Episodes – Band-Aides: A Music Industry Podcast.
Summary: Band-Aides is a Podcast, hosted by Leander Gloversmith. Band-Aides is an exploration of the music industry, and the cogs that make it turn. Over the course of Volume 1 (a 12 episode run) we talk to artists, managers, record labels, booking agents, live promoters, publicists, journalists and many more. Our focus is on bands, the business, and the business of bands. Our aim is to delve behind the curtain of an industry that can often seem all too opaque, even for those that work and play within it. Whether you work in the business or you aspire to do so; whether you’re in a band trying to find the right team or just figure out how it all works; or whether you’re just plain interested in what on goes on ‘behind the scenes’, Band-Aides is the right podcast for you.
Episode 4: Independent Labels Upload date: April 22nd, 2015 Synopsis: In this fourth episode of Band Aides we take a look into the world of record labels; independent record labels to be precise, as the major label world is a whole other kettle of fish. In a music buyer economy that has experienced troubled waters of late, is … Continue reading Episode 4 – Independent Labels
Episode 3: Management Upload date: April 1st, 2015 Synopsis: In this installment of the Podcast, we delve into the role of the Artist Manager, one of the music business’ most involved and multi-faceted roles. With the aid of 4 international band managers, we take a look at when bands should get a manager, what essential skills a manager … Continue reading Episode 3 – Management
Episode 2 of Band Aides, titled simply ‘Bands’, is out NOW! Listen below, or download & subscribe via iTunes HERE. For non-iTunes users, you can download & subscribe via RSS HERE . Episode 2 focuses on the beating heart of the music business: the bands themselves. We interviewed members of professional bands Architects (UK), Stray From The … Continue reading Episode 2: Bands
Episode I: Pathways Upload date: March 4th, 2015 Show Notes: In this launch episode, we speak to a cross-section of music industry professionals, from managers to booking agents, from publicists to journalists, and explore the various journeys that have led them to a career in music. Our guests also supply their best advice for success in … Continue reading Episode 1: Pathways