Tag: country soul

  • Interview: Jessie Smith

    Interview: Jessie Smith

    “Music found me as a kid,” says Georgia-bred Nashville-based soulstress Jessie Smith. “I was an average kid in every other way, but the first time I noticed I could keep a beat was in first grade church choir, I had to tell all the other kids when to come in! That same year, my mom […]

  • Album Review: Tift Merritt – Stitch Of The World

    Album Review: Tift Merritt – Stitch Of The World

    Lock it out and don’t return its calls Swear you don’t know its face at all Throw it in the river, lose it in the storm It’ll show up in its bandages tomorrow at your door Love soldiers on Love soldiers on Tift Merritt speaks in unpretentious, charismatic phrases. She carefully chooses every word, delicately […]

  • Interview: Tift Merritt

    Interview: Tift Merritt

    When you get older, life gets really real, really fast, and Tift Merritt is singing about it; the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter will release her new album, Stitch Of The World, on January 27th via Yep Roc Records, one created in the midst of major life changes and upheaval. “My marriage was coming apart, and I fell […]

  • Video Premiere: “Radio” – Elam McKnight Band

    Video Premiere: “Radio” – Elam McKnight Band

    Elam McKnight had settled in West Tennessee and set up shop, constructing Magic Lantern Studio near Memphis, after over 12 years of recording and national and international touring.  McKnight aligned himself with management, a publicist, and a booking agent, but he was missing one thing he had the luxury of in Nashville: a band. “I am in a […]