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Surviving the Music Industry

Oct 8, 2019

Producing and writing some of the biggest tracks and records of 2018-19, listening to the universe, and breaking down the music of Ian Fitchuk. Starting in Illinois, we work on the life and ideas of Ian all the way up to Kacey Musgraves', Golden Hour's success and beyond. 

 

Ian Fitchuk's credits range from co-writing...


Oct 1, 2019

ACM Guitarist of the Year and Americana Musician of the Year, a new album called West, and becoming an American citizen with Jedd Hughes.  We finally meet up with Jedd after a reschedule because he had to take his Citizenship Test. We sit down to talk sobriety, beating the music school system, and rediscovering...


Sep 24, 2019

Billy Strings shares his idea of home and journey so far in our conversation. All before the launch of his latest album, Home. Pre-order and stream the record on September 27th.

 

Billy Strings has already put a lot of his life in his songs. His music touches from substance abuse, poverty, and the characters that...


Sep 17, 2019

A look at Country-Rap in the early days, scaling a record company when the industry was heading toward a tailspin, and forward-thinking with Average Joes Entertainment and Hideout Pictures CEO, Shannon Houchins. 

 

An early entrepreneur, Shannon was hustling movies and music at an early age. How'd he do it? Selling...


Sep 10, 2019

Making it happen when an entire world is telling you it's not going to happen with Crowd Surf co-founder and co-host of the podcast "How I Got Backstage", Jade Driver. We talk about digital strategy and what's really popping in 2019. Social media marketing, crisis management, finding yourself as an artist, but...