Category 11 Questions to a Nashville Musician

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Hugh Masterson

Photo by Danielle Holbert Fresh off a tour opening for The Bottle Rockets that included a local stop at The Basement, Nashville-based Americana singer-songwriter Hugh Masterson has released a new single, “Trouble,” that is sure worthy of a listen or a few. The song is from a yet untitled LP that will be a follow-up […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Jeffrey Krantz (Krantz)

Photo by Taylor Farrant If your listening ears long for a break from the usual singer-songwriter stuff we hear so much of in Music City, here’s an enticing and respectful retro-psychedelic new tune that will stimulate your mind as well as your ears. (Note that headphones will provide extra enjoyment.) It’s the new single, “Misty […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Mark Sloan (Slark Moan)

Photo by Daniel Meigs In trying to be original in describing “Honesty,” the infectiously-gorgeous new single from Music City’s Slark Moan, I couldn’t think of anything better than the tag “Dream Pop” that accompanied his bio. Friends, believe me, if you are a “pure pop for now people” person like me, this is a song […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Rich Mahan

Photo by Deone Jahnke  Guitarist and singer-songwriter Rich (rhymes with “Ray Ban”) Mahan has just served up his second LP “Hot Chicken Wisdom.” Chocked with full-sounding and fun-loving music, the record is a follow-up to the equally-wonderfully titled “Blame Bobby Bare.” Loaded with contributions from many great local players, Rich says “Everyone who played on […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Scott Hinds (The Royal Hounds)

Man, if there’s anyone who can give Lower Broad a reprieve from bachelorette pedal taverns, the loud noise from Kid Rock’s joint and an over-saturation of Bro-country, it’s The Royal Hounds. Moving their next local gig down the Interstate from The Nashville Palace where they’ve dazzled audiences with their rocking-retro country, these guys are ready […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Boo Ray

These days, a rather wide net gets cast for the musical catch called Americana. While we throw back those artists whose songs lack substance and spirit, the musical style of what we hold onto can be as elegant as caviar or as gritty as catfish. The music of Boo Ray carries a distinctly Southern style […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Lindsay Lou

The season has just changed in Music City, and I think I have found this year’s summer song. Singer-songwriter Lindsay Lou’s latest single “Ready” is an upbeat soulful and funky tune that’ll keep me bouncing along the highway during the hot days ahead. “Ready” is Lindsay’s second double-sided single released this year following 2018’s “Southland” […]