Hundred Waters to play Exit/In in Nashville, TN

Hundred Waters

Listening through Hundred Waters’ forthcoming and self-titled debut LP is like traversing a winding maze of harmonies and instrumentation. From the opening track “Sonnet” to the final “Gather,” the group presents themselves as an ethereally complex project that demands our attention. Deviating from other electro-heavy artists littering Skrillex’s OWSLA label (Porter Robinson, Zedd, M Machine, [...]

The Shins come to Nashville (Part II: Ryman Auditorium)

The Shins Ryman

After Saturday night’s performance/recording session with The Shins and securing our pre-order of the resulting black and blue vinyl, we were refreshed and ready for another evening with Mercer and his ragtag gang. Sunday’s show, which took place at the historic Ryman Auditorium, was a significant departure from the previous night. With a capacity of [...]

Ticket Giveaway: Heartless Bastards at 3rd & Lindsley, Nashville, TN

heartless bastards

Hey guys, we’re giving a away a couple tickets to see Heartless Bastards perform at 3rd & Lindsley in Nashville, TN on Friday, November 2nd! Heartless Bastards are one of the more tenured bands in the “Americana flood,” the genre movement that is blurring the lines between folk and rock and now producing rising buzz-bands [...]

The Shins come to Nashville (Part I: Third Man Records)

James Mercer Third Man Records

This past weekend, October 5-7th, Nashville had the opportunity to host one of alternative rock’s flagship members, The Shins. Spanning the course of Saturday and Sunday, James Mercer and his newly-reformed outfit performed at the Ryman Auditorium, played a sold-out show at Third Man Records’ newly-renovated venue space and even recorded a live album. We [...]

Live Review: Zammuto at The Basement

Zammuto The Basement

Back in June, The Books’ former half Nick Zammuto opened for Explosions in the Sky at the historic Ryman Auditorium. Replacing Paul de Jong with an arsenal of top-notch musicians and a solo moniker, Zammuto rebounded from The Books’ breakup with astounding tact. I had the opportunity to talk with him back during their first [...]

Aesop Rock to play Exit/In October 6th

Aesop Rock

For the past sixteen years, Ian Bavitz, better known by the moniker Aesop Rock, has yet to take a break. Starting out as a college student self-releasing records from his dorm room, his fan base grew due to his challenging and skilled lyricism as well as being on of the few artists who distinguished themselves [...]

Listen: Turbo Fruits’ Entire Record

For those of us that can’t wait the six days left before Turbo Fruits’ Butter hits shelves (or for those in Nashville, two days until the record release party), the Music City rockers are now streaming the record in its entirety. Joining up with Spotify, expect the same gritty Turbo Fruits we know and love, [...]

Watch: The Black Keys Premiere A Performance Video For “Little Black Submarines”

dan auerbach

The Black Keys will always be associated with their hometown of Akron, Ohio (or maybe Akron will always be associated with The Black Keys) but today they pay homage to Nashville (their new home) by premiering the music video for “Little Black Submarines” in one of Music City’s classic dive bars, Springwater Supper Club. While [...]