The DIY Musician Guide Podcast

The DIY Musician Guide Podcast

By MrSteJ
The DIY Musician Guide Podcast is a musical topic based conversation, streamed live fortnightly on YouTube.
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#25 - Glastonbury at 50
In this episode of the podcast we chat about what would have been the 50th anniversary of the Glastonbury festival. The DIY Musician Guide Podcast is a musical topic based conversation, streamed live fortnightly on YouTube. Check out the episode on YouTube here - https://youtu.be/v5FwVZUXEKo This podcast was made possible by these awesome people - Lyns, Ryan, Ashley Collins, Versatyle Villain & aRTyTea.
1:16:32
June 27, 2020
#24 - Trey McLamb of EYEBALL
In this episode we welcome our guest Trey McLamb of the experimental rock band EYEBALL. The DIY Musician Guide Podcast is a musical topic based conversation, streamed live fortnightly on YouTube. Check out the episode on YouTube here - https://youtu.be/4y4XfcdH8mU This podcast was made possible by these awesome people - Lyns, Ryan, Ashley Collins, Versatyle Villain & aRTyTea.
1:04:40
June 13, 2020
#23 - Ashley Collins of Endling
In this episode we have our very first guest on the show. It's Ashley Collins of the art pop project Endling.   Check out Endling on Bandcamp - https://endlinguk.bandcamp.com/
1:34:48
May 30, 2020
#22 - The Creativity Headspace
In this episode we discuss getting into the right headspace for creativity, making music on the Nintendo Switch and the richest musicians in Britain. The DIY Musician Guide Podcast is a musical topic based conversation, streamed live fortnightly on YouTube. Check out the episode on YouTube here - https://youtu.be/1GcCNELiaC8 This podcast was made possible by these awesome people - Lyns, Ryan, Ashley Collins & Versatyle Villain.
1:16:52
May 16, 2020
#21 - Distrokid or CD Baby?
In this episode we discuss distribution services, thoughts on the charts, and catch up about our locked up lives. The DIY Musician Guide Podcast is a musical topic based conversation, streamed live fortnightly on YouTube. Check out the episode on YouTube here - https://youtu.be/6TVA-gQpA2w This podcast was made possible by these awesome people - Lyns, Ryan, Ashley Collins & Versatyle Villain.
1:31:11
May 2, 2020
#20 - Another 3 Weeks Then
This week we chat about whether or not albums can be too top heavy with singles, what songs we’d send out with good vibes, and what happened to b-sides.   The DIY Musician Guide Podcast is a musical topic based conversation, streamed live fortnightly on YouTube. Join the DIY Musician Guide Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/DIYMusicianGuide/
1:25:12
April 18, 2020
#19 - Finding Time for Music Making
This week we chat about dealing with out of school kids and making time for making music. There's also chat about whether or not we should all be using that new Soundcloud support button.   The DIY Musician Guide Podcast is a musical topic based conversation, streamed live fortnightly on YouTube. Join the DIY Musician Guide Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/DIYMusicianGuide/
1:30:42
April 3, 2020
#18 - It’s a Pandemic! What are Musicians Doing?
In this episode we chat about how the music industry is reacting to the global crisis. Watch the video version at youtube.mrstej.com The DIY Musician Guide Podcast is a musical topic based conversation, streamed live fortnightly on YouTube.
51:07
March 21, 2020
#17 - Is Spotify Doing Enough?
In this episode we discuss the benefits of streaming services such as Spotify for fans and artists. Does the price justify the service? The DIY Musician Guide Podcast is a musical topic based conversation, streamed live fortnightly on YouTube.
1:17:03
March 11, 2020
#16 - Let's Chat About Awards
This week we chat about our new musical project, the NME Awards, the Brit Awards and 'Gloomy' February.   The DIY Musician Guide Podcast is a musical topic based conversation, streamed live fortnightly on YouTube.    Join the DIY Musician Guide Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/DIYMusicianGuide/
1:31:36
February 20, 2020
#15 - Why Should You Jump on Tik Tok?
In this episode we chat about why you should jump on Tik Tok, Billie Eilish winning at the Grammys, small venues getting taxed less, and if Spotify is good for DIY artists. Oh, and Justin said "fam". DIY Musician Guide Podcast is a musical topic based conversation, streamed live fortnightly on YouTube. I’m Stephen AKA MrSteJ and I’m joined as ever by my good friend Justin.
1:43:32
February 7, 2020
#14 - Losing Control of Your Art?
Today we're chatting about what happens to your art when you pass, thoughts on musician holograms, DIY Merch, as well as the recent rebrand of the Podcast.  The DIY Musician Guide Podcast is a musical topic based conversation, streamed live fortnightly on YouTube.   I’m Stephen AKA MrSteJ and I’m joined as ever by my good friend Justin.
1:23:08
January 24, 2020
#13 - TOTP vs Jools Holland
It’s our first podcast of 2020 and we’re chatting about things like Top of the Pops, Jools Holland, David Bowie, Bandcamp music, and obviously a bit of the Easy Rider game.   OK We’re On is the live streamed conversation where we have a bit of fun discussing interesting musical topics. I’m Stephen AKA MrSteJ and I’m joined as ever by my good friend Justin. @MrSteJ on Twitter/Instagram
1:18:16
January 10, 2020
#12 - It's A Christmas Episode
In this episode we're chatting about all things Christmas. Favourite songs, movies -  it's a fun one for the holidays! 🎅🎄⛄  OK We’re On is the live streamed conversation where we have a bit of fun discussing interesting musical topics.  I’m Stephen AKA MrSteJ and I’m joined as ever by my good friend Justin. @MrSteJ on Twitter/Instagram www.mrstej.co.uk
1:23:16
December 20, 2019
#11 - Album Art in the Digital Age?
In this episode we’re going to discuss album art in the streaming age. Is it still important and does it need to evolve? That plus our usual catch up, some news and an Easy Rider.   OK We’re On is the live streamed conversation where we have a bit of fun discussing interesting musical topics. I’m Stephen AKA MrSteJ and I’m joined as ever by my good friend Justin. @MrSteJ on Twitter/Instagram www.mrstej.co.uk
1:08:27
December 6, 2019
#10 - Ageism in Music?
In this episode we’re going to discuss ageism in music. Does it exist and if so, what can we do to combat it? OK We’re On is the live streamed conversation where we have a bit of fun discussing interesting musical topics. I’m Stephen AKA MrSteJ and I’m joined as ever by my good friend Justin. @MrSteJ on Twitter/Instagram www.mrstej.co.uk https://www.patreon.com/MrSteJ
1:15:11
November 22, 2019
#9 - DIY Musician as a Job?
In this episode we're chatting about whether or not it’s practical to become a DIY Musician as your main job. OK We’re On is the live streamed conversation where we have a bit of fun discussing interesting musical topics. I’m Stephen AKA MrSteJ and I’m joined as ever by my good friend Justin. @MrSteJ on Twitter/Instagram www.mrstej.co.uk https://www.patreon.com/MrSteJ
1:09:19
October 25, 2019
#8 - Physical vs. Digital Media
In this episode we're chatting about Physical vs. Digital Media. Are we still buying CDs, Vinyl & cassettes or have we completely converted to streaming services?  OK We’re On is the live streamed conversation where we have a bit of fun discussing interesting musical topics. I’m Stephen AKA MrSteJ and I’m joined as ever by my good friend Justin. @MrSteJ on Twitter/Instagram www.mrstej.co.uk
1:03:28
October 11, 2019
#7 - The Problem with the Mercury Prize
Last night we both watched the Mercury Prize and decided to have a chat about it.  OK We’re On is the live streamed conversation where we discuss some of the latest news in music as well as other bits such as movies, TV and video games. I’m Stephen AKA MrSteJ and I’m joined as ever by my good friend Justin. Video Link!
1:00:55
September 25, 2019
#6 - Let's Chat about Music & Media
This week we chatted about music in adverts, Daniel Johnston, Spotify becoming everything, and Thom Yorke on Strictly Come Dancing. There's also movie & games chat. Video Link!
1:28:25
September 13, 2019
#5 - Google Hangouts Replacement?
This week we tried out a new streaming platform, checked out the new Abbey Road anniversary release and talked about that The Great British Bake Off show. Video Link!
1:11:06
August 15, 2019
#3 - Never Too Old For Music
Today we chat includes the Bowie Barbie doll, Ringo’s Birthday and that new Star Trek Picard poster.  Video Link!
1:04:54
July 19, 2019
#2 - Thom Yorke's High Five
This week I'm joined by Justin again and we chat about Glastonbury, our thoughts on Thom Yorke's new album and whatever else we feel like (Star Trek). Video Link!
1:28:36
July 5, 2019
#1 - A Good Soundtrack for Dolls?
Starting a  live streamed video podcast with my friend Justin! We've been friends and band members for many years so thought it'd be fun to chat about music news, music topics and anything else we felt like. This is our first attempt at streaming so good easy on us :) Video Link!
1:26:11
June 21, 2019