Category 11 Questions to a Nashville Musician

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Smooth Hound Smith

Zack Smith and Caitlin Doyle-Smith are a happy-loving married couple who make up the musical dog-loving Americana duo Smooth Hound Smith. They have recently released their third LP, “Dog in a Manger” on the Tone Tree label. Yes, their sound is smooth, and this is a delightful record that moves through several styles. There’s the […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Darrin Bradbury

Singer-songwriter Darrin Bradbury has dropped a new single on us. Titled “Breakfast,” this countrified morning lament will be on his upcoming LP “Talking Dogs and Atom Bombs.” Set for a September 20 release on ANTI- Records, the record was produced by Kenneth Pattengale of The Milk Carton Kids. Just like a bowl of cereal, watching […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Land of Color

Land of Color is the name of the Nashville-based duo of Gary Rea and Thomas Ewing. Gary is from South Africa and Thomas is from Colorado. In 2015, the two met in Montana and since then have merged musical talents. Prior to meeting, both were church worship leaders. Gary and Tom first called themselves HOLY […]

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 […]