7 episodes

A welcome podcast introducing myself with a little background on my music career as a singer/songwriter followed by becoming a psychotherapist. I describe my intentions for building a new platform for young budding artists with support and guidance plus information on the musician's wellbeing discussing mental health. Here you will hear some of my music weaving in and out, as I speak a little of my background and future interests.

Facing Mel's Music Mel Golding

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A welcome podcast introducing myself with a little background on my music career as a singer/songwriter followed by becoming a psychotherapist. I describe my intentions for building a new platform for young budding artists with support and guidance plus information on the musician's wellbeing discussing mental health. Here you will hear some of my music weaving in and out, as I speak a little of my background and future interests.

    Interview with Ryan, Emily, and Amelia - Debut single 'Ocean' - The Now Project

    Interview with Ryan, Emily, and Amelia - Debut single 'Ocean' - The Now Project

    Interview with Ryan, Emily, and Amelia on their new song Ocean. These young attendees created their debut single via an online youth music project called The Now Project. These young musicians talk about the experience of making music and the journey involved. Ryan was quite the timid type who ended up being the front singer and co-writer to the song. Amelia shared poetry of a deeply personal nature and Emily was very involved in the production and technical side of the journey. All created online!

    This podcast is inspirational for young artists who are looking to overcome their fears or lack of confidence in being a performer or making music.

    To hear or buy the song, go to your favorite streaming site or digital store and search for The Now Project - Ocean

    *All proceeds will go to Children in Need.
    *Acknowledgments: The BeYou project in Kent

    • 28 min
    Interview with Singer-songwriter Sage - Debut single 'We Are The Armour' - The Now Project

    Interview with Singer-songwriter Sage - Debut single 'We Are The Armour' - The Now Project

    Sage is a young singer-songwriter with a theatre background in Glee. Sage is new to making music digitally and successfully achieved the first single via a youth music workshop called 'The Now Project' - hosted by Dee Edney and Mel Golding.

    This podcast looks at the journey of making the first song with music peers. Sage expresses how it felt to write the lyrics, record the vocals to being heard! 

    To hear or buy the song, go to your favorite streaming site or digital store and search for The Now Project - We are the Armour.

    *All proceeds will go to Children in Need.
    *Acknowledgments: The BeYou project in Kent

    • 19 min
    Feeling Lost and Rediscovering Your Truth

    Feeling Lost and Rediscovering Your Truth

    Throughout the Covid-19 era, many people have faced changing job direction as a result of losing jobs or changing positions in the workplace. Musicians have faced the notion of turning to a brand new career despite them feeling all they've ever known was to perform and make music. Feelings of uncertainty have tapped into a sense of feeling lost in life as a new direction is imminent for many. 

    This podcast reassures the listener that there is more to you than just one assigned role in life. Rediscover a truth and take comfort in the ability to bounce back and continue to thrive no matter what the job role, you are a person in your own right who just needs to find your new sense of self.

    • 25 min
    The Spiritual Side of Resilience

    The Spiritual Side of Resilience

    A podcast breaking down the paradigm of resilience to help the listener along in their resilience-building techniques. Mel talks about the resilience paradigm being broken into several segments, every part is needed to access the resilience for bouncing back from hurtful situations. Not everyone has the same level of energy or capacity to return from harmful experiences hence this podcast is a space to simply break it down to help the listener locate their need for help.

    • 28 min
    Welcome to Facing Mel's Music

    Welcome to Facing Mel's Music

    Welcomed and hosted by Mel Golding, Singer|Therapist and the founder of Facing Mel's Music. Mel discusses this brand new podcast series containing interviews from musicians all around the globe. Taking a close look at her own career in music, she views her musicianship as a therapist in practice and reminisces on her career starting at adolescence. Her intentions are to raise awareness of the personal lives and internal processes that the performer has to endure whilst honing in on their crafts. This platform is also for the lovers and fans of music and show business. 

    Mel is continuing her independent research on the mental health and wellbeing of performing artists. A brand new venture with much to explore, FMM is sure to bring more podcasts your way. 

    • 19 min
    The Transwoman Experience as a Musician

    The Transwoman Experience as a Musician

    Dee discusses the difficulties and challenges of openly expressing gender identity as a transwoman. Highlighting the acceptance and reluctance of music business associates, Dee discusses her processes of change following years of existing in the assigned identity as a male at birth.

    • 49 min

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