Davidxrussell & Loretta Lynn Get Real Country on “Mountain Momma”

Davidxrussell and the famous Country-Queen, Loretta Lynn have teamed up to create the fantastic sound on “Mountain Momma.” The song features sweet story-telling lyrics, twangy and reverb-y guitars, and grand harmonies that blend fiercely over excellent instrumentation. The lyrics get romantic, telling the story of davidxrussell meeting his wife in a record store to the future of him asking her to marry him. Rock the … Continue reading Davidxrussell & Loretta Lynn Get Real Country on “Mountain Momma”

Band of the Day: Fairground Saints with Contagious Americana Song “Somewhere Down the Line”

Fairground Saints are out with their contagious new release that has landed them in Rolling Stone Magazine and on Official Spotify playlists. The band is making their mark in the country-Americana world with “Somewhere Down The Line.” The song starts with roots-inspired instrumentation that provides the listener with a warm and familiar feeling. It’s almost as if a close friend is playing you an intimate … Continue reading Band of the Day: Fairground Saints with Contagious Americana Song “Somewhere Down the Line”

MeMe Detroit’s ‘Churchside Inn’ Is Scuzzy, High-Spirited Hard Rock

MeMe Detroit’s ‘Churchside Inn’ is distorted, punky hard rock with a straightforward, fuzzy approach. “Oozing scuzzy hooks and MeMe’s gritty, impassioned vocals,” this artist describes this opening track from their new EP Life in the Now as, “an ode to her favorite pub, The Actress & Bishop in Birmingham.” This project “became the alias for singer/multi-instrumentalist Maria Rodriguez in 2014.” She sees “going solo as like a … Continue reading MeMe Detroit’s ‘Churchside Inn’ Is Scuzzy, High-Spirited Hard Rock

Artist of the Day: Andy McBride with “Shipyard Soul” (+ Exclusive Interview)

The exciting song comes from McBride’s debut solo record titled “Shipyard Soul.” The record has several different sounding songs to keep it interesting. Fans of Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan will definitely enjoy the work of Andy McBride. Continue reading Artist of the Day: Andy McBride with “Shipyard Soul” (+ Exclusive Interview)

Angela Harris Sings Powerful Song about Depression (+ Playlist of Songs Relating to Mental Illnesses)

Music that tells a deep personal story is music that is worth celebrating. It takes courage for a songwriter to be completely open and vulnerable and sing about something that has personally effected them on a human level. Angela Harris sings with courage and strength on “I Want Them Gone” to deliver the world a song that is both emotionally intense and meaningful. The twangy … Continue reading Angela Harris Sings Powerful Song about Depression (+ Playlist of Songs Relating to Mental Illnesses)

Okay Embrace’s ‘Drought’ Is Strong, Meaningful Indie Rock From a Talented Composer

Okay Embrace’s ‘Drought (Song of California)’ is patient, well-composed indie rock with a potent, pointed message. This “is the new project of Los Angeles-based songwriter and guitarist David Schaefer,” who “has been a part of the DIY music scene in Los Angeles since his early teens,” he says, “collaborating with other artists such as Phoebe Bridgers and Girlpool and previously releasing music under the name French Negative.” Continue reading Okay Embrace’s ‘Drought’ Is Strong, Meaningful Indie Rock From a Talented Composer

‘Out of My Head’ by Ponte Pilas Is Old School Hard Rock Out of Berlin

‘Out of My Head’ by Ponte Pilas is four-on-the-floor old school hard rock with a garage-influenced sensibility. The band describes this tune as, “a tribute to the powerful sensation of altered states of mind in a turbulent three-minute-forty-second journey.” Continue reading ‘Out of My Head’ by Ponte Pilas Is Old School Hard Rock Out of Berlin