SINGER/SONGWRITER JD CLAYTON TO RELEASE HIS FULLY REALIZED DEBUT ALBUM LONG WAY FROM HOME ON JANUARY 27th
Independent singer/songwriter JD Clayton will release his debut full length album Long Way From Home on January 27th, 2023. Following the September release of his Side A EP and multiple talked-about appearances at this year’s AmericanaFest in Nashville, the Arkansas native is building a strong foundation that this 10-song offering will continue to solidify. Listen to the moving title track HERE.
Known for bringing one of film’s most legendary characters to life (“Ponyboy” from The Outsiders) Tommy (C. Thomas) Howell is thrilled to debut his third single “Pony Girl” on December 9, 2022. The song is based on “My Pony Boy” by Bobby Heath and Charley O’Donnell. It is Tommy’s lullaby version of a story about a cowboy searching for the love of his life.
Senegalese singer Baaba Maal [BA-ba Marl] sat down with NPR's All Things Considered to talk about his latest work on the Black Panther franchise, honoring the late Chadwick Boseman, and the meaning of his new single "Yerimayo Celebration." The single is from Baaba Maal’s daring and dazzling new album, ‘Being’, will be released on March 31st, 2023.
Listen to the NPR Interview
Armadillo World Studios in partnership with the GRAMMY Museum® has announced that 12x GRAMMY-winning musician, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and critically-acclaimed solo artist Chris Shiflett has been added as host of the upcoming special documentary series preview event for "THEY CALLED US OUTLAWS” on Monday, December 5. The program will go behind the scenes of the upcoming six-chapter, twelve-hour documentary on the history and legacy of the Cosmic Cowboys, Honky Tonk Heroes and the Outlaw country-rock movement.
Ryan Townsend is a New York-based singer-songwriter with a beautifully gritty sound that has echoed through his various solo and collaborative accomplishments. Townsend’s compositions emanate a sonic blend of emotions with heavy influence by the likes of Pearl Jam, Tom Petty, and Chris Stapleton. Spirited guitar work, ambient textures, and a uniquely fervent voice are what make Ryan’s original and cover music truly his own.
Following the success of their summer mixtape 3Sirens Presents With Love Part 1, the team behind East Nashville indie label and recording studio 3Sirens is at it again, embodying their mission statement of “Building community and celebrating great artists…all while having a little fun” in a brand new set of songs: With Love Part 2. “Building a 1960s style Laurel Canyon music community or a 1920’s Parisian artistic movement, a la Gertrude Stein, has always been the dream of 3Sirens.
The Los Angeles based rock trio, Fencer, have today announced their long awaited self-titled debut album, set to drop on February 3rd, 2023 via Blood Blast Distribution. This marks the band's first self-produced release, composed of 10-tracks and what is considered to be their most authentic work yet. Fans can pre-save the album here.
Today, Relix announced that it will host the fourth installment of the Relix Music Conference on Monday, April 17 and Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at Brooklyn Bowl Nashville. Launched in 2017, the Relix Music Conference brings together top executives, thinkers and artists in the music industry for panels, intimate discussions, musical conversations, and keynote speeches.
RANKY TANKY - GRAMMY-WINNING GULLAH MUSIC AMBASSADORS - EARN 2023 'BEST REGIONAL ROOTS ALBUM' NOMINATION
Ranky Tanky will bring the music of their Charleston, South Carolina-based and West African-rooted Gullah community back to the GRAMMYs this year, earning their second nomination for Best Regional Roots Album with 'Live At The 2022 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.' The nomination marks two consecutive Ranky Tanky albums to be honored with GRAMMY nominations, following their Best Regional Roots Album win in 2020 for the five-piece's most recent studio collection 'Good Time' (Resilience Music Alliance).