Tag: John Paul White

  • Interview: The Kernal

    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 […]

  • MCP’s 2016 Year-End Roundup

    MCP’s 2016 Year-End Roundup

    Many sites have crafted all manner of “Best Of 2016” lists, reviews, and other musical offerings–we decided not to partake this year, because honestly, we go to great lengths to feature only the best music all year long–and what a year it’s been! In 2016, Mother Church Pew reviewed over 40 stellar releases from amazing […]

  • Album Review: Beulah – John Paul White

    Album Review: Beulah – John Paul White

    John Paul White’s new album, Beulah, isn’t a happy album. A cursory glance at the song titles, “Make You Cry”, “Hope I Die”, and “I’ll get Even”, to name a few, offers clues to the album’s darker subject matter. However, don’t let that deter you from experiencing the wonders of Beulah, John Paul White’s first […]

  • “The Martyr” – New Music from John Paul White

    “The Martyr” – New Music from John Paul White

    John Paul White has announced that he will release a highly-anticiptated new album, Beulah, on August 19th, his first solo work in nearly a decade. Beulah, produced by Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes) and White, was recorded in Muscle Shoals at the renowned FAME Studios and at White’s own Single Lock Studios, which he founded and runs with Ben Tanner and Will Trapp. […]

  • Preview: Penny and Sparrow at City Winery on 3/29/16

    Preview: Penny and Sparrow at City Winery on 3/29/16

    I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Andy Baxter, who, with Kyle Jahnke, comprises folkicana duo Penny and Sparrow.  The pair released their delicious new album, Let A Lover Drown You, on March 11th via Single Lock Records, and were en route to a venue in Seattle: Andy: Social media has been kind, and […]