Dale Nickey

In addition to trying to help musicians and artists I know get their music and art more attention, I would also love to help any of my readers do the same. My most recent follower is a man named Dale Nickey. As stated I didn’t know Dale or his music before so I had to dig into it a little myself. Needless to say I was definitely pleasantly surprised. Dale’s music truly captures that classic rock sound that can be so hard to get. He also demonstrates a competency in many genres of music. You should do as I have done and get to know Dale Nickey’s music at http://soundcloud.com/dalenickey/spotlight and http://www.reverbnation.com/dalenickey today!

 

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Thief

If you have been trying to keep up with some of the local talent I have been discussing recently, you may remember Brennen Walsh and his band Deep Machine. Of course, when you’re a musician as talented as Mr. Walsh is you rarely limit yourself to only one band. His other band, Thief, features Brennen on lead guitar and a very talented front man named Matt Tubant. The two have been performing since their early high school days and at this point they really have their scene together. Tubant has got a voice that was born to rock and Brennen brings a blues rock fusion style that is truly hard to come but. Of course you should always check it out for yourself and decide. You can check out thief at http://www.myspace.com/thiefband http://www.reverbnation.com/thiefnation http://www.facebook.com/ThiefBand and of course please check out the track below! These guys are great please become more familiar with their sound today!

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Maja Loshin

Of course it wouldn’t be the 21st century if I didn’t discuss some of the electronic artists that I happen to know or that happen to be very well known in the area. There are definitely a lot of Dj’s out there right now, which is a true testament to the electronic storm that has hit the planet. That being said, Matt Loshin (who also attended Franklin High School in Franklin, TN) has certainly found a relatively unique sound to explore. On his Sound Cloud he describes his music as “Latin tribal house” and I think that very accurately describes the distinctive vibe he has successfully captured. But,as always, don’t believe me, get more familiar with him yourself by checking out http://soundcloud.com/maja-loshin/sets http://www.facebook.com/MajaLoshin and check out the track below!

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Moon Taxi

Nashville has always been known nation and even world wide as “Music City”. Perhaps some of the local talent I have already discussed has proven that the city truly takes the title to heart. If not, please take a few minutes to check out Moon Taxi, a band out of Belmont University. Over the years Belmont has truly created a reputation as one of the better music schools in the country, and bands like Moon Taxi demonstrate how the reputation was achieved. This band’s rock style features great lead guitar and powerful vocals played with the precision of true musicians. Moon Taxi has gathered quite a following in the south east, and this following is only growing as they play some of the biggest festivals in the country, such as Bonnaroo. But don’t take my word for it, become more familiar with them by checking out http://ridethemoontaxi.com/ http://www.myspace.com/moontaxi and http://www.facebook.com/ridethemoontaxi as well as the track below!

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Ben Gaines

Rock n roll will never die, and as far as that goes, neither will folk rock. Just as I started to think that maybe our generation had fallen short when it came to lyrically driven predominantly acoustic rock.  However, as I’ve gotten older I’ve realized that it’s not only alive and well but swirling all around me. I found that many of the musicians around me not only shared my love for this music, but were talented folk musicians themselves. One of these musicians was a friend of mine, Ben Gaines. I know Ben from church camp when we were kids and it has been very cool to see him develop his talent as we’ve gotten older. Please check out the site below, get yourself more familiar with Ben, and comment on the songs.

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Tory Pittarelli

As I stated before, I’m not only looking to discuss some of the musicians from my area but also some of the talented artists from my side of town. If any of you have recently attended an electronic or jam band show you may have noticed any number of gifted live painters, doing their thing to the beat, allowing the music to flow seamlessly through them and onto their canvases. It was at one of these shows that I ran into a girl I had known for years, Tory Pittarelli, effortlessly displaying her talents in what seemed to me at the time the most unusual of settings. Like the other people  I have recently listed, Tory personifies the talent that pours out of Nashville,TN, and is seemingly hiding behind every corner. Tory lives now in Knoxville,TN, and paints (performs?) at many of the local shows. Please make yourself more familiar with Tory’s art and her developing portfolio at http://toryfolio.carbonmade.com/ and by checking out some of the pictures below!

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The Blue Heavy

The Blues Heavy is a band comprised of members from all over the state of Tennessee and featuring to front men I have had the pleasure of knowing for a few years, Ben Gaines and Jac Conley. The band semi-recently recorded their ep in Memphis, TN. A very appropriate setting considering the sound the band produces that I think can best be described as grunge punk blues. As great as the sound is on the album, the true character of this band is captured live where you can truly appreciate the Tennessee grown passion peppered throughout their vocals and guitar riffs. Please make yourself more familiar with this band my visiting http://www.facebook.com/TheBlueHeavy and http://www.reverbnation.com/theblueheavy and by checking out a quick clip of a live performance below today!

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Charlie

As I mentioned in an earlier post, Charlie Whitten is a 23 year old musician from North Carolina who currently resides in Nashville, TN. He recently released his first album Dreaming, an impressive 7 track collection of dream state folk that might rock you to sleep if each vocal and guitar note didn’t keep you hanging on waiting for the next. I met Charlie through a very close friend and ever since I have been consistently impressed by his musical prowess at every turn. Though he might be from North Carolina, he truly personifies what it is to be a Nashvillian, proving that around these parts you don’t have to go far to trip over some real talent. I recently had a conversation about how I didn’t think, for whatever reason, that today’s musicians could really capture that classic folk rock sound. Stumbling across people like Charlie and albums like Dreaming may just prove me wrong. Please check out the album today at http://hearcharlie.bandcamp.com/ or just take a few minutes and check out the album’s title song below.

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The Good Guys

Though they recently broke up, while The Good Guys were together they managed to play some great shows and both of their front men, Luke Schuyler and Charlie Whitten, are both still writing and playing music individually. This 4 piece band from Nashville’s Belmont University would best be described as harmonic folk rock, both instrumentally and vocally. Both times I saw them play they struck me as falling somewhere between My Morning Jacket and Simon and Garfunkle, casting a harmonic dream state over the crowd in each song. Their time together was short; however, it was a great start to each of the young individual musician’s careers. Please check out the song below from one of their performances in Nashville, TN, and be on the look out for more great art from each of these singer song writers.

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Deep Machine

The second band I would like to speak on is a band out of Murfreesboro, TN, called Deep Machine. This band is extremely talented and is led by front man/lead guitarist Brennan Walsh, who also attended Franklin High School in Franklin, TN. Deep Machine is more than capable on all fronts featuring a lead guitarist, bassist, key boards, and of course a drummer. However, they produce a sound that would suggest they are a bigger band than they truly are. I think their music would best be described as instrumental (again, I’m not a music critic) progressive/psychedelic semi-electronic rock, each song taking the listener on a trip through different keys and rhythms all the while staying true to each songs theme. You might mistake this band for a jam band if it wasn’t for the precision and masterful blend achieved throughout. I truly believe this band has enough talent and overall style to take them as far as they chose to go. But please, be your own judge. You can find their music on www.myspace.com/deepmachinemusic and of course on Youtube. Please check out the track below and familiarize yourself more with this awesomely talented band today.

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