LIVE SHOW REVIEW: MAX GOMEZ

Simplicity can be hard to come by these days, especially when it comes to live shows. Artists fill rooms with artificial fog and multicolored strobe lights, putting on some of the most elaborate live performances you will ever see. Yet when Max Gomez played Nashville’s High Watt on April 3rd, it was like a breath…

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: LUCY ROSE

If you want to melt into your seat at a concert, Lucy Rose can make that happen. The British singer/songwriter slid on stage and right into our collective heart at her recent show in Portland, wowing us with her beautiful vocals. Her partly acoustic set showcased her hauntingly sweet lyrics and her strength as a songwriter, taking us on…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with LINDSEY LOMIS

“Writing songs and listening to music is my therapy. I want to write meaningful songs that can help other people,” says 15-year-old Nashville-based singer/songwriter Lindsey Lomis. Her soulful single “Our Memories” has been getting airplay at Nashville bastion of independent radio, Lightning 100. “I’ve been doing music forever it feels like,” she reveals. “I’ve been…

PREMIERE: “EYES ON US” by MERRITT GIBSON

New England indie rocker Merritt Gibson writes songs that are deeply personal and unflinchingly honest as she seeks to understand the world and how she fits into it—a quest to which we can all relate. College freshman Gibson, however, displays perspective and observation that is beyond her years. On March 30th, she will release Eyes…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with WALKER LUKENS

“I really started my new year with a whimper,” laughs Texas-based pop rocker Walker Lukens. “I played on New Year’s Eve outside in the 21-degree weather, woke up on New Year’s day, and slowly declined into sickness,” he says. “The flu was all around us.” Even so, that whimper is a minor dip in the…

“LOTTERY” – NEW MUSIC from JADE BIRD

British singer/songwriter Jade Bird is taking 2018 by storm with her recent heartbreak anthem, “Lottery.” With its optimistic imagery and upbeat flow, don’t let the song fool you. Sounding weirdly blissful for a breakup song, Bird talks of the losses that come with the game of love. “You used to say that love is a…

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…