Episode #009 Janet Billig-Rich

Welcome to the music biz. Well, the music biz back in the late Eighties and the Nineties. Meet Janet Billig-Rich, artist manager, record label exec, and nowadays TV and movie music supervisor, producer and all around wonderful lady. Janet worked with everybody from Hole to Nirvana, from Bad Brains to Smashing Pumpkins, Dinosaur Jr to The Breeders and Guided By Voices to Lisa Loeb, and the list goes on. Hear us reminiscing about the heyday of the grunge years, the bleak heroin years as well as her short stint at Atlantic with, err, Hootie and the Blowfish…yuck… but hey, it’s the music business, isn’t it…

Episode #008 Isabelle Legeron

Finally! A whole podcast about wine in this here Spill The Wine series! I’m speaking with Isabelle Legeron, Master of Wine. Founder of the RAW wine fair. Author of the book “Natural Wine”, the ultimate reference on the topic.

Here are a couple of useful links:

The RAW wine fair.

The book.

Isabelle Legeron.

Episode #007 Erika Anderson

Recording artist, feminist, blogger, social commentator, digital artist, radio persona. Erika Anderson a/k/a EMA is so many things. Possibly one of my favorite contemporary artists out there. Listen to us shooting the shit between two Depeche Mode shows… or better yet, listen to her records. One better than the other…

Her Twitter

Her facebook

Her Instagramm

 

Episode #006 Krist Novoselic

Episode #005 Joe Sacco

“Joe Sacco is a Maltese-American comic book artist and journalist whose work is a compelling combination of eyewitness reportage and graphic art storytelling techniques” (The Guardian)
His page at Drawn & Quarterly
His page at Fantagraphics

also this

Episode #004 Ryan Lott

Son Lux have a new album called “Brighter Wounds”. It’s here!

Episode #003 Jonathan Taplin

Maybe it was reading the book, “Move Fast And Break Things” by Jonathan Taplin, that somewhat inspired me to start this podcast. Continue reading “Episode #003 Jonathan Taplin”

Episode #002 Mary Mancini

I was traveling in the US recently. I turned on the news channels. It did my head in. It was terrifying. It was a live broadcast from American Collapse. I don’t know anybody in US politics. I thought. Continue reading “Episode #002 Mary Mancini”

Episode #001 John Niven

John Niven is the Scottish novelist, known for his book “Kill Your Friends” about the British music industry in the mid-Nineties. Continue reading “Episode #001 John Niven”