PREMIERE: “ZOMBIE HEARTZ” by THE WHISTLES & THE BELLS

“Every time a pop star is born, a distant planet dies/Science finally points to God, and He rolls His eyes,” posits Nashville’s Bryan Simpson, who makes music under the moniker The Whistles & The Bells, in the first words of his new single “Zombie Heartz.” The track is featured on his sophomore effort, Modern Plagues,…

AN EXCLUSIVE PERFORMANCE from THE WHISTLES & THE BELLS

Nashville’s The Whistles & the Bells, alt-rock moniker of acclaimed singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Bryan Simpson, will release his sophomore LP Modern Plagues via New West Records on April 28th. Prior to launching The Whistles & the Bells, Simpson had already won substantial success as a bluegrass mandolinist, serving a seven-year, three-album stint with the acclaimed progressive-bluegrass quartet Cadillac Sky.…

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: THE WHISTLES & THE BELLS at THE BASEMENT

This January, The Whistles & The Bells, the new incarnation and creation of multi-instrumentalist Bryan Simpson, did an intra-city tour of Nashville, with the last show taking place at legendary and intimate venue The Basement (the last two shows were supposed to be at The Basement actually, but Nashville was in the midst of Snowmageddon,…