Author Archives: Michael Eades

Thunder Lily – “Wild Eyes”

Wild Eyes by Thunder Lily Have you ever heard a song that was so instantly infectious you thought, “Well, this is so good it must be a cover?” The latest from Thunder Lily, entitled “Wild Eyes“, struck me in exactly that way. I trust the songwriting credits to Steven Mullan and Angela Lauer to be […]

Public Service Announcement: Stay Inside

If you didn’t see it over the weekend, there was a popular tweet going around showing a Lower Broadway bar filled with people having a good time; couple with the quote “Nashville is undefeated.” This is in reference to the World Health Organization, federal government and common sense advice that everyone should be practicing “social […]

D. Striker takes the RR Party Online

For the past 22 years, crooner D. Striker has thrown a party on every Friday the 13th called The RR Party. He performs live and releases a unique zine created specifically for the event. If you aren’t familiar with his music, watch this video for “Take Time With The Road” – a fine example of […]

Luke Schneider – “Anteludium” (Official Video)

You’ve heard Luke Schneider play. Maybe you don’t know it but as a longtime member of the Nashville music scene, he’s played with the likes of Character, Margo Price, Teddy & The Rough Riders, William Tyler, Caitlin Rose and so many more it’d probably be impossible to list them all. He’s generally known for his […]

Dale Hollow – “Dreamboat Babe”

Dale Hollow is a bit of an enigma. At a quick glance, he cites that Rolling Stone Country called him “Relentlessly Entertaining” (they did), his album covers feature him in western shirts and yellow aviators and he’s given himself the moniker “The Country Music Superstar”; assumed emphasis on The. If you didn’t know better, Dale […]

Iven – Eight New Songs

Eight New Songs by Iven Having a distinctive vocal style can be a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, you’re quite literally able to distinguish your style simply be embracing your comfort zone. On the other hand, there may be a hurdle to overcome with new listeners that have set their expectations on […]

We Can Rebuild and Restore, Every Contribution Helps

Photo by Eric England, Nashville Scene It goes without saying that the tornado that hit Germantown, East Nashville, Donelson and accompanying counties around Davidson was devastating. Twenty-Five individuals lost their lives, many beloved businesses have closed indefinitely and, frankly, everyone feels a bit distraught and vulnerable. Having been a Nashville resident for most of my […]

Thelma and The Sleaze – “Something I Can Touch”

When you name your album Fuck, Marry, Kill there’s an assumption that the contents within will be a continuous rip-roaring affair. In general, that’s exactly what Thelma and the Sleaze delivers on their latest full-length adorned with that eponymous title but we’ve come to expect the unexpected when it comes to anything LG Gilbert is […]

The Mad Gear unveils Turbo City Gaiden

If you aren’t familiar, The Mad Gear is an outfit from Murfreesboro that is steeped in videogame culture. Their YouTube channel captures them performing notable 8-bit classics with big 80’s guitar sounds and plenty of horns. They’ve produced their own short film about a Street Fighter II Battle Royale, created an original Beat-Em-Up game with […]