Category Archives: Profiles

The Quinn Spinn: Maintaining a Creative Lifestyle During COVID with Columbia Jones

Columbia Jones is a Salt Lake City-based songwriter who, like all of us, has had to pivot along his creative path in response to the unexpected brought about by 2020. Through it all, he has remained active, giving us a recent single, “Tourist Town,” as well as the upcoming Sweat/Shiver EP, due to hit streaming platforms on October 30.

Columbia joined us over Zoom to discuss the new tunes, the impact 2020 has had on his music and life, and much more.

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The Quinn Spinn: Finding Your Way on the Creative Journey with Nick Ryan

A Connecticut native who grew up in Virginia, Nick Ryan’s early songwriting experiences in Nashville moved him to pursue music full-time in Music City. Born in the 80s, the up-and-coming songwriter draws influence from the likes of Sheryl Crow, Alanis Morrissette, and other prominent 90s alt-pop artists.

Today on The Quinn Spinn, we go in-depth on Nick’s journey, as he tells us about the many projects that comprise his “five-year plan.”

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LISTEN: Talia Stewart Charts a New Course with ‘Broken Sinks’

Photo credit: Sara Anne Waggoner

We have fond memories of 2019. It was our first full year in Nashville. There wasn’t a pandemic messing up everyone’s plans. And, of course, we became acquainted with Talia Stewart.

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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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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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