“DON’T CHANGE ME”- NEW MUSIC from KID RUNNER

Columbus, Ohio’s alt-pop sensation-in-the-making, Kid Runner, whose single “Give Me Something To Love” is still on heavy rotation in my world, is back with another earbud-buster, “Don’t Change Me”. The band is preparing to release their new EP, Body Language, on August 12th. Until then, give the new one a spin:   Facebook | Twitter |…

PREVIEW: US THE DUO at CANNERY BALLROOM on 8/1/16

Us The Duo, of viral #6SecondCovers fame, recently released a brand new album, Just Love; the pair is touring to support the record, which will bring them to Nashville on August 1st to perform at Cannery Ballroom. The band became social media sensations in 2014 with their #6SecondCovers, and have amassed 10 million followers across…

VIDEO PREMIERE: “SO COLD” by JOSH NOREN

Recently, East of 8th premiered “So Cold“, the new poptastic single from blog fave Josh Noren, and today he’s back with a fantastic new video to go with it!  Filmed at uber-vibey Westlight Studios in Franklin, Tennessee and shot with a single camera by film genius Nick Bastoky, the video stars Noren and his band–Abishai Collingsworth (drums),…

CIVIL TWILIGHT MADE US A PLAYLIST!

It’s been one year since Civil Twilight debuted their album, Story of an Immigrant, and to celebrate, they’ve just returned with a full acoustic re-release of the already incredible record. “It was a lot of fun breaking these songs down to their core, stripping them naked and giving them a new outfit,” says singer Steven…

GET PUMPED for TRUETT at THE HIGH WATT on 7/27/16!

Beloved readers, the countdown to the big show continues! In order to get you pumped up for the TRUETT show on Wednesday, July 27th at The High Watt, our dear TRUETT has personally handcrafted a Spotify playlist to help you get your mind right. TRUETT says these songs are some of his favorites from artists…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with A SILENT FILM

Recently, Spencer Walker, drum master of British poetic pop-rock band A Silent Film, announced that the duo was going on tour this summer, and better yet, that they were also planning to finally get to the bottom of life’s greatest mystery—who is more looked down upon, drummers or bass players? As a player of the great…

WIN FREE TICKETS TO SEE TRUETT at THE HIGH WATT on 7/27/16!

The countdown is on for East of 8th Presents blues rocker TRUETT with American Roommates and Summer Salt at The High Watt on Wednesday, July 27th! We are giving away a pair of tickets to the show! Just scroll down and enter your info to win! The winner will be chosen at 5:00 p.m. Central…

“GIVE ME SOMETHING TO LOVE”- NEW VIDEO from KID RUNNER

A few weeks ago, we shared our new favorite summertime jam, “Give Me Something To Love”, from dynamic synth-pop crusaders, Kid Runner. Today, they shared the video for the tune, which echoes the song’s joyous hooks throughout, animated by Marco Cardenas, and directed/edited by Kid Runner’s own Kurt Keaner!  I’m telling y’all, pay attention to this band,…

EAST OF 8TH PRESENTS TRUETT at THE HIGH WATT on 7/27/16!!!

Happy Friday beloved readers!! East of 8th is presenting a show at The High Watt in Nashville on Wednesday, July 27th, featuring Atlanta native and blog favorite blues rocker TRUETT! While it may seem that he sprung from nowhere, TRUETT has, in fact, been steadily building a following in the southeast for many years, and if…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with SUSTO

As SUSTO frontman Justin Osborne and I sit and talk over coffee recently, he delivers some shocking news. “Tony Dong is no more,” he informs me, of the band’s beloved tour van, which was commemorated on a band t-shirt and was integral to SUSTO folklore. “Last time you and I talked, we were on tour—we…