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LIVE SHOW REVIEW: WHISSELL at THE HIGH WATT

It was all about girl power last night at The High Watt for the release of pop-flavored soulstress Whissell’s debut EP Old Souls, Young Bodies with FJØRA and Fleurie providing opening support. The audience was crammed into the intimate space, with many familiar faces from Nashville’s burgeoning pop community there to support the success of one of their…

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ALBUM REVIEW: “FEEL” by WILD ADRIATIC

Wild Adriatic prides itself on its concert vibe, so the band decided to capture the thrill of their live show on their forthcoming album, Feel; as frontman Travis Gray explains, “These songs align with everything we’ve gone through in the last year.  They highlight hard times, but also underlying hope and optimism. We’re people. We’re…

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“YOUNG BLOOD” – NEW MUSIC from NOAH KAHAN

Twenty year old American songwriter, Noah Kahan, who hails from rural Strafford, Vermont (population 1,000), has released “Young Blood,” via Republic Records.  With a true gift for songcraft and storytelling honed during long winters in the serene expanse of his family’s 133 acre tree farm, Kahan’s lyrics brim with youthful wit and wisdom, recounting tales of…

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“COMB MY HAIR” – NEW MUSIC from COAST MODERN

Los Angeles-based alt-pop duo Coast Modern is back with a brand new song that combines their signature dreamy So-Cal sun-infused psychedelia with a laid-back, funky-ness that lumbers past your ears like a souped-up ’66 Chevy Impala. And, it appears they want you to comb their hair. You may know Coast Modern from their breakout single…

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AN EXCLUSIVE PERFORMANCE from RON GALLO

Rocker Ron Gallo, who relocated his frenetic style and his giant curly hair to the Music City last year, has strong opinions about the state of cultural affairs. “It’s like everyone’s asleep these days, we’re all distracted, we’ve become drones, looking at screens, not thinking for ourselves. We are the problem, we just need to take responsibility…

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AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with TEAMMATE

It’s hard to name a band these days, which likely explains the plethora of unique and, frankly, downright weird ones floating around the musicsphere. As band names go though, one outfit has successfully conveyed their dynamic history with their chosen two-words-pressed-into-one moniker. Meet Los Angeles-based electro-pop duo TeamMate. “We met in our college marching band,…

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ALBUM REVIEW: “SUNSET PARK” EP by A VALLEY SON

With their debut EP, Sunset Park, set for release on January 27th, Brooklyn-based rockicana outfit A Valley Son has distilled the sentiment of the free-wheeling American spirit, filtered it through the experience of life in the big city, and firmly planted their flag in the roots rock landscape. Like early morning light, we are gently introduced to…

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“GOOD LOVE” – NEW MUSIC from DOM ROBINSON

Leeds, UK-based artist Dom Robinson recently released “Good Love,” a brand new single and the first of several that the singer/songwriter has planned for this year. Featuring Robinson’s smoothly soothing vocal-stylings and dynamic instrumentation, “Good Love” is a delicate, Bon Iver-esque breath of fresh air that explores the challenges encountered in relationships and the difficulties in overcoming…