PREMIERE: “BRUTAL HONESTY” by WALLIS BIRD

On September 27th, award-winning Irish singer/songwriter and activist Wallis Bird will release WOMAN, her sixth album. Bird spent the last two years writing and recording WOMAN encompasses the major changes in her life since her 2016 release Home. “The world has changed a lot, and I’ve changed with it. The #MeToo movement, Repeal the 8th, marriage equality…

PREVIEW: FAMILY AND FRIENDS at 3RD & LINDSLEY on 8/26/2018

Athens, Georgia-based collective Family And Friends is known for their percussive style and unrivaled live-show energy. Recently, they unleashed Felix Culpa, their long-awaited debut full-length album. “When we finished our two EPs, especially when we finished xoxo, we knew it was time to write a full-length album,” says vocalist Mike MacDonald about their highly-anticipated record.…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with VON GREY

As I tiptoe into Nashville’s High Watt during VON GREY’s soundcheck, I expect to hear some delicious synth-infused pop emanating from the intimate stage. I was met with the sounds of fiddle and a harmonious rendition of Dolly Parton classic “Jolene”— I was completely captivated. I soon learned that any attempt to put this band…

PREMIERE: “I STILL REMAIN” by THE WESTERN DEN

In search of creative community, Deni Hlavinka and Chris West were drawn together with magical magnetism to form The Western Den; initially creators with folk sensibilities, the pair has pushed past those sonic boundaries with their forthcoming debut album, A Light Left On. Today, the band unleashes album track “I Still Remain”; its spare string…

ALBUM REVIEW: “EXPECTATIONS” by WILD CHILD

As their name implies, Wild Child jumps into a performance of reckless abandon rounded out by seasoned, mature restraint with Expectations, their fourth album, set for release on February 9th via Dualtone Records.  This record is a departure from their norm; they pull influences for a myriad of sources, embrace their moniker, and take a walk…

“POWERFUL OWL” – NEW ALBUM from BELLE MINERS

Canadian/Australian trio Belle Miners released their debut album Powerful Owl on November 3rd and announced a string of tour dates in Australia in January 2018. The album was made while travelling and performing in Australia, and produced by JUNO award-winner Joby Baker at Baker Studios in British Columbia, Canada. Life-long friends, Canadian musicians Felicia Harding and…

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…

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY!

Air Traffic Controller—Echo Papa EP There’s something so refreshing about bigass banging anthems, and Boston’s Air Traffic Controller knows exactly how to make ‘em. Their latest release, Echo Papa, follows up their acclaimed 2016 album Black Box, and features seven ocean-sized and electrified fist-pumpers that will not only make you move, but might also make…

ALBUM REVIEW: “HIRAETH” EP by THE HARMALEIGHS

“There’s no place like home,” a quote with which we are all familiar, but what exactly is home? Nashville folk pop duo The Harmaleighs explore that question and more on their forthcoming EP, Hiraeth, set for release on May 5th. Haley Grant and Kaylee Jasperson decided to get rid of their apartment, store their belongings,…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with THE HARMALEIGHS

“I was like, hey Kaylee, wanna be in my band?” Haley Grant remembers of asking her partner, Kaylee Jasperson, to embark on a musical adventure called The Harmaleighs—on the condition that Jasperson sing harmonies. “I was like, I am a bass player, that is what I do. I do not sing,”  she laughs. “Singing onstage…