Sounds On The Couch Podcast
19: Amritha Shakti Artist Interview

19: Amritha Shakti Artist Interview

March 10, 2021

Amritha Shakti is an Indian-Australian soul and RnB singer, with a passion for fusing her Indian roots into her music.

Trained in South Indian classical music at the age of four, her voice glides between tenderness and grit to convey empowering messages of self-love and social change.

You can find Amritha at http://amrithashakti.com/

 

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We would love to see you get involved, whether it be through an interview on our podcast, a live streamed performance or via an article on Couch Mag, our online magazine.. head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/for-artists to apply.

 

Our commitment is to continue to provide access to valuable information to help you move forward as an artist.. if you would like to support us financially with the project, please head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/donations

 

If you love the interview, please rate and review us.. it will mean that more people will have access to the tools and tips available through this podcast.

 

Finally, we would love to hear some of your journey.. please send us a message and let us know what has been happening in your musical journey.

 

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18: Orly Raquel Artist Interview

18: Orly Raquel Artist Interview

February 9, 2021

Orly Raquel is a songstress, poetess and psychotherapist living in the Byron Bay Hinterlands.

She weaves stories and poetry through acoustic melodies to create a dreamy and sensual mood.

She explores themes of love, desire, femininity and archetypes of the collective unconscious.

You can find Orly's music at:

Youtube

Soundcloud

 

If you have any follow up questions, please reach out at:

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Web - www.soundsonthecouch.com

Couch Mag - https://couchmag.life 

 

We would love to see you get involved, whether it be through an interview on our podcast, a live streamed performance or via an article on Couch Mag, our online magazine.. head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/for-artists to apply.

 

Our commitment is to continue to provide access to valuable information to help you move forward as an artist.. if you would like to support us financially with the project, please head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/donations

 

If you love the interview, please rate and review us.. it will mean that more people will have access to the tools and tips available through this podcast.

 

Finally, we would love to hear some of your journey.. please send us a message and let us know what has been happening in your musical journey.

 

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17: Anthea Palmer, Owner Live Music Venue, Jimmy Hornets

17: Anthea Palmer, Owner Live Music Venue, Jimmy Hornets

January 13, 2021

For this episode, Karen Harding interviewed Anthea Palmer.

 

Anthea is the owner of Richmond,  based live music venue, Jimmy Hornets..  To  date, she has had an incredible career .. she is an artist herself, having been the singer songwriter for rock band, ‘Drama Queen’, and then prior to Jimmy Hornets (which she also opened a version in China), she owned and operated the Chandelier room.. she opened the Watchtower Studios, a gallery of varying visual arts..  and she has worked with many musicians, helping them progress their music careers.

 

I am looking forward to sharing our discussion with you and Anthea has so many amazing tips to share with you on your music journey.

You can find Anthea's courses at https://jimmyhornet.com/training/

If you have any follow up questions, please reach out at:

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Web - www.soundsonthecouch.com

Couch Mag - https://couchmag.life 

 

We would love to see you get involved, whether it be through an interview on our podcast, a live streamed performance or via an article on Couch Mag, our online magazine.. head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/for-artists to apply.

 

Our commitment is to continue to provide access to valuable information to help you move forward as an artist.. if you would like to support us financially with the project, please head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/donations

 

If you love the interview, please rate and review us.. it will mean that more people will have access to the tools and tips available through this podcast.

 

Finally, we would love to hear some of your journey.. please send us a message and let us know what has been happening in your musical journey.

 

See you next time!

16: Elsen Price Artist Interview

16: Elsen Price Artist Interview

January 6, 2021

For this episode, Karen Harding interviewed Elsen Price, a Sydney based Double Bassist and contemporary artist.

The interview was about not one, but two single release, ‘Now’ and ‘View From the Moon Revisited’.. He is also soon to release an album.. ‘The life long day dreamer’.

As well as his releases, we speak a lot about improvisation and the world of musical collaboration and how you can begin to explore your music in a new way

I know you’ll be looking forward to exploring the man behind the music.

You can find Elsen at Instagram and Bandcamp

 

If you have any follow up questions, please reach out at:

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Web - www.soundsonthecouch.com

Couch Mag - https://couchmag.life 

 

We would love to see you get involved, whether it be through an interview on our podcast, a live streamed performance or via an article on Couch Mag, our online magazine.. head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/for-artists to apply.

 

Our commitment is to continue to provide access to valuable information to help you move forward as an artist.. if you would like to support us financially with the project, please head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/donations

 

If you love the interview, please rate and review us.. it will mean that more people will have access to the tools and tips available through this podcast.

 

Finally, we would love to hear some of your journey.. please send us a message and let us know what has been happening in your musical journey.

 

See you next time!

15: CJ Stranger Artist Interview

15: CJ Stranger Artist Interview

December 20, 2020

For this episode I interviewed artist, CJ Stranger.

We spoke all about his views on songwriting, touring as a part of a family, releasing his music on cassette tape and all about his release, Hey Stranger.

CJ Stranger is based in the Blue Mountains, but regularly Sydney-side, and is a singer-songwriter through and through, 

His captivating voice, tell-all lyrics and natural feel for finger-picking walk together in perfect synchrony. 

You can find CJ Stranger at:

Facebook

Instagram

 

If you have any follow up questions, please reach out at:

Email - soundsonthecouch@gmail.com

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Facebook - www.facebook.com/soundsonthecouch 

Linkedin - www.linkedin.com/soundsonthecouch 

Web - www.soundsonthecouch.com

Couch Mag - https://couchmag.life 

 

We would love to see you get involved, whether it be through an interview on our podcast, a live streamed performance or via an article on Couch Mag, our online magazine.. head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/for-artists to apply.

 

Our commitment is to continue to provide access to valuable information to help you move forward as an artist.. if you would like to support us financially with the project, please head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/donations

 

If you love the interview, please rate and review us.. it will mean that more people will have access to the tools and tips available through this podcast.

 

Finally, we would love to hear some of your journey.. please send us a message and let us know what has been happening in your musical journey.

 

See you next time!

14: Andy Irvine, CEO of GYROStream - Digital Distribution, Going Global, Your Music Releases

14: Andy Irvine, CEO of GYROStream - Digital Distribution, Going Global, Your Music Releases

December 15, 2020

For this episode, Karen Harding interviewed Andy Irvine, CEO GYROStream.

Andy Irvine is a digital music distribution specialist and CEO of GYROstream, a wholly independent and Australian owned music distribution service based in Brisbane.

With a 20 year career in the music industry.. in supply chain and operations at Universal Music and independent labels Dew Process and Create Control, Andy has been involved in all aspects of the release cycle for thousands of major music releases. 

Andy launched GYROstream to support the needs of Aussie and NZ independent artists, with a suite of music services and a local support team to assist artists getting their music out to the world. 

You can find GYROstream at www.gyrostream.com

 

If you have any follow up questions, please reach out at:

Email - soundsonthecouch@gmail.com

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Linkedin - www.linkedin.com/soundsonthecouch 

Web - www.soundsonthecouch.com

Couch Mag - https://couchmag.life 

 

We would love to see you get involved, whether it be through an interview on our podcast, a live streamed performance or via an article on Couch Mag, our online magazine.. head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/for-artists to apply.

 

Our commitment is to continue to provide access to valuable information to help you move forward as an artist.. if you would like to support us financially with the project, please head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/donations

 

If you love the interview, please rate and review us.. it will mean that more people will have access to the tools and tips available through this podcast.

 

Finally, we would love to hear some of your journey.. please send us a message and let us know what has been happening in your musical journey.

 

See you next time!

13: Joan: Artist Interview

13: Joan: Artist Interview

December 8, 2020

For this episode, Karen Harding interviewed artist, Joan.

Joan is an up and coming new artist from Cronulla, Sydney who rides the wave of a folk/country singer/songwriter.

She has grown up always being surrounded by music and wouldn’t of wanted in any other way. Through trial and error, Joan has found her sound and is ready to take you for the journey.

We spoke about the creation of her music, how the people you have around you can make such a difference in the development of your music, how being a female has impacted Joan being a musician within the music industry and so much more.

You can find Joan at Instagram and Spotify

 

If you have any follow up questions, please reach out at:

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Web - www.soundsonthecouch.com

Couch Mag - https://couchmag.life 

 

We would love to see you get involved, whether it be through an interview on our podcast, a live streamed performance or via an article on Couch Mag, our online magazine.. head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/for-artists to apply.

 

Our commitment is to continue to provide access to valuable information to help you move forward as an artist.. if you would like to support us financially with the project, please head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/donations

 

If you love the interview, please rate and review us.. it will mean that more people will have access to the tools and tips available through this podcast.

 

Finally, we would love to hear some of your journey.. please send us a message and let us know what has been happening in your musical journey.

 

See you next time!

12: Amber Leigh, The Crescent Cardinal - Mental Health, Invisible Illness, Community

12: Amber Leigh, The Crescent Cardinal - Mental Health, Invisible Illness, Community

November 30, 2020

For this episode, Karen Harding interviewed Amber Leigh, The Crescent Cardinal

Amber Leigh resides in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada.

A young, resilient woman with a passion for music, nature and art, Amber is known for giving back to her friends, fellow creatives and the local community.

She is an advocate for oppressed voices in the world, speaking up and taking action on issues such as mental health, disability, drug abuse and the rights of indigenous people.

She is also the mind and visionary behind her musical project, The Crescent Cardinal.

An authentic blend of self-taught and classically trained material, these songs are a window into Amber’s creativity as a singer-songwriter.

We spoke about Mental Health and Invisible Illness, managing a busy schedule, Amber’s music and community and so so much more..

You can find her music at:

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/CrescentCardinal

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/thecrescentcardinal/

Twitch.TV – https://www.twitch.tv/thecrescentcardinal?sr=a

Youtube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvxZMo26eg7y9_YF8kePtng

 

If you have any follow up questions, please reach out at:

Email - soundsonthecouch@gmail.com

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Web - www.soundsonthecouch.com

Couch Mag - https://couchmag.life 

 

We would love to see you get involved, whether it be through an interview on our podcast, a live streamed performance or via an article on Couch Mag, our online magazine.. head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/for-artists to apply.

 

Our commitment is to continue to provide access to valuable information to help you move forward as an artist.. if you would like to support us financially with the project, please head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/donations

 

If you love the interview, please rate and review us.. it will mean that more people will have access to the tools and tips available through this podcast.

 

Finally, we would love to hear some of your journey.. please send us a message and let us know what has been happening in your musical journey.

 

See you next time!

11: Velvet Bloom: Artist Interview

11: Velvet Bloom: Artist Interview

November 25, 2020

For this episode Karen Harding interviewed Velvet Bloom all about her new single, '7Hundred25'.

Velvet Bloom is a neo-soul, alternative-pop and jazz-rock music project with captivating ballad style vocals. The project is fronted and founded by Maddy Herbert, she performs solo and with different variations of her live band “The Vito Collective”.

You can find Velvet Bloom at:

SPOTIFY

FACEBOOK

INSTAGRAM

BANDCAMP

YOUTUBE

 

If you have any follow up questions, please reach out at:

Email - soundsonthecouch@gmail.com

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Linkedin - www.linkedin.com/soundsonthecouch 

Web - www.soundsonthecouch.com

Couch Mag - https://couchmag.life 

 

We would love to see you get involved, whether it be through an interview on our podcast, a live streamed performance or via an article on Couch Mag, our online magazine.. head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/for-artists to apply.

 

Our commitment is to continue to provide access to valuable information to help you move forward as an artist.. if you would like to support us financially with the project, please head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/donations

 

If you love the interview, please rate and review us.. it will mean that more people will have access to the tools and tips available through this podcast.

 

Finally, we would love to hear some of your journey.. please send us a message and let us know what has been happening in your musical journey.

 

See you next time!

10: Belinda Coomes - Developing Creativity, Video Games Composition, Music Libraries, Music Networking

10: Belinda Coomes - Developing Creativity, Video Games Composition, Music Libraries, Music Networking

November 17, 2020

For this episode, Karen Harding interviewed Belinda Coomes.

 

Belinda is a Melbourne Australia based games music composer with a particular focus on writing dark music for dark games.

 

Fascinated with manipulating noise and sound in her music, Belinda is always looking to blend sound design elements with traditional composition techniques to help express emotion.

 

Currently, Belinda is composing music for the dark and twisted rogue like card game Ring of Pain, developed by Twice Different, and providing additional music tracks for Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun Rising, a full conversion modification for the original Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars.

 

We spoke about so many amazing topics such as developing your creativity, understanding and getting into music libraries for being featured in television and movies, building your musical network and so much more.

 

You can find Belinda at:

http://belindacoomes.com/

https://twitter.com/BelindaCoomes

https://www.linkedin.com/in/belindacoomes

 

If you have any follow up questions, please reach out at:

Email - soundsonthecouch@gmail.com

Instagram - www.instagram.com/soundsonthecouch

Facebook - www.facebook.com/soundsonthecouch 

Linkedin - www.linkedin.com/soundsonthecouch 

Web - www.soundsonthecouch.com

Couch Mag - https://couchmag.life 

 

We would love to see you get involved, whether it be through an interview on our podcast, a live streamed performance or via an article on Couch Mag, our online magazine.. head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/for-artists to apply.

 

Our commitment is to continue to provide access to valuable information to help you move forward as an artist.. if you would like to support us financially with the project, please head to www.soundsonthecouch.com/donations

 

If you love the interview, please rate and review us.. it will mean that more people will have access to the tools and tips available through this podcast.

 

Finally, we would love to hear some of your journey.. please send us a message and let us know what has been happening in your musical journey.

 

See you next time!

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