Podcasts are one of the creative and digital mediums that have taken off with full force through restriction. Here is a list of 10 amazing creative podcasts to get your ears stuck into if you find your Spotify playlist too repetitive.
1. The Creative Boom Podcast
The Creative Boom Podcast features fun and frank conversations with some of the world's leading creatives, including the likes of Ian Anderson, Malcolm Garrett, Anthony Burrill, Rankin, Jon Burgerman and Rankin. Presenter Katy Cowan's approachable, personal style and keen journalistic focus raise this podcast above the norm, and she often elicits some surprising and revealing revelations from her guests.
2. Creative Pep Talk
The host of Creative Pep Talk Andy J. Miller is passionate about helping creative entrepreneurs strike the perfect balance between art and business. Through bizarre analogies, personal stories and artist interviews, he hopes to help you break free from confusion and guide you towards career success.
Listen here: https://www.creativepeptalk.com/episodes
3. Creative Rebels
Hosted by David Speed and Adam Brazier, the co-founders of Graffiti Life and Parlour Tattoo, Creative Rebels features inspiring interviews with people who've rebelled against the nine-to-five and offers advice on how you can follow in their footsteps.
8. Australian Design Radio
Australian Design Radio is a podcast based in Sydney that aims to provide the global creative community with conversations and commentary on Australian design. In each episode, presenters Flyn Tracy and Matt Leach invite an industry guest to tell their story, discuss their work, and debate current creative issues.
Listen here: https://ausdesignradio.com/
3. Never Not Creative
Never Not Creative is a community of creatives who want to make the industry a better place. Its lively podcast features interviews with community members, as well as discussing issues and making announcements.
4. Design Matters
In 2005, Debbie Millman started a radio show, Design Matters, which became the first-ever podcast about design and creative culture. The show's still going strong today, and features interviews with some of the world's best-known designers, artists and cultural leaders.
Listen here: https://www.designmattersmedia.com/designmatters
5. The Honest Designers
The Honest Designers Show offers insight into how to succeed in the creative industry, as well as giving you an under-the-hood look at some of the less glamorous hurdles you need to overcome. It's's presented by Tom Ross, Ian Barnard, Lisa Glanz and Dustin Lee.
6. Being Freelance
Since 2015, Steve Folland has spoken to more than 100 freelancers for this podcast, about the trials of being freelance. Through hearing their stories, he aims to help his listeners become better freelancers, as well as himself.
Listen here: https://www.beingfreelance.com/
9. Perspective Podcast
If you're a designer or artist seeking discussions on hard topics like mental health, growing an audience, pricing your services, and attracting work, then this podcast is for you. Each week, Scotty Russell of Perspective-Collective and his guests give you the tools for thinking bigger, overcoming adversity, and making an impact with your work.
Subtitled ''Honest Conversations with Creatives'', Overshare is all about addressing topics that don't get enough attention. In each episode, Working Not Working co-founder Justin Gignac sits down with his favourite creatives to discuss, in his words, "the tough stuff we don't talk about in public often enough".
Listen here: https://overshare.simplecast.com/
You can see the list of 40 podcasts here at Creative Boom: https://www.creativeboom.com/resources/40-best-creative-podcasts-to-liven-up-your-commute/