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.
Karina Depiano – Keyboardist & Musical Director (Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus)
Karina Depiano is currently on tour as the keyboardist with Taylor Swift and has worked with artists such as Troye Sivan, Fifth Harmony, Miley Cyrus, Daya, mxmtoon, and so many more! She received her Bachelor of Music - Popular Music Performance from USC, and she tells us about how much that experience helped prepare her for her future in the industry!
Chinwag – iHeart music awards show recap
This week Jess and Bowie have a good old chinwag about Jess recent experience drumming for Jax at the iHeart Music Awards in LA. It was so cool to hear all about the things that go on behind the scenes to make such a big awards show work!
Xie – Producer, DJ, Vocalist
This week we chat with Xie! Xie is a producer, DJ and vocalist who chats with us about her asian background, learning to produce on garage band, coming from a serious classical music background, DJing Coachella, figuring out the agent world, the importance of personal relationships in the industry, incorporating art into her artist vision, the importance of never stopping, creating edits for live performance, the festival scene and more!
Carr – Singer/Songwriter, touring with Fall Out Boy
Carly McClellan AKA CARR is a singer-songwriter that crafts fun, relatable, and witty tracks. Raised on artists like Avril Lavigne and The All-American Reject, CARR’s sound distills the best aspects of alt-pop, indie-rock and pop-punk, whilst lyrically she traverses the perils of modern dating and growing up. Carr chats about getting signed and going on tour opening for Fall Out Boy!
Miss Dre – DJ Producer Vocalist
Well we absolutely loved hearing about Miss Dre's musical journey! She talks about the importance of having a mentor with producing, learning Logic only to move over to Ableton, getting a great management team around you, the glamour of traveling as a DJ (haha) and incorporating her own vocals into her tracks. Any budding producers will love this episode!
Tara McLeod – Guitarist (Kittie, Nice Horse)
After coming on the professional music scene in 2005 with the world-acclaimed, all-women metal band Kittie, guitarist Tara McLeod has garnered a reputation in the music world as one of the best at her craft. She chats with us about crossing genres, how she got in the business, how she met her band members and being a touring musician!
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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.