Wednesday 28th June 2017,
West Michigan Indie

Grand Rapids

#68- Start Garden

#68- Start Garden

Start Garden founder and CEO, Rick Devos, sat down with us at their office at 50 Louis St. in downtown GR. We talked about this unique venture capital fund, creating an culture on innovation in Grand Rapids, and a little Artprize.  Podcast includes tracks from some of last year’s Artprize Music Winners:  Karisa Wilson, “The Courage [...]

June 30, 2014 Q James Quatrine, Podcast Episodes 0

Concert Review: Silent Lions, Flint Eastwood, & Soil And The Sun

Concert Review: Silent Lions, Flint Eastwood, & Soil And The Sun

Concert Review: Feb 22nd, The Blind Pig: Silent Lions, Flint Eastwood, Soil And The Sun by John Verburg   This past Saturday, I had the opportunity to go check out some local acts at the Blind Pig in Ann Arbor. Unfortunately, I walked in late to only catch the back end of Silent Lions. From what [...]

February 28, 2014 Q Concert Reviews, John Verburg 0

#58- Jes Kramer

#58- Jes Kramer

One woman band, Jes Kramer, met up with WMI editor James Quatrine and contributor Scott Powers at Q’s new favorite watering hole Rocky’s Bar & Grill in downtown Grand Rapids. We talked of song-writing, bandcamp, the Division Avenue Arts Collective (DAAC), and Grand Rapids in general.  Podcast includes tracks off Jes’ CD ‘Nine’: Lions, Love [...]

November 12, 2013 Q James Quatrine, Podcast Episodes 0

#57- Born Ruffians

#57- Born Ruffians

Born Ruffians‘ Luke Lalonde (lead singer/guitarist) and Mitch DeRosier (bassist) sat down with WMI editor James Quatrine before their October 28 show at The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids.  We talked about their latest CD ‘Birthmarks,’ the Toronto music scene, songwriting, podcasts, and the origin of cheers traditions (although Q got distracted and never got [...]

November 1, 2013 Q James Quatrine, Podcast Episodes, Uncategorized 0

#056- Real Lazy Genius

#056- Real Lazy Genius

Patrick Wieland, Jonny Bruha, and Adam Cavanaugh from Real Lazy Genius sat down with WMI editor James Quatrine and guitarist Dan Fisher (The Campanellis and North Atlantic Drift) in the back patio of Rocky’s Bar & Grill in downtown Grand Rapids.  “The Steve Buscemi’s of Rock” talked about their upcoming CD ‘Dreamy’, their CD release [...]

October 18, 2013 Q James Quatrine, Podcast Episodes 0