9 episodes

The people like us conversations are all about championing local and national creatives, giving them a platform to share their thoughts on the creative industry.

High definition community-powered action in effect, we want to celebrate the power of arts and creativity for our mind, body and soul.

This project started during the lockdown as a way for me to stay creative and connected. Tune in...

Bought to life by Jay Holder with illustrations and photos by Melissa Smith (Feel Good Com)

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The people like us conversations are all about championing local and national creatives, giving them a platform to share their thoughts on the creative industry.

High definition community-powered action in effect, we want to celebrate the power of arts and creativity for our mind, body and soul.

This project started during the lockdown as a way for me to stay creative and connected. Tune in...

Bought to life by Jay Holder with illustrations and photos by Melissa Smith (Feel Good Com)

    Jay Holder In Conversation with The Nomad Clan

    Jay Holder In Conversation with The Nomad Clan

    In this Episode Jay and the Street Art Strategy team Catch up with Aylo (Hayley) and CBloxx (Jay) two of the countries most prolific and talented female graffiti artists,they dropped by to paint a fantastic time peice mural in the heart of Coventry City Centre.

    This is part of the Coventry City of Culture celebrations 2021 in conjunction with Coventry BID and delivered by the Street Art Strategy team,Jay goes deep and finds out what bought them together,life on the road as two openly queer female graffiti artists.

    Also how they met their totally different but unique painting styles,what the future hold for the Clan and of course life in general.


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    • 34 min
    Jay Holder In Conversation with Dan Kitchener (DANK)

    Jay Holder In Conversation with Dan Kitchener (DANK)

    In this episode Jay along with the Street Art Strategy team catch up with Dan Kitchener (DANK), a world famous graffiti artist who dropped by in Coventry where he painted a fantastic mural for part of the Coventry City of Culture 2021 which is supported by Coventry Bid.



    Dan has a unique style which incorporates images and daily life from Tokyo, he has an amazing way of bringing the neon lights and futuristic technology of Tokyo to life in his murals, check this out where Dan explains how the Tokyo influence started, painting in different parts of the world and future projects.


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    • 12 min
    Jay Holder In Conversation With MC Kaspa

    Jay Holder In Conversation With MC Kaspa

    In this episode Jay catches up with his old friend MC Kaspa who was is a well known Drum and Bass MC within the Midlands and beyond. They discuss musical influences his scrape with the law and how he has turned his life around.

    Also discuss his contribution to his community through the radio station he supports and performs on and of course lock down, how has he found it and what changes will he make when its over.


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    • 26 min
    Jay Holder In Conversation With Tim "Brink" Rowbottom

    Jay Holder In Conversation With Tim "Brink" Rowbottom

    In this episode, Jay catches up with Tim from Brink contemporary arts an organisation set up to give budding artists the freedom to express their art in many different formats and on various surfaces. This was probably the most unique interview as it took place on top of a metal storage container overlooking several street art murals. And yes that is a train you can hear in the background! 

    They talk about the inspiration - the beginning and how it started,Leamington Spa street tours, how it has helped Tim with his mental health and of course lockdown.


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    • 38 min
    Jay Holder In Conversation With International DJ / Producer Mick Park

    Jay Holder In Conversation With International DJ / Producer Mick Park

    In this episode I have the pleasure of interviewing Michael Park the other half of Coventry DJ duo Parks & Wilson.

    Also a founding member of familiar bands such as Tilt, Terracotta Army and his latest project Guerrilla Movement, we touch base and discuss the life of a DJ, nights at the famous Eclipse nightclub, chart success and of course the catalyst that propelled Mick into DJ stardom.


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    • 50 min
    Jay Holder In Conversation With Simon Peter Green

    Jay Holder In Conversation With Simon Peter Green

    In this episode I talk to Ex Wu Tang Clan and Duke Dumont tour manager Simon Green, about how he became the manager of the clan some stories from the world tour and also his involvement in various projects.

    We touch on his experiences as a firefighter in his younger years his involvement in music production which sees him involved in a movement which helps tackle isolation through the love of music.

    Also his experience in being involved in the the MOBO awards.


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    • 28 min

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