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

Premiere: “Under A Maybe Moon” by Tom Irwin

Chicago-based modern day troubadour Tom Irwin has spent most of his life schooling himself from the pages of the great American songbook, cutting his musical teeth on everything from Deep Purple to Johnny Cash. By the late 1980s, the award-winning… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Lights Out” by Lindsay White

Greek lyrical poet Sappho once said, “What cannot be said will be wept”–a stirring quote about the nature of loss and grief. Grief is a strange animal, appearing in waves, manifesting at the most inopportune times, often without explanation of… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Red Hot Red” by Shelly Waters

Americana singer/songwriter Shelly Waters is set to release her new, self-titled album on July 28th. Recorded in Nashville with renowned producer and multi-instrumentalist Josh Kaler, the 12-song concoction is as flavorful as the jambalaya made in her home state of… Continue Reading

Album Review: Steve Earle & The Dukes – So You Wannabe An Outlaw

On Steve Earle’s new release, So You Wannabe An Outlaw, the stylized view of being an outlaw is given a much-needed return to reality. In the current country music genre, the term “outlaw” has become vernacular better lending itself to… Continue Reading

Interview: Sarah Siskind

Sarah Siskind is on her way to Nashville from her home in the mountains of North Carolina; the phone reception is iffy through the Smokies, and the line goes silent. “Can you hear me now?” she asks. “Okay, I’ll just… Continue Reading

Interview: Rose Cousins

“If my guts had a landscape, it would be Prince Edward Island,” Rose Cousins says with a laugh of her seaside Canadian upbringing. “The further I get away from how I grew up, like thinking it wasn’t that interesting, I… Continue Reading