Cardboard Kids Release ‘Echo Boomer’ | Catch Them May 23 @ The High Watt

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We told you about Nashville (by way of Tyler, Texas) rock and soul trio Cardboard Kids when they released their music video for “What’s the Catch” last month. Today, the group have dropped their debut full-length, Echo Boomer, through American Echo Records! The 12 track collection was produced by Tres Sasser, and recorded and mixed by Joe Costa at The Sound Shelter Studio in Franklin, and features guest vocals from the likes of Poema and Ruby Amanfu. You can listen to the whole thing below (or purchase here)!

Additionally, Cardboard Kids have teamed up with Cause A Scene for a record release show, also set to feature Golden Youth, Lenachka, and Poema May 23 at The High Watt! You can grab tickets here for just $5, or pick up a bundle that includes Echo Boomer for only $10! Cardboard Kids are one of Nashville’s most exciting up and coming acts, and seem poised to become a fixture in the local scene. Don’t miss out on this chance to catch them in such an intimate space!

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Cardboard Kids Premiere New Music Video for “What’s the Catch”

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Nashville (by way of Tyler, Texas) rock trio Cardboard Kids will be releasing their debut full-length album, Echo Boomer, next month, on May 20! Ahead of its release, they have unveiled a music video for 3rd single, “What’s the Catch.” Featuring earnest and personal lyrics, accessible hooks, and an edgy, vintage tone, the album was produced by Tres Sasser, recorded and mixed by Joe Costa, and features guest vocals from the likes of Poema and Ruby Amanfu. These guys are poised to become a fixture of Nashville’s underground music scene, and if you haven’t yet given them a listen, now’s as good a time as any.

Check out the video below, and keep an eye on the site for upcoming show announcements!

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JT Daly & The Blood Orchestra Release Single “The Blackest Bird”

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Well, folks, JT Daly as done it again. The Paper Route frontman has taken the reins on a new project called JT Daly & The Blood Orchestra. His first official release under that title, called “The Blackest Bird”, dropped today. Written and composed entirely by JT himself, the single is an instrumental piece that is being used as the score for the short film Blood & Oil from Cale Glendening. Not only is the film incredibly shot, but I can’t get enough of this song!

“The Blackest Bird” is filled with fantastic undertones; and with the drones creating such an ambience that simply compliments the visual and prose, instead of distracting from it. The cello is nicely placed as the obvious voice for the piece.  This score is brilliantly composed to change  precisely with each scene cut.  Standard chord progression are thrown out the window, and the song as a whole is unpredictable in the best, most beautiful way. From flawless dynamics to fantastic undertones, JT Daly proves, once again, that he is one of the most brilliant musicians of our time with “The Blackest Bird”. We can’t wait to hear what’s next from JT Daly & The Blood Orchestra. In the meantime, head over to iTunes to buy the single now, and check out the film below!

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Ingrid Michaelson to Play at Ryman Auditorium May 21 | Pre-sale Tickets Now Available

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Indie-pop superstar Ingrid Michaelson announced yesterday that she will be performing in Nashville at The Ryman Auditorium on May 21st. Tickets for this all ages show will go on sale this Saturday, February 8th at 10 a.m. and you can get them right here for $27.50! This show is sure to sell out, so we are helping you jump the gun this morning with a presale opportunity from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. with the password: CHASEBOYS

Michaelson will be touring in support of her fifth studio album, Lights Out, which is set to drop April 15. The album was recorded in New York, Los Angeles, and Nashville, and features six producers and ten co-writers, including Katie Herzig, Trent Dabbs, and Busbee (who has worked with acts like Pink, Katy Perry, and Lady Antebellum). Ingrid is one of our favorites with her quirky charm and heartfelt lyrics, and we can’t wait to see her in May!

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Safe In Blue Drop Live Video for “Wolves of the Revolution”

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One of our new faves, Nashville indie duo Safe In Blue, dropped a live video today for their song “Wolves of the Revolution.The group filmed and recorded at historic RCA Studio B over on Music Row where the king himself, Elvis Presley, laid down some of his greatest hits.

Safe In Blue have been getting quite a bit of attention over the last several months after the release of their debut album, This Heart Will Bring, and were even featured on Coldplay’s Hypnofeed. These guys are super quirky and lots of fun, but don’t let that fool you. They’re also incredibly talented musicians with heartfelt lyrics and powerful melodies. Check out the video below, and keep your ears peeled for more from Safe In Blue!

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