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The Standing "O" Project is a below-the-radar musical rebellion for singer/songwriters and their fans, and this podcast is a weekly musical digest of the fun stuff that happens here. In-depth interviews. Laughs. Creative inspiration. And a closer connection between artists and fans.

The Standing "O" Project is a below-the-radar musical rebellion for singer/songwriters and their fans, and this podcast is a weekly musical digest of the fun stuff that happens here. In-depth interviews. Laughs. Creative inspiration. And a closer connection between artists and fans.
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Albuquerque, NM

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The Standing "O" Project is a below-the-radar musical rebellion for singer/songwriters and their fans, and this podcast is a weekly musical digest of the fun stuff that happens here. In-depth interviews. Laughs. Creative inspiration. And a closer connection between artists and fans.

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English


Episodes

Jaimee Harris - Coffee Break

1/25/2019
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Our guest on the final episode of the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is Austin-based singer/songwriter Jaimee Harris. Jaimee Harris is poised to become the next queen of Americana-Folk, a slightly edgier Emmylou Harris for the younger generation. Her new album draws comparisons to Patty Griffin, Ryan Adams, and Kathleen Edwards – all writers who know how to craft a heartbreakingly beautiful song with just enough grit to keep you enthralled. Harris writes about the...

Duration:00:56:40

Cary Morin - Coffee Break

1/23/2019
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Our guest this episode on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is Native Americana musician Cary Morin. Described as “one of the best acoustic pickers on the scene today,” Cary Morin brings together the great musical traditions of America and beyond like no other. With deft fingerstyle guitar and vocals that alternately convey melodic elation and gritty world-weariness, Morin crafts an inimitable style often characterized as acoustic Native Americana with qualities of...

Duration:00:45:26

The N!te Owls - Coffee Break

1/21/2019
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break are Kansas City musicians Sarah Lynn and Wyatt Brewer, together known as The N!te Owls. The N!te Owls are a Kansas City based alternative/folk duo. With influences ranging from The Lumineers, The Civil Wars, and In The Valley Below. The N!te Owls combine multiple instrument combos, with spot on harmonies and an ever changing style throughout the performance. Just months after forming, their Debut single "Color"...

Duration:00:46:12

Kim Lenz - Coffee Break

1/15/2019
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is LA musician Kim Lenz. For the past 20+ years, Lenz was one of the most prominent female voices of the Rockabilly Revival movement. In 2019 she’ll release her new album Slowly Speeding, which represents a new direction for the LA-based songwriter and band leader. Featuring a more Americana-inspired sound and a renewed emphasis on lyricism and mood, Slowly Speeding will be released in February of next...

Duration:00:45:29

Luna Keller - Coffee Break

12/17/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is young singer/songwriter Luna Keller. Seventeen years old Luna Keller grew up in a very musical family – her father playing several instruments like guitar, bass and piano, her mother playing the piano and singing. She has been singing in the local choir with her mum since being 8 and started to try out all kind of instruments at more or less the same age. However, it took her five years to fall in love with...

Duration:00:41:03

Thea Hopkins - Coffee Break

12/9/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is Massachusetts singer/songwriter Thea Hopkins. "Attention, landslide! The discovery of "Love Come Down" (6 tracks) by Thea Hopkins may have the same effect as "Astral Weeks" by Van Morrison, or "Lorca" by the late Tim Buckley. Nothing less"-- Patrick Dallongeville https://www.paris-move.com/reviews/thea-hopkins-love-come-down/ With her 4th album, “Love Come Down,” Boston performing songwriter Thea Hopkins...

Duration:00:41:26

Him & Her - Coffee Break

11/17/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is Texas folksy duo and Kerville staples Him & Her. Him & Her is currently promoting their third album release, “Him & Her Do Texas Women” (2018). Him & Her is a bluesy, jazzy, folksy duo playing primarily original music, featuring singer-songwriter Brenda Freed on vocals, and guitar or piano and Michael D’Eath (“DEE-uth”) on diatonic or chromatic harmonica. Couple Michael’s tasty harmonica playing with Brenda’s...

Duration:00:48:46

Ed Jurdi (Band of Heathens #2) - Coffee Break

10/24/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is Austin Americana staples Band of Heathens. Americana stalwarts The Band of Heathens recently went into their hometown studio in Austin, TX deciding to record their own version of the classic Ray Charles album A Message From The People. In a time where the downtrodden need a voice again, the Heathens have delivered the message paying homage to one of the most important voices in American song...

Duration:00:39:09

Jonathan Scales - Coffee Break

9/25/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is steel pan virtuoso Jonathan Scales. Jonathan Scales is one of the most innovative steel pannists on the planet, and is redefining and challenging traditional expectations of his signature instrument. In his hands, the sonic palette of an instrument often associated with cruise ships and tropical resorts is radically expanded to mimic the role of horns, piano, vibraphone or marimba due to his stunning,...

Duration:00:51:59

Greg Klyma - Coffee Break

9/4/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is Massachusetts singer/songwriter Greg Klyma. Road-tested troubadour. Relentless songwriter. Greg Klyma is keeping the American folk tradition alive with his enduring themes, articulate and amusing stories, and populist ideals. He rolls in off the road, pulls out a guitar, and proceeds to take us back to the basics: family, love, gratitude, and...

Duration:00:45:52

Meklit Hadero - Coffee Break

8/12/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is Ethio-American vocalist, singer/songwriter, and composer Meklit Hadero. Meklit is an Ethio-American vocalist, singer-songwriter and composer, making music that sways between cultures and continents. Known for her electric stage presence, innovative take on Ethio-Jazz, and her fiery, emotive live shows, Meklit has rocked stages from Addis Ababa (where she is a household name) to San Francisco (her beloved...

Duration:00:50:25

John 'Pops' Dennie - Coffee Break

7/26/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is Texas singer/songwriter John 'Pops' Dennie. John Dennie, Pops, is a gifted storyteller who has a knack for developing plot lines in the space of four minutes. One part grit and one part silk, his songs always seem to push the right buttons, eliciting memory and emotion as only the very best music can. He has spent a lifetime stewarding America's musical roots including blues, jazz, gospel, folk, country and...

Duration:00:46:32

Barry Ollman - Coffee Break

7/7/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is singer/songwriter and Guthrie collector Barry Ollman. Chances are you’ll never have heard of Barry Ollman. Not unless, that is, you happen to be a music collector. His father a Midwest correspondent for Billboard from 49-75, Ollman grew up immersed in music, not to mention gathering an impressive collection of autographs. This was the spark of what would see him become perhaps the definitive collector of Woody...

Duration:00:53:50

Katey Laurel - Coffee Break

6/20/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is Colorado singer/songwriter Katey Laurel. Katey Laurel's new EP Daydream, her first release of new music in three years, represents the first step in the artist’s return to music. While written prior to her divorce, songs like “Lifeboat,” “Invisible” and the title track carry almost a haunting sense of premonition, as though Katey was subconsciously aware of the cracks in the foundation and the quake to come....

Duration:00:48:13

John L Keck - Coffee Break

6/10/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is Kansas City singer/songwriter John L Keck. John is a songwriter who creates lyrics with the intent of capturing emotion and moments in time that we can travel to and experience first-hand—much like a photograph captures the fleeting of an instant. With one foot in the South and one in the Midwest, John's music is a modern blend of traditional Americana and a willingness to be Undefined. "People who haven't...

Duration:00:48:19

Veronika Stalder - Coffee Break

5/31/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is Swiss singer/songwriter Veronika Stalder. Swiss singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Veronika Stalder melts the genres of world, folk and jazz music, creating a unique sound that has captivated audiences the world over. With her touching and unique virtuose voice she plunges into the depths of her universe to tell stories and paint dream pictures that arise from it. Veronika's true passion is the art...

Duration:00:44:27

Jonathan McReynolds - Coffee Break

5/9/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is Chicago singer/songwriter Jonathan McReynolds. Dove Award-winning and Grammy and Stellar award-nominated gospel singer-songwriter Jonathan McReynolds has announced the release of his first ever live LP, “Make Room,” his third full album and the fourth overall release for the 28-year-old musician. The guitarist and singer also holds a Masters in theology from Moody Theological Seminary and is currently an adjunct...

Duration:00:51:53

Jenna Nation - Coffee Break

4/24/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is Canadian singer/songwriter Jenna Nation. JENNA is an “exceptionally gifted” soulful singing sensation with an impressive track record. Raised in Ottawa, Canada, JENNA began singing when she was very young, winning her first competition at age 8 which was followed by her first professional gig a few months later on Parliament Hill as part of the Canada Day Celebrations. JENNA knew from that moment on that this is...

Duration:00:39:27

Tony Glaser - Coffee Break

4/10/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Tony Glaser. International touring and recording artist, Tony Glaser, is a funky bass playing, high-energy frontman with an impressive knack for getting the audience to do his bidding. Fortunately, his bidding is dancing, smiling, feeling the moment, singing, rocking out, and sharing a unique experience together. It is hard to stand still at his shows, since they are funky...

Duration:00:48:56

David Vito Gregoli - Coffee Break

3/22/2018
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Our guest this week on the Standing 'O' Project/Art of the Song Coffee Break is Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter David Vito Gregoli. David Vito Gregoli is a Composer/Producer/Multi Instrumentalist. His music is diverse & intense as well as passionate & romantic. Vito is a true renaissance man with many talents. His passion for truth in the creative process exemplifies his dedication of the dharmic path & a social-conscious lifestyle. Vito’s lifelong work as a performer & producer has...

Duration:01:13:19