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Ruby Mack’s Debut Album ‘Devil Told Me’ is A Modern Folk Masterpiece

Oh, to be a fly on the wall of the New England church studio where this magical record was created.

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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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On ‘How Does It Feel,’ Lizzie Weber Offers Gratitude in the Face of Overwhelm

On the title track of her forthcoming EP, Lizzie Weber expresses what it feels like to have the support you need in challenging times, like the kind we’ve all been facing these last few months. So, “How Does It Feel?”

It feels like being wrapped in a warm blanket and loving arms; a comforting, empathetic embrace, reminding you you’re strong enough to keep going. 

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Daily Spinn: John Lensing’s ‘Talk To Me’ Reminds Us About Patience and Persistence

No Depression Artist to Watch John Lensing writes from a place of thoughtful, quiet confidence. Frequently touching on topics of mental health, Lensing’s songwriting creates a space where both he and his listeners can feel comfortable in their vulnerability.

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The Quinn’s Daily Spinn: Friday, Oct. 2

Over the course of the spring and summer, we were offered many tastes of Laura Mustard‘s Treehouse EP. We learned that “Nobody’s Road” is ever even throughout the course of life. Then, “Eager” taught us to celebrate our mistakes in front of a Motown-inspired backdrop, before we escaped to the “Treehouse” itself.

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UMC20: The Best of September 2020

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.

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