Category 11 Questions to a Nashville Musician

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Elijah Jones & Erik Matthijs of Elijah Jones & the Tenderness

Here’s a first for 11 Questions: two musicians for the price of one! It comes in the form of Elijah Jones (lead singer and guitar) and Erik Matthijs (lead guitar and backing vocals) of the hot new Nashville band Elijah Jones & the Tenderness. Four years ago, Elijah Jones of The Constellations moved to Nashville […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Daniel Daniel

Welcome to the Nashville scene, indie/Americana artist Daniel Daniel who In May, released a debut record, “The Lonesome Hollow,” that “No Depression” called “raw cut close to the bone roots music.” Daniel has also released a self-directed video for the title track. As a follow-up on June 29, he released the song “Black and Blue” as a tribute he penned to celebrate […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Dawn Landes

There are a few record labels whose releases never seem to let me down. Case in point is Yep Roc. Already having one of the best rosters around, they have recently added songstress Dawn Landes. As an artist, Dawn has previously released four LPs and five EPs collaborating with some familiar names (Justin Towns Earle, […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Reuben Bidez

Back in 2009, the producers of “American Idol” told a young Reuben Bidez “We don’t think you have a voice that’s going to wow audiences.” Not that I even care that they are wrong, but let’s just say that Reuben’s singing wows my ears a lot more than Scotty McCreery’s. And that’s beside the fact […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Alanna Quinn-Broadus

Hanging out at Grimey’s on Record Store Day in April 2013, I had separated from my friend who urgently texted me “Get over here right now – Alanna Royale is killing it!” My return text was a simple “I know. I’m right behind you digging it.” From then on, we were both fans of the […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Amy Stroup

Amy Stroup is about to release her third long player, “Helen of Memphis” on August 10. Amy crafts smartly-sophisticated pop songs that are delightfully colored with a fresh full sound. While we eagerly await the new record, you can taste some new songs now at the usual on-line places. And if that isn’t enough of […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Tenille Townes

As a young teenager, songstress Tenille Townes made her mark as a country artist in her native Canada releasing a pair of successful LPs. For whatever reason, they were not heard much on this side of the border. Therefore, for many, her recent EP, made after moving to Nashville, for most will mark the start […]