by Mark Anderson
Persistence is the key.
Just ask about that with Tucson singer-songwriter Adam Townsend whose new album, All My Fires, is essentially a decade in the making. Produced by Grammy-nominated Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes, Langhorne Slim, Benjamin Booker), with both indie-rock and soul overtones, All My Fires caught my ear immediately and is one my favorite Tuscon albums of 2019.
We’re super excited to premiere this new (live) music video from Nashville’s Safari Room. “Thoughtful Introspection” gives the 4-piece a chance to show their performance chops before heading out on the road for tour this summer. Check out the music video and then read out Q&A with Safari Room below. We
Oddnote “Money Comes, Money Goes” [Nashville, USA] Facebook – Twitter – Instagram – Bandcamp DIET. “Forget About It” [Australia] Facebook – Twitter – Instagram – Spotify The Magic Gang “Getting Along” [United Kingdom] Facebook – Twitter – Instagram Mr. Incommunicado “Hunt You Down” [Phoenix, USA] Facebook – Instagram – Bandcamp VedeTT “It Seems
Flower Festival “proverbs” The experimental indie act known as Flower Festival released a two-track single earlier this August perfect for that final stretch of hazy heat only those of us in the Sonoran can really understand. Start by stretching out underneath your best ceiling fan on full blast and allow
Whissell “Legs Crossed” Whissell doesn’t really deliver the sound we’d expect from a Nashville act, but we’re digging her pensive brand of power pop. “Legs Crossed” combines bourbon-smooth vocals and radio-ready production that will turn your relational rage into a #GrrrlPower moment. Communication is the best means to a healthy romance and
Jeffrey James “Unsaid” Jeffrey James hails from the Country Capital of Nashville, but he leans more toward the city’s gospel roots on “Unsaid”… uh, musicially, if not lyrically. This song is more about love lost, but let’s face it, most love songs are. James has just the right voice for his soulful R&B
XYLØ “I Still Wait for You” The L.A. duo behind XYLØ consists of Chase Duddy (producer/drummer/songwriter ) and his younger sister, Paige (vocalist/songwriter). The pair have me wondering what my brother and I might have accomplished if we spent all that time arguing over the remote control cultivating those music skills. I still