Ria Barkr has been hard at work throughout 2022 releasing soulful R&B cuts — and doing it her way. The Virginia native went inward during the COVID-19 pandemic, and emerged refreshed and ready to present her artistry in an entirely new light.
Learn about Ria’s journey in this conversation, and stick around to learn about her latest single, “monday,” and the value of recharging in a “hustle culture” that isn’t always what it seems on social media.
Earlier this week, we announced that we’re giving you a daily taste of our Official Podcast, The Quinn Spinn, by sharing the show’s most insightful, inspirational, and/or hilarious moments on-demand.
We encourage you to subscribe to UMC on YouTube, to ensure that you don’t miss a moment. However, we’re also making it easy for you to find the goods every weekend with our new Sunday Replay feature, right here on UMC!
Every Sunday, we’ll roll all of the week’s clips into a recap, giving you the opportunity to catch them all under one roof. From there, if you want even more Quinn Spinn goodness where that came from, might we suggest the following links?
Anyway, onto the first-ever Sunday Replay!
Catch Up here
The OG family has been traveling a bit, but that doesn’t stop the crew from getting together and recording a highly seductive episode of The Quinn Spinn!
The Quinn visits Scotty and L at The New Doghouse in New York, while JD joins remotely from vacation in Ohio. We hear about Scotty’s latest encounter with Coach McQuakes, explore the fried wonders of the Minnesota State Fair, and share nine years (and maybe more) worth of Quinn Spinn memories.
Kyshona Armstrong believes in the power of music to heal and communicate. Kyshona used her artist platform and background in music therapy to launch Your Song, a collaborative songwriting program that connects performing arts centers, musicians, and artists with vulnerable communities to promote healing and community connectedness.
This conversation is about building community, lifting each other up, and remaining fearlessly authentic to your truth and your vision. Listen to get inspired!
Madame Daley is a New York City-based musician, songwriter, performer, and creative artist who incorporates a bevy of musical influences and artistic mediums into her work. Her debut EP, Classic, showcases her appreciation for all thing’s rock and roll, while honoring the genre’s varied history.
Today on The Quinn Spinn, you’ll find out where the songs come from, and how the multifaceted Madame Daley translates her diverse musical palette into a variety of live performance experiences.
Those of us in the public eye are here because we want to be successful. There’s nothing wrong with that. However, the question of why we want to be successful often dictates how we want to show up in the world — and how we treat those around us.
Are you building in service, or are you building out of ego?
Scotty Rock is back (and fully clothed… for now) for this mini-OG Family episode of The Quinn Spinn. We catch up on life, have a fragrant Stupid News about catching “lightning” in a jar, and the show goes off the rails to a reasonable degree.
Then… we bring it back for a serious conversation about the overturned Roe vs. Wade ruling, the societal ripple effects, and what we can do to show up better — for all members of our society.
We have reached the official halfway point of 2022 — and so far, it’s been a year of tremendous growth around here!
With that, Gerard (a.k.a. The Quinn) shares the top five lessons he’s learned throughout the first half of the year. What are yours?
Gerard (a.k.a. The Quinn) is back with another Solo Mission — and in just 10 minutes, we cover:
- Owning and sharing your truth.
- Breaking past judgment and ridicule.
- Finding and building community.
Nate Bain is the Director of Social Media and Influencer Marketing for the Tennessee Titans. He and the organization are also avid supporters of independent music, having hosted the first-ever Titans Battle of the Bands last year at Fifth & Broadway in Nashville.
Today on The Quinn Spinn, we welcome Nate for a discussion on social media, community building, the Nashville music scene, and even a little bit of football.