More than any other playlist we’ve ever constructed, constructing the first-ever UMC50 playlist was not easy.
We’ve heard from hundreds of artists this year, and have heard multiple songs from the vast majority of them. Some have put out full EPs or albums. So, where do we even begin narrowing down this entire calendar year, to 50 of its can’t-miss songs?
11 months down, one month to go.
Hear the Best of November
Fun fact: This is post number 2,200 on Underground Music Collective, combining this era with our eastern Pennsylvania beginnings. So, that’s a fun milestone.
It also coincides with another heaping helping of fresh, hot jams.
Listen to UMC20
On Saturday night, Rusty Shipp brought a celebratory atmosphere to Grimey’s New and Preloved Music on the city’s east side.
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Ladies and gentlemen, it’s our “secondary birthday.” A year ago today, we went under our transformation to #GoBeyond and become Underground Music Collective.
So, what better way to celebrate than with a brand-new edition of the UMC20 playlist?
Listen to UMC20
In a polished musical landscape, EverSōl brings a raw, vulnerable edge to the scene that has made them one of the most exciting modern rock acts in Nashville — or anywhere else. Their fearless, authentic songwriting paints from a wide palette of musical influences, endearing the band to fans far and wide.
On this edition of The Quinn Spinn, we get to know Keece and Coffin, the musicians and creative forces behind EverSōl. We follow their journeys from Arkansas to Music City, and learn about their process and the lessons they’ve learned.
We know we say it every month, but… lordy, narrowing this down was tough.
Hear the Best of October
We’ve been receiving breadcrumbs all year from The Slow Drag, leading up to the eventual release of his debut full-length album, Dope Tunage Vol. 1.
Prepare yourself, for the day is here. Dope Tunage Vol. 1 has entered our lives!
Hear the Album
Last month, Nashville symphonic rockers EverSōl released the cathartic single, “Runaway,” then dubbed “a pensive tale of re-invention” from the demons that once ruled us.
The video, of course, is every bit as powerful.
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