BCS Podcast: Root Custom Guitars

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For today’s podcast, Blue Collar Songwriting begins the first of many interviews with folks who actually build instruments. That being said, we’re very pleased to kick this off with a recent chat with luthier Matt Martin. Matt is the owner and builder of Root Custom Guitars. Continue reading

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BCS Podcast: Coffin Problem

This week, Blue Collar Songwriting sits down with Sean Stearns of Coffin Problem. From an outdoor bar just down the street from Sean’s home, we chat about the upcoming self-titled Dizzybird Records release, the bands and genres that have influenced Coffin Problem, and much more. Also, check out an exclusive track from their upcoming album below the podcast link.
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BCS Podcast: Sunshine & Christian Somerville

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This week, BCS takes a step outside of the music box and into the world of science fiction. On this episode, we interview author Sunshine Somerville, whose science fiction series The Kota has garnered both critical praise and an always-growing following of eager readers. Continue reading

BCS Podcast: Emma Loo

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Emma Loo is an artist of contradictions. Musically, her work fluctuates between the whimsical and the downright weird.But behind it all is a respect for craft and a keen understanding of what makes a song a song. When it comes to performance, her concerts move unpredictably between the controlled and the chaotic. Stylistically, her work balances precariously between the traditional, soulful pop of Diana Ross and the unfettered art-rock of Laurie Anderson. Continue reading

BCS Podcast: Olivia Mainville

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As the great Aaliyah sang in the early 90s, “Age ain’t nothin’ but a number.” This is a maxim that the 19-year old Olivia Mainville proves with each song she writes. But honestly, all numbers aside, Olivia is excellent on her own terms. Continue reading

BCS Podcast: Joe Rodriguez

Joe Rodriguez performs simply as JOE. He’s spent the last couple of years making great music and building up a solid following. Joe has a real knack for bringing people together with his music, so it’s no surprise that he’s been getting more and more attention across the midwest and beyond. Continue reading

BCS PODCAST: Shannon Curtis

After years of performing in bars, colleges, and more traditional venues, Shannon Curtis became tired of the often impersonal nature of these settings and instead found a new “home” altogether for her music: house concerts. Continue reading