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English


Episodes

ACPG 008: Mark Duffett (Part 2) - Chester University - talks being a star, being a fan, entertaining people, ideas and values and collaboration.

12/12/2017
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This week we continue with lecturer and esteemed author Mark Duffett for the final part of our double header on fandom. In this episode we talk to Mark about being a star, being a fan, entertaining people, ideas and values and collaboration. All of which provide interesting insight. The good cause this week is the Penny Brohn, providing free integrative care to those affected by cancer. More information and show notes at www.acpgmusic.com

Duration: 00:47:09


ACPG 007: Mark Duffett (Part 1) - Chester University - talks tradition, consistent image, being memorable, playing your audience as an instrument and using your music.

12/5/2017
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This week we have the first part of what is a really brilliant delve into music fandom with Mark Duffett of Chester University, who has recently been quoted in the New York Times and Rolling Stone magazine. All musical artists need fans. Here Mark provides some great insight into tradition, consistent image, being memorable, playing your audience as an instrument and using your music. The good cause covered next week in Part 2, which is Penny Brohn. Show notes at www.acpgmusic.com

Duration: 00:43:55


ACPG 006: Roddy Woomble - Idlewild - talks support slots, middle men, and having a creative space

11/28/2017
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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. The good cause this week is Amnesty International’s Give a Home, which Idlewild have performed Sofar Sounds gigs for in support of the world’s refugees. Show notes at...

Duration: 00:42:21


ACPG 005: Sari Delmar - Concord Music Group - talks how to promote your music, publicists, having a story and vision, and being unique

11/21/2017
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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. The good cause this week is Women in Music, a non-profit organisation Sari is involved with to challenge what has always been a male dominated industry. www.acpgmusic.com for...

Duration: 00:50:09


ACPG 004: Ross Millard (Part 2) - The Futureheads - talks set lists, recording, external perspectives, record labels and being allowed to fail

11/21/2017
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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 everyone. For show notes, links, our blog and more, visit our website www.acpgmusic.com

Duration: 00:45:39


ACPG 003: Ross Millard (Part 1) - The Futureheads - talks learning guitar, forming a band, practice, being honest and band manifestos.

11/14/2017
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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. For show notes, links, our blog and more, visit our website www.acpgmusic.com

Duration: 00:48:36


ACPG 002: Mark Radcliffe - BBC Radio - talks radio, demos and Glastonbury

11/14/2017
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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 Glastonbury and what draws him to folk music. The good cause is The Joshua Tree, a childhood cancer charity. Mark also makes us jealous about knowing David...

Duration: 00:52:05


ACPG 001: Paul Smith - Maximo Park - talks song writing, stage craft and image

11/14/2017
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This week Ben is back stage at the Centre For Life in Newcastle speaking to Paul Smith from Maximo Park. In this opening episode, we discuss how Maximo go about their song writing process, whilst touching on how the lyrical content has evolved since the early days. Paul has boundless energy on stage, which he explains flows through into their practice sessions as well, and how stage craft is something important to him, whether it’s something as simple as holding a book up as part of...

Duration: 00:56:06


ACPG 000: Introductory Episode - Ben and James - discuss what the podcast is all about

10/26/2017
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Based on a shared love of music and now podcasts, we give a brief introduction on why we have started on this journey, and what you can expect from us each week. Having been in a band what feels like many years ago now, we have missed being creative and speaking with other artists. We also know that there are plenty of things that we would have done differently if we had the luxury of hindsight, so thought what better way to give something back to the music community than to interview...

Duration: 00:12:50