Monthly Archives: June 2019

PHOTOS: Top Writer Showdown at True Music Room

On Saturday night, eight of Nashville’s most exciting, up-and-coming songwriters had a chance to be named the inaugural Top Writer Series champion at True Music Room and Bar.

In the end, there could only be one winner — and he brought some friends along for the ride to celebrate!

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Shane Reimer: Live at City View Sound

Guitarist and singer Shane Reimer grew up listening to punk rock, but his influences stretch far beyond one genre. Powered by a unique and powerful voice, Shane blends classic rock sounds with exciting twists from the realms of new wave, funk, and swing, making for an explosive sound that stretches across several projects including his original rock project, Shane Reimer and Them Spicy Boize.

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REVIEW: Lord Goldie’s Sensual ‘When You Ready’

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Lord Goldie is building a reputation in and around her native Nashville for a unique brand of hip-hop best described as trap conscious — a sweet spot that allows her to follow the genre’s current sonic trends, while carrying a world-aware message within her lyrics.

Top Writer Showdown Comes to Nashville’s True Music Room This Saturday

The day is almost upon us. This Saturday, June 22 at 6 p.m., eight battle-tested songwriters will descend once again upon Nashville’s True Music Room & Bar for a chance to be immortalized as the first-ever Top Writer Showdown champion.

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The Quinn’s Daily Spinn: Friday, June 21

Last month, we featured a conversation on UMC with Cris Jacobs, whose recent, full-length Americana effort Color Where You Are serves as a portrait in time of his new station in life as a husband and father.

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REVIEW: Tom Pino’s ‘Brooklyn’ a Snapshot of his Cross-Country Transformation

Tom Pino is a storyteller. So, when the New York native headed west for a new life in Los Angeles, the events that led him there surely provided more than enough inspiration.

That inspiration has been packaged up in Brooklyn, a five-track EP rooted in pop rock sensibility and colored in with shades of blues, roots, and Americana.

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The Quinn’s Daily Spinn: Thursday, June 20

Personally speaking, I’ll tell just about anyone who will listen that The Stonewall Vessels are one of the most exciting acts I’ve come across since I started this indie music crusade all those years ago.

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PREMIERE: The Waymores Burn it Down with ‘Matches’ Video

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Earlier this spring, we told you about honky tonk Americana duo The Waymores and their strong traditional country EP, Weeds.

The duo — singer-songwriters Willie Heath Neal and Kira Annalise — have been on the road promoting the record. Still, they’ve found the time to share a fun video they’ve cooked up with us.

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