Derek Austin is a Nashville-based country singer/songwriter who grew up on a farm in Minnesota. He ran a dairy operation with his brothers before moving to Washington for college, where he learned to play guitar and started writing his own songs. After college, Derek spent time in Alaska as an Air Traffic Controller before ultimately making the move to Nashville to pursue his real passion... Music. Derek's EP, Barstool Saints (June 2, 2021), was co-produced by Jimmy Robbins and Jonathan Singleton. Derek's new EP, Barstool Saints, + his latest single, "Paycheck", have been featured on the Spotify editorial playlist New Music Nashville, + also Apple Music's New In Country playlist. His previous single, "Ride Or Die", has been featured on several Spotify editorial playlists as well such as Next From Nashville, Fresh Finds: Country, + New Music Nashville. Other singles from Barstool Saints include "Her Daddy Don't Like Me", which fans blew up on Tik Tok shortly before its release, + "You Go Girl", which received praise from American Songwriter. Derek is published by JRM Publishing and Round Hill Music and managed by Mailbox Money Music.