Britt is an elixir of chill-wave, downtempo electronic elements blended with subtle R&B nuances and pop-vocal stylings. She often co-writes and lends her vocals to various EDM projects, including collaborations with Grammy nominated producers. She has performed alongside top artists on the indie music scene including Tegan and Sara, Shiny Toy Guns, Cherub, YACHT, VHS or Beta, A&R, Kevin Barnes from Of Montreal, and UK blueeyed soul artist, DALEY.
Episode 13: Junior Smalls
Junior Smalls is a Belleville, IL native. He is a hustler like no other. His passion for music is his driving force. Name a genre, this dude has played it. From jazz, hardcore, punk, hip hop, rock and folk. Warped Tour in a band to producing Afroman, to getting a show shut down by the SWAT team, he has stories. He is still in the game and now owns a juice bar that serves craft malt liquor....yes it's stuff you cant make up.
Episode 12: Kayla Woodson
Kayla, originally from just outside of New Orleans, is a Nashville based Country Singer/Songwriter. Since age 4 she has been hustling in the music scene. National Anthems in stadiums, radio gigs, music videos, and premiering tonight on NBC's The Voice. We talk all things music and Nashville...and puppies.
Episode 11: Rick Stewart
Rick Stewart has been playing music nearly his whole life. He came from a porch pickin' family outside of Nashville. For better than a decade, Rick has been running the Commodore Writer's Night and has seen the peaks and valleys of the business. Rick is passionate about the craft and has gained great relationships among the Nashville songwriting community.
Episode 10: Lofton Tew
Lofton is a former merchandise manager of many Nashville country artists. We go behind the scenes of what it is to be on the road and explore the business within the business. He has worked with artists such as Chris Young, Florida Georgia Line, and Brad Paisley. He is one of the only friends I have that have been to more states the me...we talk about that too.
Episode 9: Kyla Hallums
Kyla has literally been musical since the womb. She is currently in the barbershop quartet Sweet Lucy. A middle Tennessee native she is an award winning singer in a genre that is gaining a resurgence. Good music and tradition never dies.
Episode 8: Troy Castellano
Troy Castellano is originally from the great white north in Minnesota. After success in the north and label offers in LA, he had what he calls a midlife revelation and moved to Nashville with his family. He has continued to work his craft getting placements in popular TV shows and cuts with Nashville artists.
Episode 7: Sean Giovanni
Sean Giovanni, originally from Detroit, moved to Nashville in the mid-2000's. He created his own opportunities with his talent and hustle. Sean has found his own path and success in the tough Nashville music scene. He produces, engineers, and develops independent and major label artists.
Episode 6: Joe Sly
Joe Slyzelia or better known as Joe Sly is what he calls a music specializer. He writes, sings, and produces music. Originally from Wisconsin he know resides in the Nashville area with his family and goats. He also teaches music as well. Needless to say music is what Joe Sly does and loves.
Episode 5: Alan Crist
Alan Crist is a self taught southern rocker from the commonwealth of Virginia. From learning the CCR catalog to mocking Skynyrd, Alan has taken his talents across the country and back. We dove into the ins and outs of having a record deal to doubling back and being a father and everything in between.
Episode 4: Vince Ostrander
Growing up in the metro St. Louis area, Vince Ostrander found music at an early age. After working his way through the St. Louis music scene, he made the leap and moved to Nashville, TN. Music has given Vince the chance to travel the country and meet many people all with their own great stories to share. Through his music and podcasts he explores different perspectives and what it means to live life and make music today. He currently lives in Nashville, TN with his beautiful wife and two dogs.
Episode 3: Matt Miller
Matt is originally from Hanover, PA. He made his way through the CCM music scene, landing him in Nashville. He is now producing and songwriting for independent artists, as well as authoring children's books.
Episode 2: Dom Wier
Dom Wier, originally from the metro St. Louis area, now resides in Nashville, TN. He has been a singer/songwriter/recording artist as a solo act as well as playing in bands such as Tainted Wisdom and The Good Routes. He has played extensively in the midwest and southeast.
His new EP will out January 19th and available for preorder on December 1st.
Episode 1: Crooked Cat Adams
Crooked Cat Adams, AKA Patrick Barry is a Singer/Songwriter from Orlando. He has lived, sang, and acted in New York, LA, and Nashville. A jet setter to say the least. After a getting malaria in Africa and a stint in Paris, Patrick recently moved to Portland to continue his passion of the life experience.