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Driven by Music

Do you listen to music on a regular basis? Do you like discovering new music and upcoming talents? Do you sometimes question what it actually took for artists to get where they are now? Would you like to learn more about the life behind the scenes? All the touring, success stories and so on? In this podcast series we’ll tell you all about this and so much more... We’ll invite established artists, musicians, industry professionals, and upcoming talents, to discuss their stories, listen to the adventures that unraveled on the road and of course listen to some high quality music! Stay tuned to Driven by Music - a podcast fueled by Firestone!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Tracks

The perfect song
“The perfect song” is the seventh (and the last) episode in the first season of podcast series where Abbie McCarthy chats with emerging talent & industry professionals about big topics in the UK music scene right now. In this episode Abbie talks to the super talented singer-songwriter Oscar Lang and experienced writer & producer James Earp about the secrets of songwriting. Is there a formula for the perfect pop song? Or are the best songs always a product of genuine emotions? Tune in to Driven by Music, a podcast fuelled by Firestone, to find out more about songwriting and to enjoy a live performance by Oscar Lang!Don’t forget to enjoy more music and to check out social media channels of Oscar Lang:Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6deCiWT7ATcDWP2Cvlalvn?si=Dn_uqem7QnaTu_tVbrNspgInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/oscar.lang/?hl=en  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31:14 15/07/2020
Who's next?
“Who’s next?” is the sixth episode in podcast series where Abbie McCarthy chats with emerging talent & industry professionals about big topics in the UK music scene right now. In this episode Abbie is chatting to Serra from Los Bitchos about their superb tropical & trippy tunes and finding out their favourite new music discoveries.The second guest is Simon from the independent record label Fierce Panda who gives the inside scoop on scouting new talent and how scoring a record deal can boost your music career. And of course at the end of the episode there is a beautiful performance by Los Bitchos - not to be missed.Tune in to Driven by Music, a podcast fuelled by Firestone!Don’t forget to enjoy more music and to check out social media channels of Los Bitchos:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/losbitchos/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/LBitchosFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesebichezzz/Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/07b9qW7pabKGO29JPWXn9m?si=XWCsGvi1TN-NcVPuXIpgFQ  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
33:46 08/07/2020
Musicians' working hours
“Musicians' working hours” is the fifth episode in podcast series where Abbie McCarthy chats with emerging talent & industry professionals about big topics in the UK music scene right now. In this episode Abbie is chatting to Sports Team, one of the UK's hottest guitar bands, and also catching up with emerging pop star Josie Man. Would you like to find out more about their music? And also learn how to maintain a balanced lifestyle while working irregular hours as a musician? And enjoy a live performance at the end of the episode?Tune in to Driven by Music, a podcast fuelled by Firestone!Don’t forget to enjoy more music and to check out social media channels of our guests:Sports Team’s social media: https://bit.ly/sportsteaminstaSports Team’s music: https://bit.ly/sports_team_music Josie Man’s social media: https://bit.ly/josieman Josie Man’s music: https://smarturl.it/JMxJustMe?IQid=yt Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
39:42 01/07/2020
Just picture them naked
“Just picture them naked” is the fourth episode in podcast series where Abbie McCarthy chats with emerging talent & industry professionals about big topics in the UK music scene right now.  The topic of this episode is stage fright. Is it normal to have it and how to get rid of it? This week, Lauran Hibberd, a singer-songwriter from the Isle of Wight, and John Bassett, therapist and artist coach, will talk about their experience and share some tips and tricks.And at the end of the episode get ready for Lauran’s performance.Tune in to Driven by Music, a podcast fuelled by Firestone!Don’t forget to enjoy more music and to check out social media channels of Lauran Hibberd:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lauranhibberdInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/lauranhibberd Twitter: https://twitter.com/lauranhibberd Website: www.Lauranhibberd.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
33:16 18/06/2020
The road to success
“The road to success” is the third episode in podcast series where Abbie McCarthy chats with emerging talent & industry professionals about big topics in the UK music scene right now. This episode is totally devoted to touring - this week, emerging singer-songwriter Matilda Mann and Afrojack’s tour production manager Jordi Bouman will tell us all about life on the road.And get ready for Matilda’s performance at the end of the episode!Tune in to Driven by Music, a podcast fuelled by Firestone!Don’t forget to enjoy more music and to check out social media channels of Matilda Mann:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/matildathemann/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matildathemann/Twitter: https://twitter.com/matildathemannMusic: https://open.spotify.com/artist/76oY04bOzECod3aGVTDtzu?si=4_-FXHu0Tgy70MfFPnuUYg Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25:08 04/06/2020
Making it Big
“Making it Big” is the second episode in podcast series where Abbie McCarthy will chat with emerging talent & industry professionals about big topics in the UK music scene right now. In this week’s episode, Jack, the lead singer from the Scottish band The Snuts, and their manager Callum, will tell us about The Snuts’ journey and their amazing success up until this point. And get ready for Jack’s performance at the end of the episode!Tune in to Driven by Music, a podcast fuelled by Firestone! Don’t forget to enjoy more music and to check out social media channels of The Snuts:The Snuts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheSnutsOfficial/The Snuts Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesnuts/The Snuts Tik Tok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thesnutsThe Snuts music: https://parlophone.lnk.to/MixtapeEP Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
32:04 22/05/2020
How to reach your fans
This is the first episode in podcast series where Abbie McCarthy will chat with emerging talent & industry professionals about big topics in the UK music scene right now. Due to the unusual circumstances we all have to deal with at the moment, this episode is devoted to: How to reach your fans – this is “Music & musicians from their homes with L Devine, Jafaris and The Lutras”.We can definitely say that the UK music industry has been shaken up in the last few weeks - venues have been closed down and festivals have either been postponed, or cancelled. While lots of the gigs you have been looking forward to might not be on now, there has also been a spike in creativity and inventiveness to make it possible to still in the times of quarantine, bring live performances to people's homes. In this episode Abbie McCarthy will chat to our 3 guests about their experiences and they will share their advice on how to stay visible and creative as an artist, and how to make the best out of this whole situation. And of course you will enjoy a live performance from one of our guests!Tune in to Driven by Music, a podcast fuelled by Firestone! Don’t forget to enjoy more music and to check out social media channels of our guests:L Devine’s podcast: https://lnk.to/ldevine_podcast L Devine’s new single: https://lnk.to/ldevine-dontsayitJafaris social media: https://bit.ly/3dA7bcjJafaris music: https://spoti.fi/2YTsPo3The Lutras music: https://spoti.fi/2YRRIjOThe Lutras social media: https://bit.ly/3boGw0P Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
33:40 11/05/2020