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

Quiet Entertainer Drops New Mix EP: Q-Gaze

My new mix EP is up! It’s called Q-Gaze. Q-Gaze basically is a collection of songs that I’ve found recently that I really enjoy. Songs that I’ve discovered from my Pandora Station, soundcloud, or from going out to shows. It’s my first mix of any kind; so, I’m really excited and proud of it! You… Continue reading Quiet Entertainer Drops New Mix EP: Q-Gaze

Interview with Orig the DJ Part Three: Big Smo, Spoken Nerd, & Teaching DJs

This is part three of my interview with Orig the DJ. If you missed part one or part two, you can click the links to read it. In this section, he discusses Big Smo, Spoken Nerd, and his philosophy as a DJ teacher. QE: How did you end up working with Big Smo? Orig: Well,… Continue reading Interview with Orig the DJ Part Three: Big Smo, Spoken Nerd, & Teaching DJs

How To Get a Write Up In The Local Music Scene

Recently I had a great show. We did a lot of promotion for it, including some Facebook ad campaigns. One thing that I didn’t expect was that we got a write-up in the Nashville Scene which is one of the weekly free magazines that goes out here. A lot of bands and other artists frequently… Continue reading How To Get a Write Up In The Local Music Scene

How To Take Over The Internet And Make It Look Easy

I definitely didn’t want to be the only one who hadn’t blogged about this. Last week, Wick-It the Instigator dropped his new mixtape: The Brothers of Chico Dusty, a mashup record of The Black Keys & Big Boi. I hope you’ve heard it by now. If not, listen below. It’s been only a week since… Continue reading How To Take Over The Internet And Make It Look Easy

Labor Day Weekend with Derrek Phillips Manufactory

I just played one of my favorite shows ever this past weekend. It was at the 5 Spot in East Nashville along with Derrek Phillips’ Manufactory. This is one of my favorite bands in town. They let me sit in with them for a couple of songs. It was very cool! I wish I had… Continue reading Labor Day Weekend with Derrek Phillips Manufactory

Mashville Rolls 9 Deep

It’s time for me to shut up. For all the times I complain quietly to myself about feeling left out or slept on, this is definitely not one of those times. On Saturday, I’ll be one of the DJs as part of 9 Deep, this weekend’s Mashville event. Mashville is the monthly DJ event showcasing… Continue reading Mashville Rolls 9 Deep

247 is Nashville’s Secret Weapon

247 is a good friend of mine here in town, but more importantly he’s the hidden force behind a lot of great things happening in Nashville! 247 has done a lot of production for other artists around town, including my friend Spoken Nerd. I’ve told you about him before because he’s one-third of The Billy… Continue reading 247 is Nashville’s Secret Weapon