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123 Agency founder Damo Costin – Kingswood, Tash Sultana & changing the game in the Australian Music Industry ūüéô Podcast Interview #111

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Damian Costin (123 Agency founder + Nighthawk drummer) joins Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! on Bondi Beach Radio

Download the show free on iTunes Р#111 Damian Costin (123 Agency founder + Nighthawk drummer).

 
Damian Costin has been in the music industry for over 20 years. Starting out as the drummer of Australian rock band Motor Ace in the late 90’s performing shows with bands including the Foo Fighters, Oasis and Blink 182, Damo switched to the other side of the fence and hit the ground running as one of the top bookers in the Australian industry and a few years back founded his own artist booking agency and corporate business called 123 Agency. 
 
123 Agency boasts an super impressive artist roster that is testament to the hard work of Damo and his 123 Agency team. There’s a whole BUNCH of my favourite Australian artists and bands including Kingswood, Tash Sultana, Ash Grunwald, Harts, Pierce Brothers, Clairy Browne, The Delta Riggs and shitloads more.
 
He’s also back behind the kit in Aussie band Nighthawk. We have SUCH much to talk about and get through including the evolution of 123 Agency, some of your artists including Kingswood and Tash Sultana… so let’s get into it. 
 
Enjoy the show!
 
Article & podcast by Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!¬† ūüćĽūüéô‚úĆūüŹĽ
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Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced¬†social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.
 
Dan Wilkinson (Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!):
I recently wrapped my position as Social Media Lead for SapientNitro Australia, transforming the face of social media for a range of international brands including Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate, Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Peroni Italian Beer, Bulmers Original Cider & more, to focus on freelance clients and my own business, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!, a travel, entertainment & lifestyle brand, business, blog & podcast.
 
My portfolio from the past 12 months alone includes speaking at Social Media Week РMiami, case studies featured on both the Instagram and Twitter Global Business Blogs, APAC winner at the 2016 Facebook Awards, ShortyAwards finalist in NYC just last month & much more.
 
If you need help with one of or a combination of the following then give us a call:
  • Set-up of Agency/Client Systems, Processes & Documentation.
    • Social Media Audit.
    • Social Media Playbook creation.
      • Content Production.
      • Community Management
    • Reporting (incl. Data, Insights & Analytics)¬†
    • Issues Management, Crisis Management & Escalation.
    • Monthly Content Calendars.
    • Social Media Training & Education.
      • Clients.
      • Internal Leadership/Senior Management.
      • Internal Teams.
    • Internal Teams – Ways Of Working.
    • Social Media Strategy.
    • Content Production.
      • Photography.
      • Video content.
      • Social media copywriting.
      • Blogging.
      • Podcasting.
    • Monthly Social Media Reporting & Analytics.
    • Thought Leadership – writing for organization blogs/external media.
    • Speaker – Conferences, Festivals & Events.
We already work with clients in Melbourne, Sydney and London, so no matter where you are around Australia or the world, we can either work in your city or remotely. It’s totally up to you. 

To find out more drop us an email at: info@hotndelicious.com or fill in the contact form below.

Let’s get started today!¬†

Ash Hills, Woodlock & Tram Sessions – 3M YouTube views & counting! | podcast interview

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Ash Hills (Tram Sessions & 123 Agency - Music Industry) on Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!
Ash Hills (Tram Sessions & 123 Agency – Music Industry) on Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!

Click here to DOWNLOAD the PODCAST Р#87 Ash Hills (Tram Sessions & 123 Agency РMusic Industry).

 
Are you happy in your chosen career? Do you set yourself little checkpoints along the way where you re-assess where you’re at? Do you actually enjoy what you’re doing?
 
On a cold winter‚Äôs morning in Collingwood (Melbourne), I meet Ashleigh Hills,¬†Tram Sessions GM, 123 Agency project manager and Woodlock acoustic/folk trio’s band manager for the first time. Originally from Dunedin, New Zealand, Ash arrived in Melbourne 7 years ago with no real concrete career plan and then stumbled across the Tram Sessions, a not-for-profit project that sees some of Australia‚Äôs most talented musicians perform live guerrilla concerts on Melbourne‚Äôs most popular method of transport, which is filmed and shared out to the masses.
 
With well over 3m views on YouTube, Tram Sessions boast a wealth of premiere established and emerging talent of the likes of Vance Joy, Gotye & The Basics, Aussie icon Paul Kelly, Alpine, Kingswood, Bonjah & many more. If you’re a person who craves discovering the wealth of new talent in the Australian music scene, then this YouTube channel is tailor-made for you!
 
Today‚Äôs chat about Tram Sessions,¬†Woodlock, Ash’s journey of professional development through a range of 123 Agency music industry roles and Porch Sessions,¬†felt hanging out with an old friend and a what wicked way to start the weekend early. It‚Äôs was so energizing to spend an hour or so with a like-minded soul who has built a lifestyle and career for herself pursing her passions and I thoroughly enjoy surrounding myself with people like this, because ultimately we only have one life and it‚Äôs a short one, so why shouldn‚Äôt you spend your working hours doing something you love?
 
After all, someone out there has to be successful, why shouldn’t it be you? 
 
Let’s get into the podcast! 
Article & podcast by Dan Wilkinson (Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!). 

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #87 Ash Hills (Tram Sessions & 123 Agency – Music Industry).

Android users – you’ll need to download the free¬†Podcast Republic app¬†then search¬†Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet.¬†

 
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‘Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet‚Äô¬†entertainment, travel, photography & lifestyle blog:
 
For social media, photography & influencer business enquiries contact:
info@hotndelicious.com
 

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #87 Ash Hills (Tram Sessions & 123 Agency – Music Industry).

Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced¬†social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.
 
Dan Wilkinson (Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!):
I recently wrapped my position as Social Media Lead for SapientNitro Australia, transforming the face of social media for a range of international brands including Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate, Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Peroni Italian Beer, Bulmers Original Cider & more, to focus on freelance clients and my own business, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!, a travel, entertainment & lifestyle brand, business, blog & podcast.
 
My portfolio from the past 12 months alone includes speaking at Social Media Week РMiami, case studies featured on both the Instagram and Twitter Global Business Blogs, APAC winner at the 2016 Facebook Awards, ShortyAwards finalist in NYC just last month & much more.
 
If you need help with one of or a combination of the following then give us a call:
  • Set-up of Agency/Client Systems, Processes & Documentation.
    • Social Media Audit.
    • Social Media Playbook creation.
      • Content Production.
      • Community Management
    • Reporting (incl. Data, Insights & Analytics)¬†
    • Issues Management, Crisis Management & Escalation.
    • Monthly Content Calendars.
    • Social Media Training & Education.
      • Clients.
      • Internal Leadership/Senior Management.
      • Internal Teams.
    • Internal Teams – Ways Of Working.
    • Social Media Strategy.
    • Content Production.
      • Photography.
      • Video content.
      • Social media copywriting.
      • Blogging.
      • Podcasting.
    • Monthly Social Media Reporting & Analytics.
    • Thought Leadership – writing for organization blogs/external media.
    • Speaker – Events & Festivals.
We already work with clients in Melbourne, Sydney and London, so no matter where you are around Australia or the world, we can either work in your city or remotely. It’s totally up to you. 

To find out more drop us an email at: info@hotndelicious.com or fill in the contact form below.

Let’s get started today!¬†

Hit Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet up on social media here:

Hot & Delicious YouTube РBallistyx Snowboard Show, interviews & more.
https://www.youtube.com/user/HotnDeliciousRecords
‘Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet‚Äô¬†entertainment, travel, photography & lifestyle blog:

Regan Lethbridge (Bonjah) on love, life & kick-ass rock music!

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Bonjah headline Hi Fi Bar, Melbourne. Photo credit: Dan Wilkinson (Hot & Delicious Group).

Fuckin’ love the boys from Bonjah. 4 dudes from¬†New Zealand who decided to form a band, booked a one-way ticket to Australia and never looked back!

Today’s podcast chat is with Regan LethbridgeBonjah’s lead guitarist, booking agent at 123 Agency and band manager at Lemon Tree Music.

Eddie Vedder impressions, finding, losing and then re-capturing true love,¬†busking on the streets of Melbourne to being one of Australia’s premier rock bands of the independent scene. Loved catching up with Regs and¬†here’s just one little gem that I left the podcast with that’s applicable to all you aspiring musicians out there.

“At the end of the day, all the bullshit aside… it comes down to good songs and if you got a good song there, and you‚Äôve got a good team and you got a little bit of luck you‚Äôre in with a sniff.”

Words to live by. Enjoy the show!

Listen to the full interview here.

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Gallery: Bonjah headline Hi Fi Bar, Melbourne. Photo credit: Dan Wilkinson (Hot & Delicious Group).

 

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Dan Wilkinson works as a Manager, Marketing Strategy & Analysis ‚Äď Social Media at SapientNitro Australia and is founder of music industry biz, Hot & Delicious Group.