Mad Hawkes’ flair for life is equally as amazing as her flair for music. She went with the “babe rock” genre for herself and her music. “I overheard someone say the word so I just went with it. I admire Brittany Howard of the Alabama Shakes and Amy Winehouse. They just both bring such a forceful female presence. You know they’re there,” she tells me.
Born Ruffians are known for their energetic live-show, their sharp lyricism, and their relatability. They make songs that are down-to-earth and more casual, but they have this undeniable chemistry. Luke and Mitch are cousins and Steve met them in high school. He says, “Luke and I had both seen the Strokes on Saturday Night Live and we decided we wanted to do that too.”
Elohim is pretty mysterious, but her music is unmistakable and she’s playing every major festival. We talked to the Fuck Your Money singer about her creative process, pre-show rituals, and what fans can expect from her upcoming tour.
Shadow of Whales is unlike any other band I’ve seen in Austin, and I’ve seen a lot of bands. I remember I was at a night at local-hang Cheer-Up Charlies when this colorful, energetic band caught my attention.
Nashville Pop Artist, Phangs, is back with his new album Happy Season. Following his 2017 release of Get in My Arms, we find Jake Germany at a different point in life, in a happy season. Recently engaged and soon to be married, Phangs has a new chapter to tell in his story. It’s be an experience watching Phangs grow from one single to a full-blown project, with a dedicated fan base and following.
Many view the New Year as a way for a fresh start, a new beginning. After a month hiatus from all social media outlets Nashville Indie Rock Duo, The New Schematics, reemerged. Except things were different.
As someone who grew up in the south, country music has never been my preferred genre, so when I opened my inbox to a song from new and upcoming artist, Alex Stern, I was pleasantly surprised with the sound coming out of my speakers. Alex is the voice country music has been missing. It’s raw and authentic and she is very true to herself.
Dree Mon started her career as a dancer, and while she danced for big and small artists she couldn’t help but think she was meant to be in music.
MACEDO is made up of sisters Michelle and Melissa and they just released their latest album Ghost Town, and it follows the themes of loneliness and isolation but still finding your way.
For a lot of us in music discovery we are fascinated with the idea of finding a “new band”. I am 103% one of these people. Usually, the discovery leads to further investigation, which leads to a much better understanding of where a band came from and how they get to the point of discovery. No truer example of this is the Nashville threesome, LOYALS.