Category Archives: indie

What Society Won’t Tell You About Failure (UMC Real Talk)

From an early age, society teaches us to find fear and shame in failure. Here’s why society has it all wrong.

And, to show that we walk the walk, a fun fact: we tried recording this on the rooftop of Center 615, but our camera mic shorted out. Thus, a failed first attempt led to an up-close-and-personal #UMCRealTalk experience!

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The Quinn’s Daily Spinn: Wednesday, August 12

Rofo Audio has been churning out top-notch rock and roll for about as long as we’ve had a publication with “Underground” in the name. It feels like just yesterday that I interviewed frontman Raymond Short on an earlier iteration of The Quinn Spinn about their debut record, Now Broadcasting — but that was about four and a half years ago!

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The Quinn’s Daily Spinn: Monday, August 10

“I’ve got to find my way to my new normal.”

A product of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, “New Normal” — the new single from St. Petersburg, Russia native Max Viner — frames the isolation we’ve all experienced to a degree in a new, hopeful light.

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Is Fame and Fortune Ever Really Enough?

Imagine having all of the success in the world. You have so much money, that you’ll never be able to spend it all. Your fame has made you a household name, and to those on the outside, you appear to be free of burdens…

…but on the inside, the cost has been unimaginable.

But R U Happy?

PREMIERE: Michael Flynn’s Good-Humored New Single, ‘Easy to Love’

Michael Flynn (formerly of Slow Runner) has had his music featured on Grey’s Anatomy and Shameless, and even teamed up with 80s movie icon Molly Ringwald for a special PopMatters performance last year.

Now, Flynn adds to his already-impressive resume with the first single from his forthcoming album, Survive With Me.

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