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James Quatrine

WMI pushes it past potential with Rick Chyme

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 06-06-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, Hip hop artist Rick Chyme and keyboardist Ryan K. Wilson crushed it at The Meanwhile with WMI editor James Quatrine. We talked about their new project "5iveit," their former incarnation The Southpaw Players, and the whole...

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WMI gets Thick As Thieves with The Northern Skies

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 04-11-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, Romance for Ransom lead singer, Melissa Dylan, and I caught up with Eric Engblade, the lead singer/songwriter of The Northern Skies, at Billy’s in Eastown. He talked about his recent trip to Ireland, The Northern Skies’...

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WMI gets real with Stepdad

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 03-11-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episdode, Alexis front-man Matt Forbush and I got down to the bottom of things with Ryan McCarthy and Alex Fives from Stepdad at Rocky’s Bar & Grill. They talked about Stepdad’s most recent CD "Wildlife Pop," their...

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WMI kicks it at the Pickwick with Eric Kehoe

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 02-18-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, WMI editor James Quatrine and contributor Scott Rider met up at the Pickwick Tavern with singer/songwriter Eric Kehoe. We talk about his self-titled debut solo CD, his time in the Peace Corps, and hockey.   Podcast includes...

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West Michigan Indie self deports with The Legal Immigrants

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 01-09-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, editor James Quatrine hung out at The Hub’s Inn on the west side of Grand Rapids with The Legal Immigrants‘ Joe Bockheim, Ian Dodge, Jeff Armstrong and Tony Lubenow. We talked about their new CD ‘The Legal...

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West Michigan Indie harmonizes With Brena

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 12-31-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

In episode 25 of the WMI podcast, contributor Magda Przekadzinska and I met Brena’s Steffan and Sean Copenhaver at the Grand Woods Lounge.  We talked about their last CD “This Is The Sound,” their tour bus and World Of...

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West Michigan Indie catches up with Fly Paper

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 12-18-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

WMI editor James Quatrine and contributor Tony Maniscalco caught up with Kalamazoo based band Fly Paper at The Holiday Bar in Grand Rapids, MI.  Band members Micaela Kingslight, Ashley Ickes and Joe Chamberlin told us some stories from the road...

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West Michigan Indie Gets Down With King Crabapple

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 12-11-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, WMI editor James Quatrine roadied over to the Muxbunkr in beautiful Muskegan, MI to get down with King Crabapple and the the cool kids from Mux Rec. Will Jeannot, Mike Schertenlieb and Mike Olsen talked a little chess, marijuana,...

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West Michigan Indie hangs out with Kari Lynch

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 12-04-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

What a great time WMI editor James Quatrine and contributor Magda Przekadzinska had drinking beers and shots with Kari Lynch of the Kari Lynch Band at the Grand Woods Lounge. We talked about her upcoming EP The Kari Lynch Band and hanging out in...

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West Michigan Indie talks to Jake Down

by James Quatrine (jquatrine)

Submitted 11-27-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, I met folk rock singer/songwriter Jake Down and violinist Charlie Bleish at Mulligan’s Pub in Eastown. We talked about Jake’s new single ‘Undertow’, his website Listen To The Mitten, and the The Foxboro...

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