Blog Entries by Shawna Ortega

An ace transcriptionist, Shawna learned interview technique from listening to hundreds of interviews as part of her job. Based in San Diego by way of Phoenix, her musical passions include Roger Clyne and Stevie Nicks.
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  • They Might Be GiantsWho writes a song about a name they found in a phone book? That's just one of the everyday things these guys find to sing about. Anything in their field of vision or general scope of knowledge is fair game. If you cross paths with them, so are you.read more
  • Little Big Town"When seeds that you sow grow by the wicked moon/Be sure your sins will find you out/Your past will hunt you down and turn to tell on you."read more
  • Mountain HeartJoshua Shilling is an original. He'll do whatever it takes to not write the standard tears-in-my-beer story. And he'll do it brilliantly.read more
  • Josh KelleyJosh released his first Country album in 2011, so now he doesn't have to sound "like a little freakin' emo."read more
  • Steel MagnoliaJoshua Scott Jones explains why he's always asking forgiveness from his musical partner, who's also his girlfriend.read more
  • SugarlandMeet the "sassy basket" with the biggest voice in country music.read more
  • Dirty DancingWhat's missing from today's lame Rom-Coms? Killer songs and Patrick Swayze.read more
  • Steve AzarWhen you touch down in the land of the delta blues, you're walking in Steve Azar's territory.read more
  • Marcy PlaygroundIt took an alternative school education and lots of Dungeons & Dragons to mold the man who brought us "Sex and Candy."read more
  • Laura Bell BundyThis "Countrypolitan" sweetie has a Marilyn fascination and a look that is pulling YouTube views in the millions.read more