REVIEW: SISTER SPARROW & THE DIRTY BIRDS with ANTHONY D’AMATO at 3rd & LINDSLEY

Nashville’s independent radio institution, Lightning 100, hosts a weekly live musical broadcast called Nashville Sunday Night from local venue 3rd & Lindsley, also an institution around these parts, and I was lucky enough to attend last week when Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, one my of favorite bands, was featured. I can’t say this enough, and y’all…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH POST PARADISE

Nick Duarte did “the band thing” for many years, and when his band broke up, he found himself in Fort Collins, Colorado.  Taking notice of the vibrant music scene and supportive community of musicians around him rekindled his musical passions, and he decided to give “the band thing” another go.  Duarte, a fan of the cello, had…

RECAP: AVERS at EXIT/IN

I’m such a fangirl of Richmond, Virginia-based psychedelic shoegaze-y garage pop six-piece supergroup Avers; when I found out they were coming to the Music City to open for J. Roddy Walston & The Business, I jumped up and down and squealed out loud.  Believe it. The band is made of members of The Head and…

RECAP: MYYRA with TRENTON and THE NEW SCHEMATICS at THE BASEMENT EAST

Nashville indie crooner MYYRA (otherwise known as Paul Davidson) celebrated the release of his debut EP at The Basement East on June 9th.  MYRRA is garnering some big-time buzz in the blogosphere; his first single, “All About You,” premiered on Consequence of Sound’s best new music list, and landed on Indie Shuffle’s most popular tracks chart, where pop culture staple NYLON picked up…

8 QUESTIONS WITH STEALING SIGNS

I recently had the chance to Skype with Nick Acton, frontman for UK alt-rock band Stealing Signs; I could tell we were going to have a good time when our conversation began like this: Me: Where are you right now? Nick: Well, how is your British geography? Me: It’s pretty poor. Nick:  My American geography is just…

8 QUESTIONS WITH SAY SAY

I love it when bands transcend genres, allowing innovation and creativity to rule.  I especially enjoy the chance to make up new names for ways to describe music for you, precious readers.  Meet Los Angeles-based Say Say, comprised of Adam Reiter and Jesse Gurtis, whose blend of acoustic and electronic are a refreshing addition to the world,…