#BreakingTheIce: CJ Solar
Jul15

#BreakingTheIce: CJ Solar

Baton Rouge native and southern rock badass CJ Solar made huge waves on country radio when his current single “Airplane” landed. His authentic vocals and musical talent stands out from the rest. Solar is 50 percent southern rock and 50 percent straight country. He is a special gem that has been getting attention over the last year. His music is raw and gritty, it’s real art. Where are you answering these questions...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Hailey Verhaalen
Jul12

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Hailey Verhaalen

Born and raised in Oregon City, Oregon, in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, Hailey Verhaalen’s passion for music has driven her since she stepped in front of her first large audience at a third-grade talent show.  What music and artists influenced you as you grew up in Oregon? “When I discovered Miranda Lambert, I was instantly her biggest fan. I want to say I was about 15 when I heard about her, right around the time I...

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Justin Adams’ Latest EP Will Expand Your Musical “Horizon”
Jul11

Justin Adams’ Latest EP Will Expand Your Musical “Horizon”

If you’re on the search for something less “bro country” sounding, then Justin Adams’ latest EP, Horizon, might be your new favorite. You’ll find an eight-song collection of tunes that mesh 90’s country music with a contemporary feel. Part of that composition comes from Justin Adams’ voice, which is a little bit of modern country with a dab of traditional country; a familiar, yet unique sound which is prevalent all throughout this EP....

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Adley Stump
Jul07

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Adley Stump

Born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, singer/songwriter Adley Stump moved to Nashville amidst her debut as a member of Team Blake on Season 2 of NBC’s The Voice. Your FaceBook show, The Adley Show, is so funny! Have never seen a more unique sidekick than Chick Norris. What is the behind the scenes story to you starting the online show?   “Having viral pieces is incredible, and a great feeling, but when you look at long-term brand...

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From a Fan’s Perspective: Carly Pearce
May25

From a Fan’s Perspective: Carly Pearce

Rarely do I write from a personal perspective. My ‘voice’ is heard through the words I choose to type but I don’t connect them, in print, to my own life. For this feature I digress to disclose I am a fan. A fan of Carly Pearce. Her music! Recently I saw her perform live for the first time at Stagecoach. After her set she chatted with fans. Did I mention it was a more intimate setting and we were able to stand right up next to the...

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