I hereby designate Austin James, who records under the name The Slow Drag, a Pure Popster. James has just released his debut album, “Dope Tunage Vol 1” and it’s chock full of hooks and licks that fans of good old American rock and roll with a poppy edge will devour. If you don’t believe me, […]

Photo by Thom King Sibling harmonies are one of God’s greatest creations. The sound of two brothers or sisters singing together is a beautiful thing. But getting to hear three harmonizing brothers is a rare and special treat. Well, look no further my friends than the fresh Country sound of the Sitze brothers who make […]

Lately, I have been spending an unhealthy amount of time pondering what the at-this-point likely 2020 E Street Band tour would look like. This state of mind has been heavily influenced by the steady diet of live Bruce shows I’ve been listening to. This nourishment comes courtesy of Springsteen’s monthly archive releases on download and […]

Photo by Emily Quirk Caitlin Anne Webster is a fascinating new face on the Nashville scene. It’s been a while since her 2015 solo EP “Black Moon,” however she has just released a double single of “Powhatan River Blues” and “Wait (On Love) with a full-length solo record in the works.” She is also a […]

Photo by Blake Russell Googling the term “Beatlesque” someday should turn up the name of Nashville’s John Salaway. For now, you will just have to take my word that John’s new record, “Americana Dreams” is one that is worthy of this adjective denoting an honoring resemblance both to the lavish harmonies and pleasant pop sounds […]

Photo by Stacie Huckeba Finally making its way to the top of my recent release pile, “Wrestling with the Mystery,” the debut LP by East Nashville singer-songwriter Nick Nace, got seriously stuck in my CD player for several go-rounds. Produced by local hero Jon Latham, it’s yet another example of exquisite songcraft from the burgeoning […]

Photo by Sebastian Smith Don’t you just love it when you can’t get past the first track on an LP since it’s so damn good you just want to hear it again…and again? Well, my latest song to put on repeated repeat is Americana recording artist David Newbould’s “Sensitive Heart” from his “Sin & Redemption” […]