In the center of landlocked Tennessee there is a basin at the bottom of which sits Nashville, where humidity settles in on the city like a sweatbox, and local artist of the week Big Surr dreams of beaches. Born in an Ohio basement and raised below the Mason-Dixon line, this ebullient five piece, led by frontwoman Helen Van, has been cooling the Middle Tennessee region with their special brand of summer bummer fuzz pop for years, becoming mainstays in the burgeoning Nashville DIY scene and garnering comparisons to the likes of the Jesus and Mary Chain, Best Coast, Dum Dum Girls and Camera Obscura meets Dinosaur Jr.
Their latest release In Business is available now! Listen to their singe “At the Bi-Rite” below and all week long on Lightning 100! Don’t miss them this week at Friday Afternoon Live at Soulshine Pizza Factory!