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UMC20: Starting November Strong (Nov. 1, 2022)

They say that the end of the year is when things are supposed to “slow down.” If the submissions we’ve received over the past couple weeks are any indication, that assumption would seem to be false.

There’s so much auditory enjoyment coming our way on a daily basis, and it always makes for an exciting and dynamic weekly compilation. It’s also amazing to see how music connects us from our different corners of the world — from LA to New York, from Nashville to Cheyenne, these tunes aren’t all tied to one locale.

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Songs You Should Hear: Got a ‘Death Wish?’; Keep ‘Running’ and Stay ‘Golden’

As a quick aside, figuring out how to incorporate all three song titles into each week’s Songs You Should Hear headline is consistently one of the week’s simple joys.

Another simple joy? Uncovering these songs in the first place! We’ve got some high-powered anthems on tap for you, and it seems like we should get right to them. Dig in!

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Serendipity, Pop Punk, International Touring, and ‘Death Wish’: Getting to Know Bronnie and Mason Levi

Bronnie is a British-born pop punk artist from Liverpool who has found immense international charting success on the iTunes rock charts. Mason Levi is a Pennsylvania native and an ascending pop punk artist in his own right. Together, they’ve just released their new collaborative single and music video, “Death Wish,” available everywhere now.

Bronnie and Mason stopped through Nashville and joined The Quinn Spinn — on our brand-new interview set! — to chat about “Death Wish,” their individual journeys, the keys to their success as independent artists, and a whole lot more. Listen to this one — you just might learn something!

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WATCH: Fame and Fiction Embraces the Self-Acceptance Journey with ‘Enough’

The journey for self-acceptance is a difficult one for many in the LGBTQ+ community, who often find themselves up against a society that still preaches heteronormativity.

To celebrate Pride month, Nashville-based queer rock band Fame and Fiction is here to lend a voice to those overcoming these challenges with their new music video for their 2019 single, “Enough.”

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NEW SHOW ALERT: The Z-Man Experience, Borrowed Sparks, and Uplander at The Cobra on May 21

We’ve got photos coming from the most recent NashLive! show at The Cobra Nashville, featuring Pepperwood and Nicole Boggs & The Reel.

While you wait for those, we’re excited to tell you that we’ll be back there on Saturday, May 21 with The Z-Man Experience, Borrowed Sparks, and Uplander.

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PREMIERE: Borrowed Sparks Set to Release ‘Patron Saint,’ Live from The Smoakstack

Since the latter stages of 2021, Borrowed Sparks — the project of Americana-punk singer-songwriter Mike Bay — has been releasing live cuts recorded at Nashville-based studio, The Smoakstack.

The final installment drops this Friday, and it’s a truly gripping rendition of one of the band’s most poignant tunes.

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NEW SHOW ALERT: Sly Boy, The Sewing Club, Tiger Sex, and SHELBYY at Cobra Dec. 10

Our December calendar was looking a little bare, wasn’t it? Let’s fix that!

We’re excited to announce a new rock show at The Cobra Nashville on Friday, December 10. This time, we’ll welcome locals Sly Boy, The Sewing Club, and SHELBYY, who will be joined all the way from Cincinnati by internationally-known punks Tiger Sex, whom we had the pleasure of meeting right here in Nashville a couple years back.

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WATCH: Waiting For London Asks, ‘What Are You Waiting For?’

Photo provided courtesy of Muddy Paw PR

Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic — in addition to the other inherent challenges of building a dream from the ground up — we’ve found inspiration from countless musicians and creatives who have forged ahead regardless, doing what they can to build the lives they want.

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