AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with JASON WILBER

“You can put one of those records on and it casts a magic spell—you can be somewhere else in some other story. It was an escape,” says Jason Wilber, who discovered Johnny Cash and Marty Robbins and Tom T. Hall in his parents’ record collection as a child. From childhood piano lessons and commandeering his…

VIDEO PREMIERE: “LEILA” by COREY LEITER

August 21, 2017 will be a momentous day; Nashville will be partially in the path of totality for the solar eclipse—an event which hasn’t affected the area in 500 years, and one which will bring an estimated extra 1.4 million people to the Music City. August 21st is also the day that Nashville-based singer/songwriter Corey…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with HENRY JAMISON

“My vocabulary got pretty big, pretty fast. My songs are organically a little wordy, though, I don’t say to myself, ‘I’m a wordy person, so I’m going to use all the words I know,’” explains dry-witted Vermont-based singer/songwriter Henry Jamison, who grew up with an English professor and a composer, otherwise respectively known as “mom…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with KORBY LENKER

“I don’t sing with a twang, that’s not my thing. I’m not from the South. I just sing the way I know how,” says Nashville-based singer/songwriter Korby Lenker. The Idaho native, who spent many years in Seattle after college helming a bluegrass band, explores the acoustic pop realm with his new album, Thousand Springs, set…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with JAKE McMULLEN

“It’s the only thing that makes sense in the world,” says Jake McMullen about music; the quiet and contemplative singer/songwriter began his musical journey at the age of 10, but at 19, began to take seriously the idea of making it his life’s pursuit. “Before that, I never realized what it could do,” he adds.…

‘ROO PREVIEW: REUBEN BIDEZ

Nashville-based singer/songwriter Reuben Bidez will be making his Bonnaroo debut on the WHO stage on Saturday, June 10th at 2:00 p.m. In September, Bidez released Turning To Wine, his first complete body of work. “As I’ve grown as a writer and singer, I’ve gravitated to this sound because it most lines up with my message, and…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with COREY HARPER

Corey Harper has a voice that penetrates the soul and could soften the toughest of hearts—an amazing talent given that the 21 year old singer/songwriter, who hails from Portland and now resides in Venice, California, has only been making music since the ripe old age of 19. Raised my music-loving parents on a steady diet…

PREVIEW: ZANDER HAWLEY at 3RD & LINDSLEY TONIGHT!

Every ending leads to a new beginning, and heartache is often the catalyst for both. Nashville-by-way-of-Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Zander Hawley, who began making his own music a few host years ago, knows that truth well. “Like every 15 year old, I had my heart broken, and that’s what set it off,” laughs Hawley, who will…

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,…