“I sing to you,” Phil Elverum intones in the opening line of his second album since the death of his wife, Geneviève Castrée. While last year’s Mount Eerie record, “A Crow Looked at Me,” was written in the immediate weeks following Geneviève’s untimely death at 35 to pancreatic cancer, Phil’s second effort at translating his crushing …

Photo and story by Mamie Lomax / Contributing Writer A line of people was wrapped around the graffiti-laden walls of The End in Nashville, patiently waiting for the doors to open to allow them to rush inside and claim the best spots in the small venue for Super Whatevr, Gleemer, Can’t Swim and headliner Movements. …

With Bonnaroo tickets on sale and the Manchester festival’s June 7-10 dates around the corner, it might be a little daunting trying to decide which of the 100+ artists will give you the most bang for your buck. In this column, we’ll focus on a different artist every week to give you a sense of who they …

Photo and story by Carlee Reilly / Contributing Writer A crowd from all over the world, from Alabama to Ireland, came together at The High Watt in Nashville Saturday night to see a breathtaking show put on by LOYALS and The Academic. LOYALS, a Nashville band, played from one song to the next with minimal …

Beale Street Music Festival, which will take place May 4-6 in Memphis, Tennessee, as part of the city’s annual Memphis in May celebration, has announced its 2018 artist lineup to much excitement. The lineup features some of the biggest artists from a number of different genres, including blues-rock, EDM, neo-soul, trap and psychedelic. Headliners of …

Photo courtesy of Vibe Magazine With seminal icons like Aretha Franklin, Jimi Hendrix and Otis Redding having solidified their places in music history and artists like D’Angelo, Solange and Kendrick Lamar carving out their own legacies today, there’s no shortage of remarkable contributions from black musicians to be recognized not only this month, but the …