Ladies and gentlemen allow me to introduce to you what I would call “Bret’s Band of the Week,” if there were such a thing. Neil Lipuma sent me a copy of Come On, released by Scares the Daylights (white shoe records) on May 7. I could tell from the first few bars that I ain’t scared of [...]
Heading to Bonnaroo? I am! When I got a message from a friend about one of her acts, I had to check out these “Nocona” cats… Damn! All I can say is they instantly got added to my Must See list. These cats rock some alt country sounds like nobody’s business. Look out, Mumford, there’s [...]
From our good friends at Indie Connect: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NYC, NY – Indie Connect ~ NYC Chapter will present an Artist Showcase, taking place at Cake Shop, 152 :Ludlow Street, NYC, NY on May 25, 2013 5-7PM, and featuring performances by Boston based band Ellis, New Jersey’s own Michael Scott & New York’er Ryan [...]
We got a really interesting request from a cat in Stockholm. Razvan Stroi sent over nothing but a ReverbNation page with some songs and no bio on it. A short conversation later, we had a bio! In 2013 I started again producing electronic music, having a few other attempts in the previous years (2000, 2011 [...]
The latest release from Long Day Too Short, “Occupy” hit the desk today. It’s taken me a minute to get into it, but don’t let that scare you. The first tune on the 5 song EP was – in my opinion and that of the gentleman sitting here with me – was a poor choice [...]
This one almost slipped through on me, folks! I sure am glad I found it. The new release from Irish-born Richard Murray, “Borealis,” is some of the finest alt-country folk acoustic rock I’ve heard this year. Murray stands out as a lyricist, with amazingly poetic prose. The songs on “Borealis” range from dance-able old-timey influenced [...]
Mid Tenn Listens recently interviewed one of the most talented duos in music right now, Grace and Tony. C Bret Campbell discusses their influences and history after a recent performance at The Brew in Manchester, TN.
Mid Tenn Listens ep.35 AITP Compilation Album w/ John Voshell In ep.35, C Bret Campbell talks with John Voshell of Artists in the Plus about the recently released AITP compilaton Album and the up-coming G+ Music Festival.
Today, C Bret Campbell utilizes Small Barn Sound to review Stompsters brand pedal fasteners. http://stompsters.com/ Created by Isaac Slape for all us stompbox fanatics, these little dudes are Great! They replace that lousy velcro system and keep all your effects pedals securely attached. No more pedal boards falling apart in the truck! You’ll have to [...]
Artists In The Plus Compilation Album Artists In The Plus and Tomtom & Braza bring you the Artists In The Plus Compilation Album. Featuring twenty three amazing Independent and Upcoming Artists from around the world. The album includes musicians from the United States, Canada, England, Norway, Spain, Finland, and Australia. A truly global effort was [...]