Made By Music Podcast

A New Music Podcast From Cambridge Audio

It’s fair to say that all of us here at Cambridge are made by music...

We know that a great-sounding audio system is only made whole through the endeavours of great artists and producers. That’s why we’ve teamed up with music journalist Sean Hannam, to bring you the Made by MusicTM podcast.

Join us, as each episode we find out about the moments in music that matter most to the creators themselves. New episodes are released bi-monthly, exclusively on Spotify. 

Behind The Scenes

Get a closer look at the making of Made By Music, shot in our South East London HQ.

Dig Deeper

We’ve teamed up with music journalist Sean Hannam, to bring you the Made by Music podcast.  

Join us, as each episode we find out about the moments in music that matter most to the creators themselves, in their own words.

Sean and Guy in conversation

EP01: Guy Pratt

Guy has played with everyone from Pink Floyd to Madonna to Jimmy Page, and he's got the stories to prove it.

Boy George and Sean on stage

EP02: Boy George

Cultural icon, DJ, artist and creator Boy George proves he really doesn't believe in genres. 

Fatboy Slim and Sean on set for Made By Music

EP03: Fatboy Slim

It's no secret that Norman Cook loves a mash up. From New Wave to Hiphop he shares his deep love of music and takes us through his record collection.

James Lavelle and Sean Hannan recording an episode of the Made by Music podcast

EP04: James Lavelle

James Lavelle – the Man from Mo’ Wax – talks us through the art of collaboration and the music moments that changed his life.

Stephen Street and Sean Hannan recording an episode of the Made By Music podcast

EP05: Stephen Street

Blur, The Smiths, Kaiser Chiefs, The Cranberries. Just a few of the acts that have had Stephen Street behind their mixing desk. 

Alexis Taylor and Sean Hannam recording the Made By Music Podcast

EP06: Alexis Taylor

Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor chats to Sean about the music moments that keep him coming back Over and Over. 

PP Arnold and Sean Hannam recording the Made By Music podcast

EP07: PP Arnold

Sean and P.P. Arnold discuss whether the first cut really is the deepest. 

Matt Berry and Sean recording the Made By Music podcast. They are sat centrally with microphones and in the background is circular pattern.

EP08: Matt Berry

Sean finds out what Matt Berry has been up to in the shadows.

Eddie Piller on stage recording the Made By Music podcast with host Sean. there are microphones and a drum it visible and they are deep in conversation.

EP09: Eddie Piller

Sean finds out how Eddie Piller ruined the Style Council.

Music producer Youth on stage being interviewed for the Made By Music podcast

EP10: Youth

Sean hears from the musical chameleon Youth what it’s like to play in a band with Sir Paul McCartney.

Chris Difford being interview for the Made By Music Podcast

EP11: Chris Difford

Sean talks to Squeeze co-founder Chris Difford about the highs of writing for rock legends, trippy Pink Floyd experiences, and an unexpected call from Elton John.

Neil Barnes and Sean Hannam recording the podcast Made By Music

EP12: Neil Barnes

Neil Barnes talks to Sean about Leftfield's record-breaking concert and his 'kidnap' of John Lydon.

Miki Berenyi and Sean Hannam recording the Made by Music podcast at Cambridge Audio's HQ

EP13: Miki Berenyi

Miki Berenyi on Lush's journey and the ugly truths of brit-pop. Plus, her candid reflections on fame and the price of success.

Sean interviewing Romesh on stage

EP14: Romesh Ranganathan

Romesh educates Sean through his love of hip-hop and weighs in on some of hip-hop's biggest beefs.

Dr Sice recording the Made By Music podcast at Cambridge Audio's HQ

EP15: Dr Sice

Dr Sice on hit singles and musicians' mental health in the digital era

Mark Billingham recording the Made By Music podcast at Cambridge Audio's HQ

Bonus Track: Mark Billingham

Mark Billingham on crime tales, country ballads, and being an Elvis Costello superfan.

James Skelly on the Made By Music podcast

EP16: James Skelly

This time on Made By Music we’ve got James Skelly, the voice behind iconic alt-rockers The Coral talking about not just one, but two new albums - 'Sea of Mirrors' and 'Holy Joe's Coral Island Medicine Show'.

Nick Frangle recording the Made By Music podcast at Cambridge Audio's HQ

EP17: Nick Franglen

In this episode, Sean delves into Nick’s career as one-half of Mercury Prize-nominated electronic dance act Lemon Jelly.

Paul Hartnoll recording the Made By Music podcast at Cambridge Audio's HQ

EP18: Paul Hartnoll

Sean dives into Paul Hartnoll and Orbital’s stellar career, including the headline Glastonbury performance in 1994 that Q magazine called “one of the top 50 gigs of all time”.

Andy Bell sitting with Sean Hannam, recording the Made By Music podcast episode

EP19: Andy Bell

What’s it like to be parachuted into one of the biggest bands in the world on an instrument you don’t normally play? Sean delves into the career of Ride and Oasis’s Andy Bell. 

Billy Duffy and Sean Hannam recording an episode of the Made By Music podcast by Cambridge Audio

EP20: Billy Duffy

What’s it like to write one of the most recognisable guitar riffs in rock history? Sean visits Billy Duffy of The Cult for a rare interview on Billy’s Staffordshire farm.  

Greg Wilson being interviewed by Sean Hannam for the Made By Music podcast

EP21: Greg Wilson

Pioneering DJ and remixer Greg Wilson drops in to give Sean a two-part education in all things dance music, and there’s no one better qualified than Greg.

Recording of the Made By Music podcast with the band YONAKA and the host Sean Hannam

EP22: YONAKA

It's a musical showdown this week on Made By Music, with YONAKA's Theresa Jarvis and Alex Crosby battling for the best music moments, with Sean as the judge. Who will emerge victorious?