ALBUM REVIEW: “AS LONG AS YOUR EYES ARE WIDE” by SAID THE WHALE

“It might never again feel like it’s the right time/If it’s the end, well, let’s cross that line/Let us step into the darkness,” sings Said The Whale’s Ben Worcester, in “Step Into The Darkness,” the opening track of the band’s new release, As Long As Your Eyes Are Wide. These introductory lines of the Juno … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “AS LONG AS YOUR EYES ARE WIDE” by SAID THE WHALE

“ENOUGH” – NEW VIDEO from WINSTONS

Our favorite blues rock duo, Winstons, has unleashed a new video for their searing new single “Enough.” This band makes a lot of noise for two people; if you’re a regular around here (and if you aren’t, you definitely should be), you’re already familiar with their gut-punching prowess. We can’t get enough (see what we did there), … Read more “ENOUGH” – NEW VIDEO from WINSTONS

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with BRYCE FOX

“I’d always been insecure about my high-pitched voice,” laughs Bryce Fox of his prepubescent choice of band over choir.  The Los Angeles-based alt-pop powerhouse who began making beats and rapping in high school gained confidence to sing after his voice changed—a fun piece of Bryce Fox trivia at this point, because one listen to his … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with BRYCE FOX

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: THE HARMALEIGHS at THE HIGH WATT

For folksy rockers The Harmaleighs, their show at the High Watt was a different type of homecoming. About two years ago, the duo of Haley Grant (lead vocals and guitar) and Kaylee Jasperson (bass and harmonies) traded the comfort of their Nashville apartment for the life of touring road warriors. While a lot has changed … Read more LIVE SHOW REVIEW: THE HARMALEIGHS at THE HIGH WATT

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: ALL THEM WITCHES at HIGH NOON SALOON

Touring is a way for a band to expand their musical reach and gain new fans beyond the hometown crowd. A remarkable tour can elevate a band to new heights and build unstoppable confidence; on the other hand, a challenging tour can generate tension and end careers.  Nashville psych-rock outfit All Them Witches has certainly encountered obstacles on their … Read more LIVE SHOW REVIEW: ALL THEM WITCHES at HIGH NOON SALOON

“CHAINSMOKING” – NEW MUSIC from JACOB BANKS

Jacob Banks has unleashed a brand new single, “Chainsmoking,” from his forthcoming EP, The Boy Who Cried Freedom, set for release later this Spring via Interscope Records. “’Chainsmoking’ is about understanding that shit may be hard, but we push on any way,” says Banks. “I am really happy to share it, the sound mixes old and new vibes which is … Read more “CHAINSMOKING” – NEW MUSIC from JACOB BANKS

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with FOXTROT & THE GET DOWN

Home is where the heart is, and Foxtrot & the Get Down has the City of Brotherly Love flowing through its bluesy veins. Comprised of Colin Budny, Ken Bianco, Erica Ruiz, Eric Berk, and Jimmy Iovine, the Philadelphia blues rock outfit recently released their debut full-length album, Roots Too Deep via Nashville label American Echo … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with FOXTROT & THE GET DOWN

“RIVERMOUTH” – NEW VIDEO from RISING APPALACHIA

“Music is the tool with which we wield political prowess,” says Leah Song of rootsy folk band Rising Appalachia, who released a new video for their song “Rivermouth” in partnership with Waterkeeper Alliance – the largest and fastest growing non-profit solely focused on clean water, and Eco Watch, a large Environmental Action media network. “Music … Read more “RIVERMOUTH” – NEW VIDEO from RISING APPALACHIA

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with BEN HAZLEWOOD

Up-and-coming pop phenom Ben Hazlewood possesses an arena-sized voice and personality to match; the New Zealand native and member of Team Joel Madden on season of 1 of The Voice Australia, has been singing since the ripe old age of five. “My mom was a dance teacher and had a school, so I grew up … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with BEN HAZLEWOOD

PREMIERE: “WANT:NEED” by KIERNAN McMULLAN

“By now I thought I’d have exactly what I wanted, but I don’t remember what I wanted it for,” sings Nashville-based songwriter Kiernan McMullan in “Want:Need,” the new single from his forthcoming album Baggage. “‘Want:Need’ is about a moment of clarity,” he explains. “It’s about reprioritizing what’s important in your life.” The indie powerhouse, who released his first … Read more PREMIERE: “WANT:NEED” by KIERNAN McMULLAN

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