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UMC20: February 4, 2020

There’s something special about the first UMC20 playlist of a new month.

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PHOTOS: The November 2019 Underground Writers Round

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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PHOTOS: Rising Appalachia at The Basement East (w/ Raye Zaragoza)

When you’ve traveled the world and toured as much as Rising Appalachia, that influence is bound to reflect in the art you create. We mean that in a musical sense, as well as in the certain enlightened sense of togetherness — the feeling that we are all one — that they inspire in their live performances.

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The Quinn’s Daily Spinn: Tuesday, June 18

Earlier this year, we here at UMC had a chance to sit down with MICVH for an enlightening conversation about, among many other things, her debut EP, Singularity. During that conversation, she told us that the EP is a representation of “all the things that exist within me.”

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Christian Lopez: Live at City View Sound

Handsome, thoughtful, and well-spoken, Christian Lopez is less concerned with the rock ā€˜nā€™ roll lifestyle than with spending time back home with friends, family, and the old cars he and his dad like to tinker with.

At the same time, as interest in his multiple talents heats up, his fascination with discovering places, ideas, and music becomes stronger. Lopez has been stoking that fire for five years, since he began touring and learning how to turn a bunch of bar patrons into foot-stomping, cheering fans.

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Alex Mery and The Townsmen: Live at City View Sound

An emerging folk-punk band from the East Coast, Alex Mery and The Townsmen produce songs that echo throughout small venues and open mikes as they make a name for themselves in eastern Pennsylvania. The band consists of frontman Alex Mery (guitar/vocals) with percussion support from Matt Anderson.

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The Balcony Show Play of the Day: Mar. 26, 2019

It’s another day, which means it’s time for another Play of the Day from our friends in radio, The Balcony Show.

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