Album Review: The Bird & The Rifle – Lori McKenna

Lori McKenna is the kind of woman that gets her five children to school, then comes home to fold a load of laundry before Taylor Swift comes over for a writing session. She’s the kind of woman who writes Grammy… Continue Reading

“Magic Kid” – New Music from Hayes Carll

Hayes Carll recently premiered his new song “Magic Kid”, from his anticipated new album, Lovers and Leavers, which will be released April 8th via Thirty Tigers. The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter says, “The song was inspired by my son Eli, his love of magic, and the… Continue Reading

“Sake Of The Song” – New Music from Hayes Carll

  Texas troubadour Hayes Carll’s has released“Sake Of The Song”, a single from the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter’s anticipated new album, Lovers and Leavers, which will be released April 8th via Thirty Tigers. Already receiving widespread acclaim, Rolling Stone recently named the album as one of… Continue Reading

Interview: The Pollies

“When you called, I saw ‘Tennessee’ pop up on the cell phone; usually it’s New York, California, or somewhere like that these days and I was like ‘finally! I get to talk to a Southerner,’” says Jay Burgess, in his… Continue Reading

Interview: Darlingside

Formidable folk quartet Darlingside will be performing at The High Watt in Nashville this Thursday, December 10th.  The band released their latest album, the critically acclaimed Birds Say, in September; I had the chance to catch up with band vocalist and banjo maestro… Continue Reading

The Black Lillies Announce Nationwide Tour!

Knoxville, Tennessee’s Americana powerhouse, The Black Lillies, have announced a new tour to support their latest release, Hard to Please (Attack Monkey/Thirty Tigers). The enchanting and introspective ten-song set boasts fierce country rockers, Southern-style soul, and touch of twang that will have you… Continue Reading

“Hero” – New Music From Lissie

My Wild West is Lissie‘s third studio album and her most personal one to date; a fitting tribute to Lissie’s life in California, from her arrival as a fresh-faced singer-songwriter to now, leaving for the Midwest wiser and more self-assured. My Wild West represents both a new beginning and a return to… Continue Reading