On this episode, Justin, Scott, and Jeff sit down with Joshua W. Turner, local indie singer/songwriter and producer based out of Tacoma. His music, in his words, is a solid mix between Ed Sheeran, Phil Phillips and Benjamin Francis Leftwich. People wanting to check him out can find him on Soundcloud under joshuawt and Facebook @joshuawturnermusic. Stay tuned to the end of the podcast to hear one of his songs!
1:20 – The show kicks off talking about Brogan being on a cruise, where fans can find GCP online, and Joshua talks about his new album coming out featuring songs he’s written over the course of the last 10 years. He discusses his overall goal of getting his work placed in television, film, or commercials, him attending Berkley College of Music and Hollywood’s Musician Institute, and starting a family.
10:28 – Scott talks about the impact Pantera video’s had on him at an early age, Justin talks about being a fan of Korn, Joshua tells the guys about first writing songs in high school, and the culture shock he experienced when he first attended Berkley. Joshua discusses how people built each other up at the college level vs competing against each other, and what made him decide to leave Berkley when he did.
20:24 – Joshua talks about his experience in Hollyweird, attending the Red Carpet shows, and the famous actors he ran into while there. He talks about playing at the Viper Room in Los Angeles, attending the South by Southwest festival, the importance for him to tell his children about his path in hopes to help them with choosing the paths they take as they age. He talks of his love for Tacoma, being hit by a car as a cyclist, and the benefits of doing music licensing.
32:06 – Joshua chats about making a children’s album, the different strings of income he has that revolve around music, where people can find him online, and his appreciation for the GCP. Justin sends props out to Joshua for joining the podcast and they end this episode with Joshua’s song, Spotlights.
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