In the musical melting pot of Music City, artists arrive to both give and take to the always evolving Nashville sound. Marta Polombo is a “giver” whose background brings with her a sophisticated style that is easy to embrace and certainly of influence.  Check out the lovely lyric video for “Raining in Paris.” In addition […]

When discussing his recent single “If I’m Gonna Stay,” Music City newcomer Sam Varga gets right to the point: “It’s about me taking inventory of a life half lived and mislead and trying to get it back on course, asking the question what is life going to look like into adulthood and in the music industry.” […]

Photo by Ashtin Page I believe that the odds are strongly in favor that you will love every one of the Indie-Pop gems on Music City singer-songwriter Brontë Fall’s recent EP “Winter,” her third studio project. Bronte has crafted some scintillating lyrics and musical arrangements and sings with a voice so captivating that once through […]

Dallas Ugly are Libby Weitnauer, Eli Broxham and Owen Burton, and this fairly-new-to-Nashville trio has just released their debut LP “Watch Me Learn.” Listen here to the lovely title track from the new record. With soft vocals atop traditional acoustic Country instrumentation, the trio creates a gentle and introspective Lo-Fi Americana vibe that sounds as […]

Photo by Fairlight Hubbard Nashville singer-songwriter Ali Sperry has recently released an LP called “In Front of Us.” Working in her new home studio, the record was produced by her husband, Jamie Dick, whose debut effort as a producer was nothing less than outstanding. This record creates a sonically delightful mood with Ali’s gorgeous gentle […]

Thankfully the concert business is back to full steam and Music City is no exception. For many of us older music fans, it was a busy four days starting with Graham Nash (CMA Theatre) on Sunday, Beck (Basement East) on Monday, and then Tuesday and Wednesday at the Ryman with the campy and quirky Sparks […]

Somehow a sad and sentimental song can brighten even the gloomiest of days. Hearing the drop-dead gorgeous “Country Music Breaks My Heart” by Music City singer-songwriter Erinn Peet Lukes turned one of my dismal days right around. Watching the fun-filled video filmed at the American Legion Hall even made me feel even better! You can […]

Photo by Lee Weng Well, 2022 continues to be a banner year for new music coming out of Nashville. My latest and greatest discovery is the three brilliant singles by Retro-Pop singer-songwriter, Carli Brill. Her soothing and sophisticated vocal styling is the sweetest thing that will hit your ears this year. I promise. Don’t believe […]

Music City-based Americana singer-songwriter, Hannah Bethel, will be releasing a new 6-song EP, “Until the Sun Comes Back Around,” on March 25. Give a listen and watch the cool video for the EP’s second single, “Godspeed, Los Angeles.”  After you are spellbound by Hannah’s vocals and the blistering guitar of the 400 Unit’s Sadler Vaden, ponder the message behind […]

It was a big “surf’s up” on a Wednesday night at Nashville’s 5 Spot. Courtesy of newly based in Tennessee, The Surfaris, all that was missing was the sand, the boards and Frankie and Annette. The house was packed for this $10 bargain 6pm show that also featured local guitarist Eddie Angel of Los Staitjackets […]