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Nov 28, 2017

This week Ben hits new levels of excitement as he speaks to Roddy Woomble of Idlewild, the Scottish indie rock band who have released seven full-length studio albums to date.


Also a respected solo artist, we speak to Roddy about the pros and cons of support slots, middle men and the value of having a creative space.

Nov 21, 2017

This episode we head over to Beverly Hills to speak with Sari Delmar of the Concord Music Group.

Here we cover how to promote your music, the importance of having a story and vision for your music, as well as the value of being unique. We also cover publicists, including what they look for when taking on a band.


Nov 21, 2017

This week we continue in the pub with Ross Millard of The Futureheads for the second part of this double header.

Here we discuss set lists, recording, external perspectives, record labels and being allowed to fail.

We finish with a bit on Sunderland’s city of culture bid, and the overall message of how culture is for...

Nov 14, 2017

This week we head to a familiar place for many musicians, the pub, where we meet Ross Millard from The Futureheads for part one of a two part episode we have with Ross.


Here we discuss learning guitar forming a band, their approach to practice sessions, the importance of being honest, as well as band manifestos.



Nov 14, 2017

We’re back stage at the Sage in Gateshead speaking to one of the most recognisable voices from UK radio, Mark Radcliffe.


We cover the value of radio and why curation of music is so valuable, along with demo songs, and the various pitfalls musicians fall into with them. We then go into Mark’s time covering...