39 episodes

Inside The Artist is an interview podcast hosted by Rachel Korman. Giving listeners an inside look into an artist’s journey, Rachel asks her guests about their inspirations, motivation techniques, and steps they take to achieve their artistic goals.
These long-form discussions go behind the scenes with musicians, actors, producers, writers, and directors. Tune in to hear from amazing talent and feel inspired to go after your own dreams!

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Inside The Artist is an interview podcast hosted by Rachel Korman. Giving listeners an inside look into an artist’s journey, Rachel asks her guests about their inspirations, motivation techniques, and steps they take to achieve their artistic goals.
These long-form discussions go behind the scenes with musicians, actors, producers, writers, and directors. Tune in to hear from amazing talent and feel inspired to go after your own dreams!

    Episode 38 - Olivia Grace

    Episode 38 - Olivia Grace

    Rachel talks to recording artist Olivia Grace about her move to LA from NY and her single, Higher Ground. Olivia discusses themes of what her music is about by sharing personal experiences and explains how writing is therapeutic to process the rollercoaster of emotions. Olivia also shares what makes her feel most in her element and what her goals are as an artist.
    "If I can make somebody feel connected to through my music, that's one of the most important things" she says.

    • 37 min
    Episode 37 - Kimberley Crossman

    Episode 37 - Kimberley Crossman

    Rachel talks to actress, host and author Kimberley Crossman on this new episode. Kim discusses her experience working as an actress getting her start on the soap opera Shortland Street, her hosting job for The Project New Zealand and of course we discuss all things Power Rangers Samurai. Kim talks about her book, Love YOU, which she jokes she wrote “back when she knew everything.” She discusses the importance of writing down goals and how she balances all her jobs stating that no day is the same. “That feeling of keep chasing it to me just feels the most like home, the most exciting. I was chasing a feeling. I guess I’m still chasing a feeling,” she says.

    • 51 min
    Episode 36 - Mike Mayfield

    Episode 36 - Mike Mayfield

    Rachel talks to singer/songwriter/musician Mike Mayfield about his experience as a session musician turned solo singer/songwriter describing his style as a Joni Mitchell meets Stevie Wonder. "I like music that's full of soul," says the Brighton born artist. Mike shares that though he started as a guitarist, his musicality has always been linked to his singing. He discusses what he's learned working with other artists such as Emeli Sandé, Leona Lewis and Rita Ora and shares what his favorite thing about being an artist is. "Capturing a moment, that's the light that I'm following," he says.

    • 45 min
    Episode 35 - Eric Ruscinski

    Episode 35 - Eric Ruscinski

    Rachel talks to guitarist & keyboardist Eric Ruscinski about his experience playing with Alessia Cara and how his drive and determination from a young age got him to where he is today. By meeting people in the industry, starting his own band in high school and becoming a music teacher, Eric soon realized his passion was something he could pursue professionally. He shares lessons he's learned from Alessia and discusses the importance of stepping out of your comfort zone. His gratitude shines through saying, "It's nice to just wake up and create things and be able to be any part of something that might exist forever."

    • 43 min
    Episode 34 - Talker

    Episode 34 - Talker

    Rachel talks to musician talker about her journey as a solo artist, the importance of writing music from an authentic place, and her involvement in the band Frenship. She discusses the importance of forming relationships, struggles with anxiety and how to balance staying true to yourself while maintaining a presence on social media. She says, "You don't have to be something that's already existed, just do you." Her EP Horror Films comes out Feb 22nd, be sure to check it out!

    • 51 min
    Episode 33 - Frank Smith & Matt Hartman

    Episode 33 - Frank Smith & Matt Hartman

    Rachel talks to writers Frank Smith and Matt Hartman about appearing on the new Netflix show, Tidying up with Marie Kondo. They discuss what they learned through their experience with Kondo and how 'tidying up' has helped their creativity and writing. Both Frank and Matt previously worked as assistants in the entertainment industry and they share how that has influenced their careers now and discuss what goals they have for the future. "I've been lucky in that I feel like every job I've had has moved me closer to the goalpost. But to feel like I've worked hard and got something I really wanted, that is a phenomenal feeling because it doesn't always work out that way," Frank says.

    • 50 min

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