Host Jesse Curtis shares his thoughts on the evolution of the series and the personal impact the conversations he had with his guests over the last year have had on him.Several guests check in to tell us how things have changed for them since t
Ozeal DeBastos is a podcaster, mentor, and consultant out of Houston Texas. His journey is one of a creator, having been involved in dance, music, and many forms of content creation and community building, including the popular Pod Houston Face
Kadesh Flow is an independent Nerdcore hip-hop artist and trombonist out of Kansas City, Missouri, and his Thanksgiving week may be a solid contender for "worst week ever." In spite of life hitting him like a mack truck that week, and this whol
Robert Brantley is an independent harsh noise artist out of Pompano Beach Florida. He will be the first to admit that his brand of entertainment is ultra-niche, but that's something he's embraced, and in doing so, has found his tribe and his pl
Hassan BFly is an author and musician living in Venice Beach, California. In early 2020, he departed his hometown of Washington, D.C. to pursue his dreams on the west coast. Like many of us, he didn't expect the COVID-19 pandemic to hit as hard
Ambush Vin is an independent sci-fi hip-hop artist out of Gary, Indiana. He is one of those artists who is a rarity in the independent music scene. He has a strong sense of who he is, and what his message to the world needs to be. Vin is the ty
Rock/pop trio This Modern, out of Phoenix, Arizona has their sights set high. They have aspirations of hitting the top 40 with their brand of rhymes fused with rock/punk melodies. Earlier in the year, they embarked on a tour with the Juno award
Jeffrey Bryan is a singer, songwriter, composer, and the current keyboardist for the band Survivor. Having come of age in the 1980s as a musician and actor. He was able to star in movies like The Karate Kid and perform on TV and the sunset stri
Russ Baum, an independent folk/rock singer out of Columbus, IN has a roller-coaster of a storyâ€” leaving a steady job to pursue his dream, then nearly losing everything to the touring musicianâ€™s lifestyle. He found a way to get it all back,
Shubzilla and Bill Beats are a hip-hop duo out of Seattle. While each of them is a force on their own, they have discovered the power of combining their abilities to create something truly special. Discover the story of the moment they decided
2020 has been a difficult year for so many of us, for so many reasons. Now, think about having everything the year has brought you to deal with, then add on a battle with mental illness, and the challenges that being a part of the LGBTQ+ commun
LaBranda Pope is a high-school English teacher in Broward County, FL. You couldn’t be blamed for thinking what she does for a living doesn’t fit the mold of the creatives we’ve been interviewing thus far. Think about it for a second… When your
Picture being an artist. Not only an artist, but one that performs in public. Suddenly, a pandemic hits and that’s gone. You figure, “okay, I can just paint at home, no big deal.” The reality, however, is quite different. You have all the time
Imagine bringing a child into this world during these times. The worries and stresses of being a new parent in any times, good or bad, are tremendous, but even more so now. Independent nerdcore/otaku emcee GR3YS0N doesn’t have to imagine this s
While you may not have to imagine what it’s like to have lived through the COVID-19 pandemic, imagine having to live at the epicenter of it. That’s what independent nerdcore rapper Lex the Lexicon Artist had to do. Months indoors, only going ou
What do you do when your livelihood, the stage and the crowds, are taken away from you? What’s the next move? Now you have some big life changes thrown in on top of that. Do you find a way to keep fighting for everything you’ve built up to this
Welcome to the sneak preview of 2020:Into The Fire!
Jesse Curtis takes you through his personal journey, the moment he decided helping independent artists succeed is his calling, and what to expect from this series.
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