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Daily Spinn: Lynn Callihan Helps the Homeless with ‘Skin and Bones’

Michigan native Lynn Callihan‘s percussive guitar stylings and warm baritone combine to create a “dark Americana” sound that calls to mind the plight of the everyman.

On his latest single, “Skin and Bones,” he uses this timeless sound to shine light on the homeless.

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UMC20: Firing Up the Sleigh (Dec. 15, 2020)

It’s pretty odd to think that we’re coming to the tail end of 2020. For one thing, things have actually picked up here considerably in UMC Land in December, with more live streams and all sorts of other fun on our plates. Imagine that — a December that actually gets busier as it goes.

For another, more obvious point: it has certainly felt at times like 2020 would never end, hasn’t it?

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Collaboration, Authenticity, and Inspiration: Inside Casey Jo & The Friday Night Dads’ ‘Twin Mind’

Earlier this fall, Casey Jo & The Friday Night Dads released their full-length debut, Twin Mind, combining honest Americana storytelling and indie rock grit, with shades of influences ranging from punk and alternative, to psych-rock and blues.

On this edition of The Quinn Spinn, the band joins us to discuss the creative process behind the album, and the melting pot of influences that led to its creation. Plus, we get a glimpse into the future, and discuss the distinct difference between the “two Nashvilles” we’ve all experienced.

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UMC20: The Best of November 2020

Compiling this Best Of edition of UMC20 was a challenge enough. As usual, we had a strong month of music around here, and choosing 20 songs always seems to be a formidable task.

However, this challenge pales in comparison to the one that awaits this weekend.

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Daily Spinn: Casey Jo & The Friday Night Dads See Their Efforts Pay Dividends

Next Monday, we’ll close November on The Quinn Spinn with a visit from Casey Jo & The Friday Night Dads. They’re celebrating their new album, Twin Mind, and we get to dig deep into the process. You’re going to love this episode when it hits!

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