Posts in PODCASTS
Episode 12: Poppy Reid is the Managing Editor of the largest music media publisher in Australia and offers some wonderful advice for artists and publicists alike.

In this conversation with Music Love's Julie Kerr, Managing Editor of Seventh Street Media Poppy Reid discusses her career so far, and offers advice and tips for artists who want to amplify their music to a targeted audience.

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Episode 11: Michelle Grace Hunder is one of the world's leading hip hop photographers, and the founder of Her Sound, Her Story

Michelle Grace Hunder speaks with Music Love's editor Julie Kerr about her career as one of the world's best hip-hop photographers, and also the founder of an all women in music portrait and documentary series called Her Sound Her Story. Julie talks to Michelle about women in music, the changing face of hip hop,  women in photography, Iggy Azalea, and how important photo journalism is to document and the music scene. 

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Episode 10: Music Love and Vivid Sydney present Pathway to Platform - an all women panel about the music industry

On Saturday 10 June in Sydney, Music Love and Vivid Ideas hosted a very special morning event called Pathway to Platform. An all women panel of experts from all areas of the Australian music industry spoke to a very engaged audience who came out on a cold, rainy morning to hear wisdom from women who excel in technology, policy, performance, business, production, marketing and more. We have finally put together the audio of this extremely special morning back in June together for you! Prepare to be informed and inspired in episode 10 of Music Love's Women in Music Podcast. 

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Episode 9: Vera Blue on her favourite women in music: "It's a great time to be in the industry for us. We all hold each other up."

Celia Pavey is wide-eyed, ambitious, gracious and grateful for everything that she has achieved and is achieving. And in this conversation with Music Love's Julie Kerr, she opens up about how thankful she is for her supportive family, her experience on The Voice, her record label, singing with Illy at the ARIAs, her new album, her tour - all of which she says, "All these moments I'm having....are stepping stones, and they are all so positive." 

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Episode 8: Charlie and Elodie Collins from Tigertown chat to Music Love ahead of their support slot for Swedish pop sensation Tove Lo and their US tour. Podcast up now

Music Love's Julie Kerr chats with Charlie and Elodie Collins and this conversation was recorded just before they supported Swedish pop sensation Tove Lo for her shows in Sydney and Melbourne, and ahead of their American tour. 

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Episode 7: The No Frills Twins bless the Internet for their huge success, but Arna and Vanessa Rogers are no flash in the pan, they are legitimate artists, performers and writers. New podcast up now.

Meet Vanessa and Arna Rogers. You will fall in love with their faces, their voices, their youthfulness, and their joy. Going by the stage  name No Frills Twins, their music is modern, poppy and fresh, and the tones their voices produce are so warm and hark back to the 80s. The pair created a YouTube channel in 2012 when they were 17, living in their hometown of Lismore. Arna and Vanessa have ended up being huge internet stars Indeed, you would be hard-pressed to find fault in their musical and artistic sensibilities. They spoke with Music Love editor Julie Kerr. 

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Episode 6: Leanne de Souza has managed Thelma Plum, Kate Miller Heidke and more, is head of Artist Managers Association, and is the founder of a very cool festival. But that's not all.

Leanne offers many fascinating insights given her history and experience as a manager for artists such as Thelma Plum, Kate Miller Heidke and more. She isn't managing artists anymore, but is the Executive Director of Association of Artist Managers in Australia, the founder of the Rock and Roll Writers Festival, a board member for the Queensland Performing Arts Trust, and a student in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies. Her biggest passion is definitely making indigenous artists central to our music scene. No matter if you are an artist or a manager, you are bound to learn something from the wonderful Leanne de Souza. 

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Episode 5: Four women talk about forging a music career in Australia. Jazz artist Frances Madden, composer Ella Macens, indie-folk artist Hannah Robinson and electro pop artist Ruby May

On a cold night, a couple of days out from the beginning of Winter, Julie gathered four impressive music makers. All Australian, all women, and all under 25. One jazz singer, one composer, and two indie/pop artists, to talk all things music. What is like to independently build up your music business as an artist? Social media, marketing, artistry, down time, up-skilling, finding new people to present your music to, community radio, commercial radio, day jobs, wedding gigs, and more. Meet Hannah Robinson, Ruby May, Frances Madden and Ella Macens and learn all about the day to day lives of independent artists.

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Episode 4: Music Reviewer for the Sydney Morning Herald and Rolling Stone Australia, Jessie Cunniffe.

Jessica Cunniffe is a music reviewer who has been providing album reviews for five years for the Sydney Morning Herald, and more recently, Rolling Stone Australia. Jess is from the Blue Mountains, NSW and one day when she was 19 years old and at the University of Western Sydney, she attended a lecture with Bernard Zuel whois the music editor for the SMH. She handed him a music review of Missy Higgins' album The Ole' Razzle Dazzle, which had been published in a local newspaper. He took it home, read it, and invited Jess to be one of his reviewers. In this conversation with Julie Kerr, Jess discusses the art of music reviewing and her thoughts on the future of music journalism. She also talks about her other music job which is as a piano teacher, and her full time study load completing her Masters in teaching so she can teach high school students.

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PODCAST: Episode 3 - Danielle McGrane, AAP's Entertainment Reporter and Presenter for the Right Note TV

Danielle McGrane is originally from Dublin, Ireland. Growing up around music, and landing a job with the iconic Hotpress magazine set the foundation for a career in music journalism. Seven years ago, Danielle arrived in Sydney landing a job with the Australian Associated Press (AAP). Eventually she became AAP's Entertainment Reporter covering everything from the ballet to live music to red carpets to orchestras to all things television and movies. Danielle's passion for Australian music has grown, and each week you can also find her presenting on The Right Note which is a web-based television show. Danielle sits alongside Bernard Zuel who is the music editor for Fairfax, and Rod Yates who is the Editor of Rolling Stone magazine in Australia. The Right Note is hosted by Lindsay "The Doctor" McDougall and in April 2017, wrapped up season one - 19 weekly episodes featuring album reviews and studio performances.

Danielle and Julie Kerr talk about true music journalism and resisting the urge to publish press releases, Danielle's colourful and interesting career and of course, Australian women in music.

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PODCAST: Episode 2 - Diana Doherty, Principal Oboist for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra still pinches herself that she works at Sydney Opera House

Diana Doherty is the principal oboist for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. She has toured and recorded extensively here and abroad, and has spent some time working in Switzerland. After her first child, Diana returned to Australia and ended up joining the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Her latest achievement is performing a concerto written just for her by world-renowned composer Nigel Weslake who has written scores for movies like Babe and Miss Potter. Nigel enjoyed Diana's playing so much, he made a concerto to suit her expressive style. Diana speaks to Music Love's Julie Kerr about her extensive career so far, how she wished classical music could be appreciated in more casual settings, and the burden of making one's own reeds.

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PODCAST: A conversation with country music star Fanny Lumsden on crowdfunding, being nominated for an ARIA, and living and working in rural Australia

Well, finally! The Music Love Australia Conversations podcast is here! Listen in as founder of Music Love and artist Julie Kerr interviews Australian women working and playing in all areas of the music industry. The first episode is with ARIA Award nominated and Golden Guitar Award winner Fanny Lumsden. This conversation between Julie and Fanny took place in a lounge room over wine, cheese, crackers and chocolate on a very hot November day, days out from the 2016 ARIA Awards. Fanny's band-mate and at the time fiancé (the two were married over Summer) Dan was also there listening to Julie and Fanny talk about life on the road (like 42,000 kilometres over last year), getting mental blocks on stage, mentoring kids in rural Australia, being in a school where only five other people were in her year in Tallimba NSW and what her favourite song is right now. Subscribe, rate and review in iTunes!

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