Our final episode for season 1 is an absolute banger as Jess and Mike chat to the incredible Shelley Bishop.This legend has been studio manager at Studios 301,a jazz and hiphop horn arranger in Chicago, composer, recording engineer, hardcore aviation enthusiast, and is a totally kick ass human. In this fun chat Shelley talks to us about how she got to where she is and she will inspire you with her journey.
Episode 8 is another banger as Jess and Mike chat to the incredible NINAJIRACHI. This exceptionally talented artist, DJ and producer has had millions of streams and has been finalist in the Triple J Unearthed High competitions in both 2016 and 2017. NINAJIRACHI talks about her experiences so far and how her positive outlook and hard-working attitude has got her to where she is now.
Jess and Mike are joined by Nicole Lepusic for episode 7. From managing bands to audio engineering, Nicole's career is diverse and inspirational. In this episode, this legend talks about her experiences of being treated differently just because she's a woman - one story in particular which will leave you shocked. Come and have a listen to how she overcame these challenges.
In episode 6, Jess and Mike chat to the incredible Shawna Potter. Musician, front person of Baltimore's feminist hardcore punk band, War on Women, and author of her book, Making Spaces Safer, Shawna shares her experiences and how she has tackled sexism and harassment over the years. This fearless and passionate Kick Ass Chick will leave you feeling totally inspired - enjoy!
Episode 5 is a goodie, as Mike and Jess are joined by none other but the qween herself, Kota Banks. Kota talks about her journey as an artist, how it feels to have a fan tattoo a song of hers to her arm, and how she fan girled meeting Delta Goodrem (and her mum). Kota also talks about her newly released song, Snip Snip, and the inspiration behind it
Episode 4 is a banger as Jess and Mike chat with Bernie Van Tiel. Singer, songwriter, rapper and beatboxer, this Kick Ass Chick will leave you speechless. Bernie talks about how she continually pushes back against female stereotypes and how she's overcome some major obstacles, including sexual harassment.
Jess and Mike are joined by Mirrah for Episode 3. The international Hip Hopper tells her incredible story from starting as a breaker in LA from the age of 4 to becoming a B-Girl, rhymer, BV and hip hop artist in her own right. She talks about touring with Public Enemy, working with the biggest names in the industry and how she found her own identity in the Hip Hop scene.
For episode 2, Jess and Mike are joined by Jacqui Louez Schoorl, CEO and Co-Founder of Jaxsta Enterprise and founder of Women in Music, Sydney. This absolute powerhouse talks about her impressive career across music, film and TV including Jaxsta, her biggest project to date, building resilience, overcoming adversity and meeting her icon, Arianna Huffington.