BIMM University Launch New Podcast: ‘Tastemakers FM’

Produced by Phil Taggart and Ann Marie Shields, the show celebrates the music, ingenuity, talent and industry leaders from across the BIMM Campuses.

BIMM University have launched the first episode of their brand new podcast BIMM Tastemakers FM. The show will be a radio and podcast hybrid dedicated to celebrating the music, ingenuity, talent and industry leaders from across the BIMM Campuses. Available on all streaming services now.

Produced by BBC Radio’s Phil Taggart (Slack Panda) and Ann Marie Shields (BIMM Creative Futures), episodes will be released monthly and will be presented exclusively by BIMM’s students. Each episode will highlight a selection of undeniable talent from all BIMM campuses across UK, Ireland and Europe. Episodes will also include regular industry-led insights and live sessions, as well as gig guides, interviews and top tips features.

The first episode is presented by BIMM Dublin student Emma Williams and includes the latest releases from graduate Kynsy, students DREAM BOYSkull The PierreBluntwavez and Emma Fowler plus the latest release from lecturer Dave Hingerty’s Side 4 Collective. This month’s top tips come from graduate Keith Buggy (Marketing Manager at The Canadian Music Association) and we have an interview with MA graduate Zoe Piater (IMRO/Music and Mental Health Festival).

Talking about the podcast, BIMM Dublin’s Careers Manager Ann Marie Shields says, “There is an extraordinary range of incredible talent across the BIMM Group with exceptional music being created by students, graduates and lecturers. BIMM is where the future of music thrives and this show provides a way to showcase this.”

BIMM University provides an extensive range of courses in modern music, performing arts, filmmaking, and creative technology to over 8,000 students across 14 schools in the UK, Ireland, and Germany. BIMM alumni include the likes of Fontaines D.C.Mimi WebbGeorge Ezra, Izzy BizuBlack HoneyIDLESJames Bay and Lime Garden to name a few.

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