VIDEO PREMIERE: “EXTRA!” by DAISHA McBRIDE

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Nashville’s hip-hop scene is growing and we’re not mad about it. Meet Nashville rapper Daisha McBride, who is poised to make some serious waves in the genre. With spoken word poetry set to a laid-back groove, McBride’s flow is lithe and graceful in her new single “Extra!”—and beloved readers,…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with LINDSEY LOMIS

“Writing songs and listening to music is my therapy. I want to write meaningful songs that can help other people,” says 15-year-old Nashville-based singer/songwriter Lindsey Lomis. Her soulful single “Our Memories” has been getting airplay at Nashville bastion of independent radio, Lightning 100. “I’ve been doing music forever it feels like,” she reveals. “I’ve been…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with PALE HOUSES

Change is inevitable, and old ways don’t open new doors. The members of indie pop outfit Pale Houses have been around the Nashville music scene long enough to embrace that change, and have fashioned keys to unlock those new doors in their new incarnation, Pale Houses. “Our drummer Ryan and I were in a band…

SONGS FOR CENTENNIAL PARK BENEFIT TO BE HELD at CITY WINERY on 2/6/18

The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park, a non-profit organization aimed to promote Nashville’s Parthenon and Centennial Park, recently announced “Songs for Centennial Park,” the first of many events planned to raise funds for the park’s restoration. The show will feature performances by Matthew Perryman Jones, Andrew Ripp, Carolina Story, and Hush Kids. The…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with JASON ESKRIDGE

There are people who can sing, and then there is Jason Eskridge. For the last 18 years, Eskridge has made a name for himself as a go-to session and touring vocalist with heavyweights in all genres. After several years touring with gospel singer Nicole C. Mullen, Eskridge joined Lyle Lovett’s band, toured with bluesman Jonny…

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: THE NEW RESPECTS

The holidays are always a time of hope and optimism, even if the holiday is the not so traditional, like Nashville’s much-loved Festivus (a holiday inspired by the TV series Seinfeld).   Last Friday, Nashville indie-rock radio station Lightning 100 partnered with Marathon Music Works to raise money and collect donated toys for the Salvation Army…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with APOLLO LTD

Ten years ago, Jordan Phillips and Adam Stark, randomly paired as college roommates at Nashville’s Belmont University, started writing and playing music together, and cut their musical teeth in their first band, The Kicks. “Jordan and I both were huge 60s-70s rock fans, so our music started out like throwback rock n’ roll,”  recalls Stark,…