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SLB Indie Trailer

Combine an indie music touring band on a budget with 7 million dollar dreams, you find there is lots of room for heartbreak and swashbuckling. These Grammy members and talented musicians have lots of laughs and share tips as they document their behind-the-scenes journey together, as they are still behind-the-scenes. Hear new music from indie artists that cross their path and be the first to hear new SLB tracks as we write them. Host - Devlin Miles navigates this journey with Drummer Jibrail Nor, Violinist Olivia Martinez, Pianist Tony Espinoza, Bassist Charles Butterfield II, Trumpeter Shanelle Jenkins, Guitarist Ali Bishop, and Road Manager and Documentary Photographer Kim Nicholais.
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Welcome to "SLB Indie Trailer" podcast, where host and vocalist Devlin Miles, of a Soulful Rock Band, Sweet Little Bloodhound takes you on-the-road as they tour and travel around the music industry, finding and supporting other indie artists.  Host: Devlin Miles of Sweet Little Bloodhound & Kim Nicholais, Commercial Photographer, start Season 2 with an RV trip to their first music fest - Floyd Fest, Virginia.

Download "SLB Indie Trailer" and take us with you on the road and let us know what you think @SLBloodhound 

Jun 15, 2016
S2 Ep25 Judy Bowman Casting Director Part 1 of 2 NY Top Casting Director

SLB Indie Trailer Host and Leader of Soulful Rock Band Sweet Little Bloodhound interviews One of NYs Top Casting Directors Judy Bowman about the business of casting and running her Creative Entreprenuer Businesss.  She gives us tips on how to master the art of an audition.

 

Jun 15, 2016
S2 Ep26 Casting Director Judy Bowman The Business of Casting with NY Top Casting Professional

Devlin Miles host of SLB Indie Trailer and Leader of the Soulful Rock band Sweet Little Bloodhound interviews one of New York's Top Casting Directors to find out the best tips for auditions, how to network, navigate the industry, the difference between casting Theater vs Film/TV, the job of casting mostly happens before the audition, finding the right people to audition and doing your research with a tip sheet from the director/producer.  Referrals for your next job.  Being accessible and available. Being a Creative Entrepreneur and loving your job.

May 16, 2016
Episode 24 of SLB Indie Trailer has takes us really behind-the-scenes as SLB tries to figure out the proper house concert etiquette and how to keep cool in those "Icey Hot" moments, take a listen as SLB hits Takoma Park, MD, DC, and crashes a WERA 96.7 FM radio party in Arlington, VA. This episode is entitled "Icey Hot."
May 11, 2016
S2 Ep24 Takoma Park MD House Concert tour with a WERA 96.7FM radio appearance

SLB plays their first house concert together and we find out what it takes to play a house concert, how to help the host, and how the moment of truth can really cause a fire, We have lunch in DC, discuss sex education, and share fun Icey Hot moments in the van with Buttahs. We crash a radio launch party and find out what it takes to start a community radio station.  Includes Live tracks from SLB at Allan's house Circle In The Square- (songs included Sweet Little Bloodhound, The River, Sweet Dreams by The Eurythmics)

Sweet Little Bloodhound information or booking

SLB@SweetLittleBloodhound.com

http://www.SweetLittleBloodhound.com

@SLBloodhound or host @DevlinMiles

 

House Concert Host

Allan at CircleInTheSquare@gmail.com

 

NYC.Gov regarding IUD

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/health/health-topics/iud.page

https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/birth-control/iud

 

 

WERA 96.7FM Arlington, VA

http://wera.fm

https://twitter.com/radioarlington

 

 

May 4, 2016
S2 Ep23 Rachael Sage Indie Artist and Mpress Record Executive

Sweet Little Bloodhound's host Devlin Miles speaks with indie artist and Mpress Label executive Rachael Sage Part 2 of 2, she speaks of her record label Mpress Records and signing artists such as Seth Glier, Ks Choice, and A Fragile Tomorrow.

 

http://www.mpressrecords.com Mpress records

Featured Artists

A Fragile Tomorrow http://afragiletomorrow.com

Seth Glier http://sethglier.com

Rachael Sage http://rachaelsage.com

Ks Choice http://www.kschoice.be

 

 

For more information about Sweet Little Bloodhound

http://www.SweetLittleBloodhound.com   

or email

SLB@sweetlittlebloodhound.com

 

Apr 27, 2016
S2 Ep22 Indie Artist and Mpress Label Executive Rachael Sage part 1 of 2

Indie Artist and Mpress Label executive Rachael Sage Part 1 of 2 speaks of her indie music and visual artistry career and how she has navigated her 20 year touring.  Go for who you feel you should meet.  Have "a little bit of a nerve" when trying to make connections for your music. Find where your music fits.

Featured Artist Rachael Sage

http://rachaelsage.com

Mpress Record label

http://www.mpressrecords.com

On this episode:

Brave Dancing - Rachael Sage

Blue Roses - Rachael Sage

Frost - Rachael Sage

Wildflower - Rachael Sage

Part 2 posts Thursday at 12pm

Apr 21, 2016
S2 Ep21 SLB in DC Part 2 of 2

Part 1 of 2, Part 1 we accompany SLB on tour in the car as they discuss what is next for Sweet Little Bloodhound, how do they expect their sound to evolve, how do they approach songwriting, what artists they should cover, Janis Joplin or Bonnie Raitt, road stop bathrooms, and car 2 discusses what genres they would like to explore more.  It's always a good time being a fly on the wall of the tour bus, car, van, or whatever they can track down to get this indie band to their next gig.  

Join SLB on tour in DC, they meet the locals, and dive into the music scene there. No topic is eliminated from songwriting to what happens in the men's bathroom, Gummy Bears, and future projects for Sweet Little Bloodhound

Part 2 they go out and meet the locals and explore local businesses of DC, including Bicycle Space, Amsterdam Falafel House, Crooked Beat, Smash Records, and The Black Squirrel.

 

Part 2 closes with songs from the tour van by artists we like and support:

Disappear by Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds http://www.sistersparrow.com

Written In The Water by Gin Wigmore http://www.ginwigmore.com

Hot Summer Nights by Grace Potter http://gracepotter.com 

For more information about SweetLittleBloodhound.com

or email SLB@SweetLittleBloodhound.com

If you have suggestions or would like to be a part of the SLB ruckus send us an email.

Thanks for stopping by and reviewing SLB Indie Trailer on your local podcast medium, Apple, iTunes, Android, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Stitcher, Google Play.

Do you know a place where we should play or would like to book the band, email here

Kim@SweetLittleBloodhound.com

 

Apr 20, 2016
S2 Ep20 SLB on-the-road to Washington, DC

Part 1 of 2, Part 1 we accompany SLB on tour in the car as they discuss what is next for Sweet Little Bloodhound, how do they expect their sound to evolve, how do they approach songwriting, what artists they should cover, Janis Joplin or Bonnie Raitt, road stop bathrooms, and car 2 discusses what genres they would like to explore more.  It's always a good time being a fly on the wall of the tour bus, car, van, or whatever they can track down to get this indie band to their next gig.  

Join SLB on tour in DC, they meet the locals, and dive into the music scene there. No topic is eliminated from songwriting to what happens in the men's bathroom, Gummy Bears, and future projects for Sweet Little Bloodhound

Part 2 they go out and meet the locals and explore local businesses of DC, including Bicycle Space, Amsterdam Falafel House, Crooked Beat, Smash Records, and The Black Squirrel.

 

Part 2 closes with songs from the tour van by artists we like and support:

Disappear by Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds

Written In The Water by Gin Wigmore

Hot Summer Nights by Grace Potter 

For more information about SweetLittleBloodhound.com

or email SLB@SweetLittleBloodhound.com

If you have suggestions or would like to be a part of the SLB ruckus send us an email.

Thanks for stopping by and reviewing SLB Indie Trailer on your local podcast medium, Apple, iTunes, Android, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Stitcher, Google Play.

Do you know a place where we should play or would like to book the band, email here

Kim@SweetLittleBloodhound.com 

 

 

Apr 13, 2016
SLB Indie Trailer S2 Ep19 Andy Manganello and Dave Stoller at The Samurai Hotel part 2

This is part 2 of 2 An interview with SLB Indie Trailer host, Devlin Miles with David Stoller and Andy Manganello of The Samurai Hotel, recording studio in Astoria, Queens, NY.  We discuss the industry tools, vocal mics, vocal coaches, how important your headphone mix is, recording horn players and knowing where the sound comes from, large diaphragm mics versus ribbon mics, developing passive income as a musician, networking with other professionals, conferences AES.  

 

Music in this episode according to order:

Opening credits - Next Stop Is Love by Sweet Little Bloodhound

Be My Lover by Sweet Little Bloodhound

Be Still by Sweet Little Bloodhound

Poor Mr Sunshine by Sweet Little Bloodhound

Gold Dust Woman by Sweet Little Bloodhound

Next Stop Is Love by Sweet Little Bloodhound

No One Will Notice by Devlin Miles (closing track)

Closing credits - Be Still by Sweet Little Bloodhound

 

For more information on Sweet Little Bloodhound 

http://www.SweetLittleBloodhound.com

email

SLB@SweetLittleBloodhound.com

@SLBloodhound

@DevlinMiles

 

Andy Manganello- 

http://www.AndyManganello.com

@magsmusic

 

David Stoller

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Samurai-Hotel-Recording-Studio/615155278616167

 
Apr 13, 2016
S2 Ep 18 The Samurai Hotel Recording Studio with Producer and Engineer

Mixing versus mastering, preparing for recording, budgeting your recording project, the cost of a single, where to network, working with Bette Midler and Yo Yo Ma, lessons from the majors to the indies, the importance of your monitor mix while singing.

Devlin Miles of Sweet Little Bloodhound interviews producer and engineer of The Samurai Hotel, Dave Stoller and Andy Manganello. We learn what drove Dave Stoller to build out this amazing recording studio in Astoria, Queens, and how Andy and Dave met beginning in the mic locker at Sony Music.  

Music in this episode:

Opening credits- Next Stop Is Love by Sweet Little Bloodhound

Better Off - Sweet Little Bloodhound

Be Still - Sweet Little Bloodhound

Cello by Greg Snedeker

Superhero Female - Sweet Little Bloodhound

Rush - Devlin Miles

For More information, ideas, suggestions for SLB Indie Trailer email SLB @SweetLittleBloodhound.com

Twitter and Instagram

@SLBloodhound

@DevlinMiles

http://www.Facebook.com/DevlinMilesFans

http://www.SweetLittleBloodhound.com

 

 

Andy Manganello

@MagsMusic

Dave Stoller

 

Apr 6, 2016
S2 Ep17 Guitarist Ali Bishop
Devlin Miles interviews the guitarist for her band Sweet Little Bloodhound, we hear his influences and how he got into music, he speaks about how to learn the guitar, knowing there is a difference between acoustic and electric teachers, find what genre/style of guitar that you want to learn.  
 
Ali Bishop
Devlin Miles
 
www.theSoundFrontier.com (End of April)
 
For more information about:
www.SweetLittleBloodhound.com
 
To book email:
SLB@SweetLittleBloodhound.com
 
Music in this episode: in order of appearance
Opening Credits: Next Stop Is Love by Sweet Little Bloodhound
written by Devlin Miles 
 
Shot Bang, Hot Thang by Sound Frontier (Ali Bishop's blues rock band)
In Ya Pocket by Sound Frontier
 
Be Still by Sweet Little Bloodhound
 
Jamming At The Crossroads by Sound Frontier
 
Barely There by Sweet Little Bloodhound
 
Pharaoh's View by Sound Frontier
 
Superhero Female by Sweet Little Bloodhound (Rock Your Block promo)
 
Live performance at Rockwood Music Hall
Don't Take This Personal by Sweet Little Bloodhound
Lay Down Sally cover by Eric Clapton SLB version
 
Closing credits:
Next Stop Is Love by Sweet Little Bloodhound

 

Mar 31, 2016
SLB Indie Trailer S2 Ep16 Ladies Night In Bonus recap episode

SLB Indie Trailer bonus episode with the SLB Ladies for Ladies Night In with host Devlin Miles, Shanelle Jenkins, Kim Nicholais, and Olivia Martinez. All the ruckus happenin in one week, concluding with the ladies joining the Grammys.

SweetLittleBloodhound.com

album available on iTunes

@SLBloodhound

Shanelle - trumpetgenius@hotmail.com @YoungBloodsJazzQuartet

Olivia- @Oliviola

Kim - @KimNick22 on Instagram @BrideNJoy on Twitter

For more information about this podcast or the band email: SLB@SweetLittleBloodhound.com or contact your host Devlin Miles if you have any suggestions or comments @DevlinMiles

Music in this episode

Opening credits: Next Stop Is Love - Sweet Little Bloodhound

Guest Artist Spin: Pirates Canoe of Japan cover "Love Shack" by the B-52s @PiratesCanoe PiratesCanoe.com

Closing Credits: Be Still by Sweet Little Bloodhound

Mar 30, 2016
SLB Indie Trailer S2 Ep15 Shanelle Jenkins, the female trumpeter and vocalist of Sweet Little Bloodhound

SLB Indie Trailer host Devlin Miles interviews Shanelle Jenkins Trumpet player for Sweet Little Bloodhound. Shanelle speaks on following your dreams, her influences, knowing your niche, and timing your pitches according to your best months for work as a musician, getting out there and putting down your instrument to meet and mingle with others, you never know where your next gig will come from.

SweetLittleBloodhound.com

album available on iTunes

@SLBloodhound

Shanelle - trumpetgenius@hotmail.com @YoungBloodsJazzQuartet

She also appears on most Saturdays at 5 Spot Soul Food with Young Bloods Jazz Quartet 459 Myrtle Ave. Brooklyn (x Washington Ave)

For more information about this podcast or the band email: SLB@SweetLittleBloodhound.com

or contact your host Devlin Miles if you have any suggestions or comments @DevlinMiles

Music in this episode

Opening credits: Next Stop Is Love - Sweet Little Bloodhound

Superhero Female by Sweet Little Bloodhound

Time Is Now by BR & Timebomb

War (Live from The Cutting Room) by Sweet Little Bloodhound

Believe in Something Greater Than Yourself - written by Shanelle Jenkins and performed by BR & Timebomb

Don't Take This Personal by Sweet Little Bloodhound

Closing Credits:  Be Still by Sweet Little Bloodhound 

Mar 17, 2016
SLB Indie Trailer S2 Ep14 Tony Espinoza Keyboard, Piano, and Vocals of Sweet Little Bloodhound

In this episode, host Devlin Miles interviews Tony Espinoza, the keyboard, pianist, and vocalist of Sweet Little Bloodhound.  The rookie of the band is about to pass his probation period and has become a permanent member. Find out what it takes to join an indie band, learn about what it takes to apply yourself as a musician, a day job versus your musical passions, how to turn your passion into a reality, understanding rejection and let it motivate you to keep going.  Hobbies are for collecting stamps and pennies, music is for strong willed and resilient in nature.

Contact Info:

Tony Espinoza - Tonyblak33@aol.com  or @tonyblak on Instragram

For Information Sweet Little Bloodhound email SLB@SweetLittleBloodhound.com 

SweetLittleBloodhound.com 

Music in this episode in order:

Intro: Next Stop Is Love by Sweet Little Bloodhound

Recuerda by Anthony Espinoza

Rock Your Block Off commercial - Superhero Female

Interlude over - Instrumental version of Twice by Sweet Little Bloodhound

Instrumental version of Poor Mr. Sunshine

Post interview music - 

War by Sweet Little Bloodhound

Calle Oscura by Anthony Espinoza

 

Sweet Little Bloodhound by Sweet Little Bloodhound

 

Mar 9, 2016
SLB Indie Trailer S2 Ep13 Meet Charles Butterfield II, Bass Player of Sweet Little Bloodhound

In this episode of SLB Indie Trailer, host Devlin Miles, interviews SLB bass player, Charles Butterfield II, aka Buttahs.  We learn when Buttahs started learning the bass, how he has navigated the Music Industry, and he offers some advice on how to approach learning music.  Devlin and he also discuss the importance of performance and elevating your stage presence to enhance your talents.

Feb 16, 2016
SLB Indie Trailer S2 Ep12 ATL Packing Heat

This episode Sweet Little Bloodhound tours Atlanta, plays an award show, goes to Guitar Center, has a poolside rehearsal at the hotel, and rocks a local block party.  A real glimpse of what it is like to tour as an indie band and how you navigate a tour on a budget.  Take us with you as we laugh and learn together.

Included in this episode

Olivia Martinez

Charles Butterfield II

Kim Nicholais

Devlin Miles

Jibrail Nor

Shanelle Jenkins

Ali Bishop

The Encore Band

 

Services discussed and provided by:

Guitar Center

Dodge Grand Caravan

Pro Atlanta Sound

Treehouse Studios Atlanta - @Treehouse_ATL

Kelly Kline Photography

Zoom

WomenInCharg3 Awards

 

 

 

Feb 9, 2016
SLB Indie Trailer S2 Ep11 OnTour SLB hits ATL part 1

In this episode the listener becomes the fly or spider on the wall of the tour van as Sweet Little Bloodhound passes 16 hours in a van together. Meet the band, their habits, and their passions.  

Olivia Martinez, Devlin Miles, Kim Nicholais, Charles Butterfield II, Jibrail Nor, Ali Bishop

Music in this episode is actual music from Jibrail Nor's playlist. SLB assumes no copyright or infringement on other artists works, we happily refer to the artists as we thank all the artists for becoming part of the fabric of our lives as we keep you with us on tour and in our hearts.

Music credits:(not referenced in the audio) 

Next Stop Is Love, Superhero Female, War, and Be Still all by Sweet Little Bloodhound

*If you have any inquiries about copyright or material referenced in this episode please email: SLB at SweetLittleBloodhound dot com 

 

To hear music from SLB 

SweetLittleBloodhound.com

To purchase SLB music

Itunes

https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/sweet-little-bloodhound/id918259338

Amazon

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NIVBC0A/ref=dm_ws_sp_ps_dp 

Do you have a question that you want SLB to answer while on tour @SLBloodhound on Instagram or Twitter or post it on Facebook on DevlinMilesFans, Sweet Little Bloodhound page.

Follow on Instagram & Twitter

@SLBloodhound

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/DevlinMilesFans/ 

 

Jan 27, 2016
SLB Indie Trailer S2 Ep10 Viola' This is Olivia

In this episode Devlin Miles introduces us to Olivia Martinez about her influences, her classical training playing the violin and viola, what the difference is, and about her positive outlook on life.  

 

SweetLittleBloodhound.com

iTunes:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sweet-little-bloodhound/id918259337

 

BrandTimebomb.com

Itunes:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/br-and-timebomb/id287866976

 

Twitter & Instagram

@SLBloodhound

@Oliviola

 

Jan 22, 2016
SLB Indie Trailer S2 Ep9 On-The-Road: City Slickers

In this episode we invite the listener to be a fly on the wall, literally as we travel in and out of conversations had with the band as Sweet Little Bloodhound journeyed to Heath Fair in Massachusetts.  Buckle your seat belts and don't mind us as we laugh with you on the road or welcome us into your living room via our YouTube Channel and we will keep you company while you putter around the house.

Let us know you are listening on Twitter or Instagram

@SLBloodhound

or 

www.Facebook.com/DevlinMilesFans

www.SweetLittleBloodhound.com

www.heathfair.org

 

For booking or inquiries email:

SLB at SweetLittleBloodhound dot com

 

Jan 15, 2016
SLB Indie Trailer S2 Ep8 Jibrail Nor THE Drummer

This episode host Devlin Miles speaks with Sweet Little Bloodhound drummer Jibrail Nor about their long standing friendship, songwriting, life on-the-road.  His new role as SLB designated DJ, he will post new playlists on our Sweet Little Bloodhound YouTube Channel once a month.  Check out his playlist for this month with all his favorite drummers.

Tracks on this episode include bands that Jibrail plays with including 2 tracks that he co-wrote on the Sweet Little Bloodhound album. Also included BR & Timebomb, The Onliest, Lay Down Sally by Eric Clapton, Sound Frontier.

*Also available on our Sweet Little Bloodhound YouTube channel with images and video. Photo credit by NicholaisPhotography.com Kim Nicholais

Follow Jibrail on Instagram @Unclebrail  or on Twitter @Jibrail

For Info email SLB at SweetLittleBloodhound dot com

www.SweetLittleBloodhound.com

@SLBloodhound

@DevlinMiles 

www.BrandTimebomb.com

Onliest with Ganessa and Tiffany James

Sound Frontier

 

 

 

Jan 8, 2016

Sweet Little Bloodhound sends out some predictions to the Universe for 2016. Looking forward to 2016!

Happy New Year from SLB, thanks for following us 

@SLBloodhound on Twitter and Instagram

and 

www.Facebook.com/DevlinMilesFans

www.SweetLittleBloodhound.com

 

Dec 2, 2015

Devlin Miles introduces the band with the behind-the-scenes listen of their radio interview with WMSC 90.3FM DJ Joltin Joe.  You will hear what they are up to, what they are about, where they are going, and their most recent news of being in consideration for a Grammy nomination.  We are invited to the before and the after as they are actually stopped by the police.  The action is live and real life and just the kinds of things that happen with this band hits the road together. 

This episode gives you a full peek of their sense-of-humor and their colorful interactions.  We are literally the fly on the wall of the car as the S-L-B is S-O-L.

On this show:

DJ Joltin Joe Pszonek

SLB Manager Kim Nicholais

Sweet Little Bloodhound Band Members

Shanelle Jenkins - Vocals/Trumpet  

Olivia Martinez - Vocals/Violin

Devlin Miles - host/Vocals/Acoustic Guitar

Charles Butterfield II - (aka Buttahs) Bass

Tony Espinoza - Keys

(not in attendance, but referenced)

Jibrail Nor - Drums/Songwriter

Bishop - Lead Guitar

Nov 21, 2015

Sweet Little Bloodhound member and host Devlin Miles drives the trailer to Broadway this week for a Broadway Debut, actor David Baida in "On Your Feet."  The musical life story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan.  We hear David's story of his 20 year journey in New York to Broadway.  Devlin and David share their stories of how they met in college.    David's beautiful voice can be heard on the SLB debut cd.  

Nov 5, 2015
SLB Indie Trailer S2 Ep4 Floyd Fest Day 4 Emmylou Harris

Sweet Little Bloodhound's Devlin Miles and Kim Nicholais wrap up their trip to Floyd Fest with highlights from Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, The Black Lillies, Miss Tess & The Talkbacks.  And vendor interviews with Molly at Kismet Yogawear and Michael of Guana from the Drum Circle.  BlueGrass day

 

www.SweetLittleBloodhound.com

http://theblacklillies.com

http://www.emmylouharris.com

http://www.misstessmusic.com

http://www.kizmetyogawear.com

 

Nov 4, 2015
SLB Indie Trailer S2 Ep3 Floyd Fest Grace Potter

Sweet Little Bloodhound and host Devlin Miles travels to experience her first music fest to Floyd Fest, Virginia with co-host Kim Nicholais and good neighbor Bonnie Pierce, season 2 kicks off with episode 1 in the RV road trip, episode 2 is their first day at Floyd Fest with great artists like Nicky Bluhm and Brandi Carlile, episode 3 continues the fun as they walk about Floyd Fest interviewing the crowd on their experience at Floyd Fest, highlights are Dirty Bourbon Rivershow and Grace Potter burning down the house at the Floyd fire.

 

Grace Potter

Dirty Bourbon RiverShow

Todd's Musical Petting Zoo

Dogtown Pizza

Floyd Fest

Sweet Little Bloodhound

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