Navigating Nashville’s ‘Music Biz Conference’

As an independent artist, music conferences have become one of my secret weapons. As the independent artist’s job grows increasingly more difficult by the day and the noise gets louder and harder to break through, attending these concentrated days of industry exposure and learning is in my opinion, essential. An independent artist in 2023 has […]

Sister duo, Larkin Poe, leaves Chicago wanting more

Chicago’s historic Thalia Hall welcomed in the dynamic sister duo Larkin Poe for an unforgettable evening of American roots-rock music. Larkin Poe, known for their electrifying blend of blues, rock, and folk music, did not disappoint as they delivered a style only they could create for the sold-out crowd of 1,040 people. Larkin Poe is […]

Anastasia Elliot captures and devours men in new music video for hit single, “Bones”

Anastasia Elliot’s new music video for “Bones” is a captivating and provocative piece of work that explores the darker side of love and relationships. The video’s island setting provides the perfect backdrop for the story of a cannibalistic Anastasia, who holds a group of men captive and ultimately devours them. The video for “Bones” has […]

MNERVA drops latest single, ‘Invincible’

Nashville-based rock artist MNERVA has just released his latest single, “Invincible,” which is also the title track of his sophomore EP. MNERVA draws inspiration from Twenty One Pilots and Linkin Park, and this single showcases his unique blend of rock and pop music.  According to MNERVA, “Invincible” is his motivational stadium anthem and the focus […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Paige Keiner “Crying in the Drive Thru”

Paige Keiner‘s new music video for her single “Crying in the Drive Thru” is a playful visual representation of something almost everyone can relate to. That all too painful attempt to push through normal, everyday things  like ordering fast food while trying to cope with the crushing sadness of a breakup.  The video opens with […]

Stephen Sanchez releases new single “Evangeline”

Nashville-based singer and songwriter Stephen Sanchez comes back with his new single “Evangeline.” This is his first music release since his seven track album Easy On My Eyes from August 2022. Sanchez stated, “The song lyrics were written by myself, Trent Dabbs, and Nick Lobel (collaborated with Harry Styles, Sam Smith, and Meghan Trainor). Nick Lobel sampled […]

Bonnaroo drops mind blowing lineup for 2023

Bonnaroo, the legendary music festival located in Manchester, Tennessee is gearing up for its 20th festival on June 15-18th. This year has the potential to be its biggest year yet, and today marks a huge milestone in the lead up to the festival because they dropped their much anticipated lineup! Bonnaroo 2023 will be headlined […]

Puscifer plays out of this world show in Nashville

Formed in 1995, Puscifer began as just another idea in the imagination of Maynard James Keenan. While the founder of Tool and A Perfect Circle is predominantly known for those projects, there is something strange and amazing about his side project known as Puscifer. It wasn’t until 2009 that the band formally began playing shows, […]

The Mysterines send fans ‘Reeling’ at Brooklyn Bowl in Nashville

It’s been nearly eight years since the inception of what would now be one of the hottest rock bands in the world, The Mysterines. Formed during their formative teenage years, Lia Metcalfe, George Favager, and Callum Thompson stumbled upon that perfect mixture of musical ingredients that so many seem to strive for, yet rarely attain. […]

The Black Angels gets trippy in Nashville

It was another beautiful fall night in Nashville as I headed downtown to the best venue in the music city, the Brooklyn Bowl. The anticipation I felt going into this evening was at an all-time high as two of my favorite bands would be performing, The Vacant Lots and The Black Angels. The Vacant Lots […]

Narcotic Wasteland slays in Nashville

It was a cool fall evening as I headed downtown to experience a night of head-banging and devil horns, since Narcotic Wasteland had made their way into Nashville for a stop on the German metal legends accept’s Too Mean to Die national tour. Narcotic Wasteland made their first appearance on the metal scene as a […]

Banks’ elaborately beautiful performance in Nashville

I did something the other night that I haven’t done since Usher went on tour with Kanye West almost 20 years ago — I attended a show that featured a lineup of nothing but pop musicians. It’s not as if I haven’t seen the occasional Katy Perry here and there, but it’s typically at a […]