Archive of ‘nashville’ category

Live at SXSW

Welcome to our first ever LIVE episode coming at ya from SXSW featuring Meryl Johnson of the CMA (Country Music Association.) Meryl gives us a little background on the CMA and how it started, and then we’ll dive right into topics likeTHE AWARDS.  Specifically we’ll talk about “Forever Country” and how the song and video came together– […] Read more…

The Hunger Games: Nashville Edition.

Two young twenty somethings leave their jobs at Interscope Records, hop in Toyota Camry (with a cat,) and make the drive from LA to Nashville to start a marketing company. They live in a one room apartment. They work from the red sofa in their “living room.” They have no Nashville clients for 24 months. […] Read more…

[S2 Ep2] Perspiration, not inspiration

Something about my conversation with ThiS Music’s Rusty Gaston makes me think about this clip from Pretty Woman. Not because this guy reminds me of Rusty, but because this guy is asking THE question. And even at a pretty young age, Rusty knew the answer. THiS Music is the publishing home of Ben Hayslip, Connie Harrington, […] Read more…

This Nashville Life: Cocktail Hour

Welcome to Cocktail Hour!! First things first. Here’s what I’m sipping: You Mocha Me Love You Spike Cocoa made with Jackson Morgan Southern Cream. Recipe here. 🙂 Best Grammy Memes: FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE FAN singing H.O.L.Y. You Can’t Mistake Passion. We love this. 👊🏻 A post shared by Florida Georgia Line (@flagaline) on Jan 27, 2017 […] Read more…

Podcast Season 2 with BMI’s Jody Williams

We called this episode “Money Honey.” We could have called it the “Initials Episode,” because we interviewed Jody Williams of BMI (Which is a P.R.O., but is not ASCAP or SESAC … confused? And we haven’t even started talking about copyrights yet). In this episode, Jody will do a little unpacking on how writers and publishers […] Read more…

Episode 5: Get Hot Or Go Home

OK. You know that thing where you’re so close to something that it makes it hard to truly speak clearly about it….well that happened on this episode. This one is about imaging (all of the pieces that make up an artist’s public image, but it’s also about image itself. We speak with a woman I love […] Read more…

Saved you for a reason…

We’re packing up our house…. Those of you who follow me on social media may know that we had a major plumbing issue in our house earlier this summer and we’ve been dealing with our insurance company since the end of June trying to get them to cover the repairs for all the damage. Well, […] Read more…

That’s Not Country

In today’s episode, featuring hit songwriter/producer Shane McAnally, we look at why people love to say “that’s not country!” Especially on the internet. Why, exactly, do we get so defensive about what country music is, and isn’t? It’s like a “meet tweets” version of a podcast. And this week, for the very first time, we’ll be debuting […] Read more…

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