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Surviving the Music Industry

Nov 29, 2016

Changing up the format a little bit to introduce you to two podcasters that are doing great things out of Nashville, Tennessee. First up, Donald Jenkins of "Nashville Hits Collecting Dust." Donald’s show showcases a song that more than likely you’ve never heard along with its songwriter. Donald has a way of...


Nov 22, 2016

What do Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Old Dominion, Walker Hayes, Shane McAnally, Jo Smith and many more have in common? They’ve worked in some facet with SmackSongs. Whether it be management, publishing, or timing it perfectly to walk in on a cowrite they’ve all had a conversation with the man of...


Nov 22, 2016

SMI has come a long way. Not just moving out of the 'Bedroom' to a space on Music Row, but even the show itself. We're closing in on the season closer. So we thought it would be fun to share our very first interview with William Coats. William…forgive the guides because they knew not what they were doing. William is...


Nov 8, 2016

Akil Thompson is a nasty multi-instrumentalist that can play any genre of music thrown at him. I guess all those years of his dad touring with Frank Zappa must have sunk in some how?? Growing up in a musical family and walking the concourse with Phil Collins as a kid isn’t your average way of growing up, but don’t...


Nov 2, 2016

Olivia Lane is one of the kindest, hardest working women country music. As she waves the independent artist flag, she is making waves across Nashville and the nation with her catchy tunes. Olivia is a Texas native, California educated, Nashville transplant that has been an artist quite possibly her whole life. Growing...