The lines between indie, folk, alternative, and pop rock are becoming more subtle. Indie and alternative are leaning towards lighter, and often, dreamier tones. Folk rock is seeing an explosion of electronic instrumentation. This evolution gives a keen artist the necessary space to push boundaries and create distinct sounds. Jealous of the Birds, the musical … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: JEALOUS OF THE BIRDS — PENINSULA
It’s no secret that the current rock scene is plagued by dilution. The word “rock” always comes with a qualifier: indie rock, pop rock, electro rock—all great, but not rock. Fortunately, there are a few bands that still hold the rock banner high and fight for your right to hear thundering guitar riffs, driving bass … Read more Throwback Thursday: Thunderpussy at The High Watt
In art, there are erasers or fresh coats of paint to cover mistakes. In theater, there are dress rehearsals before the final performance. There are even do-overs in golf (called mulligans). However, in life, we really only have one shot to get it right, because, as some say, you can’t put the toothpaste back in … Read more VIDEO PREMIERE: “START OVER ft. SWATKINS” by KRISTOPHER JAMES
If there’s one thing we know about time it’s that there’s never enough of it–a valuable commodity that you can spend, but there’s a hard and fast no return policy, which is why it must be spent wisely. Another thing we know for sure is that love is risky; is it worth the risk to … Read more VIDEO PREMIERE: “ALL MY MIGHT” by JORDAN WHITMORE
I’ve been told all my life, ‘Oh, you should be a singer.’ I’ve never thought of anything else,” says Nashville-based artist Devon Heath, who will release his latest EP, Gathering The Good, on August 3rd. As it goes, Heath’s path has been a long and winding road, one that began in a tiny town in West … Read more ALBUM PREMIERE: “GATHERING THE GOOD” EP by DEVON HEATH
Internationally-acclaimed multi-platinum rock band The Verve Pipe has been making music for the last 25 years; known for cranking out stellar songs, they’re widely known for their massive 1997 hit “The Freshmen,” which made those of us who were freshmen around that time swoon whenever we heard it—and, it still has that same emotional effect … Read more PREVIEW: THE VERVE PIPE at CITY WINERY on 4/22/18
As Wild Moccasins week continues, Eo8 is coming at you with more free stuff! Enter below to win a signed copy of Wild Moccasins’ latest release 88 92 (out via New West Records) on vinyl! Just gently enter your information below to win: Don’t forget to enter to win a pair of free tickets to the … Read more FREE WILD MOCCASINS VINYL GIVEAWAY!
In honor of day two of Wild Moccasins week, East of 8th presents an exclusive interview with indie-rock band, Common Deer. Don’t miss them make their Music City debut March 8th as they perform alongside Wild Moccasins at The High Watt. One of music’s greatest powers is its ability to bring about hope in times … Read more Eo8 PRESENTS: COMMON DEER at THE HIGH WATT on 3/8/18
This week, Eo8 is presenting Wild Moccasins with Common Deer at The High Watt in Nashville, and we want to give you a pair of tickets to the show!! That’s right, for the low, low cost of zero dollars, you and a guest can enjoy the alt-pop greatness of two amazing bands in the intimate … Read more WIN FREE TICKETS TO SEE WILD MOCCASINS at THE HIGH WATT on 3/8/18!!
Today marks the first day of Wild Moccasins Week! East of 8th will present Wild Moccasins with Common Deer at Nashville’s High Watt on March 8th. Until then, you have the chance to get to know both bands better all week long! After a brief hiatus to adjust to a new lineup, indie-pop quintet Wild Moccasins … Read more Eo8 PRESENTS: WILD MOCCASINS at THE HIGH WATT on 3/8/18