158 episodes

Don’t Give Up is a podcast series hosted by kiwi musician Danny McCrum. 
 
The idea of this podcast is to give people an insight into the real lives and careers of creative professionals, with a focus on problem solving and finding solutions in the arts, in our lives and in these unpredictable times. 
 
Welcome to the conversation.  Welcome to Don’t Give Up.

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Don’t Give Up is a podcast series hosted by kiwi musician Danny McCrum. 
 
The idea of this podcast is to give people an insight into the real lives and careers of creative professionals, with a focus on problem solving and finding solutions in the arts, in our lives and in these unpredictable times. 
 
Welcome to the conversation.  Welcome to Don’t Give Up.

    158. Jody Garrett

    158. Jody Garrett

    In a past life Jody Garrett managed record stores.  Now he’s the General Manager of DRM (Digital Rights Managers), New Zealand’s go to aggregator for digital music releases.  We have an in-depth conversation about the streaming platforms and navigating a music career in the digital age.  
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    157. Bobby Kennedy

    157. Bobby Kennedy

    Podcast cofounder and Opshop drummer Bobby Kennedy is back to talk about the rebranding of the podcast, grieving his music career, societal divisions and Indiana Jones.
     Watch the episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ueh8rYaE9cQ
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    156. Scott Parker, The Boondocks

    156. Scott Parker, The Boondocks

    Scott Parker from The Boondocks travels in from the sticks to talk about moustaches, kids’ toys, vocal techniques, surviving with no money, living with Tourette’s, Tall Poppy syndrome and 1980s TV Shows.  
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    • 1 hr 24 min
    155. Rodney Fisher

    155. Rodney Fisher

    I recently sat down with Rodney Fisher and chatted about the beginnings of Goodshirt, getting bottled at his first Auckland gig, how Goodshirt recorded their albums themselves before everyone else was doing it, the making of their iconic music videos, his work with Breaks Co-Op and how and why he made his new solo album Art School Dropout.  
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    • 1 hr 18 min
    154. Rajneel Singh

    154. Rajneel Singh

    Episode #154 is now available!  Rajneel Singh is a director who has worked on short films, music videos and TV commercials and as an editor for television dramas and documentaries.  He helped create the oldest active torrent, the pre-YouTube-era, viral video sensation The Fanimatrix.  He’s also the first guest on the show who went to school with Danny.  The two haven’t spoken for almost 30 years, and this recording starts a minute or so into them first meeting again.  They talk extensively about The Matrix films, The Terminator sequels, The Corridor Crew and our local film industry.  
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    • 1 hr 25 min
    153. Dixon Nacey

    153. Dixon Nacey

    Dixon Nacey is a highly respected guitarist, music director and tutor, who has worked with a long list of great people and has racked up a wealth of experience.  We sit down for a wide-reaching conversation about guitar playing, gigging war stories, our music careers, our families and Fonzie from Happy Days.  Great guy, lots of laughs, good times.  
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    • 1 hr 38 min

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