Music Industries Podcasts 2021

As part of Music Industries (1st year module), our musicians work in small groups to track down a guest to chat to about a career in music. Once the interviews are recorded and edited (and marked!) they are are available to listen to and share. So, here they are. Happy listening!

How do you embark on and sustain a carousel career in music, combining permanent and freelance jobs as life changes around you? Alexi Challand and Emelia Tweedle talk to Mark Wilde.

Rolling your sleeves up, taking on musical groups, small projects and very big ones, Hannah Jones and Becca Penney chat with James Fox.

Musical Theatre, pantomines, drag, music – it’s all to be discovered as Jacques, Hannah and Marcus meet Ash.

What’s it like to run your own recording studios? Martyn Bewick is co-owner and manager at Playing Aloud Studios in Lincoln – he shares his experiences with Jack, Josh and Holly.

Jeffrey Makinson is Assistant Director of Music and Sub Organist at Lincoln Cathedral – he tells Sophie and Jessie that no two days are the same.

Steve is from Solid Entertainments in Grimsby, he introduces Sim, Will and Lewis to his job as a festival and concert promoter.

Rachel and Katie find out what it’s like to be the leader of a marching band.

Keele and Panna meet Zach, Connor, Alex and Jack – together they are Hideout; they met at University and formed the band straight sway – they talk about their journey together as musicians in the band.

FTM Dance created their own song ‘Dance forever’ during the pandemic – Mollie, Olivia and Ellie chat to Namia from FTM about the work they do using music and the arts to support young people and families.

Rob Beach is a session musician; he also runs a production company. Listen as he chats with Lily, Rob and Ryan about what it takes to be successful in the industry.

Jade and Lewis N catch up with DJ Michael.

Harmony of Opposites

The 2020 L2 Joint Show ‘Harmony of Opposites’ was planned to take place as a musical installation in The Collection and Usher Art Gallery in Lincoln in May.
We hope that later in the year we can present this as intended, but in the meantime the Level 2 musicians re-versioned their music and design for the project into an online experience, which you can visit here:

Harmony of Opposites 2020

Our latest Music Industries Podcasts

The University of Lincoln L1 Musicians 2019-2020 produced a series of podcasts about different careers and opportunities in the music and arts. Click below to hear them in conversation. We want to say thank you to Andrew David and the team at Siren FM 107.3 for helping us with this project and for playing our podcasts on the radio.

So, here is the the 2019-2020 series.

Ben and Alfie chatted to Lincs FM’s Alex Brown about getting into local radio. Alex is a Journalism student at Lincoln and is a professional radio presenter and podcaster. He shares his advice on getting into radio.

Glory and Asher speak to the University of Lincoln’s Music Programme Leader, Dr Martin Scheuregger about what it takes to be a composer in the 21st century. And what this means to us all, as musicians.

Jack and Robbie find out from The University of Lincoln’s Lecturer in Public Relations and Journalism, Samantha Pidoux, how important it is to promote your talent effectively.

L1 Tenors Will and James talk to The University of Lincoln’s Dr Rob Dean about the physical and mental benefits of singing for the body, soul and mind.

Jamie and Billy meet The University of Lincoln’s Dr Cassandre Balosso-Bardin about what is possible in being a communuity musician, and how you can inspire and engage people in many settings wherever you are. What is a community?

And, does community radio help bring musicians and artists together? Ryan is the Deputy Manager of Lincoln’s community radio station Siren FM 107.3.

Many musicians are teachers. The University of Lincoln’s Ed Wellman talks about teaching in schools, and how this is an an inspiration to many. And why teaching music is a rewarding career.

Myles chats to L3 musician Jess about the forthcoming UoL Nebula Festival.

And how about a career in recording music as a career? Jas and Frank present an in-depth interview with producer Will, who is early in his career in recording and how your musical ears can help you promote others’ work.