Category Archives: interview

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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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.”

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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.

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Jerrica Alyssa: From Vancouver to Nashville (and Everywhere Else)

As the daughter of Filipino immigrants, Jerrica Alyssa grew up in a warm, welcoming household where the arts were ever-present. The Vancouver, BC native had the chance to nurture her natural gift for artistry from a young age as a dancer, singer, and classically trained pianist.

Knowing that, it may surprise you to know, at one point, Jerrica once appeared to be on a far different professional path.

Get to Know Jerrica

The Quinn Spinn: MOLLĒ (Mar. 16, 2020)

As a female artist writing and producing her own music, MOLLĒ has a unique perspective on what it takes to find sustained success in the music industry. The GRAMMY-nominee, who splits her time between Nashville and Los Angeles, joins The Quinn Spinn today to discuss her efforts in bringing equity to male-dominated segments of the industry, and provides insight into the realities of living life outside of the box.

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The Quinn Spinn: Jason Threm (Mar. 2, 2020)

Songwriter, producer, and musician Jason Threm has a passion for music that is evident to everyone he encounters. We are fortunate to have Jason join us today on The Quinn Spinn.

The Cincinnati native, who resides in Nashville, draws on his personal journey and the many artistic hats he wears to offer articulate, thoughtful insight on the state of the music industry.

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The Quinn Spinn: Christopher Paul Stelling (Feb. 17, 2020)

Asheville, NC-based musician Christopher Paul Stelling is currently on tour in support of his new, Ben Harper-produced album, Best of Luck.

Before hitting the road, Christopher joined us over the phone for an in-depth conversation about a number of topics, spanning from the album and tour, to the nation’s sociopolitical climate and much more.

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The Quinn Spinn: Patrick Carpenter (Feb. 3, 2020)

Patrick Carpenter is a country musician whose next single, “Looks Like a Heartbreak,” is set to debut to the world on February 28. Patrick also coaches football, serving as the quarterbacks coach at Lipscomb Academy in Nashville under Super Bowl-winning quarterback, Trent Dilfer.

We talk about all of that and more, from Patrick’s upbringing in Mississippi until now, on this episode of The Quinn Spinn.

The Quinn Spinn is recorded and produced at Helping Our Music Evolve (H.O.M.E.), Nashville, TN.

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Hawktail’s Jordan Tice on ‘Formations,’ Band’s Evolution, and 2020 Plans

When genre-bending acoustic supergroup Hawktail comes to Little Harpeth Brewing this Friday night, they will do so in celebration of Formations, their new album which serves as the band’s most cohesive representation of its musical vision to date.

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