When Derek Webb released Stockholm Syndrome in 2009, it was equally experimental and controversial. The album’s urban electronica landscape was a noted departure from Webb’s singer-songwriter roots, while the record found itself under record label censorship due to its unabashed critiques on political and spiritual matters.
On Friday night, Webb celebrated 10 years of his landmark album at The Basement in Nashville, trading in the album’s multi-layered soundscapes for an evening of acoustic interpretations.
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Austin, Texas native Christine Renner is carving a niche for herself on the indie rock landscape, with a sound that combines the storytelling sensibility of folk with the raw energy of 90s alternative rock, touched with a gloss coat of ethereal ambiance.
You’ll hear all of these ideas come into play – and play well together – on her new EP, Tonight.
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Bethlehem, PA acoustic rockers Billy Bauer Band have released their first full-length album since 2011’s Maybe Tomorrow — and they were so excited to get it done, they did it live!
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When we curate an Underground Writers Round, one focus we have is on the diversity of the lineup. If we do it right, each participant will bring something different to the table, in an effort to showcase the wide world of music that exists right in front of us.
So, if we can toot our own horns for a second… we hit the mark with this one. Friday night’s lineup certainly had a little something for everyone who packed into Nashville’s historic Douglas Corner Cafe.
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October’s new episode of The Quinn Spinn is here, featuring Darrin Bradbury.
Among the many (many, many) things we discuss on this month’s show is Darrin’s new album, Talking Dogs & Atom Bombs, released on Anti Records and enjoying the positive sentiments of prominent critics.
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Pennsylvania native Sean Cox has released the latest offering under the Three Strands banner with a new single, “Further on Ahead.”
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You’ve heard the name Anthony Cubbage around here before. He’s a friend from our time in Pennsylvania, and he’s one heck of a musician.
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Nashville singer-songwriter Kiki Halliday has witnessed the escalating violence in America, and has decided that now is the time to use her voice to take a stand.
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Philly’s Three Strands — the folk project headed by singer-songwriter Sean Cox — has new music on the way soon. This is exciting for us, since we’ve been following Three Strands since before Three Strands was a thing.
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Are you ready for something that feels familiar but is, at the same time, entirely brand new?
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