP called 'Feels'. During this episode of Creative Connection, Jared and Libby discuss what's involved in being an 'artist', transforming a personal Instagram account into a brand account, as well as the repercussions of a big following during formative years and finally Libby's writing process with a particular focus on her new EP. Download the EP here: https://song.link/album/i/1439942291 Creative Connection is created and hosted by JaredMC.
November 19, 2018
#7 CC: Chris Priest and Greg Moss-Coomes
Chris Priest and Greg Moss-Coomes are music producers and songwriters. Chris and Greg have been working with Libby Whitehouse on an EP, this is discussed in this episode as well as their creative processes both as a team and on their own. Creative Connection is created and hosted by JaredMC.
November 12, 2018
#6 CC: Ollie Firrell
Ollie Firrell is a comedy sketch creator on Youtube. Ollie is one half of the channel 'Victorious Sponge', which has amassed over 11 million views and 70,000 subscribers since the channel was created with videos such as 'Sh*t University Students Say'. In this episode of Creative Connection, Ollie's history with comedy was discussed, as well how he started making videos, how the viral hit effected his discourse and his creative process in writing and producing sketches. Creative Connection is created and hosted by JaredMC
November 05, 2018
#5 CC: Pierre Shaw
Pierre Shaw is an architect from London. Having studied at The Royal College of Art, Pierre now works at an architecture firm as an architect assistant. Pierre has also set up SOS or School of Speculation, a specialised course for encouraging critical thinking and creating a nonlimited creative environment. The architectural creative process, automation and creativity within the school system is discussed in this episode. Creative Connection is created and hosted by JaredMC
October 29, 2018
#4 CC: Nicola Hume
Nicola Hume is a radio presenter on HeartFM's Breakfast show in Brighton. In this episode of Creative Connection, the radio industry is discussed including how Nicola started from drama school and worked her way to becoming a breakfast radio presenter. As well as this Nicola's creative process within radio is explored, from writing the shows the developing her 'voice'. Creative Connection is created and hosted by JaredMC
October 22, 2018
#3 CC: Johnny Cochrane
Johnny Cochrane is a comedian, writer, presenter and actor. You could consider him an entertainment powerhouse, and you'd be right in doing so. Johnny performed his show 'Appeal' at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2016 and had a show on CBBC called 'The Johnny and Inel Show'. This episode of Creative Connection discusses Johnny's creative process around writing 'Appeal' as well as his perspective and insights into the comedy industry. Creative Connection is created and hosted by JaredMC
October 15, 2018
#2 CC: Ella Seviour
Ella Seviour is an incredibly talented designer currently studying a design for industry course at Northumbria University. Ella designed the Creative Connection artwork and you can listen to the beginning of that process unravel in this episode as well as our thoughts on creativity in schools, whether being a perfectionist is a good thing and fear of failure. Creative Connection is created and hosted by JaredMC
October 08, 2018
#1 CC: Sam Tompkins
Sam Tompkins is an upcoming artist from the Brighton area with just shy of a million streams on Spotify. These come from his EP 'Coloured Emotions' and single 'Strangers'. Recently whilst busking Sam and his friend Ren saw a couple of videos go viral amassing millions of views. This was discussed as well as how Sam writes his music and how this virality is affecting his career, and his EP. Creative Connection is created and hosted by JaredMC
September 10, 2018