PREMIERE: “CRAVE YOUR LIGHT” by MONICA MOSER

Even in the midst of the commercial hustle and bustle, the holidays can be a time of reflection and remembrance. With an entire year behind us, there’s a certain melancholy that arrives, a mixture of sadness and anticipation—because with another year just ahead, the possibilities are endless. Nashville-based singer/songwriter Monica Moser beautifully captures this sentiment…

PREMIERE: “NOT GONNA RUN” by TONEY ROCKS

Las Vegas-based singer/songwriter Toney Rocks is a fighter. In fact, the rootsy blues man has purposely placed himself in challenging situations just so he can fight his way out of them. “I’m so used to it,” he admits. “If it’s too easy I don’t feel comfortable, which isn’t necessarily the greatest approach to have.” It…

PREMIERE: “ME WITHOUT YOU” by KATIE HERZIG

Holidays are approaching. Families will converge, and inevitably, personalities will clash. Opinions will rub and create friction. Sometimes, it takes the experience of loss for us to realize that we would gladly endure those stress-inducing situations for one more moment with a loved one. Sometimes, thankfully, we have helpful reminders to keep us on track…

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: “twigs” by townsppl

You know that feeling—that carefree state of mind that accompanies childhood, before external pressures and fears curb our enthusiasm and stifle our willingness to explore? That feeling is captured and celebrated in “twigs,” the whimsical new single from Pittsburgh kitchen-folk outfit, townsppl. “I usually try not to think too hard about what my songs are…

VIDEO PREMIERE: “HOLLYWOOD” by CARVERTON

Carverton, Nashville-based purveyors of effervescent, party-infused pop rock, released their self-titled headbanger of an EP in August. Today, the band is unleashing a tongue-in-cheek new video for EP track “Hollywood.” “We wanted to shoot a porno for the music video, but our manager said that probably wasn’t a good idea,” jokes band bassist Sean Wykoski.…

PREMIERE: “SLAVE” by PUPPET REBELLION

It’s no secret that the Brits know how to rock, and Puppet Rebellion knows how it’s done. The Manchester-based outfit, who has shared stages with the likes of Catfish and the Bottlemen and the Slow Readers Club, is gearing up to release its debut full-length album in November via Scruff of the Neck. To give…

ALBUM PREMIERE: “MOONSVILLE III” by MOONSVILLE COLLECTIVE

Southern California rootstastic string outfit Moonsville Collective, purveyors of what they call “California Goodtime,” got their start by sitting in on jug band and old-time music circles where an infectious and pure spirit of “music for music’s sake” lived, and injecting that same spirit into their songs and their lives became their quest. Before 2017, the band…