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Ferris & Sylvester Contemplate The “What Ifs” in New Single “I Should Be On A Train”

Given the topsy turvy nature of this year, one might be hard pressed to find pleasure in imagining the free roaming fun of a world without social distance, face masks, and travel restrictions, seeing as what so...

Hayden Calnin Premieres Evocative Ballad “Mountain Steeps” From Forthcoming Album, ‘Soon Forever’

On July 29th, Australian singer-songwriter/producer Hayden Calnin is premiering his dreaming and evocative ballad “Mountain Steeps” here at American Songwriter, in advance of its release on July 31st. The song is off his EP, Soon Forever, which will come out on September 4th...

R.A. the Rugged Man Premieres First Look at “All Systems Go” From His Latest Collection

Over the past few months, many industry folks have found inspiration within pandemic-driven isolation. A creative Renaissance of sorts has blossomed while road warriors find themselves pacing the halls of their unfamiliar homes, unable to connect with their audience in...

Tami Neilson Debuts A Smoldering Video for “You Were Mine”

Tami Neilson’s smoldering single “You Were Mine” now has a smoldering visual to match. “This video was directed by my brother Todd (who went full Tarantino!) and the song was written with my brother...

Okey Dokey Look for “The Right Fit” in Their Trippy New Video

Never underestimate the transportive, psychedelic power of a 1970s television set. Okey Dokey’s new video for the “The Right Fit”—premiering below—takes viewers on a trippy ride through one such TV set, which serves as...

The Georgia Thunderbolts Drop New Single “Looking For An Old Friend”

The Georgia Thunderbolts premiere their new single "Looking For An Old Friend," with the quintessential sounds of a summer anthem. The band is formed with TJ Lyle , Riley Couzzourt , Logan Tolbert...

Scott Mickelson Premieres Video With Fiery New Single, “Jagged Tooth”

Longtime folk rock survivor Scott Mickelson enters his fifth decade in music with the release of his fiery, pointed new single "Jagged Tooth" today on American Songwriter. From playing in famous NYC dives like 

Anthony Lazaro Looks to Lift Spirits Up with “Basement Love”

Musicians' attempts to help everyone cope with the anxiousness in the air, the uncertainty of what tomorrow brings, and the pain of still be separated from many loved ones has included the likes of embracing the discomfort, putting humor around...

Carly and Martina’s “Honeymoon” Is An Escapist Relationship Bop

I’m pretty tight with my twin brother, but we’re definitely not on Carly and Martina’s level. The 18-year-old twin sisters and Chicago locals have spent the last few years writing, recording, and producing their...
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Between the Rhymes: Writing to Your Title

When I was a rookie songwriter, I don’t know how many times I had someone tell me “You...

Front Country’s “Amerikan Dream” Is A Rage Against the Machine-Indebted Protest Anthem

Melody Walker—the no-nonsense, husky-voiced singer-songwriter behind Front Country—started crafting the Nashville-via-San Francisco roots trio’s latest single, “Amerikan Dream,” over three years ago,...
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