Category Archives: Premiere

UMC20: The Best of August 2020

As August ends, we can’t help but wonder where our summer has gone.

Nonetheless, this month’s Best of UMC20 gives us plenty of good reasons to look back on it fondly.

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PREMIERE: Charles Ellsworth’s Trippy ‘Paranoia (A Nü Start)’ Video

Earlier this summer, we had the pleasure of becoming acquainted with Brooklyn-based indie folk artist, Charles Ellsworth, by way of his single “Paranoia (A Nü Start).”

Well, we now have the privilege of premiering the tune’s new music video — and let us tell ya, it’s a trip!

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The Quinn Spinn: Skylar Gregg (August 17, 2020)

Skylar Gregg has just released her new album, Roses, a soul-drenched Americana effort that stands up as the Nashville-based songwriter’s most authentic work to date.

Skylar joins us on the latest edition of The Quinn Spinn to chat about the record, as well as how she is navigating the tricky waters brought onto the music industry by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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PREMIERE: Andrew C. Marshall’s ‘Cool Cat’ Weighs Perception Against Reality

Back in March, right after the world had locked down and we started putting on virtual live performances, we were joined by the charismatic and engaging Andrew C. Marshall for our March Underground Writers Round, presented in conjunction with AGD Entertainment.

We’re excited that Andrew has re-emerged to bring us “Cool Cat,” the first single from his debut album, Terrestrial Radio.

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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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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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UMC Real Talk: Who Gave You a Deadline?

“You need to get a job right out of college, get married, and have kids.”

That’s not a fact. That’s a myth.

On the latest episode of The Quinn Spinn, we break down society’s mythical benchmarks. This edition of UMC Real Talk doubles down on that conversation, making clear that the only one who can set a goal for your life is you.

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