Author Archives: Michael Eades

Jonie – “Orpheus feat. Bantug” (Official Video)

The latest Jonie single for “Orpheus” (featuring Bantug) is a fine mixture of smooth, dance-y, a bit warbly and a dash of melancholy. While we openly admit to our ignorance of the Nashville Pop scene as a whole, this track is clear evidence that great things are happening. For a track containing the refrain “Don’t […]

Twen – “Holy River” (Official Video)

While details are still TBA on exactly when to expect their full-length debut with Frenchkiss Records, Twen have released the second single from said album in the form of this official video for “Holy River.” Directed by Casey Pierce, the video depicts the primary Twen members frolicking in the woods in full red garb (and […]

Listen to Julia Martin Funeral Songs

My Fantasy Funeral asks its guests to select the songs they’d like to have played at their final ceremony. On the most recent episode, artist Julia Martin discusses her selections and the grandiose party that would, ideally, couple with it. The above Spotify playlist includes the selections that were available for streaming. Unfortunately, Julia Martin […]

The Mute Group – “Wuthering Heights” (Kate Bush)

In celebration of their video for “Brainplate in Eb” being viewed 3,000 times, The Mute Group recorded and posted a cover of the Kate Bush classic “Wuthering Heights” from her 1978 debut, The Kick Inside. As far as covers go, they stick to the originally pretty faithfully while still making it their own. Zach Gresham’s […]

Tristen – “Dream Within a Dream”

The latest release from Tristen is a 7″ on This Man Records featuring “Dream Within a Dream” with the flip track, “Red Lava.” It’s available now digitally, streaming or on actual vinyl. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves.. The song and video debuted on RS Country but has served as a concert closer for Tristen […]

Mouth Reader – Holographic Phase

Holographic Phase by Mouth Reader The Bandcamp page for Mouth Reader’s latest full-length, Holographic Phase, says it was released in April 2018. I know this not to be true as I have been anxiously awaiting a release from the band since the release of the single “Eyes Sink” back in December of 2017. It took […]

WXNA Spring Pledge Drive

From May 13th through May 19th, WXNA is running their Spring Pledge Drive. This is the community’s opportunity to give back to the station and help them cover their operating costs for the year and remain commercial free. Even more importantly, a successful drive this year will enable the undertaking to move to their new […]

Tea Time with Whoa Dakota

If you’re not familiar with Whoa Dakota take a moment to go listen to her 2018 album Patterns. It’s a fascinating pop record driven by Jesse Ott’s emotive vocal performance and consists of instrumentation choices that are surprising at every turn. For instance, “Clarity” starts as a mournful track with a banjo-esque guitar loop that […]