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Get Off Your Duff and See Sierra Ferrell When You Can
There is a moment in certain artists' careers when you get the chance to see them at an affordable price and in a really intimate place, before everything goes crazy and you scream at your screen for being banned from a presale or move the child's braces to pay for a few tickets. Sierra Ferrell is coming at this...
Album Review – Ryan Curtis – "Rust Belt Broken Heart"
Initially, country music was considered primarily the purview of the men and beauties of the southern United States, the cowboys of the west, and those who lived in the rural areas outside of the city. Anyone else who wanted to join in or even perform country music was more than welcome, but it would always look in from the...
Monday Morning Video – William Prince
Of course, Zach Schmidt (from Boss Dawg Records' Raise a Banner) Zach Schmidt has been waiting for the release of his second full-length album for a while. Not long Chinese democracy, but long enough. Schmidt recorded the album with the help of producer Sadler Vadan and the 400 unit (yes, this one) and then saw the album through multiple label...
Sophie Van Hasselt Shines on “EaT mY bRaiN” – Ear To The Ground Music
Sophie van Hasselt - "Eat my brain" It's hard to classify this track properly. The sound is immersed in many different vibes. What we do know is that it is absolutely incredible. Van Hasselt proves that she is a talented songwriter with an ear for hooks. The track is the perfect portion of uniqueness and at the same time accessible...
MR.BLACK Hits Hard on New Single "Acid Rave" - EDM.com
Electronic music producer MR.BLACK landed on "Acid Rave," a menacing house bang that was featured on Hardwell's Revealed Recordings banner.Although simple in structure, "Acid Rave" brings a powerful electro punch to the table. The chorus of "Acid, Rave, Love, Generation" penetrates the psyche and is reminiscent of the peak time vibes of a dark warehouse rave. MR.BLACK keeps the...
Bruce Springsteen and The Killers are releasing music together this week
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry recalled the time he first met the late music legend Prince in a new interview.In an interview with Ultimate Classic Rock, Perry was asked if he had ever met the "Purple Rain" hit maker and if he had a story about it."The first time I saw him play was in LA, it was his...
"Rave Horse" Steals the Show at Tokyo Olympics With EDM Dressage Routine - EDM.com
Mopsie, the "rave horse", is growing by a colt after a bass-driven dressage Grand Prix freestyle at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.Ridden by the five-time US Olympic champion Steffan Peters, Mopsie ran to an EDM mix on July 28th in the Olympic Equestrian Park and turned flawlessly to classics like Rune RK's "Calabria" and Haddaway's "What Is Love". The...
Adventure club
Adventure club have their much-anticipated melodic dubstep collaboration with them Rise and with Luma, "Safe with me." Intoxicating synthesizers dance through the euphoric production, along with a resonating kick-snare combo, while the lyrics celebrate inner peace and find solace in a loved one. “Safe With Me” pulls us on the strings of the heart, with orchestral elements and traces of...
Vinyl Shortage Disproportionately Hurting Independent Artists
The independent music revolution in both countries and in the larger music ecosystem in many places was born through the purchase of records. While many mainstream fans only cared enough about streaming the latest single, independent fans made that extra financial commitment and connection with their favorite artists by buying vinyl copies, or sometimes multiple vinyl copies, or copies...
Definitive Documentary Series on Willie Nelson in Production
Photo: Pamela Springsteen Those who can't get enough of Willie Nelson will get a lot more in the not too distant future. The production team Blackbird Presents, behind many of the recent tribute concerts to country legends, have partnered with Sight Unseen Pictures to produce what will hopefully be the definitive documentary series on country legend Willie Nelson and Family....
Bruce Springsteen and The Killers are releasing music together this week
Garbage front woman Shirley Manson opened up about the impact of patriarchy, recalling the time an A&R manager told her he jerked off photos of her. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Manson was asked about her song "Godhead", which investigated whether people would treat her differently if she "had a tail".“I'm really proud of this song...
Flyer for Excision's opening festival Paradise Blue in Cancun.
Excision has announced a brand new music festival that has compared the dubstep icon to a "headbanger's paradise".Excision's first music festival in Excision, Paradise Blue, invites dubstep fans to the idyllic beaches of Cancun, Mexico, where they can get sand and frenzy to hard-hitting performances by a who's who of the best bass music. Zomboy, Virtual Riot, 12th Planet,...
Photos that ROCK! Newport Folk Festival 2021: GIRL POWER!
The Newport Folk Festival made its triumphant return for 6 days at good old Fort Adams in July. Titled "Folk On!" It was split into two 3-day segments and Twangville was lucky enough to cover it for the fifth time. While it felt smaller and more subdued, it also felt more intimate and secure for our time today. Here...
LSDREAM Announces New Album, Drops Wobbly Single "PEACE LOVE & WUBZ": Listen - EDM.com
LSDREAM is laying the groundwork for his third full-length album with the fitting title PEACE LOVE & WUBZ.The dubstep and experimental bass music star recently announced the new LP but did not announce a release date. However, he revealed the album's title track, a mind-boggling bang that combines elements of trap and funk. In addition to disco-inspired synths and...
Why Carly Pearce is a Quality Pick for the Grand Ole Opry
Carly Pearce continues to prove that she is a ray of hope in the mainstream of the country and makes us proud again. The only problem with the EP she released earlier this year titled 29 was exactly that: it was just an EP. The seven songs seemed to mark a new direction for Carly, back to her strong...
Rodney Crowell
Tell us about your travel vehicle. Any notable breakdown stories? It is invariably a rental car or a tour bus with 12 berths, poor air conditioning and poor internet. On the west coast it's a sprinter van and a rental car. On arrival in Chicago, the bus broke down and the leasing company flew in a...
A tape of Britney Spears auditioning for The Notebook is listed on eBay
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have teamed up for a new Cole Porter cover album, Love For Sale, due out this October. Make room for some mellow, mellow melodies. Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have announced a new Cole Porter cover album, Love For Sale, due out in October this year. To mark the occasion, the duo shared...
Les Boys Scorch on “Top $” – Ear To The Ground Music
Les Boys - "Top $" How can someone not love this? The rock sound and punk ethos shine on the latest frenzied single from Les Boys. The group immerses itself in countless genres for an absolutely rebellious track. We don't care how you describe it, just give us more. Although the live music has been withheld from us for far...
Jamey Johnson Throws Cold Water on New Album Talk
Country music traditionalist Jamey Johnson has become more and more famous in recent years for filling the majority of his concerts with classic country songs written by others, using his catalog of originals. To some, this approach to his concerts feels odd, as Jamey Johnson started his country music career specifically as an original songwriter, including winning two CMA...