Kevin Curtin began his writing career forging excused absence notes from his parents in school. He later studied at Michigan State University where he received a degree in journalism and got staph-infection twice.
Kevin traveled the United States extensively by hitchhiking. He also traversed 25,000 miles (equal to the circumference of Earth) in an old RV. Though he often drove without destination, he never strayed from his path of study: gaining perspective on a place through understanding it's people...or was it the other way around.
Now he spends a lot of time volunteering as an adult literacy instructor and even more with his hands on a keyboard, telling stories in the most interesting and honest way he can.
After producing countless underground-rap hits, scoring the Mad Men theme, and putting out iconic albums of his own, RJD2 decided to write songs with singer Aaron Livingston before they formed a band. RJ talks about the creation of the one and only Icebird.
After having worked years in the music industry, Fastball's Miles Zuniga finally gets around to recording a solo album, and reflects on himself, the way the business is changing, and much more in this revealing interview ...