Inside Music Podcast #71: Astronautalis

On this episode of INSIDE MUSIC, host James Shotwell welcomes Minneapolis based rapper and SideOneDummy recording artist Astronautalis on the show as his first-ever in person guest. Astronautalis tells James about the inspiration behind his new album, Cut The Body Loose, as well as his crazy history in music. The two also discuss the influence of the Miami music scene on Astronautilus’ career, as well as their mutual admiration for the music of Trick Daddy. We don’t have a lot of hip-hop artists on the show, but we hope to have more in the future. Don’t miss this conversation!

The song you hear in this episode is “Running Away From God,” which appears on Astronautalis’ new album, Cut The Body Loose.

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James Shotwell

James Shotwell is the Director of Customer Engagement at Haulix and host of the company's podcast, Inside Music. He is also a public speaker known for promoting careers in the entertainment industry, as well as an entertainment journalist with over a decade of experience. His bylines include Rolling Stone, Alternative Press, Substream Magazine, Nu Sound, and Under The Gun Review, among other popular outlets.