Monthly Archives: April 2019

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Bambi Lee Savage

Did you ever know after just about 15 seconds of listening that you were going to absolutely love a record? Well, that’s what happened after I pushed play and heard the opening track “Honey” on Bambi Lee Savage’s upcoming indie LP “Berlin-Nashville Express.” Little did I know that this remarkable record of twangy guitar and […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Michael Braunfeld

I went out on a limb with this 11 Questions with someone who said that although they didn’t live here, they felt like they did and planned on moving here soon. Well, after listening to the finely-crafted narrative songwriting of American artist Michael Braunfeld, I’m sure glad I did. And after reading his answers, I’m […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Zach Vinson

Photo by Runa Creative Co. Zach Vinson releases his latest and fourth solo LP, “And Yet,” on April 26. (Hey that’s today!) It features his two recent singles, “Hold My Son” and “Our Love is Whatever.” The former laments a failing America while the latter a failing love. Both are set sonically to Vinson’s lavishly […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Luisa Lopez

Nashville indie singer-songwriter artist Luisa Lopez produced, recorded and played all the instruments on her sophomore album “45” which she releases on May 31. You can hear buy her latest single from the upcoming record “Nothing Left” right now. The title “45” is a nod to her age, our President and those small round pieces of vinyl through […]

ON THE ROAD: Buster Poindexter @ The Loft at City Winery / New York, NY / March 15, 2019

It remarkably had been over 25 years since I last saw Buster Poindexter perform. In the meantime, I had seen his non-alter-ego, David Johansen, do several laid-back shows to the accompaniment of just his guitarist, Brian Koonin. After a recent blog journey down memory lane about Buster, I was therefore more than thrilled to have […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Josh Gray

Three years in the making, Americana singer-songwriter and “Nashville’s New Outlaw” Josh Gray has just released “Songs of the Highway,” his debut LP that was funded 100% through a 30-day Kickstarter campaign. Josh recorded the record here at home on the classic analog recording gear at The Bomb Shelter studio. Listen to the Willie & […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Carl Anderson

Singer-songwriter Carl Anderson releases a new six-song EP “You Can Call Me Carl” via Tone Tree Music on May 31. But instead of waiting, you can now listen to the first two singles from the EP, “Roses” and “Ten Different Reasons,” through Carl’s website.  If you like smart clever lyrics with a touch of perky […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Hailey Whitters

Singer-songwriter Hailey Whitters has just released her new single “The Days”  from her forthcoming album “The Dream” which will drop later this year. “Instead of counting up the days, I just want to make ‘em count” sings Hailey in this hopeful tune about slowing down, smelling the roses and not wishing your life away. “The Days” is the […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Taylor Alexander

Photo by Joshua Black Wilkins Tomorrow, April 12, Taylor Alexander will release his Nashville-recorded debut LP, “Good Old Fashioned Pain.” If you can’t wait until then, there’s a few tasty tracks, including the title cut, available for streaming at the usual places. “Good Old Fashioned Pain” is a 10-song album about “the pain that makes us […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Mike Patton (Vista Blue)

I have long proclaimed that Power Pop is my favorite musical genre. It’s also no secret that Baseball is the only sport that matters to me. Well, how excited do you think I am about a band like Vista Blue whose catalog includes albums consisting entirely of Power Pop songs about the National Pastime! Go […]