Off The Stage: Jack The Radio

Photo credit: Samarco Photography For most casual fans of music, the forty-five minutes that a band spends on the stage is all they can see. However, when the guitar cases are closed and the venue’s floor is littered with empty beer cans and trash, most bands load their gear into the van and return back... Continue Reading →

Premiere: “Tennessee Years” by Melanie Brulée

Photo credit: Emma Lee Nashville and Toronto-based Melanie Brulée will release her new album Fires, Floods & Things We Leave Behind on October 19th. Today, she unveils her new single “Tennessee Years.” A western-tinged meandering tune with understated flourishes of yearning pedal steel, “Tennessee Years” is a comforting fireside tribute to her one-and-only—a love song by... Continue Reading →

Premiere: “Letters” by Bobcat Rob & The Nightly Howl

Santa Cruz, California based Bobcat Rob & The Nightly Howl will release their forthcoming LP A Different Horse on September 14th. Housing twelve roots-infused songs that showcase a range of emotion. From folky contemplations to bluesy rockers, A Different Horse encapsulates the broad facets of the Americana genre. Today, the band unleashes its new single, “Letters,” a dust-tinged tune... Continue Reading →

Premiere: “Mole Hills” by Baerd

Recorded in May 2017 in the mountain town of Hope, Idaho, Boston folk outfit Baerd’s forthcoming album Crete is steeped in elusive but firm folk sensibilities and pushes beyond the sonic boundaries of their previous releases. Today, the band unleashes "Mole Hills," inspired by frontman Isaiah Beard's reflection on his personal growth. "It is a... Continue Reading →

Interview: The Bones of J.R. Jones

Two years ago, when last we spoke with Jonathon Linaberry, who makes music under the moniker The Bones of J.R. Jones, the Brooklyn-based artist was longing to get away from the city and move to a quiet place upstate. “We sort of did,” he laughs. “My wife and I bought an old farmhouse up in The... Continue Reading →

Premiere: “Rocking Boat” by Kerri Powers

Rootsy songcrafter Kerri Powers knows how to tell a story—her forthcoming album Starseeds, set for release on May 4th, brims with tales and metaphors that soothe souls and challenge ideas. Today, she unveils “Rocking Boat,” a single from the new album. “I wrote ‘Rocking Boat’ one morning after waking from a vivid dream,” she explains. “I... Continue Reading →

Interview: Greyhounds

“There’s always been a connection between Texas and Tennessee,” opines Andrew Trube, co-founder of Austin-based blues rock outfit Greyhounds. “Most Texans are from Tennessee originally—in the 1880s my ancestors wrote ‘GTT' on the front door and took off. ‘GTT’ means ‘Gone To Texas,’ and when the tax man came looking, they’d see that on the... Continue Reading →

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