Category Archives: indie music

SoundCloud Launches SC101 Educational Video Series

If you’re like most independent musicians, there’s a good chance that you’ve used SoundCloud as a platform to share your music.

Now, SoundCloud is giving you more resources to help you best utilize the platform — from setting up your profile, to learning how to use the platform’s analytics to plan your next tour.

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PHOTOS: The Hip Abduction and Artikal Sound System at EXIT/IN

On Saturday night, the party was on at Nashville’s EXIT/IN.

The occasion? The Hip Abduction was in town, making a stop on their tour to celebrate their fourth full-length independent release, To the Ends of the Earth.

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UMC20: August 20, 2019

It’s probably a good time to mention that we’re going to be on vacation next week. So, aside from this being the last new UMC20 playlist of the month, it’s the last update period until September. We’ll hit you with the best of August when we get back the day after Labor Day.

(Don’t worry, though. We’re cooking up some fun for you while we’re gone. More on that later in the week!)

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INTERVIEW: Brianna Musco Builds Momentum Around ‘Forever’

Artwork credit: Jordyn Lyric

Over the winter, we met New Jersey-based musician Brianna Musco on a tour stop through Nashville. At the time, ideas for her Forever EP were coming together.

Now, fresh off the release of Forever, Brianna credits that trip with helping to inspire the record’s direction.

Learn about ‘Forever’

Waves, Kaizen, and Authenticity: Getting to Know Timothy Myles

If you’re in Nashville, you may notice that you’re hearing the name Timothy Myles around town more often these days. The Chicagoland native is a musician on the rise; one whose engaging live performances and knack for songwriting are helping him grow a strong reputation.

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The Quinn’s Daily Spinn: Thursday, August 15

Philly’s Three Strands — the folk project headed by singer-songwriter Sean Cox — has new music on the way soon. This is exciting for us, since we’ve been following Three Strands since before Three Strands was a thing.

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LISTEN: Stephanie Ryann Keeps the Adventure Coming with ‘Travelers’

On her previous single, “Home,” Stephanie Ryann sang of a sense of belonging, no matter where she finds herself across the globe.

That’s a good thing, because this new single — the next in the New York-based singer’s Summer Series — is taking her places.

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