“Let me pull you closer to me, as we waltz ‘round the room,” sings 5j Barrow’s Jason Hite, in the opening verse of “Seagreen Dress,” the first song on their forthcoming EP, The Journey Vol. 1. His beautiful tenor ebbs and flows with the pulsating strums of the accompanying acoustic guitar—and then in an unexpected … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “THE JOURNEY VOL. 1” by 5j BARROW
Atlantic Records’ own Max Frost is currently on a nationwide tour which will bring him to Nashville to headline at The High Watt on October 5th, y’all! He finished a smashing 2016, which saw the release of his addictive single “Adderall,” which racked up millions of Spotify streams. Frost, who has spent the last couple of years … Read more WIN TICKETS TO SEE MAX FROST at THE HIGH WATT on 10/5/17!!!
It was obvious that this was no regular night of the same old same old at 3rd and Lindsley. With ladies wearing everything from combat boots to clothes suited for a job interview, guys in skinny jeans pressed in with guys dressed to tear shit up, and ages ranging from 21 to ???, the sold … Read more LIVE SHOW REVIEW: THE MELVINS
Nashville-by-way-of Chicago artist Daphne Willis is a brussels sprouts enthusiast, an avid cooker of curries, and a collector of spoons; she’s also a pop phenom whose star is seriously on the rise. The daughter of a trained singer and a record label exec, Willis caught the bug at an early age. “It was super cool … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with DAPHNE WILLIS
If you haven’t yet heard of Black Pistol Fire, you should—but even if you haven’t, that probably won’t be true for very much longer. From their energetic festival appearances to the unexpected artistry that you hear on each new release, this Canada-bred Austin, Texas-based duo, composed of guitarist/vocalist Kevin McKeown and drummer Eric Owen, will … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “DEADBEAT GRAFFITI” by BLACK PISTOL FIRE
Fiona Silver, New York City’s own sassy, multifaceted spitfire, is back in Nashville TONIGHT at The 5 Spot’s $2 Tuesdays hosted by Derek Hoke. We love her alluring brand of reverb-y rock n’ roll, and we know you will too. In case you missed it, we had the chance to catch up this summer over a … Read more PREVIEW: FIONA SILVER at THE 5 SPOT TONIGHT!
“There’s gonna be some pain in your life, that’s for sure,” begins “Pain,” a keyboard-heavy strut-tastic tune from TX Jelly, the glorious new album from Lonestar collective The Texas Gentleman. With their new album, released last week via New West Records, the perennial backing band has stepped squarely into center stage with TX Jelly, and we … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE PERFORMANCE from THE TEXAS GENTLEMEN
Los Angeles-based roots rock outfit Jason Heath And The Greedy Souls will release a new album, But There’s Nowhere To Go, on October 13th via Industrial Amusement. As many other artists creating their work inspired by the circumstances in which they find themselves, the band wrote the bulk of their new album in the aftermath of … Read more EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: “DEAD STARS” by JASON HEATH AND THE GREEDY SOULS
For San Fermin frontman and songwriter Ellis Ludwig-Leone, their third studio album Belong is a major game-changer. “In the past I’d usually write through characters from books or movies, as a way to try to distance myself from what I was writing about,” says the Brooklyn-based artist. “As I’ve become more confident as a songwriter, I … Read more WIN FREE TICKETS TO SEE SAN FERMIN at EXIT/IN on 9/28/17!!
Carverton, Nashville-based purveyors of effervescent, party-infused pop rock, released their self-titled headbanger of an EP in August. Today, the band is unleashing a tongue-in-cheek new video for EP track “Hollywood.” “We wanted to shoot a porno for the music video, but our manager said that probably wasn’t a good idea,” jokes band bassist Sean Wykoski. … Read more VIDEO PREMIERE: “HOLLYWOOD” by CARVERTON