December 20, 2020
After fishing the 21 days of resilience challenge with Laura, I knew I had to get her on the podcast. Laura Williams aka The Secret Inspirer works with different individuals and teams in the entertainment industry to build their resilience and find the fuel we need to cope well with the rollercoaster of life and avoid burnout. With everything that’s happening in the world right now I thought it would be a great time to chat with Laura about all of the small little practices and thoughts that can give us that boost of energy that we need to thrive.
I loved doing the 21 days of resilience challenge, it really made me change the way I look and do certain things in life in a very positive way and I really hope that you guys get a lot out of this conversation too!
If you’re interested in getting on the guestlist for the next 21 day resilience challenge with The Secret Inspirer or for any other enquiries drop Laura a line at firstname.lastname@example.org or DM @thesecretinspirer on Instagram.
Check out Laura's website here: https://www.thesecretinspirer.com/
December 14, 2020
This week I am joined by someone who I love and admire very much, Hector. With more than 20 years of experience in music behind him, Hector has recently started a new project called VL Camp in which attendees will learn and work side by side with different professionals in the music industry. From building a brand to career management, new tools and techniques, production masterclasses and more, Hector has built VL Camp with the aim to share all of his knowledge and experience with others.
We talk about the camp itself and the importance of sharing music, knowledge and experiences, how having his full record collection stolen actually turned out to be an amazing story, starting Vatos Locos and how it has grown to what it is today and more!
More info on VL Camp here: https://www.vlcamp.com/
December 6, 2020
Kami Tadayon is an entrepreneur, world-wide party promoter, and founder of the renowned Lost Beach Club in Montañita, the only town where clubs and bars can open at the moment (due to Covid) in Ecuador.
For those who do not yet know Lost Beach Club, it is… A-ma-zing. It’s been voted many of times in the top 100 clubs in the world, the party ends when Kami and his guest DJs want to end (which can sometimes be days!), it’s location is, as you will have already guessed, lost in a beautiful surf town, it has a Funktion One sound system, its walls are covered in mind-blowing 3D painting and some of the worlds biggest DJs play there on a regular basis.
It was great to listen to all of Kami’s stories on how his journey began in promoting events and all about the mission he is on in life.
Check out Lost Beach Club here: https://www.instagram.com/lostbeachclub/?hl=en
A clip of Kami’s first event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FN00nQ3T4qU&t=1689s
Kami on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lostbeachkami/?hl=en
November 27, 2020
This week my guest is agent and all-round lovely guy, Dave Blackgrove. Dave is an agent at Paradigm, a worldwide talent agency that provides global representation to a diverse and dynamic roster of artists not only in music but also in television, comedy, theatre and beyond. Representing artists in the electronic music department such as Fisher, CamelPhat, Solardo, Latmun, Detlef, Sonny Fodera, Dom Dolla and Elderbrook, Dave has played a huge part in the growth of many of these artist’s careers as well as their projects. In this episode, we chat about how his role as an agent has been affected by Covid, releasing music during this time, how he got to where he is today, the proudest moments of his career and more!
November 23, 2020
Audio engineer to legendary electronic artists, DJ & producer, co-founder of Chapter 24 Records, founder of Make Your Transition, sound designer, a lead voice for the Association For Electronic Music’s Mental Health initiatives… And the list goes on. Paul Nolan has done so much in music and continues to do so whilst helping others along the way. Through his platform Make Your Transition he works in artist development, using his personal experience and knowledge to guide and help other artists fulfill their artistic and personal potential. In this interview, we talk about all of Paul's different roles since starting out in the music industry and how they have all come together to put him on the path that he is on today. A very inspiring chat full of great stories, brilliant advice and on how Paul made his own transition.
Hello Demo: hello-demo.com
November 5, 2020
Welcome to season 3 of Can U Put Me On Guestlist! The podcast is back and I'm so excited to share with you all some really insightful and fun conversations with different people from the dance music industry.
To kick off this season I'm joined by Greek DJ, producer and all-round amazing guy, Alex Georgiandis AKA Detlef. Alex has rapidly established himself as one of the leading names in the industry, releasing and remixing with well-respected labels including Hot Creations, Moon Harbour, Relief and Repopulate Mars.
Besides being so incredibly talented, Alex is one of those people that will always put a smile on your face, he's so much fun to be around and is always great to chat with, so I couldn't think of a better first guest! We talk about music, his label Issues and the challenges of setting up a label, his love for coffee and tequila (obviously), managing stress and more!
Follow Detlef here: https://www.instagram.com/detlef_music/
July 16, 2020
This week I chat with Karin and Ty who together form Black Girl / White Girl. They were so lovely and so inspiring to talk to! We chat about diversity and inclusion in the dance music industry and how their journey as two women from such different backgrounds and being part of the LGBTQ community has been for them so far, what the music industry needs to do to promote more diversity and inclusion, their mission as Black Girl / White Girl as well as their latest release ELEV8 on Eats Everything and Andres Campo’s label EI8HT and more! Keep your eye out on these two, big things are coming!
Check out Black Girl / White Girl here:
July 9, 2020
In today’s podcast, I chat with Uli Wombacher, who is the director of one of Berlin’s most prestigious nightclubs, Watergate.
For the first time since the club was forced to close in March due to the lockdown, Watergate are hosting a club night again, but this time it’s virtually! The event, that takes place on Friday 10th July, will be streamed on a new online platform called YMO, which operates as an interactive space that brings the club experience to life in all its facets in a virtual way.
Watergate will be opening it’s 2 rooms plus terrace, with an internationally renowned line up of DJs, live acts and Watergate residents who will be going to play for free, including Pan-Pot, Adana Twins, Who Made Who (LIVE), JAMIIE, Anja Schneider B2B Kristin Velvet, Biesmans (LIVE) and Yulia Niko.
You can join the event alone, and meet new people, or invite your friends and have your own private party of up to 5 people. You can meet for a little get together in the toilets, where voice chat is enabled and there’s even a ‘Call The Bouncer’ option which allows clubbers to report any inappropriate behavior, racism or discrimination. They really have through of everything!
Join the party here:
June 25, 2020
Sam works really hard at promoting a more sustainable lifestyle and his mission is a common thread across all of the Heartfeldt business chain: Heartfeldt Radio, Heartfeldt Events, and now Heartfeldt Records, which he recently launched. In this episode we talk about how all of his business work together towards sustainable living globally, the biggest changes that need to be made to allow the dance music industry to grow in a more sustainable way, how clubs, festivals, artists and of course party-goers can all do their bit and about Plastic Promise, a Dutch platform that allows pioneers to share their knowledge and ambitions to reduce the event industry’s use of single-use plastic.