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In conversation with a cross section of music business professionals for those who want to start their journey through the business. Behind the Business (A Music Industry Podcast) looks at the music industry and talks to those who work in it about their roles but also finds out more about the people 'behind the business'. Get in touch with the show via behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com

In conversation with a cross section of music business professionals for those who want to start their journey through the business. Behind the Business (A Music Industry Podcast) looks at the music industry and talks to those who work in it about their roles but also finds out more about the people 'behind the business'. Get in touch with the show via behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com
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United Kingdom

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In conversation with a cross section of music business professionals for those who want to start their journey through the business. Behind the Business (A Music Industry Podcast) looks at the music industry and talks to those who work in it about their roles but also finds out more about the people 'behind the business'. Get in touch with the show via behindthebusinesspod@gmail.com

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English

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7946378301


Episodes

7: Ryan Penty (Booking Agent at Paradigm)

9/17/2019
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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...

Duration:00:58:09

6: Lynden Campbell (Head of Sync, Domino Records and Publishing)

9/10/2019
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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....

Duration:01:00:44

5: Rhian Jones (Journalist)

9/3/2019
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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...

Duration:00:49:20

August Break

8/5/2019
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Hi all. A peak behind the curtain here. This podcast is just me. I book time to meet the guests, I go see them and record our chat, I edit the episodes together and I (via Audioboom) release the shows. Sometimes things go wrong and that means I have to take a step back to sort stuff out. Due to a lost hard drive and having to re-do a couple of interviews for different reasons I am having a short One Month break to get back in the swing of things. New episodes will therefore resume TUESDAY...

Duration:00:02:05

4: Scott Cohen (Chief Innovation Officer Warner Music)

7/30/2019
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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...

Duration:00:59:45

3: Dan Jones (Outreach Manager PRS)

7/23/2019
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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...

Duration:00:50:32

2: Emily Dolan Davies (Pro Drummer)

7/17/2019
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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...

Duration:00:50:32

1: Rebecca Pickles (Songwriter, Vocalist, Promoter)

7/9/2019
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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...

Duration:00:55:54

Series 2 Trailer

7/2/2019
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Welcome back to SERIES 2. Here's the trailer. All new episodes to start this month (July 2019) with guests from the worlds of session playing, live music, music supervision, artist Management, streaming, collection societies, touring crew, songwriters and artists, sound production and mixing and much much more. Thanks to everyone who has been listening to series 1. Those episodes are still available so do tell friends about it. Keep an eye out on Facebook and Youtube for some new stuff that...

Duration:00:04:06

24: Stephen Barnes (Thousand Yard Stare, Upshot Management)

4/30/2019
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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...

Duration:00:52:48

23: Cameron Cooper (Youtuber, Guitarmancam)

4/23/2019
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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...

Duration:00:49:00

22: Rupert Hollier (Music Supervisor Redfive Creative)

4/16/2019
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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....

Duration:00:54:12

21: Andy Bibey (Manager & Freelance Consultant)

4/9/2019
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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...

Duration:00:47:59

20: Gerard Phillips (Young Turks Music Publishing)

3/12/2019
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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...

Duration:00:56:39

19: Paul Carter AKA Benbrick (Artist, Composer, Arranger, Producer)

3/5/2019
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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...

Duration:00:49:53

18: Dan Vinci (Producer - Big Narstie, Sir David Attenborough, Laura Wright, Johny Dar)

2/26/2019
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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...

Duration:01:00:58

17: Andy Rea (Events and PR - Redtarn, 2000 Trees festival)

2/19/2019
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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...

Duration:00:52:30

16: Flash Taylor (Publishing A&R at Bucks Music Group)

2/12/2019
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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...

Duration:00:53:57

15: Jen Moss (Sync and Music supervision for film via Warner Music Supervision)

2/5/2019
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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,...

Duration:00:53:19

14: Matt Riley (VP A&R at AWAL)

1/29/2019
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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...

Duration:00:55:27