Driven by Music

Driven by Music

Do you like discovering new music and upcoming talents? Do you often wonder what it actually took for an artist to get where they are now? Would you like to learn more about the life behind the scenes? All the touring, struggles & success stories? In this podcast series we’ll invite upcoming artists and industry professionals to discuss their stories. Listen to the adventures that unraveled on the road and get ready for some high quality music! Stay tuned to Driven by Music - a podcast fuelled by Firestone! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Episodes

July 15, 2020 31 min

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...

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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 ...

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July 1, 2020 39 min

“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 balance...

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June 18, 2020 33 min

“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 experienc...

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June 4, 2020 25 min

“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 e...

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May 22, 2020 32 min

“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 ep...

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May 11, 2020 33 min

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 industr...

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