Exploring Music E 19 80s Funk and Soul part 01 of 02 with Daniel Altendorff and Jeremy Newton

Exploring Music Podcast

Dec 30 2019 • 33 mins

For this episode, which is titled ‘ 80’s Funk and Soul’ we are very fortunate to have with us Daniel Altendorff and Jeremy Newton.

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Daniel Altendorff, who has a BA (Hons) in Media Studies from the University of Portsmouth started in the music industry as co-founder of the still operational Concrete Music with duties which includes running weekly, new music nights at a number of different venues in London and Portsmouth and stage management for a number of UK festivals. On top of this Daniel worked his way up from Music Assistant to Key Account Manager at Universal Music’s Production Music division. He made the move of leaving Universal in 2018 for No Sheet Music where Daniel holds the position of Business Development Manager

And joining Daniel is Jeremy Newton who has a degree in History and International Relations from the Nottingham Trent University started his working career as Account Manager at Acylicize where they create bespoke Art & Installations for all types of interiors. From there he moved over to be the Business Development Manager at The Odyssey Media Collective where they produce hi-speed video production. He then took a year away from Odyssey to work freelance as a Business Development Manager at video production company Run Productions. At the same time Jeremy started, and has continued to this day working as a DJ, Promoter and Radio Host under the name Uncle Vibes, playing regularly at renowned London venues in addition to festivals including Secret Garden Party, Shambala and Boomtown, hosting the monthly Adelphoi Show on Soho Radio, promoting various parties rooted in groove including the legendary Open Vinyl Sessions that has graced Ronnie Scott's, The Hospital Club, The Groucho Club and Paradise and is currently resident at O'Meara, Jack Solomons, and Strongroom Studios. After a year at Run Productions Jeremy returned to Odyssey where he took up the position of video Producer. But in 2015 he joined Adelphoi Music at his current position of Music Supervisor overseeing and delivering bespoke compositions, sound design and sync for national and international advertising content for brands including BMW, Stella Artois, KFC, HSBC, Amazon and more.

We decided that just conversation on podcasts was lacking atmosphere, so we have written and recorded unique music for each conversation. The players on this episode are Joe Schirl on bass guitar and Peter Mayerhofer on hand pan.

This episode conversation was recorded at The Joint in the Kings Cross area of London, England. Click here for more information on their services.

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