Australian artist Jen Cloher joins us in studio to talk about the Sydney music scene and her particular D.I.Y. approach to the music business, which she frequently shares through a program called “I Manage My Music.” She also talks about how her own career as a musician, and how her experiences there shapes to the ways that she chooses to run the label Milk! Records, along with Courtney Barnett.
Jen Cloher (Musician, Milk! Records)
Jen Cloher “Strong Woman”
Jen Cloher “Sensory Memory”
Jen Cloher “Stargazers”
In an industry where it’s difficult to make a living, musicians have had to become more and more creative to survive, especially with shrinking royalties in their pockets. One way some artists have managed to succeed is to tap into …
Merge Records has been behind some of the independent world’s most popular releases from bands like Spoon, Arcade Fire, Neutral Milk Hotel, Waxahatchee, and of course, Superchunk since 1989. We hear about the label’s beginnings from co-founder Laura Ballance (Superchunk), …
From streaming to the inner-workings of indie labels, hear our most popular interviews of 2018 as determined by you, our listeners. In this episode, you can hear Liz Pelly speak on “The Problem with Muzak,” Rob Jones' spiel on the …