Jess Bowen and Bowie Jane interview females working in the music industry both behind the scenes and on stage. Being a touring drummer and DJ singer songwriter respectively, Jess and Bowie uncover the journeys and background of super successful females in the music industry.
Guests include Amanda Davis (Janelle Monae), Eva Gardner (Pink), Inaya Day (Mousse T), Cassadee Pope, Esjay Jones (Krewella), Patty Anne Miller (Beyoncé), Chrissy Costanza, Kiiara, Mandy (Misterwives), Valerie Morehouse (5sos), Tessa Violet, Tatiana de Maria, Mona Tavakoli (Jason Mraz), Babs (Emo nite), Rae Harvey (the Living End), Karina Depiano (Troy Sivan), Rebecca Black, Kay Hanley (Letters to Cleo), Christy McDonald (Robin Schultz), Vicky Hamilton (Guns n Roses), Emily Shackleton (Carly Pearce, Mickey Guyton) and the list goes on.
Carly Wilford – Toolroom Records, Learning Ableton
This week we chat with UK DJ Carly Wilford who chats about her changing careers, learning Ableton so she could create her own tracks and then releasing on Toolroom Records!
Chinwag Time – the flow on effects of Covid on the touring industry
This week we talk about the effects Covid has had on touring. There are so many flow on effects! There is a backlog on gear (even drum sticks!), equipment, venues, staff, bus drivers, buses, musicians and more. We chat about life on the road post Covid. We also reflect on the sad passing of Queen Elizabeth II of which we found out whilst on air. What an amazing life the Queen had.
Lindsey Byrnes – Photographer (Rolling Stone, Billboard, Atlantic Records)
Lyndsey Byrnes has had an amazing career as commercial photographer and creative director of a plethora of campaigns and editorials including Rolling Stone, Atlantic Records, Chanel, The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Wildfang, Good Dye Young and many others. She chats with us about her career and the hurdles she faced along the way as well as how she got her big breaks!
Chinwag Time – the role of a music manager, pros & cons of signing to a label
Today Jess Bowen & Bowie Jane chat about the role of the music manager, the benefits of having a manager or being self managed, being independent and self funding projects, as well as the pros and cons of signing to a label! All upcoming artists should listen to this behind the scenes episode!
Chinwag Time – Slam Dunk Festival, hiring female techs & being a first time Aunty!
It’s Chinwag time! Jess & Bowie have a good old catch up after Slam Dunk Fest in the UK with the Summer Set, Jess ensuring that there be at least one female hired on all gigs (and all things Diversity Riders) as well as Jess & Bowie both being first time Aunties!
Chinwag Time – Jess & Bowie chat about Bandwagons, live streams, Green Rooms & tour logistics!
This week Bowie caught up with Jess whilst out on the road for Sad Summer Fest. Jess has been touring with her band the Summer Set and gave us the run down on her bandwagon being pulled over by the police for being too heavy (and a number of other crazy fines) on their only day off, upcoming tours, doing a live stream of their headline show at the Basement East Nashville (and what goes along with that), tour logistics, her Dad’s band Shine on Floyd and Bowie gave us the run down on her gigs and depleting green rooms!... Read more »
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These ladies are on it! Very informative and fun. No boring bits and their guests are all very experienced in their respective fields.
Well done Jess & Bowie.
Must listen for any music fan or musician!
Interviews are fast-paced and interesting with a wide range of guests and the hosts are charming with great chemistry and energy. The insights into what it takes to be a working musician are fascinating and inspiring, the female perspective is there but not the exclusive focus. Relevant for any musician or music fan. I look forward to the next episode every week!
You gals are killing it!
Such a great easy flowing podcast. I love the two of you and your interviews. Super entertaining and fun to listen to.