Premiere: “The Fisherman” by Sarah Lou Richards

Inspired by the story unfurled in “The Lacemakers Of Glen Mara“ by Heather Barbieri, Nashville twangy folkstress Sarah Lou Richards penned “The Fisherman,” a track from her new album, Someone Who Gets Me, set for release on September 29th. Set… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Bored Young Ghost” by My Politic

Nashville-by-way-of-Ozark, Missouri (and a few other places in between) roots collective My Politic is readying to release their studio debut, 12 Kinds Of Lost, on August 25th. Propelled by compelling songwriting, tight harmonies, and stringed prowess, My Politic has created a storytelling masterpiece on… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: Jillette Johnson

Even made of brick and stone, one might wonder how the walls of The Basement in Nashville were able to contain the power of Jillette Johnson’s voice last Thursday night. Celebrating the release of her much-anticipated new record All I… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: India Ramey

It was a crowded house for alt-country songstress India Ramey’s Snake Handler album release show at cozy Nashville venue The Basement. Though her brilliant new effort’s autobiographical subject matter is somber, recounting heartbreak, domestic abuse, and brutalization at the hands… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Alone With You” by Canyon City

Through simplicity, creativity and beauty shine, adding elegance and sophistication to words and sounds; writer and producer Paul Johnson, the creative force behind Nashville indie folk outfit Canyon City, is living proof. With almost 700,000 monthly Spotify listeners and over… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: Travis Linville 

With its intimate interior, the Basement is one of those venues where an artist can build a true connection with the room. Featuring an accoustic, mostly solo set, Oklahoma folkster Travis Linville capitalized on the cozy setting to let his… Continue Reading

Review: Hillbilly Casino at The Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender

I have heard their music. I have watched their videos.  I was still not prepared for the hard-rocking frenzy of Hillbilly Casino at the 2017 Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender. With a loyal legion of fans pressed against the Ryman Garage Stage at Opryland Hotel,… Continue Reading

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