45 episodes

Creative Detour is a podcast for creatives to share their journey - the twists and turns of creative life and how they arrived at their current position. Creative Detour is part of Matt, Simplified.

Creative Detour Podcast Matthew James Oxlade

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 28 Ratings

Creative Detour is a podcast for creatives to share their journey - the twists and turns of creative life and how they arrived at their current position. Creative Detour is part of Matt, Simplified.

    Aidan Sean McDonald (Private Function and Videographer)

    Aidan Sean McDonald (Private Function and Videographer)

    Aidan Sean McDonald is the drummer of Private Function, videographer,  director and more. In this episode we talk about the many different hats Aidan has had to wear to make ends meet on his creative journey, the history of the Private Function scratch-it cover art, the urine infused vinyl, his directing dreams, imposter syndrome and more.

    Listen to the audio-only version of the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever else you listen to podcasts, or watch the video version on YouTube.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Joc Curran (Co-Founder of The Zoo)

    Joc Curran (Co-Founder of The Zoo)

    Joc Curran is a co-founder of the iconic Brisbane music venue, The Zoo. In this episode, Joc talks about the original view for the venue, the importance of building organic relationships in the community, endurance and a lot more. The Zoo is celebrating it's 30th anniversary this month.

    Listen to the audio-only version of the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever else you listen to podcasts, or watch the video version on YouTube.

    Links
    The Zoo - https://www.thezoo.com.au/
    The Zoo's 30th Anniversary - https://www.thezoo.com.au/whats-on

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Brett Wood (Principal of Music Industry College)

    Brett Wood (Principal of Music Industry College)

    Brett Wood is the Principal and co-founder of Music Industry College, an innovative college that provides education for grade 11 and 12 students who are interested in a career in the music industry or creative arts. 
    Listen to the audio-only version of the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever else you listen to podcasts, or watch the video version on YouTube.

    Links
    Music Industry College: https://mic.org.au
    Brett Wood - https://instagram.com/liminaltart

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Ian Haug (Powderfinger, The Church, Airlock Studios) + Nat Sim + Alex Flamsteed (MTMM Film)

    Ian Haug (Powderfinger, The Church, Airlock Studios) + Nat Sim + Alex Flamsteed (MTMM Film)

    This episode is a panel discussion with the three creators of Up In The Airlock - Nat Flamsteed and Nat Sim of Method To My Madness Film and Ian Haug from Powderfinger and The Church, also the owner of Airlock Studios.

    In this episode, Nat, Alex and Ian speak about Up In The Airlock, a live performance video series filmed at Airlock Studios and the funding available to creatives to launch projects like this.

    Download wherever you listen to podcasts or watch on  YouTube!

    Links

    MTMM Film
    Airlock Studios
    Up In The Airlock (Season 1) 

    • 47 min
    Alex Towler (Lego Masters 2020 Winner & Lego Artist)

    Alex Towler (Lego Masters 2020 Winner & Lego Artist)

    Alex Towler is one half of the winning duo of the television show Lego Masters 2020 and continues to build Lego exhibitions and pieces. 

    In this episode, Alex talks about:
    How to time manage effectively while working on a creative projectWhether Alex identifies as a product of Lego or ‘Lego Masters’Finding identity in a larger brand’s parametersThe strengths and weaknesses of working creatively in a teamRequirements for working with Lego when undertaking an exhibition workWhat it means to be a Lego Certified ProfessionalHow to check your ego in the ideation phase of group workHow to come up with new ideasHow to manage personality differences in passionate creative communitiesAnd lots more! Download wherever you listen to podcasts or watch on YouTube! 

    • 58 min
    Lana Bee (OnlyFans and Twitch Content Creator)

    Lana Bee (OnlyFans and Twitch Content Creator)

    Lana Bee is an OnlyFans (top 0.3%) and Twitch content creator based in LA. Lana and I do a deep dive on their creative journey, what brought them to OnlyFans and Twitch and how they manage producing such a large body of ongoing content. 
    In this episode, Lana talks about:
    How Lana used art to escape a controlled environment and manifested their freedomHow Lana got out of a cycle of homelessness and established in their own homeThe income differences from stripping, cam work and other sex workHow Lana maximises their incomeWhether Fansly can overtake OnlyFans are the primary outlet for online adult contentIf Cardi B and other celebrities who appear on OnlyFans are watering down the potency of sex workWhat OnlyFans can do to communicate better with sex workers and content creatorsHow Lana manages to distribute a consistent and large output of content while going through periods of depressionRecommendations for tackling OnlyFans subscribers who cross the line of appropriateness and Lana's views on parasocial connectionsHow Lana balances their OnlyFans persona with their real-world intimacy offerings to a partnerListen to the audio-only version of the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever else you listen to podcasts, or watch the video version on YouTube.

    Follow Lana Bee
    Website: https://lanabee.me/

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

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Loving what Matts doing, taking his vast knowledge and making it easy to understand and assessable for photographers of all levels. I love his approach of positivity, creative thinking and all round humble demeanour

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