Articles by Joshua Smotherman

Father, emcee, producer, music blogger. Joshua is a member of Manchester, TN Hip Hop collective BUNKS and co-founder of Middle Tennessee Music. Now in Sactown, CA, he actively tours, works with MPC Recording Company as Media Director and is also signed as an Artist.

Change Together by skip duglas

Change Together by skip duglas

Change Together is the newest album from alt-southern-kick-ass-rock group, skip duglas. After the rush of releasing the self titled EP, Rudy disappeared deep into the Mississippi Delta for an inspirational journey through the heart and soul of the delta blues. Knocking the item off his bucket list was just an added bonus. Driving through the […]

Jonathan Sprout Teaches Children About True Heroes Through Song

Jonathan Sprout Teaches Children About True Heroes Through Song

Jonathan Sprout has dedicated the past 20 years to creating meaningful music for children. In 1994, after reading the results of a poll detailing children’s 10 heroes, Mr. Sprout was discouraged. Names such as Bart Simpson and Beavis & Butthead were at the top of the list… 5,000 concerts and over 750 songwriting workshops later, […]

Lara James Asks Why Wouldn’t I

Lara James Asks Why Wouldn’t I

It was just a regular evening on the couch watching a reality TV show about singers. With her mind reflecting on an unlived life as a singer and musician, Lara James asked herself, “why wouldn’t I?”. During her high school years, Lara often wrote songs which helped her process and get through her years as […]

Cinco Santos Duplicidad

Cinco Santos Duplicidad

Cinco Santos is the vision of guitarist-songwriter Lorenzo Montero. Originally a solo artist, Lorenzo knew he needed a band to truly fulfill his vision. He spent years searching L.A. for the right team of creative talents. He eventually found his dream team and it includes: Daniel Jimenez (lead vocals), Lorenzo Montero (guitar, vox), Jesse Stern (bass), […]

Some Greener Yard by Leslie DiNicola

Some Greener Yard by Leslie DiNicola

Listening to songs by Leslie DiNicola is like flipping through the scrapbook of a poet. Each song a photo. A reflection of a moment in time. The sonic imprint left behind by the experiences of yesterday. “When I look back at the work I’ve done, it’s like going through scrapbooks,” Leslie says thoughtfully. “Each song is […]