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