Video Premiere: “Bison” by Anouk Asunder

Nashville-based indie folk outfit Anouk Asunder will release their album, ROAM, on June 16th. The album, inspired by frontwoman Iris Dutour’s move to the United States six years ago and the accompanying emotional experiences of growth, choices made, and lessons learned, is the band’s debut effort. “I always liked the connotation of the words ‘to... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Interview: The Kernal

Known as a bass-toting sideman for artists like Jonny Fritz and Andrew Combs, Jackson, Tennessee’s own The Kernal is headed to center stage with the release of his forthcoming debut, Light Country, out on John Paul White’s own Single Lock Records on March 3rd. “I’ve been waiting to put this out for a while, and... Continue Reading →

Interview: Barry Zito

Baseball Hall of Famer Al López once said, “Do what you love to do and give it your very best. Whether it's business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don't love what you're doing and you can't give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short.” Award-wining All-Star... Continue Reading →

Interview: Southern Avenue

“My love for music is everything I am,” declares Tierinii Jackson, lead vocalist of Memphis-based rock n’ soul outfit Southern Avenue. The energetic powerhouse with the formidable pipes joined forces with award-winning blues man Ori Naftaly, who initially hired her to sing on a tour; the pair, along with Tierinii’s sister Tikyra Jackson, Daniel McKee,... Continue Reading →

“Define My Name” – New Music from The Ferdy Mayne

Shane O’Malley Firek, the single constant member of The Ferdy Mayne, is no stranger to adversity and the physical and spiritual journeys necessary to survive it. “I was going through massive change when I was writing this material,” Firek explains of his self-titled debut album, out March 24th via Greater Peaks Records. “Before my sobriety, I was completely insane, in and out of jail,... Continue Reading →

Interview: Son Little

"I've always had a thing for lyrics," says Son Little, the artist formerly known as Aaron Livingston and literal son of a preacher man, who recently released his self-titled debut album on label ANTI- Records. "I've written a lot of songs in the last few years, and had done a lot of work where there was... Continue Reading →

Interview: Charlie Oxford

Texas-raised, Nashville-based singer/songwriter Charlie Oxford creates his own blend of modern soul on his self-titled debut due for release this Friday, September 25th.  It's been a long road for Oxford and this album, which almost never saw the light of day; "It was a classic situation of artist signs with record label, things don't pan out the way... Continue Reading →

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