It’s the last Tuesday of the month, and you know what that means: lots of tough decisions, as we attempt to narrow a month’s worth of music down to 20 prime cuts.Hear the Best of October
Category Archives: UMC20
Sometimes, I think back to the day. The early day. Like, when I first launched The Quinn Spinn, and I was scouring Twitter, asking random bands I had never met if we could feature their music. That was 2013.Read more
This week’s edition of UMC20 truly has it all, friends.Listen to UMC20
You may not be able to physically taste these 20 flavors, but they sure are spicy.Listen to UMC20
Having a month with five Tuesdays simplifies and complicates the UMC20 Best Of selection process, all at once.
It’s simplified, for the fact that we try to pick five songs apiece from each of month’s prior four playlists. It’s complicated when narrowing it down to those five each, however, because there’s so much good stuff to choose from.Hear the Best of September
Happy fall! Or, happy autumn. Whatever you want to call it, it’s here.Listen to UMC20
To give you a little bit of inside baseball, one of the pleasant consequences of curating a weekly playlist is that it gives us 20 automatic slots to feature artists, week in and week out. When your inbox looks like ours does these days — still, and probably forever, catching up from being out of town — that’s nothing short of a blessing to get this music featured.Read more
Welp… I’ll hold myself personally responsible for the delay on this one. I usually put UMC20 together on Monday night, but seeing as I spent Labor Day driving 14 1/2 hours back to Nashville from New Jersey, the spirit was willing… but my eyes were not about to stay open for long enough to pull it off.Listen to UMC20
If you’ve sent us your music since Friday, you’ll notice that you’ve received an auto-reply stating that the “office” is closed in observance of the holiday week. With that said, we look forward to seeing and hearing what you’ve sent us following Labor Day.Listen to UMC20
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.Read more