Interview: The Kernal

Known as a bass-toting sideman for artists like Jonny Fritz and Andrew Combs, Jackson, Tennessee’s own The Kernal is headed to center stage with the release of his forthcoming debut, Light Country, out on John Paul White’s own Single Lock… Continue Reading

MCP’s 2016 Year-End Roundup

Many sites have crafted all manner of “Best Of 2016” lists, reviews, and other musical offerings–we decided not to partake this year, because honestly, we go to great lengths to feature only the best music all year long–and what a… Continue Reading

Album Review: Beulah – John Paul White

John Paul White’s new album, Beulah, isn’t a happy album. A cursory glance at the song titles, “Make You Cry”, “Hope I Die”, and “I’ll get Even”, to name a few, offers clues to the album’s darker subject matter. However,… Continue Reading

“The Martyr” – New Music from John Paul White

John Paul White has announced that he will release a highly-anticiptated new album, Beulah, on August 19th, his first solo work in nearly a decade. Beulah, produced by Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes) and White, was recorded in Muscle Shoals at the renowned FAME Studios and… Continue Reading

Preview: Penny and Sparrow at City Winery on 3/29/16

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Andy Baxter, who, with Kyle Jahnke, comprises folkicana duo Penny and Sparrow.  The pair released their delicious new album, Let A Lover Drown You, on March 11th via Single Lock Records, and… Continue Reading

Album Review: Dave Cobb’s “Southern Family”

The United Kingdom ruled music in the 60s, Laurel Canyon dominated the 70s—now, it’s Nashville’s turn, and producer Dave Cobb is leading the revolution. With today’s release of Southern Family, his latest gift to the world—I’m going to go ahead… Continue Reading

Interview: The Pollies

“When you called, I saw ‘Tennessee’ pop up on the cell phone; usually it’s New York, California, or somewhere like that these days and I was like ‘finally! I get to talk to a Southerner,’” says Jay Burgess, in his… Continue Reading