Episode Nine (New York, New York): Allison Leah is a NYC singer/songwriter touring and performing in support of her music. Leah sits down with Markus to discuss her EP 'Fly Home' and perform a brand new song. With over 2100 monthly listeners on Spotify, Leah will be completing a tour from NYC to Nashville this fall, September through October. Hear Allison's music worldwide on every streaming service. Find all the links on her website, www.allisonleahmusic.com/ and on Instagram (@allisonleahmusic), Twitter (@allisonleah_), and Facebook (Allison Leah Music).
Episode Eight (Hartland, Vermont): Jenna Rice is a singer/songwriter/artist from Vermont. A poignant storyteller, Rice crafts authentic songs about authentic characters. On the podcast, she talks about her debut album, Bottle Collection (available on her website), performing two songs from the record. The album is available to purchase digitally and physically via CD and vinyl — August 2019.
Episode Seven (New York, New York): Poets Nia Mora and Hattress Barbour III join the podcast to perform their poetry and share inspirations in developing their writing and stage presence. Recorded at Chiller Sound in New York City, Mora and Barbour perform throughout the NYC art scene. Mora released a book of poems, She’s Come Undone, which can be ordered through niamora.net. Follow her on Instagram @poetniamora. Barbour can be found @iam_hattress on Instagram. Shout out to Open Mic Renegades for promoting Indie Art in NYC and Shanice Ariel for bringing Markus, Nia, and Hattress together — July 2019.
Episode Six (Kiel, Germany): Sons and Preachers is multi-genre band with roots in Germany and Indonesia. Consisting of Yonatan Pandelaki (Vocals/Keyboards/Organ), Tobias Lemberger (Vocals/Guitar), Myriam Lemberger (Vocals/Percussion), Volker Starr (Drums), Sons and Preachers tour around Germany as well as breaking ground in Yonatan’s native Indonesia. The band’s latest studio album is available to stream on Spotify. Follow the band on Facebook and Instagram for show info, updates, and backstage photos. Take a look at their YouTube channel for videos and live performances — June 2019.
Episode Five (Copenhagen, Denmark): Steffen Galster is a Danish Folk Singer/Songwriter from Copenhagen. On the fifth episode of the podcast, Galster performs in English and Danish. English song, “Today I Broke Up With Trust” and Danish, “Sov Lille Ven.” Galster talks in-between songs about the culture of Copenhagen and the Danish music scene. Hear more of Steffen’s music on YouTube and Facebook — May 2019.
Episode Four (Pittsburgh, PA): Kelly Brennan, former Breaking News reporter for WATE-TV in Pittsburgh, put her journalism career on hold to be a full-time mom for her and her husband's two daughters. Now, Brennan focuses her creative energy on her website kellybrennan412.com to aid fellow mothers with support, advice, and encouragement. Follow Kelly on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @kellybrennan412. Kelly joins the podcast to talk about her career shift, parental focus, finding balance between the joys and struggles of motherhood, and believing in your unique path in life — April 2019.
Episode Three Newark, OH): Angela Perley, frontwoman for the band Angela Perley and the Howlin’ Moons, performs two rock n roll songs acoustically with her lead guitarist Chris Connor. Perley and Maticic discuss new music, life on the road, and keeping a band together. Learn more about Angela and her band at angelaperley.com — March 2019.
Episode Two (Grand Blanc, MI): Singer/Songwriter Mike Gentry joins Maticic to sing two songs and discuss the changes in the music industry from the local perspective. Gentry sings a song for Flint, MI and those effected by the water crisis. Learn more about Gentry at mikegentrymusic.com — February 2019.
Episode One (Pittsburgh, PA): Singer/Songwriter Sadie’s Song performs two beautiful songs on the debut episode of the podcast. Sadie talks about the origins of her name, hard work, and crafting stories. Learn more about Sadie’s music by visiting her Facebook page, Sadie’s Song — January 2019.