JP Harris: Sometimes Dogs Bark at Nothing

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Reviews
JP Harris: Sometimes Dogs Bark at Nothing

The lived experience is what gives music, of any kind, meaning. After all, conveying truth, of every kind, is the songwriter’s job. No matter where on the emotional spectrum a song falls, if it’s not steeped in the honesty of human existence, it can’t fulfill its artistic potential. Few songwriters in Nashville have had as […]

The Watson Twins: Duo

Posted on Oct 31, 2018 in Reviews
The Watson Twins: Duo

Blood harmony is a topic that’s been talked about every which way to Sunday for decades now. And for good reason: It’s a magical thing, that blending of familial voices, and it’s made all the more so when the blends come from twins. The synchronicity of syllables and the rhythm of phrases seem to be […]

Jason Isbell: Live from the Ryman

Posted on Oct 19, 2018 in Reviews
Jason Isbell: Live from the Ryman

Pretty much every musician who steps onto the Ryman Auditorium stage makes a comment about what a special place it is to play. What was once the Union Gospel Tabernacle and then the Grand Ole Opry House has hosted thousands and thousands of performances over its 126-year history, from church services to radio shows to […]