VIDEO PREMIERE: “OH ELEANOR” by FOREST FIRE GOSPEL CHOIR

It’s been said that love is all we need—and in Forest Fire Gospel Choir’s whimsical new video “Oh Eleanor,” that statement rings true between two humanoid bug creatures who meet on a bus and dance their way through the streets of Memphis. Of the video, the band says: “‘Oh Eleanor’ is for daydreamers and hopeless…

Eo8 ON LOCATION: MEMPHO MUSIC FESTIVAL, DAY 2

Having stretched my musical muscles the night before, I was prepared for a marathon of artist talent coming up on the second day of the MEMPHO Music Festival.  It only took a quick look at the lineup to see that the Saturday’s performers boasted strong ties to the Memphis and Tennessee music scene. Friday night at…

Eo8 ON LOCATION: MEMPHO MUSIC FESTIVAL, DAY 1

Celebrating the rich musical heritage of Memphis, Tennessee, and boasting a well-curated lineup, MEMPHO Music Festival roared into its inaugural weekend.  Located in Shelby Farms Park (home to its own herd of American Bison), the festival boasted two stages with staggered performances, food trucks, and art displays.  With a lineup including rock, alternative pop, Americana,…

ALBUM REVIEW: NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS

Have you ever heard a song that grabbed your heart, invaded your soul, held onto both for dear life, and made you feel things you forgot you could even feel? Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats have created an entire album of songs that do exactly that, a self-titled debut on Memphis, Tennessee’s renowned label Stax Records, home of…