The Musician's Map Podcast show

The Musician's Map Podcast

Summary: Interviews and discussions with musicians and music industry professionals - it's all about positive progress and sharing knowledge for musicians, artists and anyone in the music industry.

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 Episode 52 - Nicole Gaffney (Carb On Carb, Girls Rock) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:28:06

We talk about Girls Rock Camp, equal opportunities, touring with Carb On Carb, DIY, networking and PR.

 Episode 51 - About Record Labels - feat. Alex Fitzpatrick (Holy Roar Records) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:32:53

He talks about the formation and early years of Holy Roar, what he looks for in bands and how he discovers them, what Holy Roar does for it’s artists, and how to get noticed by record labels. We also discuss physical vs digital sales, whether digital albums becoming redundant, and the future of Holy Roar and indie labels.

 Episode 50 - Brady Deeprose (Conjurer) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:30

We talk about forming a band, balancing music with your job, being self managed, working with PR, signing to Holy Roar Records, vocal technique and spreadsheets. Brady discusses his strict approach to Conjurer, the years of hard work that slowly produces huge rewards….and The Darkness. You know, the glam metal band from the early 2000’s.

 Episode 49 - Music Education - feat. Andrew Rooney | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:47:13

We talk about the misuse of the word ‘talent’, prioritising gear over skill, learning how to sight read, finding inspiration, staying motivated to practice, and speaking the language of music.

 Episode 48 - Crowdfunding - feat. Parabola West | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:28:07

Parabola West talks about her successful crowdfunding campaign and shares everything you need to know about the process. How it works, what you need before you start, how long it takes and everything in between!

 Episode 47 - Music Publishing - feat. Jan Hellreigel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:37:08

We discuss music publishing, music licensing and how her company Songbroker works for musicians. She also talks about her new album, her songwriting process and defining success.

 Episode 46 - Radio 101 - feat. Riccardo Ball | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:35:26

Riccardo talks about what it takes to get airplay on commercial radio: the first steps, Identifying a good song, making a digital imprint, and the role of a radio plugger.

 Episode 45 - How To Scream - feat. Mary Z (VoiceHacks) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:55:32

Mary talks about warm-ups, technique, the different types of screaming, going from clean to scream, and whether anyone can learn to sound brutal! We also discuss where to start, how to prepare your voice, injuries, and the science of screaming.

 Episode 44 - Our Worst Gigs 3 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:34:53

It’s the third instalment of Our Worst gigs - where previous guests of the podcast recount their most terrible, disheartening, frustrating and hilarious gig stories. This time we’ve got Thai terrorist cells, disgruntled fans, sexual predators, sexual assault, technical difficulties, wardrobe malfunctions, projectile beer, noise restrictions, long drives to empty venues, and a man covered in marmite. It’s funny, it’s sad, it’s light-hearted and it’s serious. It’s our worst gigs.

 Episode 43 - Joe Branton (Poly-Math) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:40:53

Joe talks about early influences, concept albums, art, crowdfunding and music videos. We also discuss record labels, endorsements, and early plans for the next Poly-Math album.

 Episode 42 - Henry de Jong (Alien Weaponry) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:28:12

Henry talks about the formation of Alien Weaponry, how they got their break, management, festivals, and signing with Napalm Records. We also discuss authenticity, pre-production, endorsements, and the future of the band.

 Episode 41 - Lani Purkis (Elemeno P) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:30:53

Lani talks about the early years and formation of Elemeno P, major labels, songwriting, royalty shares, and fame. We also discuss music as a career, scenes, and Girls Rock! Camp Aotearoa.

 Episode 40 - Alcohol In Music (feat. Irma Schutte) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:39:45

This week we're talking about alcohol in music. Its role, Its influence, and its consequences.

 Episode 39 - Sam Holdom (Skinny Hobos) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:42:39

Sam talks about the formation of Skinny Hobos and the reasons behind their success. We discuss recording, touring, radio, getting support slots, and lots more!

 Episode 38 - On Touring... | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:40:27

Tragedy has struck and I talk briefly about many aspects of organising and going on tour


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