We had the good fortune of connecting with Max Flinn and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Max, why did you decide to pursue a creative path?
I pursued a career in music because I knew that I would regret it if I didn’t.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
There is a perception that it is very difficult to make it as a musician, I know this because I’ve heard that comment many times. The truth is, it’s the easiest thing I have ever done. I was designed to do this and the only natural response was to try and make a career out of it. I think there is also a perception that success in music is achieved once you’ve become a household name, but I also disagree with that notion. There are thousands of artists living successful lives in this business that nobody has ever heard of. Not to say that I don’t have goals beyond where I currently am but I feel successful right now because I’ve made this my career. My brand of country music is a little different from what’s frequently played on country radio these days. My songs are fun but they’re not party songs. I sing about my story – the good, bad and the ugly.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
We would go eat our way around town. Houston is the best food city on the planet with so much diversity. From there, we’d go find some live music! I’d take them for a run around Rice U and Hermann Park as well, my stomping grounds.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would not be where I am today without the mentorship and support from Tom Harrison, founder of Three Hounds Music. I signed a publishing deal with him last year which has led to some amazing opportunities in Nashville. I did not have a presence there before I inked the deal with Three Hounds.
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