2017 marks the 40th anniversary of iconic band The B-52s. It’s also the year founding member Cindy Wilson embarked on her solo career, releasing her debut, ‘Change,’ on December 1st through Kill Rock Stars. On this episode, Portia talks with Cindy about her new album, adapting to today’s music industry, and her advice for new musicians.
Cindy Wilson (The B-52’s)
Cindy Wilson “Brother”
Cindy Wilson “Mystic”
Cindy Wilson “On The Inside”
The stereotype of “sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll” is pervasive in music. The music business often fosters an environment where addiction is the norm, but many artists and industry professionals who are in recovery have successfully stayed in the …
Establishing a reputation and fan base is vital as a musician, but how can a band evolve once they’re known for a sound? On this episode, Portia sits down with Justin Ringle, whose band Horse Feathers just released their sixth …
Whether you do everything yourself or have some professional help, being resourceful is an important skill as an independent artist. On this episode, we talk with people who've established themselves and built their businesses -- doing everything from album recording …