Singer-songwriter Emily Scott Robinson talks about her unique touring strategy, why she’s never broken a guitar string and how she developed her live performance chops.
Singer-songwriter Carter Sampson talks about leading Rock & Roll Camp for Girls OKC and finding success in Europe.
Australian singer-songwriter Katie Cole talks about the path to finding her songwriting voice, the one “real” day job that she’s ever had and the importance of finding people that you can trust.
Walter Salas-Humara recalls taking an Uber 120 miles to get to a gig, a memorable song that he wrote when he was 17 and an unforgettable day job working with the likes of Andy Warhol, Frank Stella, Ed Ruscha, Roy Lichtenstein, and Robert Rauschenberg.
The Joy Formidable’s Rhydian Dafydd recalls a snowball-laced band bonding moment and rehearsing on a farm with barnyard animals providing background vocals.
Michelle Malone discusses the steady decline in recording music income and recalls playing drums in her first band.
Songwriter Travis Meadows talks about the benefit of left-overs while touring and why he’s never been good at projecting where his career will go.
New Orleans artist Brother Dege describes his band’s frugal touring strategies, some colorful day jobs and overcoming shaky hands at his first gig.
Front Country’s Jacob Groopman talks about yelling, crying and light wrestling at rehearsals and a future that will either be more money or hellscape.
The members of Austin trio Nobody’s Girl talk about the value of a good cooler while touring and cranking the rehearsal space PA as loud as they can. Member Grace Pettis also shares a song she wrote when she was 10 years old.