PREVIEW: THE VERVE PIPE at CITY WINERY on 4/22/18

Internationally-acclaimed multi-platinum rock band The Verve Pipe has been making music for the last 25 years; known for cranking out stellar songs, they’re widely known for their massive 1997 hit “The Freshmen,” which made those of us who were freshmen around that time swoon whenever we heard it—and, it still has that same emotional effect…

“HOW SIMPLE” – NEW VIDEO from HOP ALONG

Following the release of their latest album Bark Your Head Off, Dog, Philadelphia indie-rock band Hop Along debuted the album’s first music video for their atypical break up song, “How Simple.” Despite being a song about the fears and life lessons associated with growing up, the video showcases frontwoman Frances Quinlan dancing about unapologetically–perfectly complementing such an…

“BROWN EYED LOVER” – NEW MUSIC from ALLEN STONE

After spending months in the studio working on new material, R&B singer/songwriter Allen Stone is finally giving us a taste of what he’s been creating. In his newest soul-filled single, “Brown Eyed Lover,” Stone tells the struggle of being a touring musician while also being in a serious, committed relationship. Despite its external appearance, the…

“I WANT YOUR TROUBLE” – NEW VIDEO from BRANDY ZDAN

Nashville indie-rocker Brandy Zdan is causing a ruckus with the release of “I Want Your Trouble,” the first single from her upcoming album, Secretear. Zdan reveals the song was inspired by a text message she received from her now-husband, Aaron Haynes. He wrote, “I WANT YOUR TROUBLE.” Both Zdan and Haynes knew they held the…

“MAGNETISM” – NEW MUSIC from VACATIONER

Philadelphia rockers Vacationer are drawing listeners in with their groovy 1960s-inspired, synth-driven single, “Magnetism.” The first release since their sophomore album Relief back in 2014, it’s safe to say Vacationer made it well worth the wait. Lead singer and bassist Ken Vasoli reveals the song came about easily and quickly, rejuvenating his joy for making…

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: MAX GOMEZ

Simplicity can be hard to come by these days, especially when it comes to live shows. Artists fill rooms with artificial fog and multicolored strobe lights, putting on some of the most elaborate live performances you will ever see. Yet when Max Gomez played Nashville’s High Watt on April 3rd, it was like a breath…

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: MO LOWDA & THE HUMBLE

Mo Lowda & The Humble may not have been prepared for the intensity of a Nashville crowd when the trio took the stage at The Basement: “This is the first time we’ve played Nashville on a weekend,” frontman Jordan Caiola noted early on. “This is the largest Nashville crowd we’ve had,” he reflected as the audience…

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: FRUITION

Frequently I try to use million-dollar words to bring the concert experience to life. However, this time I’m going to keep it simple—Fruition’s recent concert at Nashville’s 3rd and Lindsley Music Club was downright fun. Please don’t get me wrong, the band brought plenty of musical fire and lyrical flare, but blended in a dose…