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TWO NEW TUNES from HAMISH ANDERSON!

  Melbourne-raised, Los Angeles-based guitar hero Hamish Anderson is ready to release his debut full-length, Trouble, on October 21st via Kobalt/AWAL. On Trouble,  Anderson says the goal was to make it about the songs; “Get a really great band together and have it be about the songs, not about spending so much time on how the bass drum sounds. It was capturing, warts and…

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“TALK TO ME” – NEW MUSIC from BLONDER

For a song about missed connections, “Talk To Me” by New York’s Blonder is pure pop fun–from its slick beginning to its sizzling electronic-infused choruses, a listen to this tune is like riding in a top-down convertible down a streetlight-lined road on a hot night, when there’s nothing in front of you except possibility. See,…

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PREMIERE: “STOP/START” by BRANDI ROE

Nashville by-way-of Los Angeles indie folk artist Brandi Roe will release Another Kind of Fairy Tale, her forthcoming EP, which was recorded live in front of family and friends at Left Plus Right studio in East Nashville during what Roe calls “a magical evening of music and storytelling.” Today, East of 8th is proud to premiere “Stop/Start”, the…

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PREMIERE: “MONTEREY” by TANYA GALLAGHER

Singer-songwriter Tanya Gallagher will release Virginia, a collection of seven songs recorded three years ago with friend Brandon Hoffman, on September 30th. “I had just moved to Vancouver and after recording them I felt that the songs were a bit too fresh to release immediately,” she explains. “They needed time to breathe and settle a bit.”…

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“MY NAME IS HUMAN” – NEW MUSIC from HIGHLY SUSPECT

Two-time Grammy-nominated act and blog favorite hard rock outfit, Highly Suspect, has announced that they will release their sophomore LP,  The Boy Who Died Wolf, via 300 Entertainment on November 18th. The album follows up 2015’s Mister Asylum, home of their hit single “Lydia” (accompanied by an anxiety attack-inducing video). Since the release of Mister Asylum, the band has been on…

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RECAP: ALLAH-LAS at EXIT/IN

Los Angeles-based alt-rock outfit Allah-Las brought their sun-drenched vintage vibe to the Music City recently; they played their hearts out to a packed house at Exit/In, where eager Nashvillians were standing elbow to elbow to soak up their Southern California sound. Allah-Las released their latest album, Calico Review, the band’s third, on September 9th via Mexican Summer;…

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WIN TICKETS to COMMUNION NASHVILLE on 9/14/16!!!

The highly-anticipated Communion Residency returns to The East Room on September 14th, showcasing up-and-coming talent across multiple genres for an unforgettable night of music discovery. The lineup includes Jonny P, The Wild Jays, Guthrie Brown, and Zoe Sky Jordan–and we have a pair of tickets to give away to a lucky winner! Nashville-by-way-of New York soul artist Jonny P has a sound…