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[VIDEO + PHOTOS] Wildeyes – The Beach House Sessions

ALL PHOTOS BY JOSEPH MIKOS Today, we are excited to bring you the latest installment of Joseph Mikos’ “Beach House Sessions” featuring Nashville-based band Wildeyes.  There are six videos in all, showcasing songs from Wildeyes’ 2018 album Beauty & Sadness. Please enjoy the videos here or below, and visit Wildeyes on Facebook or Instagram.

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[VIDEO] Daniel Daniel – The Lonesome Hollow

Nashville artist Daniel Daniel caught our ear with his debut, Lonesome Hollow, which was released last Friday, May 4th. It’s an impressive piece of work, including songs like “Money Money Money” and “Waves.”  And of course, there’s the title track, which you can stream/watch below. Visit Daniel Daniel on Facebook.

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[REVIEW] Dreaming with Josh Ritter at The Ryman in Nashville

Photo by Jason Gonulsen Written by Jason Gonulsen Ever since Josh Ritter picked up a guitar in Moscow, Idaho, he dreamed about playing the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. I only know this because he told us exactly that, early on in his debut performance at the legendary venue this past Friday. And midway through … Read more

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Interview | The Maine and The Technicolors

Since 2007, The Maine has been touring and recording almost non-stop. With the release of their fifth full-length record, American Candy, they embarked on a 6 week tour around the US with their label mates, The Technicolors, as well as Knuckle Puck and Real Friends. We had a chance to catch up with The Technicolors … Read more

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Photos + Words | Lord Huron with Leon Bridges

Leon Bridges | All photos by Kristen Abigail  With the release of their second album, Lord Huron stopped by the Ryman with Leon Bridges for a beautiful yet energetic set.  Leon Bridges, a 25 year old soul singer, has been making huge waves across the country with his nostalgic lyrics and swift moves on stage. … Read more

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Photos + Words | Matt & Kim with Waters

WATERS | All photos by Kristen Abigail It feels like summer in Nashville already, and the best way to start it off is with a sweaty rave kind of night involving Matt & Kim and WATERS. The colorful night started off with San Francisco pop rock band WATERS, who recently released their debut record, What’s … Read more

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Photos | Walk the Moon with The Griswolds

  The Griswolds | All photos by Kristen Abigail Walk the Moon, an electro dance pop group from Ohio, recently stopped in Nashville for a sold out performance at Cannery Ballroom. They brought along their Australian friends, The Griswolds, to open the show. For over 2 hours it seemed that the crowd forgot about all … Read more

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[PREMIERE] The New Schematics- Born Without Borders

Photo by Kristen Abigail The New Schematics are breaking into the Nashville music scene with a familiar face, but with a classic yet magical sound, that’s new and improved. The New Schematics is fronted by Cory Bishop, who recently wrapped up his solo project and brought his best friend Michael Bare with him to create … Read more

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Photos + Words | Smallpools with Grizfolk and Vinyl Theatre

Smallpools | All photos by Kristen Abigail Last week Smallpools, an electro pop group from Los Angeles, dropped by Exit/In in Nashville with Vinyl Theatre and Grizfolk for a sweaty dance party.    Vinyl Theatre started the night off with a short set full of jumping and fist pumps along with their catchy lyrics. Even though Vinyl Theatre … Read more

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Photos + Words | Ryan Adams with Natalie Prass

Ryan Adams | All photos by Kristen Abigail The much awaited Ryan Adams tour hit the Ryman last night for night one out of two sold-out shows full of nostalgia and moments that Nashville will not forget anytime soon. The charming and sweet Natalie Prass opened the evening with a few surprises up her sleeve. … Read more

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Photos + Interview | Robert DeLong

All photos by Kristen Abigail In the process of producing his second record, EDM artist Robert DeLong is still making waves as a one-man band using instruments like video game controllers to anything he can hook up to his computer. The 29-year old originally from the suburbs of Seattle has successfully made his way through … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Liza Anne- Take It Back

Photo by Kristen Abigail Nashville artist, Liza Anne, is getting ready to release her second record titled, Two. With the anticipation of Anne’s new writings, she has released “Take It Back”, which will be featured on her upcoming record. Pre-orders will start May 5. I’m excited to see what Liza Anne has in store since … Read more

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Photos | Bronze Radio Return + Swear & Shake

Swear & Shake | All photos by Kristen Abigail Even on a Thursday night, Nashville can get a little crazy. Bronze Radio Return brought an electrifying set to the High Watt last week with Nashville based Swear & Shake opening the night. Bronze Radio Return wrapped up a tour to support their upcoming record which … Read more

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Photos + Review | Poliça and Pony Bwoy

Pony Bwoy | All photos by Kristen Abigail Usually when you think of Poliça, you’d think of an easy going beautiful synth pop kind of vibes. But this past Saturday night started with a bang, or rather a lot of bass. Poliça brought on their label mates Pony Bwoy to open for their short tour … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Eza- Headlights

Photo by Jon Karr The amount of young talent coming out of Nashville right now is  rather impressive, but the artists that stick out the most are the ones that are hustling to craft their sound and keep the true nature of their music alive and well when they’re performing live. Ellery Bonham, who’s stage … Read more

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Photos | alt-J and Tycho

Alt-J | All photos by Kristen Abigail Words really are hard to describe how epically awesome alt-J and Tycho’s show was this past Monday at the historic Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.  Tycho, otherwise known as Scott Hansen or ISO50 for his photographic and design works, started the night with his band performing a beautiful … Read more

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Jam of the Day | COIN – Run

Photo by Cameron Powell As we get into gear for warmer and brighter weather, Nashville rising artist COIN has been stuck in my head for weeks now. So go roll down your windows in the car and turn up COIN’s hit single “Run” from their upcoming self-titled full-length. You can pre-order their record on iTunes now. You can also catch … Read more

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Photos | Mat Kearney with Judah & the Lion and Parachute

  Judah & the Lion | Photos by Kristen Abigail  The Ryman stage was filled with a lot of talented local musicians this past Saturday night. Pop artist, Mat Kearney, brought along  Judah & the Lion and Parachute for the Just Kids tour.  The night started with folk hop group Judah & the Lion. With … Read more

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[PREMIERE] Eric Paul- Killer

Provided by Eric Paul Up & coming Nashville indie artist Eric Paul has the right idea when it comes to gritty pop rock. With strong influences from John Mayer, Jeff Buckley and Jimi Hendrix, Paul has crafted his own edgy sound for his upcoming EP titled, Killer. Paul recorded and co-produced the EP last year … Read more

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Photos | Dr. Dog + MeWithoutYou

Mewithoutyou | All photos by Kristen Abigail Lightning 100, Nashville’s indie radio station, hosted Dr. Dog and MeWithoutYou at The Ryman this past Friday night. MeWithoutYou started the night with an eclectic set of songs involving a large number of different instruments. Frontman Aaron Weiss showed off quite a bit his enthusiastic yet humble personality. … Read more

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Photos | CHON + Balance & Composure + Circa Survive

CHON | All photos by Kristen Abigail This past Tuesday, Circa Survive brought the angst to Cannery Ballroom along with Balance & Composure as well as a small helping of CHON, an instrumental progressive band from San Diego. CHON completely wowed the crowd for the people that had never heard of them, but they brought … Read more

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Photos + Concert Review | Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield

All photos by Kristen Abigail The combination of bluegrass songstress Jessica Lea Mayfield and folk legend Seth Avett made for a memorable evening this past Tuesday at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. The duo released Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith this past week. It includes 12 cover songs that Mayfield and Avett recorded … Read more

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Photos | Laura Reed at Exit/In in Nashville

All photos by Kristen Abigail  R&B and Soul artist Laura Reed performed at Exit/In for Madison House‘s Pollstar Party this week in Nashville. Laura Reed’s next performance will be at the Madison House official SXSW showcase at Holy Mountain on March 20. Please enjoy these photos by Kristen Abigail below.

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Jam of the Day | William Tyler – Whole New Dude

In such uncertain times it is essential that we keep ourselves armed with a couple songs that consistently foster the growth of positive energy and good vibes. I call this my “save me from a shitty day” list. In a moment of crisis, these songs can be deployed to counter the overwhelming lameness that occasionally … Read more

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Nashville Indie Spotlight

  Yesterday, in a blaze of glory, Tone Tree Music released the second annual Nashville Indie Spotlight exclusively at iTunes. It features 30 tracks by 30 of Music City’s finest, including several SIC favorites (Leagues, Courtney Jaye, Matthew Perryman Jones, Katie Herzig).  One of the compilation’s brightest stars, Kate Tucker, a name you’ll soon know, … Read more