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An insiders view behind the music scenes, profiling the insights and personalities of the grittiest of the industry, the unsung heroes running the game.

An insiders view behind the music scenes, profiling the insights and personalities of the grittiest of the industry, the unsung heroes running the game.
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Portland, OR

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An insiders view behind the music scenes, profiling the insights and personalities of the grittiest of the industry, the unsung heroes running the game.

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@grittybirds

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English


Episodes

Sassy Black and Lucia Fasano

11/8/2017
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In episode 2 of Season 3 of Gritty Birds we’re talking touring the world as a one woman force of nature with Sassy Black at Treefort Music Festival and then coming to a live taping in Porland, Oregon with Lucia Fasano to talk about taking risks, financing your art and why Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a badass. Produced by Jeni Wren Stottrup, recorded at Treefort Music Festival and Revolver Studios. Mixed by Nalin Silva and Jeni Wren Stottrup http://www.grittybirds.com Featuring music by...

Duration:01:04:25

Reptaliens, Wild Ones and Priests

10/24/2017
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Season 3 launches and we talk with Priests on message, Reptaliens on risks and songwriting with Wild Ones! In the first episode of Season 3 of Gritty Birds. When it comes to the lives of artists in the music industry, a certain amount of Grit has to exist These are the voices of independent artists today and Gritty Birds’ is on a journey to discover how we create art and why it’s so...

Duration:00:26:18

Logan Lynn

3/16/2017
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Logan Lynn has something to say... about mental health. The artist has been everywhere from the LOGO network to the Grammy's. 9 year's sober he has found his ground following his latest record, adieu. www.loganlynnmusic.com www.grittybirds.com trilliumfamily.org/advocacy/keep-oregon-well/

Duration:00:27:53

Episode 55: Manika

3/9/2017
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Vegas born artist Manika is a natural performer. She has a hefty resume: protégé of Michael Jackson’s manager Frank DeLeo, charting singles with artists including Tyga, touring with One Direction and as host of TLC’s Global Beauty Masters Student Edition and Manika’s Love Line. And despite all that, she’s making the time to connect with her audience through her new app. Download Manika's app on iTunes for exclusive tracks and giveaways. Featuring the songs "I Might Go Lesbian", "Vegas...

Duration:00:29:57

Episode 54: The Griswolds

3/2/2017
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Aussie pop band The Griswolds have had a fast rise in recent years. The fun-loving band's new album "High Times for Low Lives" is and ode to the joys and perils of life on the road. Lead singer Chris sat down with me to share the inspiration behind the album and how they're taking charge today. Find out more about The Griswolds at http://blog.wearethegriswolds.com Featuring the songs "Out of My Head", "Rufio", "YDLM(featuring Lizzo)" and "High Times for Low Lives". Produced,...

Duration:00:28:42

Episode 53: Mini Blinds Live

2/15/2017
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Mini Blinds describe themselves alt-pop and have a passion for fusing music with minimalism. They just released their first album, Air Signs last fall. The emerging Portland band joined us for our first live taping at Kelly's Olympian. Listen to Air Signs at http://miniblinds.bandcamp.com Gritty Birds is produced by Jeni Wren Stottrup with the support of XRAY.FM. This week’s episode was created in partnership with Revolver studios. Bryan Wollen was our live sound + recording...

Duration:00:30:05

Episode 52: Ages and Ages Live

2/8/2017
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Ages and Ages joined us for our first live taping. Sometimes called "tent revival", it's music with a hopeful message. They shared songs from their latest release, Something to Ruin and a conversation about music and the power to connect. Find out more about Ages and Ages at agesandages.com Follow grittybirds on socials at @grittybirds Produced and edited by Jeni Wren Stottrup In partnership with Revolver Studios and XRAY.FM Bryan Wollen was our live sound + recording...

Duration:00:29:53

Episode 51: Arcosanti short

2/4/2017
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Arcosanti is an artist community in Arizona unlike others. They're in a place of a transition asking themselves: "What's Next?" A Gritty Birds short, created for the @xrayfm #radioisyourscontest Official Contest Selection Produced by Jeni Wren Stottrup Featuring music by Mero

Duration:00:05:45

Episode 49: Larry Crane

1/25/2017
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The eponomous producer behind Elliott Smith’s Either/Or and editor of Tape Op Magazine shared some of his stories and where he sees the future of recording. Featuring Music by The Secret Sea, Elliott Smith and Summer Cannibals The episode was sponsored by Tumbleweed Creative Gritty Birds is produced by Jeni Wren Stottrup with the support of XRAY.FM. This week’s board operator is Dannon Drips. The episode was transcribed by Christina Donaldson. The episode was transcribed by...

Duration:00:30:00

Episode 48: The Modern Savage

1/18/2017
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Alaska's "Best Indie Band" of the last 5 years is going stateside with a personal new album, "Unwilling Participants". Listen to singer Jenni Toro's story of overcoming abuse and finding her voice with the band she calls family. Find out more at: http://www.themodernsavagemusic.com The episode was recorded with a Blue Yeti on Skype Produced by Jeni Wren Stottrup Scripted by Jeni Wren Stottrup Transcribed by Chris Martell Follow Gritty...

Duration:00:30:07

Shelly Peiken

1/11/2017
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Shelly Peiken has is Grammy Nominated Songwriter with multiple #1 hits to her name. But her current fight, for the rights of songwriters with action group Songwriters of North America is her most important work to date. Listen to her amazing story of success and advocacy on this week's episode of Gritty Birds. Find out more about Shelly: http://www.shellypeiken.com The episode was recorded with a Blue Yeti on Skype Produced by Jeni Wren Stottrup Scripted by Jeni Wren...

Duration:00:25:47