Author Archives: mbodayle

Ranking Records: Rock Goes Disco

Do you remember Disco? How about when some rockers tried to embrace the movement and cut a track with a Disco beat meant to get you on the dance floor? Watch me take a look at a handful of Disco songs cut by rockers during the Disco days of the late 70s. PLEASE LIKE, SHARE […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician Who Moved Away: Brigitte DeMeyer

Photo by David McClister I first came across Brigitte DeMeyer back in 2017 when she did a most delightful record as a duo with 11 Questions alum Will Kimbrough. Now, on March 26, she will release “Seeker,’ her seventh solo LP. This one is produced by Jano Rix who is joined by his fellow Wood […]

Let’s Open This Box Set! – The Band – “Stage Fright”

Here’s the latest in the 50th Anniversary Super-Deluxe Box Set series from The Band, 1970s’ “Stage Fright.” Watch me open it for the first time and take a look inside. PLEASE LIKE, SHARE AND SUBSCRIBE.

Looking for Records: Vinyl Tap – Nashville, TN

Hey! Watch me visit this cool record store/watering hole in East Nashville and see what I buy. As a bonus feature, I will show you how I clean my records before I play them. PLEASE LIKE, SHARE AND SUBSCRIBE.

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Justin Moses

Well, I had good reason in taking so long to post these 11 Questions from prestigious International Bluegrass Music Association Award-winner Justin Moses. I simply couldn’t stop listening to his magnificent new self-produced LP “Fall Like Rain.” Listen to the title track here and let me know if you don’t keep hitting repeat like I […]

Great Forgotten Records: The Sinceros – “Pet Rock”

Yes, there were some bad cheesy New Wave bands, back in the days. But, then there were great ones like England’s The Sinceros. Their second and final LP, “Pet Rock” is a bonafide Pop music delight. Watch me tell you about the band, sample a few cuts, and show you some cool collectible singles from […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Nalani Rothrock

Nalani Rothrock has just released her debut solo EP “The Rock House Sessions.” Its three songs were co-written with her life partner, guitarist Joshua Lamkin, and were recorded at producer Kevin McKendree’s Rock House studios in Franklin. With their March 2020 recording sessions cut short by the pandemic, the planned LP was put on hold […]

Ranking Records—The 10 Best LPs of 1984

I was surprised how easy it was for me to put together my fave records from 1984. However, I could not stop at just ten and had to list a dozen. It was an interesting year in music for sure. MTV reigned and two artists on my list became bonafide superstars after releasing multi-platinum smashes […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician Who Moved Away: Melissa Carper

(Photo by Aisha Golliher) Upright bassist extraordinaire, Buffalo Gals co-founder, and Sad Daddy bandmember, Melissa Carper, titled her last LP “Brand New Old-Time Songs.” A perfect way to describe the classic country style of the wonderful music she makes. To prove my point, give a listen to this lovely live take of “Makin’ Memories,” the […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Nate Fredrick

Photo by Brooke Stevens Nashville-based singer-songwriter Nate Fredrick releases his debut LP “Different Shade of Blue” on February 26. The record was recorded here in Nashville at Farmland Studios with producer David Dorn. Its 11 songs range in style from Guy Clark to Delbert McClinton with some Kristofferson thrown in for good measure. Let’s just […]