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Ep.325 – Strings of Resilience: Brandi Wyne’s Journey Through Music, Advocacy, and Healing

  1. Ep.325 – Strings of Resilience: Brandi Wyne’s Journey Through Music, Advocacy, and Healing James Cox & Blake Moseley 56:35

In this episode, we dive deep into the world of Brandi Wyne, a talented and versatile musician who has recently signed with World Movement Records. Her latest EP, Love, Loss, and Hope, is a poignant exploration of her personal experiences with domestic violence, encapsulating themes that resonate deeply with many listeners.
Key Highlights:

  1. New EP Release: Brandi’s EP Love, Loss, and Hope is a testament to her Resilience and strength, addressing the complexities of domestic violence through her music.
  2. Resilience in Adversity: Despite facing a finger injury that affects her guitar playing, Brandi remains hopeful about her recovery and looks forward to releasing a new country-rock duet.
  3. Vinyl Resurgence: A discussion on the comeback of vinyl records, including Brandi’s passion for covering classics by legendary artists like Etta James.
  4. Challenges in the Music Industry: Brandi sheds light on the hurdles musicians face in gaining exposure and the vital role of collaboration in navigating the industry.
  5. Children’s Music Preferences: Insightful conversations about how children’s musical tastes are shaped by parental influence and exposure.
  6. Live Performances: The importance of connecting with the audience during live shows and the profound emotional impact music can have on both the performer and the listeners.
  7. Creative Process: Brandi shares her creative inspirations, drawn from dreams, personal experiences, and the natural world around her.
  8. Family and Parenting: Highlights from Brandi’s life as a parent, including family activities and maintaining vocal health amidst a busy schedule.
  9. Therapeutic Role of Music: The healing power of music, especially in dealing with trauma, and Brandi’s advocacy for survivors of domestic violence and childhood abuse to speak out and support one another.
  10. Gratitude and Influences: Brandi expresses her gratitude towards her influential teachers and instructors, and shares her admiration for her favorite bands.

Join us as Brandi Wine takes us through her journey, from the creation of her deeply personal music to her advocacy efforts, and gain a deeper understanding of the emotional and therapeutic power of music.

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James Cox Podcast Host who has Cerebral Palsy

James Cox is an individual living with cerebral palsy. He has a podcast called “When Words Fail…Music Speaks” in which he discusses how Music can help with depression. James has lived with cerebral palsy all of his life, and now he wants to help people understand that living with a disability does not define who he is.

James’ dad is a retired colonel in the Air Force, so he lived in many different places such as the Philippines and bases in the southeast USA meeting many interesting people and gaining life experience. James has worked several different jobs over the years that allowed him the opportunity to meet new people and gain different outlooks on life. Places such as Central Carolina Tech College, The Sumter Library, Dave and Buster’s, and Outback Steakhouse.

James has been living on his own for five years now. Moving out of Sumter SC, he has been living up to his life long goal to live on his own and thrive despite his disability. He now lives in Columbia SC and has a part time job that he loves in addition to his podcast.

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