MELD Debuts New Single “Easy On The Game”


We at No Country love alerting you to new artists on the rise, and today we’d like to introduce you to MELD, the new moniker of singer-songwriter Melanie Dewey. Melanie creates songs that encompass a wide range of genres from soul to americana, and her vivacious and loving spirit is found all throughout her music and the artistic goals she has set out to accomplish in Music City. Since moving to Nashville two years ago from Upstate New York, she has played venues all over town, and recently turned heads in Music City Big Break Competition that was held at Mercy Lounge.

Today, MELD is celebrating the release of her debut single under the new moniker, “Easy On The Game,” which uses three strong and prominent chords, played with a vintage Rhodes sound on her Yamaha, to carry the tune from start to finish. What began as a song about an ex-boyfriend has flourished and blossomed into a funky and melodic rally call for humanity to come together, a sentiment that rings all too true this week as we recover from an intense election night. MELD is set to celebrate the single release with a show at Tennessee Brew Works on Saturday Nov. 12 starting at 4pm.

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Catch Pujol w/ Husband Stitch & Watcher | Saturday, Oct. 15 @ The East Room


It’s another stacked weekend here in Nashville, and as always No Country has you covered with the details on all the best show happenings. Tomorrow night, Oct. 15The East Room will play host to a killer lineup of poetry and music as longtime Nashville punk prophet Pujol celebrates the birthday of frontman Daniel Pujol, along with the release of his new poetry “chapbook” entitled Mighty Stranger. Joining the party will be noise rock quartet Husband Stitch, and one of the hardest working bands in Nashville, Watcher.

The evening will also feature poetry readings scored by Watcher that will be interspersed between bands. The readings will be from Daniel Pujol himself along with others like Eric Benick, Josh Gillis, Nick Rossi, and Laura Birdsall. We have all the details on the music below, which starts at 9 p.m. for this 18+ show. Read on for a full preview, and don’t flake out on this perfect encapsulation of what makes this town so great.

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REVIEW: Whitney w/ Hoops & EZTV | 10.3.16 at Exit/In [PHOTOS]


w/ Hoops, EZTV

Exit/In; Nashville, TN
October 3, 2016

Review by Julian Ciany. Photos by Amber Davis

Last week, we had the privilege of getting to see one of our favorite new bands of 2016, Whitney play a headlining set at the Elliston Place Mothership known as Exit/In. Opening up the show were rising Indiana act Hoops, along with New York’s EZTV. The venue was packed and for a great reason; the grooves were going hard, and each band held the audience captive with their exuberance and style with the whole show definitely making for one of our best nights out this year.

As always, we like to report back to you on these great events. If you weren’t able to make it we have a full review below along with pictures from the one and only Amber Davis.

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Don’t Miss Whitney w/ Hoops & EZTV | TONIGHT @ Exit/In!


We get it, Mondays are rough. But tonight, Nashville’s beloved Exit/In is giving us a chance to fight those Monday blues with the power of music. Stopping by the Elliston Place hotspot is one of our favorite new Chicago bands Whitney, who will be joined by four-piece dream popsters Hoops and indie pop outfit EZTV. Tickets are $18, so grab them in advance for the 9 p.m. show.

We have a full preview on the bill for you below. There is no doubt that you will be absolutely impressed by the great vocal talents and engaging melodies appearing on the Exit/In stage. So see for yourself by getting to know the bands and arriving on time for the full experience these groups have to offer

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Catch The Whigs w/ The Gills and Reality Something TONIGHT at The Basement East


Well, we can already feel it. The intense Nashville summer heat is ever so slightly starting to die down and make way for fall. Before we know it, the leaves will be filled with a multitude of different colors, pumpkin spice will be in the air, and the fall music onslaught will officially begin here in Nashville. Kicking off the season on the east side of town tonight are three of the heaviest hitters in the local rock scene. Long standing rock titans The Whigs will be joined by two of the hottest rising acts in the local scene in The Gills and Reality Something.  They will take over The Basement East tonight starting at 9 pm (doors at 8 pm), and tickets are still available for $12.

Head below for a full preview of the evening, and grab tickets while you still can.

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