MCP Sessions: Hugh Masterson – “Lost And Found”

Hugh Masterson, Nashville-based alt-country troubadour and the pride of Butternut, Wisconsin, will release his solo debut, Lost + Found, on Friday, June 2nd via Rock Ridge Music.  Recently, Masterson, who is a skilled craftsman of all things wooden, invited us to… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Justin Townes Earle – “What’s She Crying For”

After a decade-long career as an artist, seasoned performer Justin Townes Earle is in the midst of experiencing several “firsts”– on May 26th, Earle will release his New West Records debut Kids In The Street, which marks his first time working with… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: K Phillips – “Nobody Does It”

With his new album, Dirty Wonder, Tennessee-by-way-of West Texas troubadour K Phillips embodies the diverse sounds and styles of his Lone Star state upbringing. The album, released on March 10th via Rock Ridge Music, features “Nobody Does It,” a frank conversation… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Ben Miller Band – “Ghosts” & “Hurry Up and Wait”

 Since its formation in 2004, the Joplin, Missouri-based Ben Miller Band has taken the DIY approach to a whole new level, tipping its collective trucker hat to the rootsy ruckus of America’s musical past, while carving out its own quirky… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Aaron Lee Tasjan – “Little Movies”

Aaron Lee Tasjan is set to release his latest album, Silver Tears, on October 28th via New West Records, which follows last year’s self-released In The Blazes. Silver Tears was produced by Eli Thomson (Father John Misty) and features a band comprised of Thomson, David Vandervelde, Frank… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Shane Smith & The Saints – “I Can Hear Him Now”

Upon experiencing Shane Smith & The Saints‘ live show earlier this year, I was completely blown away; their expansive brand of Texas country is made even richer through their assortment of stringed instruments,  stellar harmonies, and the power of Smith’s vocals;… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Lilly Hiatt – “Far Away”

Nashville songstress Lilly Hiatt played her stirring song, “Far Away”, exclusively for us at New West Records in Nashville recently. “Far Away” is the first song from Hiatt’s latest release, 2015’s Royal Blue; the record, produced by Adam Landry, embodies a gritty spirit of… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Hailey Whitters – “Low All Afternoon”

Nashville’s Hailey Whitters, who released her debut album Black Sheep to widespread acclaim on October 2nd, recently performed  “Low All Afternoon”, a track from the album, exclusively for Mother Church Pew. Of the song, Whitters says: “It’s not necessarily about me, it’s… Continue Reading