Steven Dunn’s recording of 20 songs in just two days for the quarterly EPs he consecutively titled “God”,” “Love, “And,” and “Death” was no easy task. Inspired by Johnny Cash, these dark haunting and soulful renderings are not easy listening either.  After all, who among us has all the answers about God, love and death? […]

If your ears are looking for a fresh new Country Rock/American sound and you love twangy electric and pedal steel guitar driven hooks, have I got a new record for you: “Cross Currents” by Tom Galloway. After doing the band thing for a few years out of his native Georgia, Tom’s now here in Music […]

For five years, Jason fronted the New York-based rock band Waking Up East resulting in two LPs and several tours across the USA. After a brief break and a move to Music City, he has released his debut solo record, “The Art of Letting Go,” a poignantly personal seven-song EP that commands an attentive listen. […]

Taking a quick break while on tour, songstress Katie Cole recorded a brilliant new five-song EP in a small Nashville studio. And, by the way, it wasn’t just any old tour. It was the recent world arena tour of The Smashing Pumpkins for whom Katie was a touring member. Back in July, you may have […]

I’ve never met a singing cello player that I didn’t like, and singer-songwriter Sarah Clanton is no exception. While remaining serious with her musical message, Sarah also adds some fun and bills her lively performances as “Part-Comedy, Part-Concert.” She aims to “bring people together and build a feel-good machine” with her musical blend of classical […]

Today, I woke up remembering just how good it feels the morning after a Swan Dive show. This feeling used to occur on many a Sunday morning in the early 00’s when the Nashville duo of Molly Felder and Bill DeMain often played Saturday nights at the pre-Grimey Basement. Through this day, Swan Dive remains […]

Even though I’ve already made my love for his band known in this space, this is just one loss that I couldn’t let go by without paying my respects. Last week (October 7), John Wicks, the lead singer, co-songwriter and rhythm guitarist of The Records passed away. Wicks had struggled with his health for several […]