PREVIEW: MEIKO in NASHVILLE on 10/23/15 (shh–it’s a secret)

Singer/songwriter Meiko who recently relocated to Nashville from Los Angeles, and will be releasing her Live Songs From The Hotel Cafe EP on October 23rd.  That same night, she and Emerson Hart, best known as the frontman for the multi-Platinum band Tonic (who is also a Nashville resident) will be playing a Cause A Scene show in Nashville, the last date…

“TOUCH” – NEW MUSIC FROM SLEEPING AT LAST

Sleeping at Last–Chicago-based singer-songwriter, producer and composer, Ryan O’Neal–recently released a new single called “Touch” which will appear on his upcoming Senses EP. “Touch” is heart-wrenching, with O’Neal’s tender voice delicately supported by initially spare, yet beautifully sufficient strings, and muted piano. Ryan just released the first of 5 EPs for his new year-long collection Atlas: Year Two.  Each EP has a different…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with BANDIT HEART

Troy Akers grew up with dreams of becoming a surgeon; “In America, if you’re a doctor or a lawyer or something, that’s successful, that’s great.  The whole time though, I was falling in love with music and writing.”  He held onto that idea until he was in high school, when he began writing songs.  “My…

8 QUESTIONS with IAMDYNAMITE

Dynamic alt-rock duo Christopher Martin (guitar, vocals) and Chris Phillips (drums, vocals), together known as IAMDYNAMITE, released their sophomore album, Wasa Tusa, this summer; the 10-song gem was a follow-up to 2012’s rockfest, SUPERMEGAFANTASTIC,which held a prominent spot on this girl’s proverbial record shelf.  The pair have been busy touring to support the release of Wasa Tusa, and are currently…

TICKET GIVEAWAY!!!! See SON LITTLE in NASHVILLE on 11/7/15!

HAVE MERCY, Y’ALL.  Communion Presents is bringing acclaimed artist Son Little to Nashville.  If you haven’t had the pleasure of experiencing his vibe-tastic vintage version of American soul, stop what you’re doing right this moment and listen here: I know, right?? SWOON. He first planted his flag as Son Little with last year’s highly praised EP, Things I Forgot,…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with BONDURANT

Nashville has this fiercely irresistible electromagnetic pull, drawing artisans and creatives from all over the world who relocate to its sweet, Southern landscape to make their dreams come true; in the not-so-distant past, a non-country musician would receive blank stares and confused looks from his or her peers at the mention of moving to the Music…

“MAGNOLIA” – NEW VIDEO FROM PONY BOY

Nashville’s Pony Boy has released a brand new video for “Magnolia”, a track from her newest album Blue Gold, which inhabits a dream state between art rock and alt-country.  Featuring several sets of identical twins in a surreal high-stakes dart match, the video was shot on location in London by Nick Ogden of High Six Media, an identical twin himself. The…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with YELLOW RED SPARKS

Indie folk band Yellow Red Sparks of East Irvine, California originally began as a solo effort by singer/songwriter Josh Hanson; with a mother who sang in a band and brother who tours the world playing music, music is in his DNA.  Literally. In 2012, Hanson entered the Nashville-based International Songwriting Competition on a whim, and won…

“NO” – NEW MUSIC FROM YAK

UK trio Yak have been wreaking havoc across Europe these past few months, and this fall will treat audiences to a new 7″ EP produced by Pulp’s Steve Mackey. The No EP is set for release on November 13th via Third Man Records and is available for pre-order now. The lead single and title track is streaming on…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with LITTLE FEVERS

Minneapolis-based indie pop four-piece, Little Fevers, will release their debut full-length album Field Trip on October 9th. Members Lucy Michelle (vocals/guitar), Eamonn McLain (bass), Geoff Freeman (drums/guitar), and Ashley Boman (synth), all extremely talented musicians, have turned their years-long friendship into an art project.  “Geoff, our drummer, is an amazing songwriter. He does all kinds of arranging and has really good melodic ideas.  Eamonn is…