‘Wreck You’ – Lori McKenna

Lori McKenna, artist, musician and songwriter of melancholy. If you’ve heard a song that’s beautifully understated and introspective but has you weeping into your tea by the last chorus, then Lori McKenna is mostly likely behind it. Think Mandy Moore’s ‘Everblue‘ and Ashley Monroe’s ‘The Morning After‘ This month, McKenna released ‘Wreck You’ the first single … More ‘Wreck You’ – Lori McKenna

John Paul White

In November of last year John Paul White, formerly of The Civil Wars, performed an unexpected and low key set of brand new songs at The Moth Light in North Carolina. Accompanying White were The Secret Sisters who brought female harmonies and emotional echoes to the songs, and a small band consisting of a keyboardist/cellist … More John Paul White

A Song a Day: ‘Not Good Enough’ – A Push and Pull Towards Love

‘Not Good Enough’ from Joy Williams’ new album ‘VENUS’ is your all or nothing love song. With heavy beats, slick production and soaring, desperate vocals, the track tells a story of a fight for love amidst all the messiness and raw emotions that only a long-term relationship can foster. What makes this song unique, is … More A Song a Day: ‘Not Good Enough’ – A Push and Pull Towards Love

I Love, In Spite Of It All: An Alternative Father’s Day Message

I love my father. I do. But back when I was 10 he broke my heart. He walked away from my brother, my sister and me. I still have the scars. And though they are old, sometimes they ache and burn. And sometimes when things are bad, they pull apart a little and bleed. “They … More I Love, In Spite Of It All: An Alternative Father’s Day Message

Music Mondays: Maria Taylor

If you only thought heartbreak and melancholy produced good art and music, you may need to rearrange your thinking. Multi talented singer/songwriter and musician Maria Taylor has released her latest album, Something About Knowing, inspired by the birth of her son Miles, and by finally reaching something close to contentment in her life. Maria Taylor was born in Birmingham, … More Music Mondays: Maria Taylor