Is This Thing On?

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A few weeks ago I met a guy called Nick Tann at a music event in London called MusicConnex – he was there as both a musician and a podcaster and we had a good chat about the benefits of podcasters and musicians working together. I said I'd send Nick some music and of course didn't miss the opportunity to …

Michael grabs my song from the cosmos and bags it!

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One of the very best shows for discovering new music, Michael Angel's Cosmic Grab Bag is an essential addition to your listening queue. On episode 290 Michael played Jesta's The Grail – but there's some other great never-heard-before music from amazingly talented artists on the same show, so give it a listen! Please help show my thanks to Michael by …

Jesta takes questions

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Here you can ask Jesta anything you like and get a real, personal answer! Ask me anything you want – it can be about my music, life, trousers, desserts, whatever! Unfortunately SoundCloud's audio question service is currently not available, but you can type a question using the form below from Reverbnation. If the form foesn't display please click here instead.

Thanks for the promotion!

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I was just compiling a list of the many shows that have featured my songs or used my music in some way and I thought I'd take the opportunity to say THANK YOU! Your support really means a lot to a small independent artist like myself and allows me to reach a much bigger audience that I would otherwise never …

Indie Music Sampler – Where independent music comes to play!

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On the 11th of March the Indie Music Sampler featured Jesta's “Hand To Hold” on it's eclectic mix of great new independent music.

FM102X Song of the Day

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“Hand To Hold” by Jesta is FM102X's song of the day today! The FM102x Song of the Day is a Daily Discovery of the best in new music from independent artists delivered Mon-Fri. Featuring recordings and unreleased songs from independent musicians that you should be hearing alongside more well-known artists.

Suffolk’n’Cool 255

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I love hearing my music on the Suffolk'n'Cool podcast because I'm always in the company of such amazing other artists – it's like when a good friend asks you to join them for dinner party and the coolest people are sat at the table. I come away feeling inspired and humbled to be in the presence of such talent. So, …

Audio Gumshoe with a Jesta Special!

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One of the hardest things to do these days is to find new music that you love. Sure there's some great shows that have a variety of tracks by different artists, but all too often you hear a song you like, go to investigate the band and find out that that was in fact their ONLY good song! Audio Gumshoe is a …

"Lying" – a cover version by Jesta of the Amy Meredith song

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I thought I'd try a) doing an acoustic cover version and b) trying to film it while I record. I chose to do this fantastic song called “Lying” by Amy Meredith, an Australian band that I really like. This was all a bit of an experiment as I've never really done anything quite like this before – filming each part …

Music Success In 9 Weeks – Week 9 – Dude, are you still alive?!

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I know you've been unable to sleep for the last few months, wondering what became of Jesta in the final weeks of the Music Success In 9 Weeks challenge! Well, worry no more for here in all their brutal honesty are the answers you've been seeking… I never got around to blogging the final week of the course and giving …