Our Spotlight on News, Songs and Artists
Check out our "Under The Covers" mini series where we will explore the life and career of the legendary album cover designer, Ernie Cefalu. Part 1 introduces us to Ernie's early life and the influences that shaped who he was to become.
Anastasia Elliot approaches her entire music career with nothing but the bigger picture in mind. Like a painter standing in front of a canvas, she views everything with a “whole world or nothing” mentality. One part singer-songwriter, one-part visual artist she cannot feel satisfied until she has created an entire immersive universe for her listeners; casting broad auditory strokes of symphonic pop-rock, then mixing them harmoniously with mind-bending visuals. Everything is meticulously planned to ensure optimal delivery of her vision. Her current masterpiece, forthcoming LP “La Petite Mort” is a testament to that state of mind.
Emerging crossover country and southern pop recording artist Brei Carter is proof that sometimes faith, patience and time pays off. Growing up in Monroe, Louisiana with a solid, southern upbringing, Brei’s family raised her on several authentic southern staples: the Bible, Lone Star Missionary Baptist Church’s choir, Charley Pride, Loretta Lynn, Aretha Franklin, and no shortage of familial love and devotion. However, before she became the dynamic and vivacious country singer she is today, Brei was busy earning a Bachelors in Business from University of Louisiana in Monroe, a Masters in International Relations from Webster University, and a Doctorate in Theology from New Foundation Theological Seminary. She is also a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army, where she served as an enlisted soldier and as an officer.
JD Shelburne is a Kentucky born and raised small town singer/songwriter. In the last few years, JD Shelburne has become one of Kentucky’s fastest rising stars, with album credits, countless shows, a loyal fan base, charity work that has raised thousands of dollars, and a list full of accolades that sets Shelburne apart from the rest.
Paige Davis is an award winning 22 year old singer/songwriter, originally from New England, now living in Nashville, TN. Her songs explore the personal challenges and triumphs of your early 20's.
Paige was named Country Act of the Year at the 2017 New England Music Awards. She has performed as an opening act for the Lady Antebellum You Look Good World Tour with Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young at Bank of NH Pavilion.
News of the song "Shore Thing" was world debuted in the interview. The duet with fellow Swedish pop/country artist, Gothenburg, Sweden's Jimmy Marcus is a romantic ballad reminiscent of "Summer Loving" from Grease.
Jeff Batson and Eric Haines are a Nashville duo that have toured New England. Eric has roots in NH and Jeff is originally from St. Louis. These two have collaborated on some great tribute songs, one that is near and dear to us "Boston Stronger" tells the story of how Boston came together in the aftermath of the Marathon Bombing.
Louie Bello is a Country R&B artist whose Latest single "Got it Bad" recently reached 244,000 streams on Spotify . He can be seen in venues from Nashville and Boston to New York and LA. He recently finished his first European tour playing in Spain, Portugal, London, Ireland, Iceland and Denmark . Louie also recently finished a short stint on the worlds only Residential Private ship with 165 full time residents from around the world.
Morgan Myles releases her first album "Therapy," after a tumultuous journey both professionally and personally. The vulnerable singer-songwriter proves that music has remained her 'Therapy' throughout her ups and downs with her massive 5 octave vocal range. Empowering anthems like 'Empire' and 'Silence,' heavy soul ballads like 'Sanctuary,' 'I Believe,' and 'Therapy' and the raw stripped down 'Suffocate Me,' will let you in on Myles' life story as she wrote her way through a challenging situation. Producers Corey Crowder and Jason Mater teamed up to capture Myles' music in a fresh new way. Myles states "I hope this music ultimately connects and helps people to heal."