John Mayer announces 2023 acoustic tour

John Mayer is performing a one man show. This tour will be his first acoustic tour which will feature his acoustic guitar rhythms, electric guitar jams, and piano melodies. The 45-year-old lifelong musician will play in twenty arenas throughout the United States and Canada.  Joining Mayer will be on tour with singer-songwriters Lizzy McAlpine and Alec […]

Coachella drops fire 2023 lineup

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is one of the most well-known and highly-anticipated music festivals in the world. Each year, music and arts fans flock to the desert in southern California to witness performances from some of the biggest names in music. This year is no different, as the festival is already gearing […]

Rising Artist Spotlight: Bridges Ablaze

Every once and a while you are fortunate enough to meet someone who changes the entire direction of your life for the better. One moment you are completely unaware they even exist and then, suddenly, in a single unlikely meeting you are now happily stuck with a person you can’t imagine your life without. In the […]

Red Calling is rising to the TOP

Venezuelan vocalist, Jessica Pons has come far to start a new life, and becoming what she was meant to be, a musician. Tampa’s Red Calling is one serious metal band. I came across them on facebook and was pleasantly surprised to see a fierce woman on the front lines. It’s not that common to see […]

We can’t wait to Hangout!

If you’re feeling those winter blues, there’s nothing like planning out your summer festival schedule to warm you up inside. Thanks to Hangout Festival’s 2023 lineup announcement, I’m literally beaming with sunshine. Top billed artists for the beachfront festival include Red Hot Chili Peppers, SZA, and Calvin Harris, taking place from May 19th to the […]

Rising Artist Spotlight: Splitworms

Welcome music lovers to this week’s Rising Artist spotlight! Today we feature the hard rock stylings of UK upstarts Splitworms. Splitworms are one of the latest UK indie bands to catch my attention, which is not entirely surprising since I spend so much time scouring England for new and exciting bands. In my humble opinion […]

Phoenix dropped new album, “Alpha Zulu”

It is impossible to talk about Phoenix as a group without mentioning their catalogue of influential Indie music that remains a staple within the genre throughout their more than 20 year history. Cementing themselves as masters of hook-writing and lush synth melodies, they approached  a difficult paradox that many veteran groups have to face–how do […]

Talking over tacos with The Buckleys in Nashville

The Buckleys are an Australian, sibling trio band deeply rooted in country music. They started their careers busking at the Tamworth Country Music Festival where they ended up being in the top ten qualifiers of the busking competition. This launched their visions of their futures and they set out with dreams of coming to Nashville. […]

Indie Artist Spotlight: MNERVA

If you were to ask most people living outside of Nashville what type of music the city is known for, more often than not, you would hear the reply “country”. While this fact is certainly ingrained into the hearts and minds of most people living in the city, what’s lesser known about Nashville is its […]

Top Shelf Music Weekly Roundup: November 20th, 2022

Welcome to the Top Shelf Weekly Music Roundup, where we showcase some of our favorite new music video releases! If you are interested in having your upcoming music considered for a feature, send an email in the form of a press release to Derek Jones. For fans of EDM, Pop & R&B Thai-Chilean, NYC native, multi-hyphenate […]

Moving full speed ahead with Xenon Dream

One of central Florida’s upcoming dubstep and bass music artists is barreling through the music scene full-speed ahead. Already headlining and opening for some of the biggest heavyweights in EDM and only showcasing for three years, Xenon Dream has such drive and raw talent that is blowing minds all over Florida. I had the pleasure to […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: SunDub “New Ways to Love”, ft. Peetah Morgan

Known for incorporating socio-political activism into its music, Brooklyn-based reggae band SunDub’s newest single “New Ways to Love”, featuring Peetah Morgan of Morgan Heritage, is no different. Written during the most isolating months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the “New Ways to Love” world video premiere delivers the timeless message that together we are stronger.  “When […]

Top Shelf Music Weekly Roundup: November 6th, 2022

Welcome to the Top Shelf Weekly Music Roundup, where we showcase some of our favorite new music video releases! If you are interested in having your upcoming music considered for a feature, send an email in the form of a press release to Derek Jones. For fans of Alt Rock, Metal, Grunge Belgian rock sensations […]