Q&A: JT Spangler
Mar29

Q&A: JT Spangler

Thanks to JT Spangler’s amazingly fast responding, here are his answers to a few questions I got to ask him!   Q: Where do you get your inspiration from? A: “From life. The great thing about training yourself as a writer is that inspiration is EVERYWHERE.”   Q: What are your favorite songs to cover? A: “Hmm, depends on my mood and the setting. I’ve always liked covering Bill Withers — Who Is He. And if it’s an intimate show,...

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Q&A: Martin Storrow (Jakob Martin)
Mar29

Q&A: Martin Storrow (Jakob Martin)

I had the chance to see Martin Storrow (Jakob Martin) live a few times. I was extremely impressed even though I was already a fan. I was able to ask him a few questions about his music. Here is his response… Q: Which instrument do you prefer? Why? A: “I’m constantly curious – I think that’s why I get hooked on new instruments/new sounds all the time. As far as favorites, a lot of it depends on mood. I can play the same song on the...

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Q&A: Ryan Green
Mar29

Q&A: Ryan Green

Here’s a Q&A with Ryan Green of Ryanhood. Ryanhood is a great band straight out of Tucson, AZ that consists of two guys with (what used to be acoustic) guitars. They took a year off of touring to write and record and they’re back at it with 20+ new songs on the way.   Q: What is your favorite part of the writing and recording process? A: “My favorite part of the writing process is the first time I get a song to a point...

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Q&A: Cameron Hood
Mar29

Q&A: Cameron Hood

Here’s a Q&A with Cameron Hood from Ryanhood. I’m loving the insightful answers.   Q: What is your favorite part of the writing and recording process? A: “Writing songs is easily my favorite aspect of playing music, because I like the intersection of Art and Craft. To me, Art is the initial inspiration: the melody, the interesting lyric, or the new rhythmic turn of phrase that seems to drop in on the wind. And then Craft is...

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Q&A: Jess Penner
Mar29

Q&A: Jess Penner

Jess Penner Q&A! She’s had some really incredible placements as she talks about below. Hope you all enjoy it! Q: What do you think makes a great song? “Honestly. I think any time someone shares what’s truly in their heart, it is incredibly endearing. It’s weird, but the songs I’ve written that spill out the most personal or specific details of a situation end up being the very same songs that people tell me they relate...

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Q&A: The Well Pennies
Mar29

Q&A: The Well Pennies

Huge thanks to The Well Pennies for the Q&A! Good stuff… Q: What piqued your interest in music? A: “Nothing spiked our interest; music spiked us. We were both born with the bug. From very early ages we were obsessed with music to a weird degree and nothing about that has changed. It’s the reason we get up in the morning.”   Q: Who do you look up to in the music world? A: “We definitely look up to...

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