Interviews

Unrest Music Group LLC

UCN Interview – DJ DU: “I’m surrounded by great people, great music, great fans.”

August 29, 2013 at 11:09 am

About 20 years ago, Duhamel “DJ DU” Cassell was spinning records in New York and New Jersey. Top 40, rock and Latin beats were his specialty. You would never catch him playing Garth Brooks or John Michael Montgomery. Not in those parts. That all changed when he was discovered performing […]

Read more ›
stephencochran.com

UCN Interview – Stephen Cochran: “Music helped me to understand and heal, hopefully it will help others too.”

July 29, 2013 at 12:34 pm

Over the past two weeks, I have had the opportunity to communicate with a pretty amazing guy. Stephen Cochran is a former United States Marine, although he would tell you there is no such thing as a ‘former Marine’, so he is a Marine. He also happens to be a […]

Read more ›
Alexander Music Marketing & Management

10 Questions with…Sarah Darling

July 17, 2013 at 8:19 am

Country singer-songwriter Sarah Darling recently sent her new song, ‘Little Umbrellas,’ to country radio. Mediabase caught up with her for a quick few questions.   1) You just released your single ‘Little Umbrellas’ to Country radio. What prompted you to choose this for your next single? I chose ‘Little Umbrellas’ […]

Read more ›
Average Joes Entertainment

UCN Interview – JJ Lawhorn: “This album is my life in songs.”

July 16, 2013 at 7:30 am

Country singer-songwriter JJ Lawhorn releases his debut album today via Average Joes Entertainment. The young Virginia-native kept a heavy touring schedule and thoroughly road-tested this collection of songs. The result, Original Good Ol’ Boy, became a true reflection of his personality. To get your copy of the new album, please […]

Read more ›
montypowell.com

Songwriters Circle: Monty Powell

July 7, 2013 at 7:09 pm

Any songwriters interview series must include a conversation with ole writer Monty Powell, one of the most accomplished and respected modern writers in Nashville. After years of service to the industry, Powell released a new album, 47 Minutes of Your Time (iTunes US store), which houses his own artistic vision. […]

Read more ›
Average Joes Entertainment

UCN Interview – LoCash Cowboys: “The new album shows a side of us that people haven’t seen.”

May 20, 2013 at 8:00 am

At the end of last year, after some label drama, duo LoCash Cowboys came home to Average Joes Entertainment. I thought it was a good career move then, and having heard the new music, I think it was the perfect move. They are now working hard to get their album […]

Read more ›
Getty

Songwriters Circle: Craig Wiseman

April 28, 2013 at 8:57 pm

No interview series on songwriting is complete without Craig Wiseman. He is one of the most successful songwriters in Nashville, which would already be reason enough to include him, but also has a deep understanding of the publishing business. In 2003, he founded independent publishing company Big Loud Shirt which […]

Read more ›
Average Joes Entertainment

UCN Interview – Lenny Cooper: “The new album feels totally like me.”

April 26, 2013 at 3:37 pm

For me, interviews have always been about going beyond the new single or album, and finding out someone’s story. And Average Joes’ Lenny Cooper has quite a tale to tell. Growing up in rural North Carolina, Cooper and his friends spent their free time mud bogging. Only just 17, he […]

Read more ›
Black River Publishing

Songwriters Circle: Josh Osborne

April 14, 2013 at 9:00 am

Songwriter Josh Osborne celebrated his first chart-topping hit, Kenny Chesney‘s ‘Come Over,’ last year. It was a long road to get to that #1 party; the classic Nashville story of a 10-year overnight success. Osborne now has more cuts on his resume and co-wrote several songs on Kacey Musgraves‘ critically […]

Read more ›
kylepark.com

Songwriters Circle: Kyle Park

March 17, 2013 at 7:34 pm

Texas singer-songwriter Kyle Park can speak to songwriting from an interesting perspective. Dividing his time between writing in his hometown of Austin and in Nashville, he has seen the difference and similarities between both scenes. As an independent artist he is also enjoying the freedom of writing when the ideas […]

Read more ›