Exude Spotlight Artists

Exude Spotlight Artists gives you a uniquely personal view of the music industry today. Hosts Lee Mitvalsky of Redferrie, Sam Sharkey of Franco Cozzo and Shaemus Corcoran of Exude Group bring you a real-life perspective on all things music, from recordings, to live shows, to touring, and much more.

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Featuring Lui Light

In the third instalment of Exude Spotlight Artists, we speak to Lui Light, a passionate artist from Byron Bay, Australia, about developing his sound, making the right connections in the industry, working through isolation and the impact he aims to have on the universe. We discuss Falls Festival, who has just announced dates for the end of 2020 — and the implications of its all-Australian lineup with the need to support local music both live and recorded. Also up for discussion is managers: what makes a good manager, the unspoken power that management and bookings hold, and the relative dearth of artist management in Melbourne. With COVID-19 creating more of a scene for streaming, we also unpack the implications of streaming post-lockdown, and how it will become a fundamental aspect of live music moving forward. Finally, with the much-changed landscape we’re due to see, are teenagers becoming the gatekeepers of the music industry?

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Featuring Arnt Mae

Shaemus, Lee and Sam, with special guest Arnt Mae, discuss creative pursuits and process for artists (especially during COVID-19), the state of live music, and the green and red flags when working with artists, venues and management.