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.

Rock and Roll CUSTOM Style – Flat Out Fast

Rock and Roll CUSTOM Style – Flat Out Fast

Looking for some of that classic, crank it to 11, fast and in-your-face rock and roll? So was I and I’ve got just the fix for both of us. CUSTOM, from Seattle, is currently promoting their new album Flat Out Fast and it’s everything Rock & Roll is supposed to be. Custom is: Jacque Hartless […]

The Fasicnating Thinking Machine by Kicklighter

The Fasicnating Thinking Machine by Kicklighter

Everett Young took to music at a very young age; displaying a strong ear by 4 years old and pursuing classical piano lessons by age 6…. But something happened along the way. “I didn’t practice very much and I didn’t learn to read music very well, even though my teacher pushed sight-reading and classical music,” […]

Last updated on Wednesday, 9 July 2014
Amy Obenski and The Carbone Band

Amy Obenski and The Carbone Band

I recently received an e-mail about Amy Obenski and her recent collaboration with French group, The Carbone Band. The story and music are so intriguing, at the very least, I had to introduce you to them. Below you can hear about the band from Ms. Obenski: In 2012 Amy went to Europe for the first […]

Last updated on Wednesday, 9 July 2014
clarified with Brian Barnhouse

clarified with Brian Barnhouse

We recently had the opportunity to interview Brian Barnhouse. We discussed touring in a cover band, changes in the industry from the ’80s until now, and the new album, clarified. Barnhouse’s new album is exactly the fix you need if you’ve been longing for power pop, arena rock, and everything we loved about rock star hair-dos […]

Last updated on Thursday, 3 July 2014
Never Forget Corvus

Never Forget Corvus

Arizona metal band Corvus has arrived with a hard hitting, in-your-face record titled Never Forget. Over the course of 5 years, this 6-piece powerhouse of musicians has recorded 6 full-length albums. They have quickly earned a reputation as one of Arizona’s top metal bands. Having toured nationally with Mushroomhead, Trapt, American Head Charge, Hed P.E., […]