Monthly Archives: April 2019

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 […]

David Mead @ The Basement / Nashville TN / March 22, 2019

It’s hard to believe that it’s been seven years since we last heard from David Mead live or on record other than the occasional Elle Macho gig with his friend Butterfly Boucher. But, the music community of people who appreciate great singer-songwriters is sure happy to have David back recording again. We here in Music […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Phoenix Mendoza (High South)

Phoenix Mendoza is one-third of one of the hottest new acts in Music City. Along with Jamey Garner and Kevin Campos, their band High South is making mellifluous music that honors those delightful days in the 70s when country-rock reigned on the radio and my car’s 8-Track tape player. High South’s six-song 2018 EP of […]

ON THE ROAD: Richard Barone & Glenn Mercer @ The Loft at City Winery / New York, NY / March 15, 2019

You couldn’t flatter me more than by calling me a music geek. As a bonafide geek, my greatest source of pride are the cherished songs and records in my collection that most ordinary folks have never heard of. Listening to them is one thing but getting to hear any of these old songs performed live […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Austin Plaine

On May 17, Americana storytelling-songwriter Austin Plaine will release his sophomore LP “Stratford” on Blaster Records. You can stream “Honey” from the new record now at Soundcloud. Austin had this to say about the song: “It’s got this rolling and tumbling groove and is about the fleeting moments we often take for granted. Sometimes you […]