Music Vids | “Dance” by Dani Jack

Nashville Songstress Dani Jack Releases Powerful Music Video for “Dance”

Nashville songstress, Dani Jack tugs on the heartstrings with the release official release of the music video for her recent release “Dance”. The video premiered with an exclusive interview via Medium.com.

Dance by Dani Jack

The music video is so symbolic to me. The woman (portrayed by Getfone Vongkhamchanh) has recently lost her significant other, I wanted it to feel bittersweet, a sadness of moving on but still an acceptance that this had to happen and that she will be okay.
– DaniJack, from the exclusive interview via Medium.com.

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Nashville embraces one of its freshest faces in country music with Reno, Nevada, native Dani Jack. Her first taste of the stage came when she was cast as The Little Drummer Boy at just four years old. Since then, Dani’s singing and performing abilities have taken her to various venues around the world, from Las Vegas to Los Angeles to Nashville and all the way to China and Haiti.

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Fresh off the release of her debut single “Fallin’ For It” in June 2018, Dani introduced to fans her highly anticipated debut EP, Grace, produced by Luke Forehand (Blackbird Studios). Music blog Out from the Pine Box described the EP as “a balance between feisty and fun lyrics with seamless segues to the more sentimental and slow songs.” Her most recent project was the music video for “Hurt,” which was released during Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2019 to benefit Espere Community Counseling Center’s Roots of Courage program, designed to support survivors of sexual assault in Haiti. She released her recent single, “Dance,” in October, written with Craig Lackey and produced by Chris Condon (Billy Ray Cyrus).

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For the Fans! | “Bugatti” by Curt Chambers

Nashville, TN – On the heels of his Billboard Premiere of his single “Roll With It” Grammy winning, singer-songwriter Curt Chambers released a new single “Bugatti” on soundcloud and youtube for his fans. This rising country music artist is making a name for himself in the country music world with his music which fuses his r&b roots. His smooth and captivating vocals are set to lyrics crafted for fans of country music.

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“Bugatti” was inspired by a beautiful girl that I saw at LAX. I watched her get off her plane and saw her jump into a Bugatti. The image stuck in my head and I decided to write a song. I hope my fans enjoy the nod to Janis Joplin!! – Curt Chambers

Listen to New Single, “Bugatti”!

Chambers is not new to the country music circuit by any means, he is just super-human and has navigated between his relationship and music in Los Angeles and his love of country music with great ease. He has toured with Chris Young, Florida Georgia Line, Tyler Rich, Jake Owen, Dustin Lynch and many more and he has played a vast array of stages including Coachella and Stagecoach.

Curt is currently working in LA with Dr. Dre and his team and will be presenting at NAMM in LA this week.

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Self-Love Message | “God Made Me Right” by The Highway Women

The Highway Women Celebrate All Forms of Beauty with New Single, “God Made Me Right”

God Made Me Right by The Highway Women - BRASH! Magazine BlogThe Highway Women dropped their feel-good anthem “God Made Me Right” on all streaming platforms. The Highway Women continue to showcase their passion, mission, and talent with a song that delivers a powerful, positive & uplifting message for women and girls everywhere.

“God Made Me Right” is a message of truth. No matter your age, heritage, size or background, you are all beautiful. Highway Woman, Amanda Pruitt shares, “I love the song because of the honesty behind it. We are all different but we are all made just right.”

The track delivers a beautiful message to celebrate our differences and beauty along with female empowerment which really highlights the strength and vocal talents of each member of the band – Think Country

The Highway Women delight on their new single “God Made Me Right.” The song is an anthem of female empowerment. They have a distinct sound that is refreshing for the radio airwaves. – Digital Journal

 

“God Made Me Right” was written & produced by Justine Blazer who is an integral member of our development team. “I wrote the song in approximately ten minutes. I submitted it to their label thinking, “here goes nothing”. I am so grateful to The Highway Women for bringing this song to life. It is about celebrating all forms of beauty, shapes, skin colors and sizes because we are made right!!”

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The amazing vocal talents of each band member of the Highway Women is unique and showcases how true beauty, strength, talent in diversity can come together in beautiful harmony.

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Booze Music | “Beer” by Zack Hayes

Traditional country-influenced artist, Zack Hayes, releases new single, “Beer”

Beer by Zack Hayes

“I had just finished watching the movie “Water Boy”, and after contemplating all the things possible with beer, while listening to the Eagles “The Long Run” in my backyard, I finished a couple of brews and wrote this song,” explains Hayes. “The chorus says “I got a Cuh Cuh Cooler Full and that’s all Water Boy right there. I’ve got a lot of country and a little bit of Rock and Roll in my soul, and I wanted that to show through. The only goal I have is for people to turn up this song and turn up a cold one.”

“Beer” is Available Now on All Digital Streaming Platforms!

Hailing from Hickory, North Carolina, Zack Hayes is set to make a big impact on country music. Rooted in country-western tradition in both sound and style, Zack started out as a solo artist in 2018 after playing on the road as a keyboardist/back-up vocal singer for numerous bands. Zack has already gained momentum with his first single “Signals” and the music video has gained mainstream attention.

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Drops Mic | “Up in the Air” by Curt Chambers

Rising Country Star Curt Chambers Releases New Single “Up in the Air”

Country Music Artist, Curt Chambers Nashville, TN – Curt Chambers is a GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter and producer who has gained notoriety for his unique fusions of rock, soul, country and hip hop. Curt released his third country music single “Up in the Air”. Curt co-wrote the song with Ashley Bowers (country singer who charted through Stony Creek Records/BBR) and co-produced and co-wrote several tracks on Jimmie Allen’s 2018 smashing debut album) and songwriter Allison Cruz (Big Deal Music Nashville). The Song was produced at Chris Young’s Losing Sleep Studios. The Tongue in Cheek love song was inspired one night when Curt ran into a young lady he was pursuing and he asked her why she was not responding to his calls. She said I am “Up in the Air”. His buddy turned around and said, “There is a song there Curt.” Chambers said the songwriting experience with Bowers and Cruz “was flawless, we wrote it in one day. I sat on this song for almost two years. I kept getting great feedback performing it out live and felt it was the right time because my fans were asking for it. I really want them to appreciate the song, which was stripped down with a purpose to showcase my country vocal styling and the lyrical content of the song.”

“Up in the Air” is Available Now on Apple Music, Amazon, & Google Play!

About Curt Chambers
Curt Chamber’s immense talent, partnered with his wildly diverse blues, country, and hip hop power-packed performances humbly provided him opportunities to share stages with a wide array of musical legends such as BB King, and Jerry Douglas as well as rock and hip hop icons like the legendary Dr Dre, Travis Barker, Mac Miller, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem and many more. He is pursuing his dream of becoming a Country Music Artist, and has made the move to Nashville where he has recently signed to WME. He has been invited to perform in different capacities at CMA Fest, Musicians Hall of Fame, Exit/In, Whiskey Jam, and Boots on Stage Shindig at Sea. He has also taken the stage in various venues in SoCal such as The Hotel Cafe, The Ranch Saloon, Stagecoach, and Coachella. Curt has toured with Country Artists, Tyler Rich, Dustin Lynch, Georgia Florida Line, Chris Young, and Jake Owen.

Often described as refreshing and innovative, the Philadelphia native’s gift as a musician were cultivated at home and in the church, where he was raised to appreciate diverse musical genres and was influenced heavily by gospel, soul, blues and country music. He was taught to play several instruments including piano, drums and guitar. It is on the guitar where the essence of Curt Chambers comes to life, captivating all who are fortunate enough to witness. Curt has turned legendary Honky Tonks into mosh pits of country music loving fans who celebrate his high energy vocal and music skills. He is a Rising Star in the Country Music Scene.

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Summertime Stories | “Two Front Seats” by J4

Pop/Country Recording Artist, J4 Releases Debut Single, “Two Front Seats”

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Nashville, TN – With fun-loving lyrics like let the rhythm of the radio, take us where we wanna go, so fast, or we can just take it slow, “Two Front Seats” is sure to be a summer romance hit among fans.

“I love telling stories,” J4 explains. “There’s no better story than driving down the coast with that guy or girl you love, singing at the top of your lungs with the top down. Sometimes the best stories in life are the simplest.”

Stream “Two Front Seats” Now on Apple Music & Spotify!

About J4
Born in Buffalo, New York, singer/songwriter J4 has always had a passion for music. He discovered his talent while singing in church as a child, before moving to Nashville, Tennessee for high school. In between classes, he began performing daily at Tootsie’s World Famous Orchid Lounge and started co-writing with established songwriters like Jan Buckingham (Lee Greenwood, Whitney Houston, Tim McGraw, Pam Tillis), John Goodwin (Michael McDonald, Brad Paisley, Steely Dan) and James Breedwell (Joey Evancho, Kechi, Jeffrey Li, Barry Darcy).

J4 has already built quite the musical resume in his young career. In 2015, he opened for headlining artists Josh Turner, Gordon Mote and Lee Greenwood. In 2017, he lead worship with Christian music stars Michael W. Smith and Leeland as a member of the New River Fellowship Church of Nashville. That same year, J4 sang background vocals for the alternative pop band Cage the Elephant at the Ryman Auditorium. He made his debut radio performance in 2018 at WSM Radio on a tribute for country music legend George Strait and reached number one on the Nashville Reverbnation Songwriter and Pop charts in 2018 and 2019. In addition, he received his first major label song cut on pop artist Kechi’s (America’s Got Talent) debut album, which is set to be released in 2020. J4 is currently attending Belmont University College of Music and Performing Arts where he is studying Commercial Music with an emphasis in vocal performance.

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Like Mother Like Daughter | My Mother’s Daughter EP by Dakota Danielle

Illinois native and country singer-songwriter Dakota Danielle reveals her most impactful moments in life with her debut EP My Mother’s Daughter

My Mothers Daughter EP by Dakota Danielle

Nashville, TN —  The entirely self-penned project is a reflection of Danielle’s past and touches on her healing and growing process following the loss of her mother last year.

My Mother’s Daughter features the upbeat “City” premiered by Nashville Noise, the relatable “Small Town Talk” premiered by Roughstock, the nudge toward self-acceptance “Maria” premiered by Vents Magazine, and the deeply emotional “Growing Old,” Danielle’s sole source of expression as she emerged from her devastating loss. Produced by Robbie Artress (Chris Stapleton, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, For King & Country) and John Naclerio (My Chemical Romance).

Danielle is staged to perform “Growing Old” on WSMV’s Today in Nashville on May 13.

My Mother’s Daughter Track Listing
“City” | Written by: Dakota Danielle
“Small Town Talk” | Written by: Dakota Danielle, Jessilynn Kidd
“Maria” | Written by: Dakota Danielle, Jessilynn Kidd
“Growing Old” | Written by: Dakota Danielle

My Mother’s Daughter EP is Available Now on Spotify & iTunes!

The small town sensation broke into the country scene with the release of her debut single “One Church” last year, which quickly and independently garnered over 56k streams on Spotify. After the video premiered on The Country Network, Dakota followed with her sophomore single “Forever,” which led to a series of school speaking engagements, inspiring and encouraging students to boldly pursue their dreams.

A drive to share her lyrics and passion for music lands the 26-year-old on stage weekly, including a recent performance with Easton Corbin.

Capitalizing on her momentum from 2018, Danielle dove into writing and recording as a means to move forward and follow the dream her mother strongly supported. This spring, Danielle launched her Bandtwango campaign and was able to fund My Mother’s Daughter through the support of her fans. The collection of songs are from her first chapter in life — the small hometown, an adolescent journey to self-acceptance, a move to the big city and one of life’s hardest tragedies. This journey to self-discovery offers fans a transparent opportunity to learn exactly who Danielle is — her mother’s daughter.

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Hot New Country! | “Heart’s Desire” by Justin Kemp

Rising Country Artist Justin Kemp Releases New Single “Heart’s Desire”

Rising country act, Justin Kemp Band has released his new single titled Hearts Desire”. The new single is currently featured on iTunes Apple Music Hot Tracks, and follows his last single, “Better Man,” which was featured on Hot Tracks for 11 weeks on Apple Music.

Hearts Desire by Justin Kemp

Justin and the band kicked off their release weekend by opening for The Bellamy Brothers at Rolling 7’s Event Center in Odessa, TX and 2018 The Voice Winner, Chevel Shepherd Saturday Night in Las Vegas, NM at New Mexico’s Highland University.

I am very excited to release “Heart’s Desire,” I feel it may be our best one so far. It means the world to have an entire team working with us on this project. It was definitely an awesome experience recording in Beaird studios on this song, Larry and his team are top notch. – Justin Kemp

“Heart’s Desire” was recorded in Nashville by Larry Beaird at Beaird Music Group studio with renowned industry session players, Evan Hutchings – Drummer nominated ACM 2018 Drummer of the Year, (Jimmie Allen, Josh Turner, Danielle Bradbery, Rascal Flatts), Eli Beaird – bass guitar (Chase Rice and Shania Twain),Troy Lancaster – Electric Guitar (Blake Shelton, Chase Rice, Dustin Lynch, Big & Rich and Joe Nichols), Alex Wright – Piano (RaeLynn and Hunter Hayes), Scotty Sanders – Steel (Cody Johnson, Ray Scott and Montgomery Gentry) Larry Beaird – producer and acoustic guitar (Randy Travis, Charlie Pride, Joey & Rory and Willie Nelson.) Justin Kemp Band kicked off their summer tour, they will be headlining the All American Country Music Festival May 31st – June 1st with Chase Rice, Randy Rogers Band & Joe Nichols.

“Heart’s Desire” is Available Now on Spotify, Apple Music/iTunes, Amazon Music, & Google Play!

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Americana Flavor | Capsize EP by Cliffs + Caves

Indie Folk Duo, Cliffs + Caves, Releases EP Capsize

Capsize EP by Cliffs + Caves - BRASH! Magazine BlogHOUSTON, TXCliffs + Caves recently announced the release of their EP, Capsize. Partnering with producer Chris Jacobie (Penny and Sparrow, Jarrod Dickenson, Duncan Fellows), the duo has created a five song exploration of the musical ingenuity that is created when artistry runs in the family. Americana Highways exclusively premiered Capsize last month stating, “Overall the songs will hit you emotionally and the EP creates a sense of suspense at those things in life that are often unresolved.”

Capsize is an exploration of 5 songs that display the diversity and artistry of the female duo, ranging from the battle cry of their single “Defiance”, to the sentimental vocals and intimate country-esque lyrics of the singles “Goodbye For Good” and “Right Side”. Partnering with producer Chris Jacobie (Penny & Sparrow), Cliffs + Caves deliver their rawly honest lyrics with powerful harmonies that will instantly capture your attention.

Capsize EP is Available Now on iTunes & Spotify!

About Cliffs + Caves
Cliffs + Caves, the mother-daughter duo of Lindsey and Claire Justice, unabashedly share their deeply personal and relatable stories through songs that resonate with listeners of all generations. Best known in their home state of Texas for their unique blend of indie-folk music, the pair are delivering their best record yet with the release of their highly anticipated EP, Capsize. The original songs are a team effort with Lindsey creating most of the lyrics and melodies while Claire, a multi-instrumentalist, composed the music for the tracks. Undoubtedly their most dynamic release to date, Capsize reveals the depths of their skills as songwriters and instrumentalists with intimate lyrics lilting intrinsically over smooth musical progressions.

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Signature Style of Romance | “Radio” by Riley Smith

Actor/Country-Pop Singer, Riley Smith, Gives Smokey Vocals, Country Guitars & Heartfelt Lyricism in New Single, “Radio”

Radio by Riley Smith - BRASH! Magazine BlogSmith’s latest releases all stem from a collection of notes he keeps on his phone. Thoughts and recollections of his journey through life, what he is going through, the way he feels and the things he witnesses. He reveals, “The stories are really a reflection of my life right now. I’ve been alone and on the road a lot, missing someone so it’s bitter sweet and that comes through in the songs and lyrics”. Produced by Kevin Leach and mastered by Grammy Award-winning Nathan Dantzler, the music emits Smith’s desire of creating smooth and warm sonic soundscapes that make you feel good.

Leading single “Radio” narrates the story of wanting to get the attention of the girl you’re on a road trip with, realizing you could make this happen if you just get on her radio. It’s heartfelt lyrics, passionate smokey vocals and gritty guitars create a throwback sound, highlighting Smith’s signature style of country pop and Americana.

“Radio” is Available Now on iTunes & Spotify!

About Riley Smith
Riley Smith’s vocals and songwriting stunningly blend country pop, hard-hitting soulful Americana and modern production for a sound rarely found in music today. No secret to those familiar with his lead role on the popular TV show Nashville, Smith’s gritty yet smooth, singing voice and charismatic presence have built him a career on both stage and screen. Acting in popular shows like True Blood, True Detective, Frequency, and Life Sentence, catapulted Smith to the forefront of the industry and his love for music introduced him to audiences in a way unlike any other role he has played.

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After moving to Nashville, Smith dove into the realm of old classic country music, exploring it’s history and roots. However, the longer he was there and the more musicians he collaborated with, his sound started developing into something more dynamic and divergent. Smith’s writing process began to reference a wider variety of sounds and styles resulting in a body of music that’s relatable, heartfelt and diverse. “It’s what I think makes the sound unique and kinda difficult to put in a box.” Smith reveals.

Smith’s past successes include supporting Jordan Sparks, a residency at the iconic Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles and a European tour. Further achievements include major market radio play, numerous film and TV placements and critical acclaim from publications such as Billboard, Taste of Country, The Boot, Sounds Like Nashville to name a few. Two of Smith’s songs were also placed in CW’s Life Sentence.
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