Interview: Hollis Brown

“We got started in a garage in Queens, New York in 2009,” laughs Mike Montali of roots rock outfit Hollis Brown as we relaxed on a bench outside of the American Legion in East Nashville during this year’s AmericanaFest. Montali and fellow band… Continue Reading

Premiere: “The Payoff” by The Coal Men

“Nashville’s music business often makes it a cutthroat town. I’ve seen a lot of folks through the years, so desperate to be accepted, that they will do just about anything and pay any price to “make it” (whatever that is),” says Dave Coleman, frontman… Continue Reading

“Backlash” – New Music from Mail The Horse

Brooklyn indie/roots outfit Mail the Horse is a country clunker of a five-piece careening down a highway laid to waste with Stones psychedelia and heartbroken hymnals, the tailpipe stuffed with marigolds. Their new EP, Magnolia, out June 10th, channels the vibes of mid to late 70s Stones and elements… Continue Reading

“Marry Ya” – New Music from The Maytags

Des Moines retro-soul outfit The Maytags have announced that they will self-release their  debut full length, Love Lines, July 1, 2016, and have shared the album’s first single, “Marry Ya”. Love Lines, recorded at Nashville’s The Bomb Shelter with Andrija Tokic, who has… Continue Reading

Interview: Laura Jean Anderson

“I’ve always listened to older music; I really enjoy the sound of older recordings, and I’ve always been a fan of nostalgia.  I like to reminisce and honor the past while still being in the present,” says Los Angeles-based roots… Continue Reading

“No One Cares” – New Music from Jeremy & The Harlequins

New York City-based rock n’ roll revivalists Jeremy & The Harlequins have premiered a new single entitled “No One Cares,” and have announced a supporting run of tour dates with singer/songwriter Eli Paperboy Reed. “When Paul McCartney can’t get into a Grammy… Continue Reading