Category Archives: Profiles

The Quinn Spinn: DaChri (July 20, 2020)

Born and raised in Detroit, DaChri has long embraced music in all of its forms. As a result, he currently resides in Nashville as one of Music City’s most exciting songwriters; truly, an artist whose versatility gives him a Midas touch, from genre to genre.

DaChri joins The Quinn Spinn this week to discuss his latest single, “Just Love You,” alongside his many collaborations. We also take time to discuss the state of the music industry and society at-large, in the wake of 2020’s eventful first half.

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The Quinn Spinn: Kelley Jeanne (July 6, 2020)

Today’s high-energy edition of The Quinn Spinn features country singer-songwriter Kelley Jeanne, who just so happens to be celebrating a birthday on the same day we’re releasing this episode!

Kelley spent her childhood in a military family, and lived in various locations before arriving in Pittsburgh for college. From there, she moved to Nashville — and brought her whole band with her!

Kelley’s story is unique and fascinating, and we’re excited to bring it to you today!

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The Quinn Spinn: Treva Blomquist (June 29, 2020)

Nashville resident Treva Blomquist is boldly forging ahead on a new adventure. After years as an Americana artist, Treva has stepped into the pop realm with her upcoming album, Snakes and Saints, set for release on July 31.

Hear from Treva as she discusses this exciting new direction, as well as why now is the perfect time for artists everywhere to try something new.

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The Quinn Spinn: Gavin Shea (June 1, 2020)

Gavin Shea is a Nashville-based producer who comprises one half of HandMade Productions. In addition, he is the future-pop musician creating cool, innovative soundscapes under the name Richard String.

We are joined by Gavin on today’s episode of The Quinn Spinn for one of the liveliest discussions in our history. We discuss his projects, the music industry at-large, and even a little bit of professional wrestling. This episode goes places!

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PREMIERE: Elle Mears’ Musical Journey Reaches New Heights with ‘Tequila Me’

At every turn, Elle Mears has lived a life surrounded by music. The Nashville-based singer-songwriter is the daughter of pianists – she describes her mother as a “brilliant” classical pianist, while her father’s exploration of the 80s synth movement led her to appreciate a broad range of styles.

Not to mention, she found a world-class musical mentor in her uncle, legendary bluegrass mandolin player Jimmy Gaudreau.

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The Quinn Spinn: Emma Ohm (May 18, 2020)

“Electric” Emma Ohm is a supremely talented vocalist, musician, and dancer with bucketloads of energy and soul. Her latest single and music video for “Not Your Savior” puts her style and talent on full display, and her upcoming Shaggy Head EP is sure to bring the fire when it drops.

Today, Emma joins The Quinn Spinn to discuss her projects, with an important focus on the concepts and lessons she has learned on her creative journey.

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The Quinn Spinn: Kara Frazier (May 4, 2020)

Kara Frazier has one of the most distinctive and powerful voices in Nashville’s burgeoning soul community. Her debut EP, Seven Ages, was released in March 2019, and she was named an official artist of the Swisher Sweets Swisher Sound program in 2019.

Today, Kara joins The Quinn Spinn to talk about her journey, from her native Jacksonville, FL to Nashville, as well as what’s in store for her in the future.

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The Quinn Spinn: Claire Kelly (April 20, 2020)

Life’s journey can include many detours. For Claire Kelly, life’s weird, wild, and wonderful adventure is one of the topics explored on the new album she has on tap for us later this year.

We hung out with Claire earlier this winter, before the times of COVID-19, to talk about the new music, as well as some of the “detours” that have led her to where she is as an artist and performer.

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The Quinn Spinn: Katie Burke (Apr. 6, 2020)

Katie Burke is refreshingly honest and relentlessly creative. Her contagious energy and outside-the-box approach is the central force behind the dynamic and daring KB & the Idyllwilde, whose new album I Just Wanna Love You, I Just Wanna Let You is an authentic volume that breaks down genre barriers.

Katie joins The Quinn Spinn today to discuss her journey, which includes finding clarity on the other side of addiction, and how sobriety has led to breakthroughs in her creative endeavors.

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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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