PREMIERE: “SHOELACES” by LYING BSTRDS

Light fixtures crashing from the ceiling. Walls forcibly rattled to dust. Windows shattering into splintery slivers. The ground quaking under your feet. Permanently affixed stankface-y snarl. Y'all, meet the music of LYING BSTRDS. Hailed as "Liverpool’s most dangerous band," LYING BSTRDS, who, in their first year of existence, already have world travel, high-end supporting slots, and festival appearances... Continue Reading →

PREMIERE: “VANITY FAIR” by ROMANCE & REBELLION

Los Angeles-based foursome Romance & Rebellion, whose talents have been fostered in the hipster have of Echo Park, and who have been cutting their teeth playing on stages up and down the Sunset Strip, return with powerhouse poster girl anthem, “Vanity Fair", pure poptastic fun to bring some coolness to the dog days of your... Continue Reading →

ALBUM STREAM PREMIERE: “ENDLESS SUN” by PAGEANT

Siblings Derek and Erika Porter are the heart of Nashville folk/pop-rock four-piece Pageant, whose beautifully-crafted seven-song sophomore EP Endless Sun is set for release on CD and digital formats on Friday, November 13th. Lead singer-songwriter Derek Porter’s rich, pointed vocals and guitar intermingle with his sister Erika Porter’s lilting vocals, guitar, and ukelele to create a lush call-and-response of moving and playful... Continue Reading →

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: THE TALL PINES – “FEAR IS THE DEVIL”

East of 8th and Mother Church Pew are delighted to partner with The Tall Pines to premiere "Fear Is The Devil," a track which will appear on the newest Communion Sampler. Combining Christmas Davis' gruff and haunting vocals with Connie Lynn Petruk's bold and angelic voice, the mashup of light and dark propels "Fear Is The Devil"... Continue Reading →

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: “BACK IN ILLINOIS” BY PATRICK KINSLEY & A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS

I sure do love Nashville.  You know why? Because everywhere I go, the atmosphere is abuzz with expectation, hope, and creativity.  I love that this blog affords me the chance to meet and form relationships with artists from all over the place.  I love that I can connect with local artists to help spread the... Continue Reading →

PREMIERE: “MANIA”–THE BRAND NEW SINGLE FROM KEENAN O’MEARA

East of 8th is honored to introduce you, beloved readers, to "Mania," the brand new single from Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Keenan O'Meara. "Mania" is the first single from his soon-to-be-released debut LP (You) Awful Creature; O'Meara recorded the song at legendary Electric Lady Studios (built by Jimi Hendrix and used by the likes of Bob Dylan, John... Continue Reading →

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