The Better Independent podcast is part of an innovative initiative by Berlin-based music agency, Better Things. With weekly episodes featuring both industry insiders and established artists, we aim to be an educational platform for discussion and innovation in the music industry.
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Artist Talks: Nancy Andersen (Babeheaven)
Darya is speaking to Nancy Andersen, singer and one-half of the independent West London duo Babeheaven. Babeheaven have just released their long-awaited debut album “Home For Now” on November 20th, receiving praise from international tastemakers. Nancy and Darya discuss Babeheaven’s path to success, their experiences in the music industry, their approach to social media and a lot more! It turned out to be a very honest and positive conversation full of personal insights.
Social Media w/Joe Howden (Dark Arts)
This week, Anna is talking to Social Media expert extraordinaire Joe Howden from Dark Arts Digital. At One Little Indian, Joe worked with many big artists, chief among them Björk, and since founding Dark Arts, has added artists such as Pete Doherty, Genesis and Pet Shop Boys to his roster.
This is episode is a great foundations for anyone looking for in-depth tips and tricks on the various social media platforms and how to navigate them.
Artist Talks: Ziemba (René Kladzyk)
In this episode Steffi invited Ziemba, aka René Kladzyk to the Better Independent Podcast to talk about how to create a new sustainable music industry. Ziemba is an El Paso based musician and writer advocates for a music industry reform, creator of the Future Music Industry List, co-author of a music industry investigation in partnership with TCI, and author of a guide for how to build the music industry we want and need.
Sync w/Terese Gustafsson (Pusher)
Today we have an amazing episode for anyone who's looking to learn more about SYNC. Our guest is Terese Gustafsson, Pusher's European Creative Manager as well as freelance assisting coordinator for film & TV. In this episode Terese and Anna break down what sync is all about, what a sync agents are looking for and they go through every step an artists should think of if they're looking to get into it.
Terese Gustafsson - email@example.com
Artist Talks: Daði Freyr
Today, Anna is speaking to viral superstar Daði Freyr! They discuss the success of his track "Think About Things", how Daði got to where he is and why he's chosen to stay independent. This episode is full of advice for anyone wondering how to take advantage of sudden online success, especially when it comes to various online platforms.
Also - Ever wondered what it two Icelandic people talking English sounds like? Tune in!
Making Money With Online Platforms w/ Joe Sparrow (MusicAlly)
In our first ever long-form episode, Anna is talking to the ever inspiring Joe Sparrow. Joe is an incredibly well versed music industry insider. On this episode we discuss how to use COVID as an opportunity to find the right platform for you to connect with your audience, whether that be for live streaming or social media, and how to monetise them!
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