If you have been to all the cool places in the Nashville area, the face of Rob Robinson might be a familiar one to you. In addition to being a songwriter and musician, since 2008, Rob has owned Puckett’s south of town in Leiper’s Fork. This historic place with a roadhouse feel serves up both […]

Photo by Citizen Kane Wayne Well, Australia’s loss was certainly Nashville’s gain.  Josh Rennie-Hynes, now a naturalized Americana singer-songwriter and one of the finest melodic guitarists I’ve heard in some time, is a keeper. Josh has just released “Caught in a Dream” from his new LP “Patterns” which we will all get to possess come […]

Swearingen & Kelli (AJ and Jayne) have released the title track and second single from their upcoming album “Cold-Hearted Truth” which will be out on September 20th. You can watch the beautiful new video for the song right here, right now. The song was inspired by the music of Buddy and Julie Miller and like […]

The recent rash of biographies of my contemporary musical heroes is sure making me feel my age. Self-written tomes by Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, and Squeeze’s Chris Difford were three that I had a hard time putting down. Having lived through the cycles of their record releases and touring, I was able to slot my […]

Zack Smith and Caitlin Doyle-Smith are a happy-loving married couple who make up the musical dog-loving Americana duo Smooth Hound Smith. They have recently released their third LP, “Dog in a Manger” on the Tone Tree label. Yes, their sound is smooth, and this is a delightful record that moves through several styles. There’s the […]

While he likely awaits a phone call from his “boss” about what might keep him busy in 2020, Garry Tallent made a one-off appearance at Nashville’s 5 Spot in the 6pm slot on a Tuesday night. There wasn’t much advance fanfare, and unless you were checking the venue calendar, you likely missed this delightful musical […]

Singer-songwriter Darrin Bradbury has dropped a new single on us. Titled “Breakfast,” this countrified morning lament will be on his upcoming LP “Talking Dogs and Atom Bombs.” Set for a September 20 release on ANTI- Records, the record was produced by Kenneth Pattengale of The Milk Carton Kids. Just like a bowl of cereal, watching […]