UNSIGNED ONLY IS NOT YOUR AVERAGE SONGWRITING COMPETITION

Are you an independent, unsigned musician looking to get more exposure and experience? Then look no further than the 2018 Unsigned Only Music Competition! Started with the intention of providing an equal playing field for unsigned artists, Unsigned Only is not your average songwriting competition. Excluding musicians who already have a label or other major…

THE FUTURE OF THE MUSIC INDUSTRY IS FEMALE

Something I’ve always admired about music is its universalness. No matter age, gender, race or ethnicity, there’s a special message buried beneath almost every song. So why do we often hear about the gendering of music? Is it because it has a history of being a primarily male-dominated industry? But what about the increase in…

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…

THE 2018 SAVANNAH STOPOVER LINEUP IS HERE!

Entering its eighth year as one of the Southeast’s best (and laid back) music festivals, Savannah Stopover is announcing the first wave of bands for their 2018 lineup. Regional favorites of Monreal are set to headline Saturday, March 10th at Savannah’s Ships of The Sea Museum, North Garden. The three-day festival takes place each year…

NASHVILLE’S WHISSELL RELEASES STELLAR NEW EP

Nashville-based alt-pop star Whissell has released her ferocious new self-titled EP to–unsurprisingly–rave reviews. Whissell is a favorite around here for sure; we’ve been big fans of the smoky-voiced siren since the release of her previous EP, Old Souls, Young Bodies, in January, her take on electro-blues and unique vocals a welcome reprieve from the current pop…

WIN FREE TICKETS TO TONIGHT’S COMMUNION NASHVILLE!

Hey y’all! If you haven’t yet experienced a Communion Night, your life isn’t complete!  This fall, Nashville’s Communion Residency night showcase is moving to The Basement, and there’s a fun twist– this go round, established local artists are curating the monthly shows’ lineups with their favorite emerging Nashville artists. Tonight, Southern rockers The Weeks are…

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…

“HIT PARADE” – NEW MUSIC from MUTEMATH

HOLY BUCKETS, Y’ALL. Our favorite Grammy-nominated funktastic electro-rock conglomerate, MUTEMATH, is back with new music for eager ears–their new single, “Hit Parade” is a tasty morsel of the goodness to come. The band will soon release their fifth studio album, Play Dead, their most progressive work to date. In creating this new music, they took an unhinged and…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with THE DAYBREAKS

It’s one thing for a band to perform for an audience—performing for an audience as a full band with gear in the cramped quarters at the front of an airplane at 35,000 feet in the air on its way from Nashville to Los Angeles is an entirely different animal altogether—just ask Nashville indie pop outfit…

Chris Cornell: July 20, 1964-May 17, 2017

The moment you become enthralled with someone’s music and relegate yourself to fandom is a moment that is hard to forget—like a jolt of emotional lightning that surges through your being and creates intense joy, inspiring admiration and worship of an artist and his or her music. It’s not always easily explained, but it is…