New On Our Nashville Spotify Playlist: Bully, Liza Anne, Margo Price, Purity Ring & 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

“Spiral” by Bully – Playing Mercy Lounge on December 14-16
“Paranoia” by Liza Anne
“Take Me With You” by Fleurie, Dalton Diehl, Ruslan
“Light The Way” by Mikky Ekko
“Control” by Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes
“Caving” by James Droll, Justin Caruso – Playing Basement East on November 1
“Can’t Help My Heart” by Moody
“BLACKOUT” by Erin McCarley, Bodytalkr
“East Now (Sleeping Lion Remix” by Sawyer – Playing The End on November 11
“All American Made” by Margo Price
“Seemed Like Word Got Around” by Blank Range – Playing Basement East on November 9
“Someone New” by YØUTH
“Ashes” by Westernmind

Touring artist additions

“Asido” by Purity Ring – Playing Marathon Music Works on December 11
“A Light Travels Down The Catwalk” by Destroyer – Playing Mercy Lounge on February 1
“Dance with Me” by Blitzen Trapper – Playing Exit/In on November 19

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[PREMIERE] Listen to Fleurie, Dalton Diehl, and Ruslan’s Otherworldly Collab “Take Me With You”

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Nashville pop artists keep flying higher and higher in our city’s collaborative atmosphere. The latest collab to take flight is from songwriters Fleurie, Dalton Diehl and Ruslan. We’ve covered Fleurie’s excellent previous releases, along with Diehl’s Young Brother project and Ruslan’s contribution to EZA’s music. The trio teamed up in 2015 for a songwriting session, so we’re excited to finally unveil the beautiful and cinematic track “Take Me With You” exclusively here at No Country.

On “Take Me With You,” Ruslan’s otherworldly piano lines pair perfectly with Fleurie and Diehl’s stellar vocals. The whole production burns as brightly as a shooting star, and makes us never want to come back down to Earth. “Take Me With You” feels especially relevant in a tumultuous 2017 by enveloping listeners with hope and pure emotion. If daily stress has you down, this track is your escape pod.

Fleurie elaborates on the song’s origin, saying “Ruslan started playing that piano riff, and I fell completely in love with it. The song sat on the shelf for 2 years! I’ve always loved this song and felt that it was very much a true three-way collaboration.” Diehl says, “I can’t tell you how many times we texted back and forth about wanting to put this song out. It just never seemed like the right time. But you know you’ve got a good one when two years later it still makes you feel that thing it did when you first wrote it. So here we are.”

As to what’s coming up next for the artists: Fleurie has been hard at work this year on a new record, Diehl recently moved his songwriting operation to Los Angeles and Ruslan is bound to work his magic with more productions. For now, listen to “Take Me With You” below.

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New On Our Nashville Spotify Playlist: Mikky Ekko, Cloud Nothings, Ducko McFli, Kid Freud, & 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

“Blood on the Surface” by Mikky Ekko
“Gunpoint” by Boy Bjorn
“Take Me” by Brasko – Playing Mercy Lounge on October 21
“Prom Queens” by Lindsay Latimer
“Secrets” by LUKR
“Higher Than High” by Zayde Wølf
“Thank You Internet” by Chris Jobe – Playing The High Watt on October 16
“Don’t” by Ducko McFli
“Secret Garden” by Caroline Spence – Playing The Basement on November 25
“Shut up & Kiss Me” by Kid Freud – Playing The End on November 11

Touring artist additions

“Turn Out The Lights” by Julien Baker – Playing Marathon Music Works on November 30
“Enter Entirely” by Cloud Nothings – Playing Cannery Ballroom on November 7

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Pop/R&B Project Biyo Conjure Up Brilliant “Fantasies” with New Track

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Nashville pop/R&B duo Biyo (pronounced like bio) has been dropping futuristic-sounding singles since mid-2016, surfacing with a handful of remixes and coming out of the shadows with euphoric debut track “Bliss.” This year, the project have been busy using their small but excellent catalogue to open for rising R&B star R.LUM.R and mashup legend Girl Talk. Biyo are back with new single “Fantasies,” out now on Australian music label Future Classic (Flume, Jagwar Ma).

“Fantasies” uses synths that kick in like sparks of dopamine and seductive rhythms to build a world of its own. Vocalist/co-producer Grayson Proctor brings the passion, and co-producer Sam English pairs it with a seriously captivating groove. The whole package sounds like a dream you don’t want to wake up from.

Listen to “Fantasies” by Biyo below. We’ve been hearing rumors of an early November headlining show, so keep an eye on their sites for any updates.

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New On Our Nashville Spotify Playlist: Sam Smith, Biyo, Bad Suns, Sam Evian, Becca Mancari, & 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

“Fantasies” by Biyo
“New Boyfriend” by Proh
“Call This” by Femke
“Beholden” by Canon Blue
“Hope In My Head” by Humming House – Playing Cannery Ballroom on November 10
“Long Way Down” by Becca Mancari – Playing 3rd and Lindsley on
“Everything I Had” by Lilly Hiatt – Playing Mercy Lounge on October 9
“Love to Go” by Indianola – Playing The East Room on October 12
“Need You” by Sam Evian
“Whiskey Rollercoaster” by Jacob Thomas Jr.
“Seeker” by Idle Bloom – Playing The Basement East on November 3

Touring artist additions

“Pray” by Sam Smith – Playing Bridgestone Arena on July 7
“This Was A Home Once” by Bad Suns – Playing Marathon Music Works on October 31
“Shuffle” by Vundabar – Playing The High Watt on November 12
“Slow Motion Detonation” by Deerhoof – Playing Exit/In on October 19

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