WIN FREE TICKETS to BEHOLD THE BRAVE at THE BASEMENT on 7/13/17!

Nashville-based Behold The Brave released their soul-shaking self-titled debut album on July 7th via WITHYN Records; the fuzzed-out guitar-driven stunner features Stax-insipred Southern rock, blues-tinged grit, and West Coast-style psychedelia at their finest. As vocalist and guitarist Clayton Davis explains, “We want every song to create a different vibe and feeling that adds the right…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with KORBY LENKER

“I don’t sing with a twang, that’s not my thing. I’m not from the South. I just sing the way I know how,” says Nashville-based singer/songwriter Korby Lenker. The Idaho native, who spent many years in Seattle after college helming a bluegrass band, explores the acoustic pop realm with his new album, Thousand Springs, set…

MAKING AN IMPACT: GIRLS WRITE NASHVILLE

“It makes me feels so good,” sings eight-year-old Nailah, about music. The youngest participant in the Girls Write Nashville program, Nailah is already a seasoned musician who began her journey at Nashville’s ASET Academy of Performing Arts at the ripe old age of three.  Girls Write Nashville is an exciting new program in town which strives to…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with JAKE McMULLEN

“It’s the only thing that makes sense in the world,” says Jake McMullen about music; the quiet and contemplative singer/songwriter began his musical journey at the age of 10, but at 19, began to take seriously the idea of making it his life’s pursuit. “Before that, I never realized what it could do,” he adds.…

MAKING AN IMPACT: GIRLS WRITE NASHVILLE

Meet Sydney. Like so many in our community, this East Nashvillian has high hopes and songwriting aspirations–however, at the ripe old age of six years old, Sydney got started on her dreams early, and now, at 13, she is hoping to follow in the footsteps of her heroes, superstar Beyoncé and icon-in-the-making Alessia Cara. “I’ve always wanted…

Eo8 ON LOCATION: BONNAROO, DAY 3

After ending Friday night with the rocking spectacle of U2, I was ready to start Saturday with something a bit more mellow, and found what I was looking for on the Who Stage with Nashville rockicana artist Reuben Bidez. Leading with his acoustic guitar and soulful voice, Bidez ranged from melancholy to wistful while getting…

PREMIERE: “HERE I GO AGAIN” by KING WILDERNESS

Nashville-based artist Adam Walton spent the majority of his youth on skateboards and playing in punk rock bands in North Carolina; in college he fell in love with the sounds and melodies of folk and mountain music. Now, under the moniker King Wilderness, Walton is crafting music that combines the energy of his younger days with…