Austin James is a musician, content creator, and creative individual best known to fans as The Slow Drag. He is simultaneously a man of many talents and projects; he is releasing a new single each month throughout 2019, and somehow finds time to host Facebook Live broadcasts and construct each thoughtful episode of his interview series, The Slow Drag Has a Podcast, Too.
For sure, Austin has plenty of insight into the world of a creative entrepreneur, and he joins The Quinn Spinn today to chat. Learn more about Austin, his projects, and how you can support him in his efforts.
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Pop music is constantly changing, and finding one’s sound can be an incredible transformative and, at times, challenging experience for a young artist. Double that when that artist is moving halfway across the planet to pursue a career in music.
Meet Raven Kai
Pictured L-R: Charley Holden, Damian Malnar, Trey Warner
Originally hailing from Kansas, the members of Nashville-based pop trio Lost Stars are true to their name. They have the chemistry and camaraderie of a group drawn together, perhaps by fate. Read more
A Philly-area native, Evan Cline is an acoustic pop artist who now resides in Nashville. Evan recently released a new single, “Into You,” which gets some well-deserved attention on this episode of The Quinn Spinn. Hear the episode
This episode — the first of the new, Nashville era of The Quinn Spinn — was produced at Helping Our Music Evolve (HOME), Nashville’s 24/7 music production and co-working facility, which helps music professionals expand their careers through relationship building, personal/professional development, and increased productivity. So, it’s only fitting that the visionary behind HOME is our first guest!
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Pennsylvania native Lizanne Knott is a lifelong songwriter with plenty of life experience from which to draw. She has married twice, raised four daughters, released four albums, and has gained a sizable following in the U.K. — and that, it would seem, is just the tip of the iceberg.
Lizanne’s newest release, “Anthology,” is a collection of remixed and remastered songs from throughout her career; songs that speak to different points and experiences in the singer-songwriter’s life. We caught up with Lizanne to learn more.
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The dream for so many local and independent musicians is to “take the leap”: that is to say, quit the day job and pursue music full-time.
The following interview is a contributed piece from Ronnie Stoeckel, local music supporter and frequent personality on The Balcony Show on WLVU: The Sound of The Underground.
Every year, in addition to Musikfest veterans, new artists come into the fold every year at the nation’s largest free outdoor music festival.
One of those, Matt Wheeler of Matt Wheeler & Vintage Heart, hails from Lancaster. Matt has the opportunity he’s been waiting for, set to perform a solo set at Martin Guitar Lyrikplatz on the festival’s final day, Sunday, August 12 at 7 p.m.
We caught up briefly with Matt to get his thoughts on the gig.
Philly-based indie rockers Ceramic Animal are no strangers to the Lehigh Valley or Musikfest. The foursome will perform at their fourth Musikfest this year, with three performances (and a main stage opening slot for Kesha) on tap.
We caught up with the guys, to get a veteran perspective on the nation’s largest free outdoor music festival.