PREVIEW: ZANDER HAWLEY at 3RD & LINDSLEY TONIGHT!

Every ending leads to a new beginning, and heartache is often the catalyst for both. Nashville-by-way-of-Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Zander Hawley, who began making his own music a few host years ago, knows that truth well. “Like every 15 year old, I had my heart broken, and that’s what set it off,” laughs Hawley, who will…

ALBUM REVIEW: “MONTE VISTA” by THE DELTA SAINTS

Sometimes a different perspective can have a profound influence in an album’s spirit. For The Delta Saints, the guidance of producer Eddie Spear created an evolved songwriting structure that is at the creative core of their upcoming release Monte Vista. The album still features the group’s signature blues-rock style, but with a more aggressive nod…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with THE DELTA SAINTS

With their forthcoming album, Monte Vista, Nashville rockers The Delta Saints have stretched their collective creative muscle, pushing the boundaries of all they have done in the past—the harmonica-laden blues that began ten years ago in a one-bedroom college apartment on Music Row has officially morphed into a bona fide, world-touring, rock n’ roll force…

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY–3/10/17

Ha Ha Tonka—Heart-Shaped Mountain Forged in the Missouri Ozarks in 2004, Ha Ha Tonka unveils their fifth studio album, Heart-Shaped Mountain, today via Bloodshot Records. The band’s new record is a triumph—in more ways than one. After weathering a massive studio hardware crash that deleted everything they’d recorded, they regrouped, steeled themselves, and emerged with a 10-song collection…

ALBUM REVIEW: “THE HEIGHTS” by KNOX HAMILTON

If The Beatles were correct and all we really need is love, then The Heights, the long-awaited and much-anticipated debut album from Arkansas-based pop rock outfit Knox Hamilton, is the cure for what ails you. At 13 songs strong, the album’s offerings are sweet but never saccharine, and showcase frontman Boots Copeland’s nicely-honed lyric-crafting sensibilities. The…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with LOUIS SCHEFANO

“As a kid, music was hitting me really hard, and it caused me to go to an emotionally invested place. Songs were almost debilitating to me as a kid, I assumed it was the same for everyone else,” recalls alt-rocker Louis Schefano, who will release Opposite Side Of The World, his solo debut, on February…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with ANDY SUZUKI & THE METHOD

“We say we have the same brain,” laughs Andy Suzuki about his partner in music, Kozza Olatunji-Babumba. “We have the same taste in what we think is fly. We communicate a lot, and we’ve gotten pretty good at it since we’ve been together for a long time.” The pair, who together make up Andy Suzuki…