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Jan 30, 2018

This week we stay in Manchester with musician, author, ex-label owner and music lecturer Pete Dale, where we move on to discuss vinyl, the costs of releasing a single, and the time involved in running a record label.

There’s a lot to consider, and as Pete stated, it shouldn’t be entered into lightly when...

Jan 23, 2018

This week we head to Manchester to speak with musician, former label owner and now music lecturer Pete Dale. Here we cover the benefits of self-releasing music, the importance of physical song releases, choosing which acts are on a label, and label identity.

Pete has a rich and varied background which was referenced...

Jan 16, 2018

This week we talk to Mark Morriss of The Bluetones about repartee, crowdfunding and the importance of musicians getting paid.


Whether solo, or as part of the band, Mark is superb at engaging his audience during a live set. We discuss this, along with his experiences of crowdfunding an album.


The good cause...

Jan 9, 2018

This week we stay in Philadelphia, USA with Joy for part 2, where we get into the nuts and bolts of house concerts, how to put them on, and things to think about when both playing and hosting these great events.


Joy describes how they tick many boxes that any DIY musician would look to get out of a show. Our interest...

Jan 2, 2018

This week we head to Philadelphia in the USA for the first of a two part episode with singer songwriter Joy Ike where we discuss promoting yourself, how much to share, and then start the conversation about what exactly house concerts are.


Backing up the advice from Sari Delmar in episode 005, it was great to hear how...