“SHATTERING GLASS” – NEW VIDEO from BROOKE ALEXX

Nashville’s very own powerhouse pop singer Brooke Alexx is shattering gender norms with her new single, “Shattering Glass.” It’s the newest female empowerment anthem and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Gender equality seems to be a hot topic these days, especially during the rise of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, and “Shattering…

“EYE MAKEUP” – VIDEO from WILD MOCCASINS

In honor of day three of Wild Moccasins week, East of 8th is featuring one of our favorite music videos from Wild Moccasins. The video for “Eye Makeup” is an interesting one, but the story behind the song and its unique video is even more intriguing. Often overlooked, clothes, makeup and the glitz and glamor…

“SAINT”- NEW VIDEO from VÉRITÉ

Despite the song’s title, VÉRITÉ is no saint in her recently-released music video. The song tells a story of a woman who is unapologetically imperfect, admitting she is anything but a saint. The single’s video effortlessly conveys this message of sinfulness. Taking place in a mansion that is so empty to the point of eeriness,…

“GETTING ALONG” – NEW VIDEO from THE MAGIC GANG

UK rockers The Magic Gang are living up to their name with their newest single, “Getting Along.” The surprisingly upbeat heartbreak anthem is the first song released off the band’s upcoming self-titled album, scheduled to debut March 16th. With the song’s electric guitar influences and joyous sounding melody, upon first listen, someone might not realize…

VIDEO PREMIERE: “BLOOD, SWEAT, TEARS” by CATALINA

“I’m glass made of different sand,” sings Nashville-based alt-popster Catalina in her new song, “Blood Sweat, Tears”; the native Chilean grew up on a steady diet of Motown, Aretha Franklin, Barry White, Michael Jackson and Madonna, which has inspired her own brand of latin-infused soulful pop. “Blood, Sweat, Tears” was inspired by a sense of nostalgia…

VIDEO PREMIERE: “CONFIDENCE DON’T GO” by RYAN HARRIS BROWN

We at East of 8th are die-hard coffee nerds, and can honestly admit that without a daily dose of its warm, caffeinated goodness, we’d all be hot blubbering messes. We can also be regularly observed finding solace at any one of Nashville’s plethora of stellar coffee shops, so imagine our delight when friend and previously-featured…

“FORGET ME” – NEW VIDEO from BORN RUFFIANS

The death of rock icon David Bowie has affected the world in so many ways, and many artists have been inspired to pay tribute, reflect, and share insight through their work. Toronto-based band Born Ruffians have recently unleashed “Forget Me,” their new video that stars frontperson Luke Lalonde, who wrote the song on the day Bowie died. “What…

“OBSESSION” – NEW VIDEO from OK GO

Y’ALL. Pop rock outfit OK Go has released a brand new video for “Obsession,” a track from their latest record, Hungry Ghosts. In grand OK Go style, the video is wildly inventive, amazing, and totally unbelievable–and “Obsession” is what you will experience once you click “play.” Believe it. Directed by OK Go frontman Damian Kulash, Jr.…

VIDEO PREMIERE: “REBELS” by COOPERTHEBAND

Coopertheband is a “bramily”—band/friends/family— composed of five massive music nerds with minds to rhyme and ten hot feet. This year, they released Kingdoms, their third album, which encompasses themes of love, challenges to modern life, and rebellion. Today, the Tennessee pop rockers unleash the video for album track “Rebels”; the video features the group set…

AN EXCLUSIVE PERFORMANCE from THE TEXAS GENTLEMEN

“There’s gonna be some pain in your life, that’s for sure,” begins “Pain,” a keyboard-heavy strut-tastic tune from TX Jelly, the glorious new album from Lonestar collective The Texas Gentleman. With their new album, released last week via New West Records, the perennial backing band has stepped squarely into center stage with TX Jelly, and we…