Video Premiere: “All The Hornets Burn” by Michael Thomas Howard

“These songs just needed to come out, and there was no other way to go about it,” says folkster Michael Thomas Howard of his forthcoming release All The Hornets Burn, out November 16th via Soundchest Records. With deep roots in… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Make It Better” by High South

As the leaves turn and the air cools, Nashville-based trio High South distills the last vestiges of summer into 70s-tinged sunshine with their new single “Make It Better.” Comprised of singer-songwriters Kevin Campos, Jamey Garner, and Phoenix Mendoza, HIgh South… 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: “If I Needed You” by Daniel Daniel

Nashville-based Daniel Daniel, who released his debut album The Lonesome Hollow on May 4th, is back with “If I Needed You,” a reimagined version of Townes Van Zandt’s 70’s era tune. “Townes Van Zandt is one of my favorite songwriters and when… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Rattling My Bones” by Brian Pounds

“If you don’t like this video, then I’ve wasted 1/4 of my life savings,” laughs Brian Pounds of “Rattling My Bones,” his newest release. The song appears on the quick-witted Texas-based singer/songwriter’s 2017 album, Southern Writer; in personal protest against… Continue Reading