‘Blast’ off: Musicians follow Memphis tradition with new indie label

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: August 04, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: August 04, 2021 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Jared McStay (from left) and Lori McStay have partnered with Graham Winchester to open Blast Habit Records. After conceiving of the idea for a label, Winchester says his first call was to the McStays, who quickly jumped on board.&nbsp;</strong>(Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Jared McStay (from left) and Lori McStay have partnered with Graham Winchester to open Blast Habit Records. After conceiving of the idea for a label, Winchester says his first call was to the McStays, who quickly jumped on board. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

“Like Sam Phillips, one of our goals is to release local music that is raw, visceral, and real,” says Graham Winchester.

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Ezra Wheeler

Ezra Wheeler

Ezra Wheeler is the host of the Memphis Musicology podcast and the radio show Dead Wax on WYXR. He’s also a contributor to We Are Memphis and Choose901.


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