Sunday, February 23, 2020

New Music

EOB – Shangri-La

Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien has been slowly releasing songs under the moniker EOB in preparation for his debut solo album Earth. He recently shared the first “official single” and opening track “Shangri-La.” Earth, which is out April 17 on Capitol Records, features O’Brien on vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion and programming. 

Sharon Van Etten – Beaten Down

Queen of indie melancholia Sharon Van Etten has released the new single “Beaten Down” following her 2019 album Remind Me Tomorrow.  The synth-heavy track is about “love, patience and empathy,” Van Etten said in a statement. “It’s about making life-changing choices and remaining strong enough to see them through.”

Brother Man – Peace of Mind

Fuzz blues duo Brother Man is made up of Nashvillians Chris Winfree and Dalton Smith. The twosome recorded their debut EP All On My Own at Bill Reynolds’ (Band Of Horses) Fleetwood Shack in Nashville. Since, Brother Man has been making waves in the local music scene with their old school...

Lilly Hiatt – Brightest Star

Nashville singer, songwriter Lilly Hiatt is set to release her new album Walking Proof March 27 via New West records. The record features special guests Amanda Shires, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Luke Schneider and her father, John Hiatt.  Hiatt’s single “Brightest Star” comes as our first preview of the record. Listen below and let us...

Durand Jones & The Indications – Young Americans

Soul outfit Durand Jones & The Indications recently shared their take on David Bowie’s classic “Young Americans.” The cover follows last year’s critically acclaimed album American Love Call. The Indications member Blake Rhein said in a statement, “The entire Young Americans album is an incredible piece of soul music history with brilliant...

Bre Kennedy – Give It Away

LA native Bre Kennedy quickly gained momentum after moving to Nashville in 2015. She’s opened for artists like Sheryl Crow and Gary Clark Jr. and won Lightning 100’s Play at Pilgrimage competition to play Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival in 2019.  Her new EP Twenty Something reflects on it all- her...

Tennis – Need Your Love

Indie pop duo Tennis recently shared their new single “Need Your Love” in anticipation of their fifth studio album Swimmer.  “’Need Your Love’ is rooted in anger,” says Alaina Moore. “I usually deny myself the emotion, but the music demanded intensity from me and I had a lot to be...

Jess Nolan – Balance

Hot of her tour with Katie Pruitt and The Wood Brothers, Nashville recording artist Jess Nolan has released a brand new single “Balance.” We first discovered Nolan during our Road to Roo competition in 2016. Since then, she’s gained momentum within the local music scene and beyond and has...

Dustbowl Revival – Dreaming

LA outfit Dustbowl Revival has an indescribable sound ranging from folk to swing with pop and New Orleans influences. Their latest single “Dreaming” is no exception.  The new track, which explores the vulnerability of a touring musician, appears on their upcoming record Is It You out Jan. 31.  “I feel like we...

Mandy Moore – Save A Little For Yourself

Pop artist and actress Mandy Moore recently announced her first record in ten years titled Silver Landings, due March 6. In conjunction, Moore released the first single “Save A Little For Yourself” which reflects on self care and self love.  "I wanted to make a very California-sounding record -- something...

Thundercat – Black Qualls

Thundercat aka Stephen Lee Bruner has given us a preview of his forthcoming record It Is What It Is with the lead single “Black Qualls.”  In a statement Bruner explained that the song is about what it’s like to be a young black American saying, “What it feels like to be...

Brian Fallon – You Have Stolen My Heart

Brian Fallon recently announced his third solo record Local Honey and stripped the first single “You Have Stolen My Heart.” The LP is due March 27 on Fallon’s Lesser Known Records. “‘You Have Stolen My Heart’ is my most direct attempt at a love song,” Fallon said in a statement. “I...

The Districts – Cheap Regrets

Philadelphia’s The Districts recently released a new single titled “Cheap Regrets” ahead of their fourth studio album You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere, out March 13 via Fat Possum Records. “This album was written as an escape and as reassurance. I was falling in love with someone new...

Nathanial Rateliff – And It’s Still Alright

Nathaniel Rateliff will release his first ever solo album, And It’s Still Alright, Feb. 14 via Stax Records. The LP is a tribute to his longtime friend and Night Sweats producer Richard Swift. “I think this album is a reminder that we all go through hardship, but regardless of...
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Okey Dokey & Devon Gilfillian- Feels Good

Nashville duo, Okey Dokey, recently released their first collaboration album, Curio Cabinet I. The psych pop twosome, formed by visual artist Aaron Martin and guitarist Jonny Fisher, worked with nine different Nashville artists including Liz Cooper & The Stampede, Harpooner and Arlie. Listen to “Feels Good,” the aptly titled collaboration with Devon Gilfillian, below...

Reuben Bidez – Everest

Folk singer, songwriter Reuben Bidez found quick success after moving from Fayetteville, Georgia to Nashville. His introspective songwriting ability carved a perfect home for him in Music City. Bidez has begun exploring a new sound with his new single “Everest.” The song showcases his ability to go beyond folk music and into...

Wolf Parade – Against the Day

After a momentary hiatus and 2017’s Cry Cry Cry, Wolf Parade returned last fall with a single titled “Against the Day.” The song was accompanied by a music video and tour announcement, but no word of a new record followed until nearly a month later. Now we’re just days away from the...

Caribou – Home

Canadian composer and musician Dan Snaith recently shared the single “Home,” his first new music in five years under the stage name Caribou.  “I’m always listening to lots of music and sometimes a loop just jumps out at me—it’s too perfect,” he said in a statement. “That’s how it...