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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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LeE HARVeY OsMOND - Coffee Break

9/22/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Coffee Break is Lee Harvey Osmond. "Allow us to draw attention to the new slab by the eminent and hirsute Steeltown reprobate, Lee Harvey Osmond, aka Tom Wilson aka one of three Rodeo Kings, aka that large, melodic growling man from the former Junkhouse. Beautiful Scars is the third solo album from Tom Wilson’s Lee Harvey Osmond and follows two albums, A Quiet Evil and The Folk Sinner which were previously longlisted for the Polaris Prize and...

Duration: 01:05:11


Scott Mickelson - Coffee Break

9/4/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Coffee Break is San Francisco based singer/songwriter Scott Mickelson. Through a career that spanned five full-length releases with his band Fat Opie, a struggle with a long-term illness and a career as a fine artist, Scott Mickelson has persevered. Now, with his debut solo release Mickelson Flickering, he delivers his most critically acclaimed work. Mickelson is singing the stories of those living their lives in contemporary America, as...

Duration: 00:48:20


Russell James Pyle - Coffee Break

8/21/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Coffee Break is New Mexico based singer/songwriter Russell James Pyle. Russell James Pyle was born into a Pennsylvanian family steeped in musical tradition. With parents who were a trumpet player and classical pianist, respectively, and a grandfather who commanded big bands with his horn during the 1940s and 50s, the groundwork for a career in music was laid. He was playing piano by age six, trumpet by age ten, before settling into the guitar...

Duration: 00:44:05


Noah Parker - Coffee Break

7/27/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Coffee Break is pop singer/songwriter Noah Parker. With a powerful creative vision and unique sound, Noah Parker will soon become a leading force on the contemporary pop landscape. Songs like the kinetic pop of “Fight The Feeling” and the effortlessly romantic “Tomorrow’s Too Late” display the singer-songwriter’s natural gift for melodic style and emotive energy, synthesizing classic songcraft, studio invention, and timeless pop...

Duration: 00:38:05


Rev Shawn Amos - Coffee Break

7/11/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Coffee Break is Los Angeles-based artist Reverend Shawn Amos. The Reverend Shawn Amos is a Los Angeles-based, chart-toping bluesman ready to turn any venue into a 1960s' Chicago blues club. His foot-stomping, harp-wailing performances, like tent revivals of yore, energize the faithful, and convert the wayward to the Rev's message of booty-shakin', deeply joyful blues. The Rev came up in the 1970s Los Angeles, at the feet of musical legends like...

Duration: 00:43:01


Kray Van Kirk - Mid-Week Coffee Break

6/27/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Mid-Week Coffee Break is Standing 'O' singer/songwriter/storyteller extraordinaire Kray Van Kirk. Kray Van Kirk is a singer-songwriter delivering performances that the Borderline Folk Club in New York called "...what every singer-songwriter should aspire to." At the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where many shows receive only a handful of audience members due to the sheer volume of available performances, his room was sold out, leaving folks sitting...

Duration: 00:51:41


Ali Handal - Mid-Week Coffee Break

6/15/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Mid-Week Coffee Break is Los Angeles-based badass singer/songwriter Ali Handal. Moved early on by wise and resilient women, singer/songwriter Ali Handal wore out the Tapestry album. As a cat-obsessed six-year-old (some things never change), Ali honored her initial musical heroine by naming her very first kitten “Carole.” Over the years, the sweet melodies and lyrics penned by musical sages King, Dylan, Lennon and McCartney captivated her. She had...

Duration: 00:41:12


Band of Heathens - Coffee Break

6/1/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Coffee Break is Austin-based band Band of Heathens who just released their album Duende. Duende, the title of The Band of Heathens’ fifth studio album (and eighth overall), marks their tenth anniversary as a group, and it certainly applies to its overall theme about the collective search for connection and communion in a technology-fueled world increasingly splintered, distracted and lonely. As band co-founder Ed Jurdi, who first learned of the...

Duration: 00:39:30


Kimberly Haynes - Coffee Break

5/17/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Coffee Break is singer/songwriter Kimberly Haynes who just released her album Awaken Me: Songs from the Heart of a Seeker. Accompanying her is her producer & talented musician himself Vito Gregoli. Kindled by an awareness of divine guidance and conscious connection with spirit, singer/songwriter Kimberly Haynes’ debut album “Awaken Me,” brings forth an uplifting invitation to discover a sacred space deep within the heart. The spectrum of her...

Duration: 00:46:12


Coffee Break with Kristina Jacobsen

4/18/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Coffee Break is singer/songwriter Kristina Jacobsen who is hosting an AMAZING upcoming songwriting retreat in Navajo Nation. Deadline to apply is May 1st so be sure to check it out now. Details at http://kristinajacobsenmusic.com. Kristina Jacobsen’s first album, Three Roses, proves that she is a certified country singer/songwriter who couldn’t be more authentic if she had been born backstage at the Louisiana Hayride in Shreveport, a program that...

Duration: 00:45:29


David Starr - Coffee Break

4/11/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Coffee Break is singer/songwriter David Starr who just pre-released his album "The Head and Heart" on standingoproject.com. "David Starr has a voice you will never forget. His music is authentic, his songs are honest, full of emotion and truth. His new EP, The Head and Heart, is a showcase for his classic songwriting style and wonderful guitar playing.”– John Oates David Starr owns a thriving guitar store in the heart of Cedaredge, Colorado, yet...

Duration: 00:39:49


Rob Roper - Coffee Break

3/28/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Coffee Break is Colorado singer/songwriter Rob Roper. Rob Roper is a songwriter, singer, guitarist and composer currently living in Denver, Colorado. He has released five solo CDs, “Some Songs I Wrote” (2007), “Me” (2009), “Misfit” (2011), “The Other Side of Nowhere” (2012), and “Word” (2016). Jon Solomon of the Westword calls him “…a guy with some sharp songwriting skills and a knack for penning witty lyrics.” The website Rootstime.be...

Duration: 00:58:00


Paul Fogarty - Coffee Break

3/10/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Coffee Break is Germany-based singer/songwriter Paul Fogarty. Australian-born Paul Fogarty is a prolific songwriter-poet with more than 1200 original songs to his name. Since turning pro as a performing singer-songwriter in 2001 Paul has released four studio albums totaling 55 songs. He’s opened for Status Quo and Arrested Development and Richard Clapton and Neil Murray and James Blundell, and showcased at festivals in Germany, Switzerland,...

Duration: 00:57:28


Short Sleeve Heart - Coffee Break

2/28/2017
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Our guests this week on the Art of the Song Coffee Break are Laila Garsys, Mike Trella and Pat Manella of the band Short Sleeve Heart. Laila Garsys (Lead Vocalist, songwriter​, rhythm guitar, harmonica, tambourine). Armed with powerhouse vocals, slick harmonica and rhythmic guitar chops, Laila continues to seduce us by mixing blues, soul and gritty rock into a sultry style of her own. Practically raised in a theater auditorium, she was first inspired to perform by watching her mom direct...

Duration: 01:07:48


Slings & Arrows - Coffee Break

2/7/2017
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Our guests this week on the Art of the Song Coffee Break are Zach Broocke and Marlaina Youch who make up the songwriter duo Slings & Arrows. Local Nashville duo made up of Zach Broocke & Marlaina Touch. These two have taken music city by storm. With their sound rooted in a blend of Americana and Southern Folk Rock, these two have set themselves apart with their rolling guitar lines, playful lyrics, and harmonies that are reminiscent of acts like The Civil...

Duration: 00:47:58


Nancy Ann Stubbs - Coffee Break

1/27/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Coffee Break is Nancy Ann Stubbs, a "Big Leap" Coach, who works with musicians (and in fact will be there offering her services at Folk Alliance this year!). A little bit about who she is: "My passion is to guide individuals and teams to an understanding of their innate talents and inspire them to align their work and relationships accordingly. I utilize a myriad of proven tools and processes to deliver results that make a difference. And more...

Duration: 00:50:56


Pete Kronowitt - Coffee Break

1/20/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Coffee Break is Pete Kronowitt, who just last year released his first album "A Lone Voice". A Lone Voice review from antiMusic: "Kronowitt is an established Americana artist, a singer, songwriter and guitarist with a penchant for making political statements without conveying anger or preachiness; in fact he generally gets his point across in a fun way. Not that there's anything fun about the situation with all the shootings going on in the US...

Duration: 00:57:36


Ynana Rose - Coffee Break

1/14/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Mid-Week Coffee Break is fellow Californian singer/songwriter Ynana Rose. Ynana Rose sings, writes and performs with a passion to connect with people through music. Her music can best be described as “Acoustic Americana music threaded with folk, bluegrass, country, jazz and more.” She sings of the joy and heartbreak of living in a rich, soulful voice that crosses genres with ease. Pulling on inspiration from Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones, Sarah...

Duration: 00:48:32


Martha Reich - Mid-Week Coffee Break

1/5/2017
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Mid-Week Coffee Break is Santa Fe-based singer/songwriter Martha Reich, who was just in town for the Hollywood Music and Media Awards. With vocals reminiscent of icons like Joni Mitchell and Joan Baez and an originality impossible to duplicate, Marthaʼs songs possess an exquisite poetry, capturing the depth of personal and universal subjects, while tapping into something true and real for all that listen deeply with their minds as well as hearts....

Duration: 00:57:51


Eric Schwartz - Mid-Week Coffee Break

12/27/2016
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Our guest this week on the Art of the Song Mid-Week Coffee Break is Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter and musical satirist Eric Schwartz. Award-winning singer/songwriter, performer, satirist multi-instrumentalist and entertainer Eric Schwartz (aka Eric “Red” Schwartz) tours the U.S. and Europe bringing his music to every audience he can find. He’s been playing music and comedy venues nationally for fifteen years (the Improv, The Bluebird, The Comedy Store, The Bottom Line…). He has...

Duration: 01:07:10

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