The Quinn Spinn

The Quinn Spinn

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Conversations with musicians, producers, content creators, and industry professionals, providing insight into what it takes to succeed as a creative entrepreneur in today’s industry. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-quinn-spinn/support


Kardashians, Tiger Kings, and Big Brothers (Oh My!) (QuaranTimes #5)
Sep 20 • 40 min
The Quinn, Scotty Rock, and the returning B-Dawg signed on Facebook Live for a special Friday night live stream of QuaranTimes… and after about 15 minutes, we realized that the sound wasn’t working! So, to make up for what’s missing here, we implore you…
Evolving Art and Transforming Society with Cameron Floyd
Sep 13 • 46 min
Good Friend of the Show Cameron Floyd came onto The Quinn Spinn with a lot to say this week! On this episode, we discuss Cam’s evolving musical direction, as well as the adjustments he has made in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus, Cam learns the…
Shaking Up Our Palettes and Our Fitness (QuaranTimes #4)
Sep 8 • 34 min
On this edition of #QuaranTimes, we come to you live from the DawgHouse. We have some Stupid News for you, and we’ll talk about Scotty Rock’s first experience with the “Quinn Quake” exercise program. Also, Scotty has a special new treat for The Quinn that…
Embracing the Artist’s Unconventional Journey with Teri Bracken of Bronte Fall
Aug 30 • 32 min
Teri Bracken of Brontë Fall just released her new EP, Finishing School, is full of songs that “take stock of her place in life, in romance, and in the world itself.” We learn about how Teri has come to that place in the world — from Lehigh University and…
Anti-Masker Dating Apps, Weight Loss, and Nickelback (QuaranTimes #3)
Aug 23 • 68 min
This edition of QuaranTimes borrows its title from a truly absurd edition of Stupid News with Scotty Rock, which you’ll hear on this episode. Speaking of Mr. Rock, we learn about the beginning of his weight loss journey. Also, we learn about the cast’s…
Smelling the ‘Roses’ as a Musician During COVID-19 with Skylar Gregg
Aug 16 • 25 min
Skylar Gregg has just released her new album, Roses, a soul-drenched Americana effort that stands up as the Nashville-based songwriter’s most authentic work to date. Skylar joins us on the latest edition of The Quinn Spinn to chat about the record, as…
Relationships, Self-Assessment, and… The Kool-Aid Man? (QuaranTimes #2)
Aug 9 • 90 min
On this edition of QuaranTimes, Scotty Rock introduced us to his friend, Z-Bro, who brought plenty of fresh ideas to what wound up being an unpredictable episode. We get to know the new member of the family, continue the previous episode’s Kool-Aid Man…
Persevering with Passion and Dedication with Amy Benedict of Pottersfield
Aug 2 • 74 min
Amy Benedict is an inspiring individual. Amy is the voice of Nashville-based indie electropop project Pottersfield, and has persevered through life’s twists and turns to arrive at the doorstep of her dreams with a passion and dedication that few possess.…
The Thong Song: Tell It on the Mountain! (QuaranTimes #1)
Jul 26 • 77 min
Our OG Quinn Spinn family comes together for QuaranTimes, a Facebook Live stream from different corners of the nation! This week’s QuaranTimes is the first official time that the show will join the Quinn Spinn podcast feed on our streaming platforms! To…
The Importance of Collaboration in Art and Society with DaChri
Jul 18 • 46 min
Born and raised in Detroit, DaChri has long embraced music in all of its forms. As a result, he currently resides in Nashville as one of Music City’s most exciting songwriters; truly, an artist whose versatility gives him a Midas touch, from genre to…
A Country Musician’s Fascinating Journey with Kelley Jeanne
Jul 5 • 44 min
Today’s high-energy edition of The Quinn Spinn features country singer-songwriter Kelley Jeanne, who just so happens to be celebrating a birthday on the same day we’re releasing this episode! Kelley spent her childhood in a military family, and lived in…
Finding Artistic Direction in the Age of COVID-19 with Treva Blomquist
Jun 28 • 31 min
Nashville resident Treva Blomquist is boldly forging ahead on a new adventure. After years as an Americana artist, Treva has stepped into the pop realm with her upcoming album, Snakes and Saints, set for release on July 31. Hear from Treva as she…
Black Lives Matter
Jun 14 • 98 min
On Thursday, June 4, our Quinn Spinn family came together on a special edition of our weekly Facebook Live broadcast, QuaranTimes, to speak from the heart about the events in our world. This is that episode. To be clear, ours is a platform for people of…
Handmade Musical Innovation and… the Attitude Era? with Gavin Shea
May 31 • 64 min
Gavin Shea is a Nashville-based producer who comprises one half of HandMade Productions. In addition, he is the future-pop musician creating cool, innovative soundscapes under the name Richard String. We are joined by Gavin on today’s episode of The Quinn…
Artistic Concepts and Lessons with Emma Ohm
May 17 • 32 min
“Electric” Emma Ohm is a supremely talented vocalist, musician, and dancer with bucketloads of energy and soul. Her latest single and music video for “Not Your Savior” puts her style and talent on full display, and her upcoming Shaggy Head EP is sure to…
A Dash of Nashville Soul with Kara Frazier
May 3 • 24 min
Kara Frazier has one of the most distinctive and powerful voices in Nashville’s burgeoning soul community. Her debut EP, Seven Ages, was released in March 2019, and she was named an official artist of the Swisher Sweets Swisher Sound program in 2019.…
Embracing Life’s Detours with Claire Kelly
Apr 19 • 35 min
Life’s journey can include many detours. For Claire Kelly, life’s weird, wild, and wonderful adventure is one of the topics explored on the new album she has on tap for us later this year. We hung out with Claire earlier this winter, before the times of…
Clarity and Creativity on the Other Side of Addiction with Katie Burke
Apr 5 • 37 min
Katie Burke is refreshingly honest and relentlessly creative. Her contagious energy and outside-the-box approach is the central force behind the dynamic and daring KB & the Idyllwilde, whose new album I Just Wanna Love You, I Just Wanna Let You is an…
Re-building from Scratch with Mike Bay of Borrowed Sparks
Mar 29 • 53 min
Mike Bay just released his debut EP under the Borrowed Sparks name, titled The Prettiest One Left. Getting to this point, however, was a test of the St. Louis native’s mettle, as Mike was met with an unforeseen challenge that, at one point, required him…
Succeeding as a Woman in Music with MOLLĒ
Mar 15 • 54 min
As a female artist writing and producing her own music, MOLLĒ has a unique perspective on what it takes to find sustained success in the music industry. The GRAMMY-nominee, who splits her time between Nashville and Los Angeles, joins The Quinn Spinn today…
Wearing Many Artistic Hats with Producer and Musician Jason Threm
Mar 1 • 62 min
Songwriter, producer, and musician Jason Threm has a passion for music that is evident to everyone he encounters. We are fortunate to have Jason join us today on The Quinn Spinn. The Cincinnati native, who resides in Nashville, draws on his personal…
New Music, Touring, and the State of Politics with Christopher Paul Stelling
Feb 16 • 65 min
Asheville, NC-based musician Christopher Paul Stelling is currently on tour in support of his new, Ben Harper-produced album, Best of Luck. Before hitting the road, Christopher joined us over the phone for an in-depth conversation about a number of…
Country Music and Coaching Football with Patrick Carpenter
Feb 2 • 60 min
Patrick Carpenter is a country musician whose next single, “Looks Like a Heartbreak,” is set to debut to the world on February 28. Patrick also coaches football, serving as the quarterbacks coach at Lipscomb Academy in Nashville under Super Bowl-winning…
Touring with Aaron Lewis and Sharing Stories of Loss with Ben Danaher
Jan 19 • 47 min
Texas native Ben Danaher is an Americana artist based in Nashville who has spent extensive time on the road with Aaron Lewis, the country artist and frontman of rock band, Staind. On today’s episode of The Quinn Spinn, Ben shares his experiences from the…
Prolific Songwriting and a Hint of Macho Madness with Josh Mack
Jan 5 • 56 min
We welcome you to a new year and decade of The Quinn Spinn! To celebrate this momentous occasion, we start off the fun with indie rocker, Josh Mack. Since coming to Nashville, Josh has released a total of 30 singles to Spotify and has more in store for…
A Family Reunion, Done the Old Way!
Nov 28, 2019 • 75 min
Thanksgiving is a time to reconnect with family and friends. For us, that means reuniting part of our original Quinn Spinn family. Over the summer, three of the on-air personalities from our original 2013-15 run — The Quinn, Scotty Rock, and L — got…
Being Fearless and Authentic with EverSōl
Nov 3, 2019 • 41 min
In a polished musical landscape, EverSōl brings a raw, vulnerable edge to the scene that has made them one of the most exciting modern rock acts in Nashville — or anywhere else. Their fearless, authentic songwriting paints from a wide palette of musical…
Authenticity, Society, and Technology: An Honest Conversation with Folk Troubadour Darrin Bradbury
Oct 6, 2019 • 77 min
Darrin Bradbury is a world-aware folk troubadour whose writing style points out the mundane occurrences of everyday life with wry wit and, at times, dark humor. This is prevalent on his new album, Talking Dogs & Atom Bombs, which was released on Anti…
Using Art to Examine Relationships (and Ourselves) with Talia Stewart
Sep 8, 2019 • 38 min
Talia Stewart’s new album, Confessional, is a no-holds-barred exploration of human expression. Through her eclectic and dynamic soundscapes and striking, conceptual visuals, Talia uses her art to make us examine our relationships with each other and…
Redemption, Self-Love, and Recovery with Elisabeth Beckwitt
Aug 4, 2019 • 50 min
Warning: This episode features a conversation that addresses sensitive topics, including mental health and addiction. Elisabeth Beckwitt is an indie pop musician, mental health advocate, and member of Nashville’s growing independent music and arts…
The State of Nashville Hip Hop with Lord Goldie
Jun 30, 2019 • 58 min
Lord Goldie is a Nashville native and musician, producer, manager, and all-around creative human. Her collaborative spirit results in dynamic live performances and studio releases, as she continues to establish herself as one of the leaders in Music…
Juggling Multiple Creative Projects (While Making a Living!) with The Slow Drag
Jun 2, 2019 • 67 min
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…
The Quinn Spinn: June 2019 Preview
May 31, 2019 • 3 min
Austin James of The Slow Drag is more than just a recording artist. In addition to putting out a monthly single throughout 2019, Austin uses the digital tools at his disposal to connect with and share the stories of a diverse array of artists. In this…
The Quinn Spinn: Exploring a Common Thread
May 8, 2019 • 2 min
Quinn Spinn host Gerard Longo (a.k.a. The Quinn) explains the show’s newfound purpose and mission in Nashville in a conversation with Wilson Harwood of Elevated Music. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-quinn-spinn/support
Exploring Nashville’s Collaborative Spirit with Wilson Harwood
May 5, 2019 • 50 min
Wilson Harwood is a producer and longtime musician who came to Nashville from Boulder, Colorado, a move which has allowed him to collaborate with like-minded artists and industry professionals as a songwriter and engineer. That collaborative spirit is a…
Pursuing a Creative Vision Through Life’s Twists and Turns with Evan Cline
Apr 1, 2019 • 49 min
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. Today’s conversation touches on so much…
Constructing a HOME for the Music Industry with Logan Crowell
Mar 3, 2019 • 52 min
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…