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UMC20: 20 Distinct Flavors (Dec. 13, 2022)

Hold it right there! This holiday season, we’re asking our community to support Underground Music Collective’s Underground Rising initiative! By making a tax-deductible donation to UMC via The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville, you ensure that we can keep sharing songs and stories from independent creatives everywhere, for years to come. Click here to get started!

Anyway, onto this week’s UMC20…

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PHOTOS: ARREIS Presents Straight to Hell-o-ween at The Basement

Halloween is ARREIS’ birthday. This year, it also served as the backdrop for a celebration of her new single, “Straight to Hell.”

P.S.: “Straight to Hell” was one of our Songs You Should Hear last week.

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LISTEN: The Frst Offers Light and Hope with ‘Trust Fall’

Looking for a little shot of optimism through the weeds of everyday life? Try this on for size:

“And if you let go, let go
You may fall face down
But you know, you know
You are not alone on the ground
Let the trust fall catch you now”

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UMC20: The Best of July 2022

Independent musicians of Earth… you brought the heat once again this month!

It was a lot of fun to construct the UMC20 Best of July, even if some tough decisions were made. There were some all-around bangers and, all told, this month was an especially strong one.

Come on in and hear why. It’s time for the Best of July!

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Songs You Should Hear: Genre-Bending Adventures

This Friday, we will continue to diversify your sonic palettes with multi-colored soundscapes full of imagination.

We’re excited to present this week’s Songs You Should Hear, because all three of this week’s selections stretch genres past perceived boundaries. Craftily-woven, diverse influences are the name of the game this week — and it’s a game we’re delighted to play!

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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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UMC20: Worth the Wait (July 6, 2022)

We were catching up from the recharge of the long weekend yesterday, and decided we needed an extension on delivering this week’s UMC20 to your digital doorsteps.

With that said, we’re confident that these 20 jams are worth the wait. Surely, you’ve seen a few of these grace our pages in other ways in recent weeks. As for the others, they may be new to your ears, and you just might be hearing more about a few of them in the days ahead.

We’re back in action from the holiday, and as always, we’re bringing the heat! Come get some below!

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Songs You Should Hear: How to ‘Cope,’ Reconnect, and Remain in Control

Those with diverse sonic palettes should rejoice at this week’s Songs You Should Hear!

These tunes, each distinct in its own sound and subject matter, have layers worth peeling back. Listen closely, and you might hear some intriguing — and even unexpected — influences make their way into a couple of these soundscapes.

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