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“Hello gang! Singer/songwriter and my friend, Scott Collins returns to the show today! He's about to embark on a tour of the northeast, he'll be playing Nashville, NYC, New Orleans, Chicago and more. Go to scottcollinsproject.com to find out when and where. Scott came over on short notice and we had a great chat about his upcoming Eastcoast tour, his residency at The Rustic in San Antonio on Mondays, dating apps and much, much more! I always have great conversations with Scott and this one is the best. Plus, my uncle, Jack is in town and we have a chat in the intro of the show about our releationship, being music fans together, our love of record stores and much, much more. Find him on his Facebook page. Great show! Have a good weekend. Let's get down! ciao! -jg”

“Pennyfest 2017, the annual mini-muisc festival with another fantastic line-up of local and regional music artists performing tonight at Empire Control Room, 606 E. 7th St. Feast your ears upon all this: Girl In A Coma (headliners featured on today’s Austin Music Minute), Lincoln Durham, My Jerusalem, Emily Wolfe, Emily Bell, Darkbird, The Ghost Wolves, Slomo Drags, Otis the Destroyer, Cari Q, MCG, Chill Russell, and Scott Collins.”

“Indie Music Top Picks - YouTube Scott Collins - "The Upside" Official Music Video”

“Scott Collins discusses new music and upcoming video release show and performs.”

“Austin, TX artist Scott Collins released his sophomore EP Let’s Start Here earlier this year. Today we are thrilled to premiere the awesome new video for “The Upside.” The video was recorded at Spider House Ballroom in Austin, TX and features Lexi Cardenas on violin and backing vocals. The video is a perfect accompaniment to such a great song. In his own words: “It was such an honor working with so many passionate and talented people on this project. We were able to pull off some wonderful surprises that I know the audience will appreciate and enjoy. It was a very heartwarming experience that shows through the final product.””

“After nearly 10 years of fronting both Suicide Pistols and the hard rocking Southbound Drive, Scott Collins’ most recent work strips away the band to focus on his incredibly emotive songwriting. Lyrics have always been Scott’s strong suit but his newest EP, Let’s Start Here, focuses that strength into a powerful collection of songs touching on his own personal experiences. In addition to being a talented musician and performer, Scott also works on the other side of the microphone as a producer and engineer in his own Chicken Run Studios. You’ve got several chances to catch Scott Collins in the next couple of weeks but you can listen to his session from Studio 1A RIGHT HERE!”

“Hello friends! I have a big show for you today. First up, Scott Collins stops by to chat about his new video for his song, "The Upside" from his Let's Start Here e.p. They're celebrating with a video release show on Friday, August 11th at Spider House Ballroom here in Austin. For more info on the show and Scott Collins shows and music go to scottcollinsproject.com. Next up, I talk to Rona Rougeheart and Jared Hiebert from the goth/electronic/rock band, SINE! They've released a few singles and videos this year for their songs, "Love High" and "Feed The Vultures". They'll be playing in Austin Saturday, August 5th at Dirty Dog Bar and at Elysium on September1st. Go to sine.band for all of your SINE needs. I had a great time chatting with Rona and Jared. Enjoy! Let's get down! Ciao! -jg”

“It wasn’t long ago that singer/songwriter Scott Collins was sitting in classrooms, working hard on a Master’s Degree in the field of Psychology, dreams of music sitting heavy in his eye. It was so recent in fact, that’s it’s pretty fantastic to see what Collins has already accomplished since musically emerging […] Continue reading...”

“Unsigned Madness with Stephen & Anne June 28, 2017 Join Stephen and Anne for 90 mins of unsigned music across all genres from all over the world. With chat, banter, Twitter interaction and great unsigned music this is a show where anything goes!! Join us on Twitter at @StephenAndAnne. ”

“It’s been a hell of a journey for songwriter Scott Collins. From starting out in 2010 with his bands Suicide Pistols and Southbound Drive, to penning a Frenchie Smith-produced track that was selected  for a series of NASCAR advertisements, Collins rode all the highs and lows in between. The drive and the passion for making music never fizzled. It was simply a matter of time before he would emerge with a new six-track EP, the soon-to-be released Let’s Start Here, featuring accompaniment by violinist Lexi Cardenas. Catch Collins and Cardenas at their show tonight at The Saxon Pub, 1320 S. Lamar Blvd. They kick things off at 10 p.m. Recommended. -Photo by Andrew Bennett Photography.”

“Scott Collins has one of those voices that sounds like it’s been on countless epic journeys, full of wisdom and awareness and a longing for the stability of home. That aspect of his voice is front and center on “For Now,” a song about the passing of time and the knowledge it brings. Scott sent us an alternate version of the track from the one showcased on his new EP Let’s Start Here, recorded by Lindsey Kappa rather than Chet Himes, and we’re entranced by the potency of his and Lexi Cardenas’ collaboration. Cardenas’ forlorn violin is a perfect match for Collins’ yearning voice, amplifying the complex emotions that give the song its weight. Check it out for yourself and then catch Scott and Lexi tomorrow, May 30th, at the Saxon Pub!”

“Audi Karabi with upcoming singer-songwriter and founder of Side Show Paradise Records/Chicken Run Studios...”

“Most of my friends know me as a metal guy. The heavier, the better. What many don’t know is that my dad was HUGE into the contemporary folk revival of the early 90’s. I spent the better part of ages 12 – 23 (when he passed) listening to this music with him. After he died, I continued to keep up with his favorite artists (and still do). I enjoy them in my own right. Although, I hadn’t found any newer/young artists that quite stood up to the greats I was raised on. Scott Collins has changed that. His newest offering, Let’s Start Here, is pure gold. I had never heard of him before, but now I’m kicking myself for not finding him sooner...”

“Last week, Scott Collins released his EP ‘Let’s Start Here’ which he was kind enough to write a track by track exclusively for UMusicians. Read the track by track below!”

“..."There’s much discussion of broken relationships, misunderstandings, and missed opportunities. But there’s hope in it as well, or at least some kind of finality."...”

“Scott Collins talks about his new EP and release party and performs.  ”

“Local musician Scott Collins is hosting a release party for his brand new EP "Let's Start Here" happening at the Blackheart on Rainey Street this Saturday, April 8th he's performing on the outside stage starting at 10pm and it's free! But first, here he is performing on the We Are Austin stage. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @WeAreAustin and find us on Facebook at We Are Austin Lifestyle Show.”

“How Did I Get Here? with Johnny Goudie Podcast Episode 580: Scott Collins & Lexi Cardenas Scott Collins and Lexi Cardenas are my guests for episode 580! Their gorgeous new e.p., Let's Start Here comes out this Saturday, April 8th and they're celebrating with an e.p. release show this Saturday at The Blackheart here in Austin. Scott was on a few months ago when he had just opened his studio, Chicken Run Studios andsince then I've run into him and kept in touch. He's a really sweet and cool guy. You can find out their schedule and hear their music at scottcollinsproject.com. Scott and Lexi and I have a great conversation about making Let's Start Here, how they met, what constitutes a "hat guy" or a "hat band", Lexi's years in El Paso, violin vs. fiddle and much, much more! I hope you enjoy our conversation. I sure did. Let's get down! ciao! -jg”

“GIGTOWN ARTIST OF THE YEAR #4 Scott Collins and GigTown have a little bit of a love affair and we're not ashamed to admit it. From the very first time we met, Scott was behind us and GigTown is behind him. If you name the Austin venue, Scott has most likely played it. He keeps busy performing, writing and recording, and we've had the pleasure of joining forces with him for various gigs from restaurant/bars to concert halls. You can find his full schedule on GigTown, so go sit back and enjoy some soulful acoustic music at one of his upcoming dates in ATX! Scott, congrats on being a 2016 GigTown Artist of the Year! gigtown.com/artists/scott-collins”

“Scott Collins on KTBC Fox 7 Austin - Good Day Austin 12/2/16”

“Episode #2 with SCOTT COLLINS at In Session at JackRabbit SoundShack in Austin, TX.”

“My guest for episode 543 is singer/songwriter/studio owner, Scott Collins from The Scott Collins Project! If you're listening to this the day it comes out, Tuesday, November 22nd, at The Mohawk here in Austin. Go to Scottcollinsproject.com to find out where they're playing and to get their e.p., Sleeper and more. Scott and I have a great conversation about working with the great Frenchy Smith and the legendary Hunt Sales, opening a new studio with world-famous engineer Chet Himes, his time living in his car and much, much more! I had a great time getting to know Scott. I'm sure you will too. Happy Thanksgiving!”

“Artist Profile: Scott Collins – Maturing and Coming Of Age”

“Austin-based songwriter and founder of Side Show Paradise Records Scott Collins used to be front man for rock quartet Southbound Drive. Their 2012 album Agnes (produced by Frenchie Smith at The Bubble) was getting some international press when – of all things – NASCAR approached the band and asked to use the track “Marigold” for a weekly race show airing before each race that led up to the Cup Series finals. That alone was enough to blow some minds. But the vibe shifted. Band members went their separate ways, and Collins was faced with a major decision: Was it time to give it a go as a solo artist? The answer was an adamant yes. Once again, Collins went back into the studio with Smith to produce a new EP, Sleeper, applying more pop to the rock this time, along with something apologetically genuine and living in the moment about it.”

“Tonight, the Cactus Café showcases three Austin-based songwriters: Brady Beal brings in Southern rock ‘n’ blues – combining two of his favorites with a contemporary flair.Jeff Hortillosa, known to friends and fans asHorti (“Casualty” from Return To Spider Islandis featured on today’s Austin Music Minute), has a solo project outside his time with Whiskey Shivers, creating beautifully strange folk.From his days with Southbound Drive to his work as a solo artist, Scott Collins presents his latest vision in the alt.-Americana vein. You can see all three perform tonight at the Cactus Café. Doors open at 8 p.m., and the music starts at 8:30. This is a lovely evening. Recommended.”

“With a 2014 ASG Award and 2015 SXSW showcase under his belt, singer/songwriter Scott Collins is already making his mark on the Austin music scene. With a sound described as “authentic yet very modern”, Collins blends a variety of influences from the live music capital. Before going solo he sang with two bands, the first, a group called Suicide Pistols and then later Southbound Drive with an album entitled Agnes in 2012. “Marigold”, a single from that album was used for NASCAR’S RaceDay show and aired before each of the ten races leading up to the cup series finals. It was also during this time that Scott expanded into the world of music publishing by founding the label Side Show Paradise Records/ chicken Run Studios. In 2014, Scott released his sophomore EP, Sleeper, and now he continues to work on bringing his music and his vision to loyal fans around the country. Scott joined us for a performance in Studio 1A on Tuesday, January 26th.”

“Scott's songs sound authentic yet very modern, and he delivers them with a sense of urgency. The music has that mixed-up blend of beats and influences that it seems can only happen in Austin. The songs stay with you, and that's a good sign.”

Terry Lickona, Executive Producer of Austin City Limits - Austin City Limits