Bringin' it Backwards

Bringin' it Backwards

“Bringin' it Backwards" podcast -- a platform for both legendary and rising musicians to tell their personal stories on how they achieved stardom, providing invaluable information for all artists and music enthusiasts to have access to meaningful, and memorable advice to inspire their own creative journeys. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bringinbackpod/support

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June 15, 2021 61 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing Blake Lewis and KJ Sawka of The Private Language over Zoom video!

In one of the most uniquely offbeat collaborations of the year, celebrated pop singer Blake Lewis joins forces with EDM’s most accomplished drummer producer KJ Sawka to form The Private Language, a new project that combines cutting edge electropop, indie dance and future funk into one irresistible package. Their boldly unexpected d...

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We had the pleasure of interviewing Monique Nikkole over Zoom video!

Brooklyn, NY songstress Monique Nikkole and H-Town heavy hitter Lil Flip sparked magic with their combined talents for the new single “Red Bottoms And Lingerie”.

The chemistry between Monique Nikkole and Lil Flip is electric on this track and overflows on screen in the official music video! The anticipated new video features a fresh remixed remastered new version!...

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June 12, 2021 28 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing Tarah Who? over Zoom video!

Tarah Who? well, “she” equals “they,” and “they’re” a power duo masterminded by grunge-punk front-woman Tarah Carpenter, who channels explosive emotionality into rousing anthems alongside drummer/backing vocalist Coralie Hervé. Tarah Who? are set to release their new single “Illusion of Freedom” co-produced by Jason Orme (guitarist for Alanis Morissette) and Tarah, fol...

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June 12, 2021 29 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing Ruth B. over Zoom video!

25-year-old multi-platinum Ethiopian-Canadian singer and songwriter Ruth B. is excited to share her new album Moments In Between, executive produced by Patrick Wimberly (Beyonce, Solange, Blood Orange, Ellie Goulding), on Downtown Records / The Orchard. Moments In Between is a raw emotional accounting of the anxieties and uncertainty Ruth faces as a woman in her mid-twent...

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June 11, 2021 35 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing Jesse Royal over Zoom video!

Jesse Royal - one of Jamaica’s most charismatic young stars - releases his sophomore album Royal via Easy Star Records. The singer-songwriter has been a key player in the island’s current reggae movement along with his contemporaries Chronixx, Protoje, and Koffee, and returns this summer with his modern take on the genre.

On Royal, Jesse’s messages are rich and consci...

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June 11, 2021 36 min

Together with American Songwriter and Sean Ulbs of The Eiffels, we had the pleasure of interviewing Frankie Pine over Zoom video!

Frankie Pine, who works under the banner Whirly Girl Music, is an award-winning music supervisor creating memorable, provocative, and engaging soundtracks for high-profile film and television projects. Her most recent work can be seen in the Golden Globe and Critics  Choice Award-nominated series, ‘The F...

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We had the pleasure of interviewing Matt Lutz, the founder and CEO of Music Benefactors over Zoom video!

Music Benefactors is a brand new company, taking a whole new approach to SEC registered crowdfunding with a sole focus on the music industry. Recording artists and independent music businesses are able to raise capital for new projects and monetize catalogs by partnering with fans and investors. Recording artists, indie labels, ...

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June 9, 2021 26 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing Mekka Don over Zoom video!

Mekka Don makes his highly anticipated return to music today with "Still Dope," an anthem of unity and upliftment highlighting the brilliance of Black lives.

Produced by Tha Audio Unit, Mekka Don captures a message of unapologetic self-love and a call-to-action of perseverance amid oppression and discrimination; racist systemic forces made to deter Black people ...

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June 7, 2021 44 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing Rachel Baiman over Zoom video!

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month this May, indie-folk artist Rachel Baiman spoke with Good Morning America about why she turns to music and art when her mental health is suffering and the five songs that make her feel better, here: instagram.com/p/CPIe_Y5LlaC

On her forthcoming ‘Cycles’ album (6.11 via Signature Sounds), Baiman dissects and empathizes with ...

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June 6, 2021 40 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing Major Murphy over Zoom audio!

Today, Major Murphy — Jacob Bullard (guitar, vocals), Jacki Warren (bass, vocals), Brian Voortman (drums), and Chad Houseman (guitar, keys, percussion) — share Access, their second album for Winspear. Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield says Access is “an album to blast at an unruly volume to soundtrack an experience one might have standing at that crossroads,” and it’s ...

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June 6, 2021 36 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing Exit 216 over Zoom video!

Exit 216, the duo comprised of hit songwriter Steven Battey ("One Number Away" by Luke Combs, “Sugar” by Flo Rida, “Buzzin” by Mann) and Cole Burkett, has teamed up with songwriter and artist Nikki Williams on their new single, “Robbery".

Produced by David Mescone and co-written by Steven Battey, Nikki Williams, and David Mescone, “Robbery” is about carrying ...

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June 6, 2021 52 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing TWO LANES and Panama over Zoom video!

We invite you to watch the official music video for ‘Rolling Back,’ the intercontinental collab between Berlin’s TWO LANES and Australia’s Panama. Directed by filmmaker Matthew Thorne, the film adds a striking visual narrative to the song’s smooth and classy musical groove. The film is about the many artists who have performed in Berlin and perhaps even calle...

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June 4, 2021 35 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing Casey Conroy over Zoom video!

Looking toward the future, Casey Conroy knows if music doesn’t tell the truth - it’s not worth making, noting of her process, “I’m not interested in glamorizing myself just for the sake of being glamorous. It’s really important for me to reflect and make music about real people and real things.” With this vision in tow, as well as Earmilk and OnesToWatch features, Co...

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June 4, 2021 26 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing Juna N Joey over Zoom video!

Juna N Joey are a brother/sister Country Pop Duo from West Palm Beach, FL, singer/songwriters (Think Modern Day Carpenters meets Lady A/Dan + Shay). The duo's popularity exploded organically by posting covers on YouTube with over 7 million collective views. The attention has provided a steady stream of inquiries for collaborations from MattyBRaps, Sky Katz (Di...

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June 4, 2021 31 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing John Roberts over Zoom video!

EMMY nominated TV star, LGBTQ icon, comedian and nu-disco electronic artist John Roberts, best known as the voice of the lovable Linda Belcher on the hit TV show Bob's Burgers, released his debut album, Lights Out (via X-Bop). Produced by Junior Sanchez, it features guest appearances from Debbie Harry, Beth Ditto and babydaddy (Scissor Sisters).

John previously r...

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June 4, 2021 27 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing Montana Tucker over Zoom video!

Recognized for sharing the stage with the likes of Ciara, Lil Wayne, Flo Rida to JLo, Montana is taking the industry by storm with hits of her own. Following the success of her recent singles like Hola & “Sunday Funday,” Montana recently dropped DooWopvia Universal Music Group, which will be followed by “Be Myself” featuring social media mega-star Todrick ...

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June 4, 2021 37 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing Rozzi over Zoom video!

As we grow up, being vulnerable becomes harder. But for Rozzi, openness is a sign of strength. That’s how the LA-based neo-soul luminary has designed her “dangerously personal” new Hymn for Tomorrow EP -- the first installment of a new full-length album coming later this year -- due out July 2 on BMG. Mostly recorded in London and New York with a handful of stellar producer...

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June 3, 2021 20 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing Anna Shoemaker over Zoom video!

Anna Shoemaker is a Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter. Originally hailing from Philadelphia, the 26-year-old first made her mark as a Soundcloud sensation with her viral mashup of Kendrick Lamar’s “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe” and Chance the Rapper's “Cocoa Butter Kisses,” which she recorded on her bedroom floor. The song, which now has over 892K streams, caught th...

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June 3, 2021 29 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing Cinders over Zoom video!

Salt Lake City indie-pop-rock trio (and three best friends) Cinders recently released their rowdy new single “Growing Up”. Doused in melodic hooks and nostalgia for younger years, the track highlights the trials and tribulations of getting older, the societal and self-imposed pressures of adulthood, and the struggle of not losing yourself in the process. “Growing Up” is a...

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June 2, 2021 29 min

We had the pleasure of interviewing Gryffin over Zoom video!

L.A.-based artist/producer Gryffin has just unveiled a new single entitled “Best Is Yet To Come” with buzzing California singer Kyle Reynolds. Released via Darkroom / Interscope Records, Gryffin once again crafts the ultimate summer anthem with an engaging electronic soundscape heightened by Kyle’s soaring delivery and powerful hooks. The track and accompanying video show...

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