Spend any amount of time with singer Rachel Holder, and you will indeed be charmed by the wide-eyed innocence and stunning vocal range of the East Tennessee native. She recalls a night where she showed just what nerve she had -- much to her parent's surprise.
"I was at a Vince Gill concert in my hometown of Chattanooga," the Curb artist recalls. "I was in the second row, and I was with my parents." They could see the fire burning in their daughter's eyes.
In 2001, Texan Pat Green released an album full of his favorite songs that spanned such diverse sounds as Waylon Jennings' "Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way" and Steve Winwood's "Can't Find My Way Home." The first edition, Songs We Wish We'd Written, was done in collaboration with fellow Texas artist Cory Morrow. Pat's now releasing the second round, Songs We Wish We'd Written II, as a solo project. (more)
You can always go back home, but nothing is exactly the same. Say Anything's sixth studio album Anarchy, My Dear is the band's first release on an indie since leader Max Bemis released the scene classic …Is A Real Boy in 2004. After achieving mild success with the two albums in between on RCA/Sony, Bemis and company find themselves back in the familiar company of a major indie label, this time being Equal Vision. They also enlisted the production services of Tim O'Heir, whom oversaw the IARB sessions, thus including a comfort level that may not have been present during 2009 self-titled release. But just like when you return home after all those years at college, things are different. (more)