#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Clark Hill
Jun26

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Clark Hill

Look through singer Clark Hill’s family photo albums and you’ll see how deep music runs in his family. His Papa was a studio guitarist in Nashville and his Dad was in a band. Both chose to end their professional music careers and move back to their hometown as their respective families grew in size. Growing up in Florida, Hill worked on the family farm. His main interests in high school were football and weightlifting. He enjoyed...

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Ray Scott’s “Guitar For Sale” Is His Best Work Yet
Jun23

Ray Scott’s “Guitar For Sale” Is His Best Work Yet

If you haven’t bought Ray Scott’s new album, Guitar For Sale, you are missing out. This indie release is burning up the charts at number 30 for country album sales. I’ve been listening to the man for over ten years now, and in my opinion, this is his best work yet. Ray paints a (mostly) mature picture of life, music, love, sacrifice, and self-acceptance. My top picks on the album, “Livin’ This Way,” and “The Fire,”...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Melanie Meriney
Jun22

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Melanie Meriney

Singer/songwriter Melanie Meriney released her sophomore EP Up In Lights this past spring. The recent Belmont University graduate has worked hard on developing her unique sound. “Up In Lights,” says EP “alludes to the journey of self-discovery” – how has your songwriting evolved now that you’re living in Nashville? Before I moved to Nashville, I wrote on my own.  It wasn’t until moving that I began to try co-writing and really hone my...

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Newcomer Jordan Davis Releases “Singles You Up” To Country Radio
Jun21

Newcomer Jordan Davis Releases “Singles You Up” To Country Radio

Jordan Davis is just getting started in country music and I first heard him on The Bobby Bones Show. Davis didn’t start in country music though but by his sound, you would never know. After graduating from LSU, he made the move and started his journey as a songwriter after his brother, Jacob Davis, encouraged him. He’s currently working on an album through Universal Music Group. His new single, “Singles You Up”...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: A Thousand Horses
Jun19

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: A Thousand Horses

2015 was a breakout year for Big Machine’s A Thousand Horses. Their debut single, “Smoke,” climbed all the way to the top of the Billboard charts, and their first album, Southernality, hit No. 3 on the Country Album charts. Now, it’s two years later, and they are hoping for a similar result with their follow-up project Bridges. The lead single, “Preachin’ To The Choir,” is climbing the singles chart, and lead singer Michael Hobby...

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