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BROOKE MORIBER – SAVIOR

On July 22, 2022, Reviver Records recording artist Brooke Moriber today released her powerful new song “Savior.” Listen to the poignant track here.

“I can’t help but help you, but it doesn’t make you stronger.

You’ll fall holding onto me when you call thinking I can be your savior.

“I couldn’t be happier to release a song that is so near and dear to my heart,” said Moriber. “I hope that ‘Savior‘ inspires people to take care of themselves first and foremost and to leave unhealthy situations when their wellbeing is in jeopardy.”

Savior” is an intensely personal track that Moriber penned with Bill DiLuigi and Josh Ronen about learning how to love someone without losing too much of yourself. Produced by Todd Lombardo and Craig Alvin (Kacey Musgraves), “Savior” showcases Moriber‘s strong voice and ever-relevant lyricism.

Entertainment Focus said of “Savior,” “One listen to the track puts me firmly in mind of artists like Carly Pearce and Kelsea Ballerini. Uplifting vocals and soaring arrangements combine to produce an evocative, powerful ballad.”

Moriber‘s previous singles, “Down to Nothing” and “This Town Made Us,” both of which she co-wrote, introduced the former Broadway star to the country music scene. Since then, she has been crisscrossing the country on radio tours and introducing herself to stations as programmers and fans alike fall in love with her thoughtful songwriting and incredible vocals. A recent television performance on “Today in Nashville,” high-profile appearances at “Live in the Vineyard,” an opening stint for Dylan Scott, and performing the National Anthem at the SF Giants game have solidified Brooke as a star on the rise.

When she is not on the road, Moriber has been hard at work in Nashville with some of the industry’s top writers and producers as she continues to record for her upcoming full-length project. Inspired by the likes of Jennifer Nettles, Ingrid Andress, Brandi Carlile and her idol Linda Ronstadt among many others, Brooke is poised to take her place among the biggest voices in country music. For more information on Brooke, visit https://www.brookemoriber.com.

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Steven Sanchez Late Night Debut

Last night, buzzing singer and songwriter Stephen Sanchez made his late-night television debut performance on Late Night With Seth Meyers, delivering a thrilling rendition of his breakout hit “Until I Found You”—watch HERE.

Sanchez recently shared a new version of the single with Los Angeles singer and songwriter Em Beihold (pronounced bye-hold), out now via Mercury/Republic Records. Listen to “Until I Found You” with Em Beihold—HERE.

Coming up next, Sanchez will continue his headline tour at LA’s Moroccan Lounge on May 14th and 16th. The original LA date sold out almost instantly and due to overwhelming demand he added a second show—both of which are now completely sold out! Meanwhile, he makes his Bonnaroo debut on the WHO Stage June 16-19 in Manchester, TN. Check out the full confirmed itinerary and purchase tickets HERE!

The original “Until I Found You” has notably collected nearly 35 million global streams, averaging hundreds of thousands of streams daily. The song peaked at #3 on the Spotify Viral US Chart and peaked at #8 on Spotify Viral Global Chart. Even the piano version cracked over 1.6 million Spotify streams.In addition, Sanchez recently released his debut What Was, Not Now EP, which was executive produced by Ian Fitchuck (Kacey Musgraves, James Bay). With only eight songs out, Stephen has already created a massive following which all began after posting his song “Lady By The Sea” online which has now hit 8.3 million Spotify streams. Since then, he has reached viral success on Tiktok with nearly 7.8 million likes on the platform, has over 236,000 fans and has amassed nearly 190 million views across all videos posted. Be on the lookout for more from Stephen Sanchez coming soon!

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Kenny Foster – Somewhere in Middle America

Rising singer-songwriter Kenny Foster has released his latest single, “Somewhere In Middle America,” available on all digital streaming platforms and digital download now. The warm-hearted track paints a picture of a rural landscape where small town folks live simple lives, learning life’s biggest lessons—a place somewhere in middle America. The title track off Kenny’s upcoming album, due out in early summer, builds a sense of community and sets the scene for the album’s other tracks to exist within. 

“To help frame the record as a whole, this song is creating a sonic landscape that people can feel,” says Foster. “I wanted people that are never going to drive through Middle America to viscerally feel what it’s like to be there and for those that live there, I wanted to create something that resonated, sort of a nod, an ‘if-you-know-you-know’ situation.”

Taken from the pages of Kenny’s own story, “Somewhere In Middle America” explores the often overlooked and unpolished way of life in America’s heartland. The song illustrates the humble, yet wonderfully colorful, tapestry that is Middle America—eggs on the griddle, prom kings alongside Dairy Queens, sage wisdom from porch swing prophets, and a culture where having just enough was all you needed—for Kenny, this is home. 

About Kenny Foster

Kenny Foster has shared the stage with artists including Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Brothers Osborne, Old Dominion, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller, Butch Walker, Lady A, and countless others. He was named one of the “Top 10 New Artists You Need to Know” by Rolling Stone and has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, and Forbes. He has appeared in two Super Bowl commercials with Sheryl Crow and Danica Patrick, respectively. Kenny is also honored to be included in the CMA Foundation “It Starts with M.E.” National Campaign for Music Education and performed as part of the CMA Songwriters Series, alongside songwriting legends Lori McKenna, Marcus Hummon, Lee Thomas Miller, and Tenille Townes. Kenny has performed at the highly-acclaimed C2C Festival in London, and was also invited to perform at the launch of C2C Berlin and at the famed Melkweg venue in Amsterdam as support for Hunter Hayes, as well as recent domestic festival appearances at the ACM Party for a Cause, Americanafest and CMA Fest, among others. Kenny headlined an Armed Forces tour to Asia, performing at bases in Guam, Singapore and Diego Garcia.

Kenny is a long-time partner with the non-profit organization CreatiVets who pair Nashville songwriters with veterans to create a song out of their experiences that tells their story and hopefully provides some catharsis and healing. They released an album of these songs on Big Machine Records called “Veteran Songs” on July 4th, 2020 which included “Light Like Mine” co-written and performed by Foster. Additionally, Kenny hosted 32 episodes of a weekly online series called “Kuarantine with Kenny” for Sound of Nashville, featuring guests like Cam, Drake White, Lindsay Ell, and many others. Over this last year, Kenny has also released a series of singles called “The Vintage Collection” which are a culmination of demos of songs that, to this point, have only been heard at live shows but have included some fan favorites, including a duet with Mae Estes “Love You Now” (Co-written with Kirsti Manna of Blake Shelton’s “Austin”), “Lonely Land” (Co-written with Mando Saenz and Chris Rafetto) and “It Don’t Work Like That” (Co-written with Melissa Fuller).

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TROUSDALE — “THIS IS IT”

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“Trousdale blends elements of Americana with sleek pop” – CMT

Fast-rising indie-folk trio Trousdale have released the music video for their latest single, “This Is It,” which urges listeners to stop, take a breath and recognize happiness in the moment. You can click HERE to watch the Nina Kramer directed and produced video, and you can click HERE to check out CMT’s premiere of the video, where Trousdale discusses the motivation behind an all-female crew for the shoot.

Their desire to empower young women and spread a universal message of love and self-acceptance can be found rooted in both the message and the video for “This Is It.”

Capturing the friendship behind Trousdale, the music video “shows our goofy, fun-loving side. It is somewhat of the antithesis of our last EP, Look Around. We’ve previously released songs that focus on heartbreak and loss. Alternatively, this song was born out of a genuinely fun night drinking and laughing at our favorite bar. With the song and video, we aim to highlight the importance of savoring the simple joys in life, because they so often go unnoticed.”

The infectious optimism and enthusiasm of “This Is It” has resonated with both media and fans. Spotify and Apple championed the single with adds to multiple key playlists including Fresh Finds County, Next Gen Singer-Songwriters, and Country Risers while indie mainstay Consequence featured the friendship anthem in their weekly New Sounds round up and The Honey Pop proclaimed “‘This Is It’ is magical and we had to stan.”

Blending unflinching vocals and raw, transparent storytelling that mirrors their real-world vitality, Trousdale has developed a devoted and engaged community on TikTok and other corners of the internet with “This Is It” mirroring the success of their previous releases. Their fanbase, along with supporters like the Jonas Brothers, Dan and Shay, John Mayer, Jensen McRae and Betty Who, have propelled the trio’s self-produced single “Wouldn’t Come Back” to over 2 million streams and their cover of “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” by The Beach Boys to over 1 million streams.

Trousdale has garnered comparisons to Kacey Musgraves, The Chicks and HAIM, and prompted A1234 to compare their passionate lyrics and evocative storytelling to icons like Taylor Swift and her latest critically acclaimed albums Folklore and Evermore. Additionally, their singles “Better Off” and “Happy Anymore” along with “Wouldn’t Come Back” from their debut EP Look Around led to The Radar Station naming them the #1 Emerging Global Roots Artist and the #7 Emerging Global Artist, while landing on some of Apple Music and Spotify’s top Americana, Folk, Singer-Songwriter and Mood playlists including Roots Rising, Women of Folk, and Infinite Indie Folk.

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WALK THE MOON — CAN YOU HANDLE MY LOVE??

Critically acclaimed band WALK THE MOON return today with an exciting drop of three new songs. First single “Can You Handle My Love??” which was a collaboration between WTM, Tommy English (BORNS, Kacey Musgraves, Andrew McMahon) and K.Flay and produced by Tommy English and Mike Crossey comes alongside a colorful and dynamic music video which was shot in Los Angeles last month. You can listen to the new single HERE. You can watch the accompanying music video HERE. 

Tonight, the band will be performing “Can You Handle My Love??” on NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers.

Alongside “Can You Handle My Love??” comes new tracks “Giants” and “I’m Good” rounding out the first new taste of WALK THE MOON music in over a year. You can stream the band’s other new releases HERE. The band has been in the studio, working remotely in many cases, finishing up their highly anticipated fourth studio album titled HEIGHTS which will be released this fall 2021. With the band members separated from each other and from their producers, they often collaborated virtually, building this new body of work in a way they never have before.

“‘Can You Handle My Love??’ is a song about how trying to be perfect is totally ridiculous. Whoever hears these songs, I want them to be reminded of what they love about life.” —Nicholas Petricca, Lead Singer

WALK THE MOON will be hitting the road this fall on their “Dream Plane” tour which kicks off September 20th, 2021 in Tampa, FL. Tickets will be on sale to the public on Friday, July 16th at 10am local time. To purchase tickets go HERE.

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Stephen Sanchez – Kayla

BUZZING SINGER & SONGWRITER STEPHEN SANCHEZ RELEASES NEW SINGLE KAYLA DEBUT EP PRODUCED BY IAN FITCHUCK [KACEY MUSGRAVES] COMING SOON

 Listen to Kayla HERE

After asserting himself as a modern day troubadour with millions of independent streams and views, buzzing singer and songwriter Stephen Sanchez shares a new single entitled Kayla today via Republic Records. Listen to KaylaHERE.

Stephen wrote the tune 100% solo but recruited Ian Fitchuck [Kacey Musgraves] for production in Nashville. As the story goes, he had just gotten out of a relationship and penned the tune about a female friend, Kayla, who he’d long harbored unspoken feelings for. She loved the song, but had moved away. Now, this story of unrequited love paves the way for his upcoming debut EP executive produced by Fitchuck. On the track, pedal steel wraps around delicately picked acoustic guitar as Stephen’s voice rings out with raw emotion on the hook, Won’t you lie next to me, oh Kayla.

On the track Stephen Said, I wrote Kayla while sitting alone in my bedroom thinking about this girl (Kayla) I had a thing for 2 years ago. I wanted to write her this song because at the time she didn’t see all the wonder I saw in her. I wanted to capture that wonder in hopes that maybe she’d see it for herself someday. With this song I hope people are brought back to a child-like innocence all love has at its core and that the lyrics would ‘hit-home’ enough for someone to look at love with a little more heart.

Next up, he takes the stage at Bonnaroo this fall, which marks the first time he’s not only playing a festival, but also attending one!

18-year-old Stephen Sanchez pens the kind of tunes that resonate in any era. They’d work just as well on social media as they would at Woodstock. He introduced himself with his independent debut single Lady By The Sea, racking up 4 million Spotify streams, 2 million views and 480K likes on TikTok, and received plugs from mega-creators a la Spencer X, Abigail Barlow, and Jenna Raine.

The success landed him a deal with Republic Records, and he’ll be unveiling more new music very soon.

Follow Stephen Sanchez’s social media via his Instagram and TikTok.

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Allison Ponthier – Harshest Critic

BUDDING SINGER-SONGWRITER ALLISON PONTHIER IS HER OWN HARSHEST CRITIC. WATCH THE CAPTIVATING VIDEO HERE. PONTHIER JOINS LORD HURON’S LONG LOST TOUR FOR SELECT DATES

Today, 25-year-old Allison Ponthier has released Harshest Critic, the dreamy, scars-and-all eagerly anticipated follow up to her debut single Cowboy. Harshest Critic is available here via Interscope Records. 

Written by Ponthier and collaborator Adam Melchor, Harshest Critic uses the relationship between performer and her audience as the lens through which the Texas native turned New York transplant can tackle her own insecurities. I’m terrified / Of the way I look when it’s through strangers’ eyes / Wish I had a way to peek inside their minds / But it wouldn’t fix the problems I see through mine, she sings over gauzy guitars and a steady drumbeat, mirroring the thumping of her heart as her thoughts unspool. The song further contextualizes Allison’s complicated journey from a young teen growing up in the bible belt and struggling with her sexuality. Harshest Critic is yet another feather in the cap of an artist on the verge of stardom.

I wrote ‘Harshest Critic’ around the time when labels were knocking on my door, and I kept wondering what it would feel like when other people were judging me and my work, says Ponthier of the song. It ended up being a song about how, when you’re an artist, everything feels like life or death. But in reality, it’s your happiness and who you are as a person that really matter. You might as well enjoy the ride, because no one’s ever going to be as hard on you as you are.

Directed by the visionary Jordan Bahat, who also helmed Ponthier’s Cowboy music video, the Harshest Critic video follows the singer-songwriter as she wears several hats. Tuning into a late-night show from a neon-soaked bedroom, she watches its host, performer, and cameraman all unpack their insecurities in front of a live studio audience. In every way an aesthetic fantasy, Harshest Critic peels back yet another layer to Ponthier’s full package, a fully realized vision playing out before our lucky eyes.

Harshest Critic follows I Lied, Ponthier’s recent heartbreakingly dreamy duet with Lord Huron, as well as her debut single Cowboy. The debut signaled the arrival of a fully baked new talent with the voice, the lyrics, and the vision of an artist twice her age. Cowboy, immediately captures and captivates as both a personal and professional coming-out story, Billboard says. A Phoebe Bridgers-style confessional wrapped up in the country-pop polish of Kacey Musgraves, declared The Guardian, while FADER called the track a bright slice of queer country-pop.

Ponthier joins Lord Huron on select dates for the Long Lost Tour which kicks off September 9th in Philadelphia and hits a variety of outdoor venues in New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Seattle, Portland and other markets across the country. Check out the full itinerary here

Make sure to follow Allison on her Instagram, Twitter and TikTok.

The Brummies Release “After Midnight” Music Video

The Brummies offer a little spice and flavor to the work week with the 80s themed, black-lit music video for “After Midnight.” The Nashville-based, Alabama-bred trio rock out in the basement alongside choreographed aerobic dancers and some creatures of the night inspired by the 1989 family fantasy flick, “Little Monsters.” The band even enlisted some family members and close friends to jump in on the adventure.

“Dazzling summer jam…an irresistible listen, effortlessly riding a wave between shiny pop and rock ‘n’ roll.” – Variance

“Polished, rhythmic rock” – AL.com (Alabama)

“A fluffy hug of indie rock touched with soulful harmonies, funk rockish guitar licks, and blessed by a synth wave softness. The production feels like the all-inclusive hybrid funk rock jams of the 70’s with a twist of big pop that makes it timeless.” – American Pancake

“Certainly a welcome slice of escapism.” – American Songwriter

“Lush” – Rolling Stone

“Shimmering” – Billboard

LISTEN / SHARE “AFTER MIDNIGHT” HERE

WATCH THE NEW VIDEO HERE

The Brummies are composed of John Davidson, Jacob Bryant, and Trevor Davis. Known for their fresh blend of urgent rock & roll, dreamy indie-folk, and piercing songwriting, the band has a timeless sound crafted by three players in possession of an almost telekinetic musical shorthand.

“This is our dark disco song,” said Jacob. 

“It started with me playing this rhythm on keys one night,” continued Trevor. “At first, it was this long rocking jam that went into this dark halftime outro.”

“[The harmonies were] particularly fun. I was looking for something that deviated from the main melody in the chorus.” said John. “This song started on a synth, which is the first thing you hear in the song. That was always compelling and it eventually evolved into what is now “After Midnight.”

Variance Magazine, who originally premiered the track, said “It might seem like summer is quickly disappearing (or maybe it feels like it never arrived), but “After Midnight” may just have you thinking twice about that, delivering the perfect escape from these weird times.

Only two years ago, The Brummies made their debut in 2018 with the full-length album Eternal Reach, which received high praise from critics and featured GRAMMY award-winning, singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves on the song “Drive Away.” The band returned this year with “Hillside,” which featured in the trailer for Dads, a film-festival favorite directed by Bryce Dallas Howard. Their last single “Sunshine” captured the essence of the late Bill Withers, and now “After Midnight” takes listeners to the darkside.

Listeners can stay connected by following the band on Instagram and Facebook @thebrummies, and @the_brummies on Twitter. For more info thebrummies.com.

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COACHELLA 2019

Coachella returns to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA for two weekends set for April 12th  14th and April 19th 21st. Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande will headline both weekends. (Full lineup as of January 2nd below).
Passes for Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival go on sale Friday, January 4 at 11 AM PT at coachella.com, while supplies last. All taxes, shipping and fees are included in listed pass prices.