Interview: A.J. Croce Delivers The Warmth of Live Music At Home ‘By Request’

This February 5th, A.J. Croce is bringing his new album, By Request, to music lovers at home via Compass Records, inviting them into the experience of live music played at his house among friends. No, it’s not a recording of a quarantine session, but a reflection of many years of playing songs in gatherings at […]

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Interview: “If It’s Something Heavy, We’re Going To Lean Into It”: Hillary Fretland

On Recent Singles And The Band’s 2021 Album Could Have Loved You Washington State-based band Fretland finished up a West Coast tour in January 2020 and after having a European tour postponed, released their self-titled album in May of 2020. The collection of songs represented a long period of development for the band and the […]

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Show Review: Original Christmas Music From The Mavericks, JD McPherson, and Sweet Lizzy Project Bring The Holidays Home

  The Mavericks hosted their Hey! Merry Christmas! Holiday Concert Special on December 19th, featuring guests JD McPherson and Sweet Lizzy Project in an hour of festive music and occasional chat from Nashville, Tennessee. The show’s title comes from The Mavericks’ Christmas album of the same name released in 2018, and something The Mavericks’ guests […]

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Livestream Review: Nu Deco Ensemble & Larkin Poe Rock Roots Music w/ Orchestral Arrangement in Miami

Miami, Florida’s orchestra Nu Deco Ensemble hosted a virtual live stream concert on December 12th, 2020, collaborating with Rebecca and Megan Lovell of Larkin Poe and also featuring a world premiere of “Out of the Gate” and a new arrangement of “Wanderlust” by Pascal le Boeuf, in partnership with National YoungArts Foundation. The concert kicked […]

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