“You Can’t Steal My Shine” – New Music from The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

It’s been a while since a song has made us want to jump up from our seats, throw our hands in the air, and shout hallelujah, but that’s exactly what “You Can’t Steal My Shine” from The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Tennessee Years” by Melanie Brulée

Photo credit: Emma Lee Nashville and Toronto-based Melanie Brulée will release her new album Fires, Floods & Things We Leave Behind on October 19th. Today, she unveils her new single “Tennessee Years.” A western-tinged meandering tune with understated flourishes of yearning… Continue Reading

Premiere: “The Night I Found Jesus (Down at Robert’s Western World)” by Matt Campbell

  From the first notes of Matt Campbell‘s “The Night I Found Jesus (Down at Robert’s Western World),” the imagination fills with images of a charismatic, road-worn troubadour, one like Woody Guthrie, strapped with an acoustic guitar and some scuffed-up… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Carnival Barker” by Vanessa Peters

  History repeats itself, and Dallas-based folk-rocker Vanessa Peters reached back into it to find the perfect metaphor to embody her timely new tune “Carnival Barker,” the new single from her forthcoming album Foxhole Prayers, out October 5th via Idol Records.   … Continue Reading

Premiere: “French Braid” by Besides Daniel

“‘French Braid’ is a vivid confession,” says Danny Brewer, the creative force behind Georgia-based alt-folk outfit Besides Daniel, of the band’s new single. A boundless chorus and kinetic verses weave a backdrop while trembling lyrics gush “I will peel back the… Continue Reading

“The Addict” – New Music from Lyman Ellerman

“Call me an addict,” sings Lyman Ellerman–the first words of his recent aptly-titled single “The Addict” which lay all the cards on the table. Dedicated to his late son, who struggled much of his adult life with drug addiction, Ellerman… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Letters” by Bobcat Rob & The Nightly Howl

Santa Cruz, California based Bobcat Rob & The Nightly Howl will release their forthcoming LP A Different Horse on September 14th. Housing twelve roots-infused songs that showcase a range of emotion. From folky contemplations to bluesy rockers, A Different Horse encapsulates the broad facets… Continue Reading