To give you a little bit of inside baseball, one of the pleasant consequences of curating a weekly playlist is that it gives us 20 automatic slots to feature artists, week in and week out. When your inbox looks like ours does these days — still, and probably forever, catching up from being out of town — that’s nothing short of a blessing to get this music featured.Read more
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Welp… I’ll hold myself personally responsible for the delay on this one. I usually put UMC20 together on Monday night, but seeing as I spent Labor Day driving 14 1/2 hours back to Nashville from New Jersey, the spirit was willing… but my eyes were not about to stay open for long enough to pull it off.Listen to UMC20
What’s a gigging musician on-the-go to do, but swipe right for companionship?Read more
I’m back! I took last week to disconnect and camp across the Midwest (largely away from people, as is customary in 2020).
With that, let’s get into a Daily Spinn that veers briefly away from the “indie” world, and features one of my personal favorite acts.Hear Monday’s Daily Spinn
If you’re just learning about Emily Hackett, let’s quickly bring you up to speed. The Americana singer-songwriter has enjoyed plenty of success over the past couple of years, with her EPs By The Sun (2018) and By The Moon (2019) earning her a spot as one of CMT’s Next Women of Country in 2019.Hear Wednesday’s Daily Spinn
On Friday, we brought another vitual installment of the Underground Writers Round to you. Naturally, our quarantined format allows us to bring songwriters from anywhere into the fold — so, we took full advantage of the opportunity, and showcased writers from all over the country!Watch the Replay
Welp, we appear to be ripping right through May. It’s already the middle of the month, and of course, it’s time for another installment of UMC20.Listen to UMC20
Today, we offer you another side of Ben Tyler.Hear Tuesday’s Daily Spinn
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Even with COVID-19 keeping many of us apart, artists everywhere are still finding ways to put forth creativity and hope.Watch ‘Home Is You’
As we predicted last week, the sheer volume of new, very good music April had in store for us made compiling this list quite an undertaking.
It doesn’t promise to get any easier in May, either, considering all of the music that has already been released, after the April UMC20 cutoff.Read more