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When it comes to artists in the music industry, Grit has to exist. These are the voices of independent artists today. Gritty Birds’ is on a journey to discover how we create art and why it’s so important. @grittybirds
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Now displaying: 2019

An XRAY.FM radio show and podcast all about the grit behind successful artists and creatives, from artist and producer Jeni Wren.

Nov 5, 2019

On Tuesday we're previewing Season 4 of Gritty Birds. This week's interview is with constantly touring married master duo Kolars. I met with the group while they were in Boise in 2017. They are infectious, not just in personality, but also their intense stage set up. A mix of tap, drums and sultry guitar and vocals, they're one of my favorites.

 

Find out more at grittybirds.com

Nov 4, 2019

NaPodPoMo Mondays bring us back to season one of Gritty Birds. In this episode we revisit Jared Mees of Tender Loving Empire. The Portland company run and found by Mees and his wife Brianne has grown exponentially since the time the longform interview came out. But his views on the music industry are still relevant.

More at http://www.grittybirds.com

Nov 4, 2019

NaNoPodMod Day Three brings us Sunday Sessions. An empowering short with a meditation and my Dad's Sunday Thoughts. This week it's about All Saints Day, one of our Lutheran Family's Church Traditions and part of my life in Portland with Dia De Los Muertos.

The question today is:  am I enough, is my life enough, are my actions and reactions enough.

 

More at http://www.grittybirds.com

 

 

Nov 2, 2019

Adapted from a talk at Podcast Movement's PMX Competition 2019. A love story, a story about creating. During the years I was studying music in Seattle, I worked with jazz legend Overton Berry. In this episode, I share our story and how he helped lay a foundation for telling amazing stories through word and music. 

This is day two of NaPodPoMo and a part of Story Saturday.

Full transcript at http://grittybirds.com

Nov 1, 2019

Gritty Birds is back for a special daily series for the month of November and NaPodPoMo.

Each day of the week will have a slightly different structure and theme. Fridays we’ll talk about creativity and content. Saturdays I’m going to be sharing some stories with you. Sundays I’ll be leading you in guided meditations and Sunday thoughts, inspired my Dad’s weekly messages.

In this episode, we talk about the amazing value of Morning Pages. 

You can find out more on my website. http://www.grittybirds.com

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