Nashville Demystified

“New Nashvillian” Alex Steed uses being a total outsider as an excuse to unearth the city’s rich history.

Alex Steed

@alexsteed
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Racist Encounters, Small and Large

Typically Nashville Demystified is conversation and interview heavy, but again I am just off vacation and so I am without an interview. And, and this is the focus of what [...]
Posted: Wed June 12, 2019
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New Nashville is a Literal Sci-Fi Dystopia: a conversation with Veronica Kavass

Alex talks with writer Veronica Kavass and how you can be both a New Nashvillian and from here.
Posted: Tue June 4, 2019

Nashville’s Other Music Scene feat. Michael Eades

Host Alex Steed sits down with We Own This Town curator Michael Eades to talk about podcast networks and the local music scene.
Posted: Tue May 28, 2019

Belcourt Theater Program Director Toby Leonard

Alex sits down with Belcourt Program Director Toby Leonard and author Veronica Kavass.
Posted: Mon May 20, 2019

Robert Altman’s Nashville [and 9 other Nashville movies you must see]

Alex Steed sits down film critic Jason Shawhan to discuss the Belcourt and Robert Altman's Nashville (and nine other films you should know).
Posted: Tue May 14, 2019

Changes [Meditations on New Nashville]

Host Alex Steed checks in with his previous guests on their thoughts about the changes and developments typically referred to as New Nashville.
Posted: Mon May 6, 2019

Housing, Homelessness and Hyper Gentrification

“The thing I think we forget is you and I have one life to live on this earth. If you believe in reincarnation, it’s awesome, but right now we only have one. What are we [...]
Posted: Mon April 29, 2019

Nashville Craft Beer and Civics

Alex speaks with Brittany Haas, one of the most talented fiddle players in the world who is New to Nashville and Anthony Davis, Nashville councilman and beer empresario.
Posted: Mon April 22, 2019

John Hartford: Enigmatic Father

Pt. 2 on John Hartford. This week Alex sits down with Katie Harford Hogue — Hartford’s daughter — who talks about the musician from a much different perspective.
Posted: Mon April 15, 2019

John Hartford and the Birth of Newgrass

Alex sits down with New Nashvillian Carolyn Kendrick to discuss the influence of Newgrass pioneer John Hartford. He then speaks with Grand Ole Opry fiddler Matt Combs about [...]
Posted: Mon April 8, 2019

Coming Soon: Nashville Demystified

“New Nashvillian” Alex Steed uses being a total outsider as an excuse to unearth the city’s rich history.
Posted: Thu April 4, 2019
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