ALBUM PREMIERE: “MOONSVILLE III” by MOONSVILLE COLLECTIVE

Southern California rootstastic string outfit Moonsville Collective, purveyors of what they call “California Goodtime,” got their start by sitting in on jug band and old-time music circles where an infectious and pure spirit of “music for music’s sake” lived, and injecting that same spirit into their songs and their lives became their quest. Before 2017, the band…

ALBUM PREMIERE: “TAKING OFF” by FLYING BUFFALOES

Flying Buffaloes, composed of Barry Stone, Johan Stone, Jordan Harazin (co-frontmen), Danny Pratt (drummer), and Tommy Leland (lead guitarist), blend together the traditional rollicking rhythms of classic country with the unapologetically gritty rock n’ roll wave currently crashing over East Nashville. Their debut, Taking Off, features five tracks of storytelling doused in rich vocal harmony,…

ALBUM PREMIERE: THE DULL BLUE LIGHTS

“We acknowledge that genre exists, but have no interest in confining ourselves to being just a soul band, or a mod band, or a reggae band, and on and on,” says Todd Fausnacht, lead vocalist/guitarist of Philadelphia-based band The Dull Blue Lights. A wise speaker once said, “Once you’re through changing, you’re through,” and The Dull…

DR. DOG STEALTHILY RELEASES NEW ALBUM

Iconic psych-rockers Dr. Dog have long been superheroes in my book, but I had no idea they donned ninja gear under their capes…earlier this year, the band released a new album, went on a nationwide tour to support it, and today, they’ve added a new release to their golden catalogue, Abandoned Mansion.  Abandoned Mansion is a ten-song mood…

EXCLUSIVE EP STREAM: “SWEET TOOTH” – ERYN McHUGH

Nashville by-way-of Atlanta singer/songwriter Eryn McHugh celebrates the release of her brand new electro-pop EP, Sweet Tooth, what she calls “a fun experiment and project” with  co-writer and producer, Chase Coy. “Chase is a really accomplished artist in his own right, has great sonic instincts, and current sound references,” she explains. “I credit him with helping me…

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: LIVING IN AMERICA EP – QUINN ERWIN

Just in time to celebrate our nation’s birthday, Mississippi-based purveyor of indie pop, Quinn Erwin, is releasing a brand new EP, aptly named Living In America, comprised of two tracks, “Living In America” and “Gray”. ‘Living In America’, a raucous, synth-y banger, is a reflection on coming of age and confronting an understanding of the American Dream. “I tried…

“DON’T WAKE THE RIOT” – NEW ALBUM from BLACK PISTOL FIRE

Blog favorite blues rock duo, Black Pistol Fire, released their latest full-length album, Don’t Wake The Riot, on May 20th.  A follow-up to 2014’s swampy self-titled record, at eleven songs strong Don’t Wake The Riot shows the band going in a grittier direction.  Don’t worry y’all–vocalist Kevin McKeown’s signature howl and Eric Owen’s ferocious drum shredding is still the constant. They also…

“SOUL” – NEW EP from QUINN ERWIN

After documenting the feeling of loss he experienced in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent tragedies surrounding him in Nashville-based rock band Afterlife Parade’s conceptual opus, Death & Rebirth, and exploring sonic landscapes, textures, and cycles in the band’s instrumental follow-up Awe, singer/songwriter and producer Quinn Erwin has a strong desire to vent about…