Premiere: “Where You Came From” by Stepsons

“There’s a great big world to find out beyond that setting sun, but you always remember where you came from,” sings Andrew Capra, the creative mastermind behind Nashville-based jangly, heartland rock outfit Stepsons, in the band’s new single “Where You… Continue Reading

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