Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 3/3/17

The Kernal – Light Country There’s something refreshingly familiar about Light Country, the new full-length record from Jackson, Tennessee-based red suit wearing traditionalist, The Kernal, out via John Paul White’s Single Lock Records. With quick-witted lyrics that encompass everything from a knock-kneed ballerina who… Continue Reading

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

“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

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