The Only Way To Save Your Music Scene As A Musician

Photo by Amanda René Photography

Here in Nashville, I try to stay as connected as I can to the music scene. I go out to see as many shows of different genres as I can. Because of that, I meet a lot of different artists and bands. I do pay special attention to the hip hop scene and also the… Continue reading The Only Way To Save Your Music Scene As A Musician

Quiet Entertainer Orchestra at FooBAR Too w/ Undiscover, Hobbledeions, and Rain

The show is tonight! I’m very excited to finally do this show. It will be my first time doing a headlining show with the live band, Quiet Entertainer Orchestra. As you’ve seen, Q.E.O. is just a  live interpretation of my previous DJ tracks. We’re playing tonight at Foobar Too which is the venue side. Also… Continue reading Quiet Entertainer Orchestra at FooBAR Too w/ Undiscover, Hobbledeions, and Rain

Quiet Entertainer Releases New Record: Intelligent Design

My new record is finally here! It’s called Intelligent Design. It’s the most rewarding collection of music I’ve done because you can start to hear a new production style and writing style that I’ve been working on. It perhaps isn’t new to some producers but it is definitely a part of my own personal growth.… Continue reading Quiet Entertainer Releases New Record: Intelligent Design

Heath McNease Creates Under Weight Of Glory and Depth of Artistry

When I thought back to the artists that I’ve listened to the most over the past year, I was a little surprised. I thought it might be Blue Sky Black Death (my favorite producers) or DJ Shadow (my all time favorite DJ). But actually there is an artist I listen to more than anyone else… Continue reading Heath McNease Creates Under Weight Of Glory and Depth of Artistry

How To Get Your Music on Pandora and What To Do Next

One of the questions I’ve been asked the most is: How did I get my music on Pandora.com? Well, this is an easy question. Pandora has a wonderful FAQ section and the step-by-step process is spelled out nicely there. However, for the benefit of us all, I will walk you through everything I did, my… Continue reading How To Get Your Music on Pandora and What To Do Next

What You Need To Know About Finding a DJ Mixer

I’m in between shows right now; that means it’s time for me to evaluate and upgrade my DJ gear! My most immediate need is a mixer. I figured I’d go ahead and share with you my process for finding the right one, and help you to find one too. More and more people are beginning… Continue reading What You Need To Know About Finding a DJ Mixer

thinking about KNAPSACKHEROES!

I’m in a strange, never-experienced-before predicament. I’ve spent some time promoting an upcoming show with some friends here in town, KNAPSACKHEROES! (Yeah, you’re supposed to type it with all Caps and an exclamation point at the end, but I’ll refrain from here on out.) They are a mix of new wave pop with rock and… Continue reading thinking about KNAPSACKHEROES!

About the Machismo EP

I’m really excited and please about the Machismo EP. It’s a collection of some tracks I’ve done with some of my friends & favorite emcees. Let me tell you a bit about it, track by track: 1. False Alarm – One night I went to Fuel and my friend Chip Greene and I were flirting… Continue reading About the Machismo EP

My first show at The Rutledge

I finally got to do a show at The Rutledge! It was a lot of fun. Robert, Frank, & Andy were very nice to me and all of my friends who came out. Thanks to them; and thanks to Tyrone Carreker, Rebecca Moreland, and Xilehom for allowing me to be on the show with them.… Continue reading My first show at The Rutledge

My Top 5 Venues To Play in Nashville

Even though I lean more towards the DJ side, I’ve always booked myself like a band would. That just means that I’ve played mostly venues & bars instead of traditional night-clubs. This is great because in addition to meeting a lot of area DJs; I’ve also met a lot of great bands and seen wonderful… Continue reading My Top 5 Venues To Play in Nashville