New On Our Nashville Spotify Playlist: Quinn Lewis, Zayde Wølf, Thrice, Mitski, Snail Mail, Birdtalker & More

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Our main goal at No Country is to share music from our favorite local artists and touring acts that hit Nashville. Now you can get straight to listening on our Nashville Spotify playlist.

Local music additions

“How You’ve Been” by Quinn Lewis, R3HAB
“Show My Work” by Landon Sears
“Velvet Dresses” by Kirsten Arian
“Good Side” by DAANI
“One Love” by VALA
“Sun and Moon” by Davis Mallory
“Don’t Know What To Say” by Jerome Obholz
“Billionaires” by Zayde Wølf
“Dark Spin” by Future Thieves
“This Town’s a Drag” by Cordovas
“Outside the Lines” by Birdtalker – Playing Basement East on June 29
“I’ll Keep You” by Robby Hecht, Caroline Spence – Playing The Basement on June 24
“Afterlife” by Beth White – Playing Douglas Corner Cafe on June 22
“Tell Me How” by Miki Fiki
“Alright With Me” by Jusreall

Touring artist additions

“Affinity” by Annalia – Playing The High Watt on June 20
“The Grey” by Thrice – Playing Marathon Music Works on October 14
“Geyser” by Mitski – Playing Basement East on November 13
“Golden Dream” by Snail Mail – Playing The High Watt on July 8

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New On Our Nashville Spotify Playlist: Alanna Royale, Lily Allen, Erin Rae, Cherub, Josie Dunne & More

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Our main goal at No Country is to share music from our favorite local artists and touring acts that hit Nashville. Now you can get straight to listening on our Nashville Spotify playlist.

Local music additions

“I Know” by Alanna Royale – Playing City Winery on July 21
“Good Boys” by Josie Dunne
“Wild Blue Wind” by Erin Rae – Playing The Basement on June 29 and 30
“Dancin’ Shoes” by Cherub – Playing Marathon Music Works on December 14
“Dilemma” by Liv Miraldi – Playing The High Watt on June 11
“X-Ray” by Brooke Alexx
“If We Could Stay High” by Chelsea Lankes, Sj
“Guards” by Trella
“Love Alone” by Mokita
“Nightmare” by Stasney Mav – Playing Mercy Lounge on June 23
“Vibin’ (feat. Bryant Taylorr)” by Tim Gent
“The Fix” by Adam Agin
“Woman Tonight” by Quichenight – Playing The High Watt on June 30
“Thought Provoked” by Mona

Touring artist additions

“Lost My Mind” by Lily Allen – Playing Cannery Ballroom on October 18
“Must’ve Been (feat. DRAM)” by Chromeo – Playing Bonnaroo on June 9
“Health Machine” by Sam Evian – Playing The High Watt on June 12
“Make It Right” by The Coathangers – Playing Basement on June 16

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New On Our Nashville Spotify Playlist: Liz Phair, Spazz Cardigan, Rashad Tha Poet, Leah Blevins, The New Respects, & More

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Our main goal at No Country is to share music from our favorite local artists and touring acts that hit Nashville. Now you can get straight to listening on our Nashville Spotify playlist.

Local music additions

“Love Yew (615 Sessions)” by Sad Baxter
“Medicine” by Spazz Cardigan – Playing Analog at Hutton Hotel on June 28
“Do U See Me” by Bantug
“Get Paid” by Nikki’s Wives – Playing The High Watt on July 26
“If You Could Feel My Love” by VEAUX
“Run Your Own Way” by Smart Objects
“Deep Down Below” by Andreas Moss, Yachtmoney
“Jack and Ginger” by Rashad Tha Poet – Playing The High Watt on July 31
“5 Shots” by Alocodaman
“Wesside” by WHATUPRG – Playing Basement East on June 18
“Justify (I hope ur f**ked up)” by Sarah Zanotti
“Married Young” by Elise Davis – Playing Musician’s Corner on June 1
“Hardened Company” by Leah Blevins – Playing The High Watt on August 17
“Freedom” by The New Respects

Touring artist additions

“Fuck and Run” by Liz Phair – Playing Exit/In on October 1
“Hollywood Factory” by Skating Polly – Playing The High Watt on June 5

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Listen to ELA Lindsey’s Introspective and Synthy Debut Single “Healing Me Slow”

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Healing doesn’t always happen swiftly. Sometimes it can take years to heal the body, mind or spirit. Nashville pop artist ELA Lindsey makes a case for convalescence with her debut single “Healing Me Slow.” ELA Lindsey’s story of gradual healing rides a sonic wave of vulnerable lyrics, confident delivery and acrobatic synths. The repetition in the chorus is like a mantra for meditation, and the music space inserted throughout gives the listener room to soak it all in.

ELA Lindsey says, “I didn’t realize it at the time I wrote it, but ‘Healing Me Slow’ pretty much sums up my life. Because I had a traumatic childhood, and I’m human, I spent many years closed off, bitter, and hurt. I had to learn to open up, pursue healing for myself, and forgive. I feel more like myself now than I’ve ever felt. Healing can sometimes be quick, but for me, it’s taken time and that’s ok. Love heals, and that’s what this song is about.”

Prior to embarking on her artistic project, Gabriela Lindsey grew up in Florida and moved to Nashville in 2014. The 29-year-old only recently discovered her passion for creating music. With “Healing Me Slow,” Lindsey hopes to inspire other women that might be starting their artistic journeys at a point later in life than some unfair industry standard that prioritizes the under 25 set. “Age is just a number. Following my passion now, I hope that I can contribute something mature, pure, and full of energy… and maybe encourage everyone else discovering their dreams later in life that we’re not lost,” she explains. “I was a girl who didn’t believe in herself growing up and never had a dream before, and now I’m putting myself out there. Passion still matters, and you’ll find your way.”

Going forward, ELA Lindsey aims to keep growing via collaboration. ““I really want to keep collaborating with others and grow as a songwriter. My dream would be to do a full album. As far as this year, that may look like releasing a couple more singles… or who knows, maybe even a surprise EP! It really depends on the process of these songs.”

Listen to ELA Lindsey’s “Healing Me Slow” below, and be sure to catch her live tonight, May 24 at The High Watt‘s Wonder Women showcase, along with Kellie Besch, Anna Mae, and Chelsea Lankes. Read all about it right here.

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Watch Sarah Zanotti’s Cinematic Breakup Video for “Justify (I Hope You’re F*cked Up)”

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In an ideal breakup, if there even is such a thing, both parties can step away and wish each other the best. That never happens, though. Embrace the petty, people! Nashville songwriter Sarah Zanotti hits this lane hard with her ballad “Justify (I hope ur f**ked up).” It’s a melodic meditation on being shut out and finding some comfort in that the other person should be miserable, too.

Zanotti’s emotive vocals and a brooding piano soundtracks the video for “Justify (I hope ur f**ked up).” Directed by James Seale and produced by Siobhan McMillen, the piece’s visuals focus on tight shots of Zanotti singing, flashback scenes from a relationship and a fiery ending. “As an actress, I really loved being able to bring my song to life in this femme fatale story,” Zanotti says. “When I wrote the song with my good friend Trina Harmon, we wanted to write a song that speaks to the addictive qualities that so many of us have and how we will justify any action in order to get love and feel wanted or even to stay invulnerable.”

After receiving her degree in songwriting from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Zanotti relocated to Nashville to develop her own personal sound. Coming up in 2018, Zanotti plans more visual collaborations with Seale. See how far the addictive need for love pushes her character in the video below.
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