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”
Twenty years ago, Syd Butler started Frenchkiss Records, after his band Les Savy Fav couldn’t find a home at the prominent labels of the time. Fast forward up until today, Syd’s now part of Seth Meyer’s 8G Band, the label …
Since talking with Portland’s new record pressing plant, Cascade, in 2015, more and more vinyl pressing plants have opened up. New manufacturers can mean more opportunities for small labels, job creation and better quality products and customer service. We revisit …
What does it mean when an artist or label calls itself independent? Instead of defining independence as "not major," this episode discusses what independence in music really means. Portia travels to Australia for an Indie-Con panel with Matthew Rogers (UNFD/WIN …