A podcast hosted by Laneway Festival head programmer Danny Rogers and Lunatic Entertainment A & R scout Dom O'Connor that shares the stories of interesting people that work in music.
Ep 12: Lesley Olenik (Live Nation)
In this episode, Laneway Festival's Danny Rogers and Dom O'Connor sit down with Live Nation's VP of Touring Lesley Olenik and talk to her about her role in creating Odd Future Carnival with Tyler the Creator and the role that festivals play in a band's career in the modern music industry.
Ep 11: Simon Moor (Kobalt Music)
In this episode, Laneway Festival's Danny Rogers and Dom O’Connor sit down with Kobalt Music's Managing Director Simon Moor and chat about his initial career as a DJ, how streaming has changed how we experience music and the new possibilities for musicians whilst recording music.
Ep 10: Jodie Regan (Spinning Top Music)
In this episode, Danny and Dom sit down with Spinning Top Music's Jodie Regan and talk about her first management job, how Fremantle has shaped both her and her artists and her advice for new managers.
Ep 9: Linda Bosidis (Mushroom Music Publishing)
In this episode, Danny and Dom sit down with Mushroom Music Publishing's Head of A and R Linda Bosidis and talk about her long career in music, from establishing the first Writer Services Department in Melbourne to her passion project with Danny, The Yirriman Project.
Ep 8: Todd Wagstaff (Parker and Mr French)
In this episode, Danny and Dom sit down with Todd Wagstaff of Parker and Mr French management and discuss his A and R strategy and the stories behind signing acts like You Am I, The Vines and Pnau.
Ep 7: Maggie Collins (Bigsound) + Soundcheck: Self-Management
In this episode, Danny and Dom pick Bigsound programmer Maggie Collins's brain about how she programs the conference's hundreds of acts and speakers and her tips for this year's edition, before Dom chats to Camp Cope's Sarah Thompson on the second episode of Soundcheck about the band's decision to manage themselves and why she thinks more artists should do this.
Listened to all of the episodes so far & loving all of them. Nice work guys!
the Marc Maron of the music industry
i love hearing stories about the struggle of the early days.
they're always more interesting and inspiring than stories of success.
Real actual insight into the industry. Excellent advice and ideas, especially for those starting out. Thanks Danny and Dom!