It’s Raining Mentors pops the hood of the Australian music industry, providing crucial insights and refreshing perspectives that every musician and music fan will want to hear. Hosted by revered independent musicians Josh Pyke and Elana Stone, the show delves into the complexities of record labels, booking agents, the live scene and much more. For indispensable insider knowledge, It’s Raining Mentors.
009 - GYROstream with Andy Irvine
Getting your music out there for streaming is crucial for any artist. Josh and Elana talk to Andy Irvine of GYROstream, an Australian company dedicated to helping Australian musicians with the technical side of uploading their music onto all streaming platforms.
008 - Sounds Australia with Dom Alessio
Josh and Elana speak to Dom Alessio of Sounds Australia, an organisation that promotes Australian artists overseas. Sounds Australia connects Australian artists and the Australian music industry with the international music industry.
Support Act with Luke O'Connor
Josh and Elana speak to Luke O'Connor, the National Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager for Australia's premier music industry mental health charity, Support Act. In this extended conversation, they explore how Support Act works with the Australian music community to help achieve optimum mental health in what can be a volatile work environment.
APRA & PPCA with Milly Petriella and Lynne Small
Josh and Elana talk to Milly Petriella of APRA-AMCOS and Lynne Small, CEO of the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA), to discuss the world of music copyright, licensing and royalties for songwriters. Discover how artists make money from songwriting and recording. Learn why, how and when to register your songs with APRA-AMCOS and the PPCA.
A Conversation with Josh Pyke & Elana Stone
It's Raining Mentors podcast hosts Josh Pyke and Elana Stone are interviewed about their experiences as successful Australian artists, from their early days as fledgling musicians through to how they ensured their survival during the pandemic.
Booking Agents and the Live Scene
Village Sounds lead agent Katie Rynne joins Josh and Elana to talk about how the Australian music industry can overcome the significant challenges the pandemic has presented and how she believes we can revitalise live music. She also dives deep into her amazing origin story. Village Sounds is the leading domestic booking agency representing the live touring of Australasian artists.
Lots of interesting insights, great host dynamic!
Enlightening AND entertaining
If you're in the music industry, want to get in or just an interested bystander - this is essential listening! Get on it!
Two of the best
Two of the best peeps in the Aus Music Business talking turkey. Big ol’ recommend.