Post Tagged with: "Dave Pahanish"

Songwriters Circle: Mike Willis

Songwriters Circle: Mike Willis

May 6, 2012 at 6:20 pm

For a few months now, one of the bands generating a buzz in Nashville is The Cumberland Collective. This cheerfully-chaotic cluster of songwriters was a hit at Folk Alliance 2012, and is just weeks away from releasing their debut album, In the Room. One of the writers at the core […]

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Nashville’s Saturday Night Live…with Hugh Mitchell at Blue Bar

Nashville’s Saturday Night Live…with Hugh Mitchell at Blue Bar

September 5, 2011 at 10:33 pm

Continuing my mission to help spread the word about new and/or independent artists, this edition of Nashville’s Saturday Night Live will introduce you to singer-songwriter Hugh Mitchell. Raised in Birmingham, AL (but born in California) Mitchell grew up influenced by all the diverse musical stylings his hometown has to offer. […]

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Songwriters Circle: DeeAnn Dominy

Songwriters Circle: DeeAnn Dominy

August 21, 2011 at 9:11 pm

When an interview is allowed to flow naturally, often a theme develops organically. When sitting down with singer-songwriter DeeAnn Dominy, again and again, the topic of conversation went back to a quality she embodies: honesty. The reason for our get-together was her independently released (and brilliantly titled) album, Based on […]

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CD Review – Outlaws Like Me – Justin Moore

CD Review – Outlaws Like Me – Justin Moore

July 18, 2011 at 3:41 pm

  Outlaws Like Me – Justin Moore (Valory Music Co., 2011) Repeatedly throughout Justin Moore’s sophomore album, he desperately tries to convince us he is really, really country … and not only is he really, really country … but he is also an outlaw – a country outlaw!  In his attempt to drive this […]

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CMA Fest Show Review – Dave Pahanish – June 10, 2011

CMA Fest Show Review – Dave Pahanish – June 10, 2011

June 23, 2011 at 10:15 pm

I started all this as a music fan so of course I love the country stars but, for me, the songwriters are stars shining at least as bright. Closing procedures at the Hard Rock Café stage on Friday, June 10, was Dave Pahanish with his band The Rust Belt. Pahanish […]

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CMA Music Fest 2011 – Day Two

CMA Music Fest 2011 – Day Two

June 11, 2011 at 8:12 pm

Images and impressions from Day Two of CMA Music Fest, June 10, 2011.

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Keith Urban’s ‘Without You’ Hits #1 on Mediabase Chart

Keith Urban’s ‘Without You’ Hits #1 on Mediabase Chart

June 6, 2011 at 12:48 pm

A week after its release, I told co-writer Dave Pahanish that ‘Without You’ would hit #1. This week, Keith Urban takes the song to the top of the Mediabase Country Singles Chart. Congratulations to writers Pahanish and Joe West! Brad Paisley‘s ‘Old Alabama’ goes from #1 to #2, and Blake […]

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CD Review – Get Closer – Keith Urban

CD Review – Get Closer – Keith Urban

November 16, 2010 at 12:12 pm

Get Closer – Keith Urban (Capitol Nashville, 2010) Keith Urban recently said that if you stick to your own sound some people will praise you for being consistent, while others will call you out for being repetitive. While his sixth studio album, Get Closer, might not persuade the latter group […]

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