Author Archives: Gerard Longo

The Quinn Spinn: Mike Bay of Borrowed Sparks (Mar. 30, 2020)

Mike Bay just released his debut EP under the Borrowed Sparks name, titled The Prettiest One Left. Getting to this point, however, was a test of the St. Louis native’s mettle, as Mike was met with an unforeseen challenge that, at one point, required him to rebuild the entire project from scratch.

Mike joins The Quinn Spinn today to tell his story of undying resolve. We also discuss the delicate balance between pursuing a creative endeavor and maintaining relationships with those closest to us.

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The Quinn’s Daily Spinn: Monday, March 30

It’s New Episode Release Day (N.E.R.D.), and today’s Quinn Spinn guest, Mike Bay of Borrowed Sparks, has a brand new EP that has been making the rounds.

Titled The Prettiest One Left, Borrowed Sparks’ debut release is a sampling of rock and roll as strong-willed and gutsy as the artist behind it. We’ve already given you a listen to opening track, “Man With a Different Name,” and the tender closing title track. Now, we look at the project as a whole.

Hear Monday’s Daily Spinn

PREMIERE: Sean Cunningham Steps Out with ‘How Could Love Defeat Me’

Kentucky native Sean Cunningham is a lifelong musician who has tasted international success. You may know him as the lead vocalist of Atlas, whose hit single “Crawl” spent nine weeks at number 1 in New Zealand in 2007. More recently, Sean became known for his work with Nashville rock band, The Cunning.

Now, Cunningham has stepped out on his own to try something completely new. We get our first taste with his new single, “How Could Love Defeat Me.”

Hear the Single

Zoe Clark Looks to Connect on ‘Lovers Mark’

Zoe Clark’s first ventures into songwriting functioned as a living journal – a way to document her young experiences, as she grew up in the shadows of New York City.

“Writing music started out as my diary,” Clark said. “It was just a way to help me understand my own thoughts and emotions, and put them on the page.”

Get to Know Zoe

Emotional Release and Relentless Creativity: Inside the Mind of 0-Brien

Speaking with alternative hip hop artist 0-Brien is an enlightening experience; one which dives into the depths of the human condition, and which provides an insight into music – specifically, its importance as an emotional outlet – that is mature and wise beyond his years.

The 19-year-old Connecticut native has tapped into the most primal offerings of those depths on his breakout album, Red, which was released earlier this year.

Meet 0-Brien

Friday’s Virtual Underground Writers Round Lineup Announced

Anna Claire Loftis is one of six artists joining us. See the full lineup!

Earlier this week, we were pleased to tell you that we’re working with AGD Entertainment to bring the March Underground Writers Round to you after all, via the wonders of the internet.

With that, we’re excited to give you the lineup, complete with time slots. You’ll find it after the jump!

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