Like most love letters, Samantha Harlow’s new album is unflinchingly personal, filled with the sort of deep, dark secrets one normally spills to friends behind closed doors. For Harlow, a country singer/songwriter steeped in the tradition of Patsy Cline and Gillian Welch, those secrets are tuneful enough to share with a wider audience.
Ryan Joseph Anderson is an established Chicago songwriter working on a new solo project inspired by country blues and psychedelic folk. For five years, Anderson has fronted the Chicago rock band Go Long Mule.
MISS MAY I is currently regarded by industry elite as one of the hardest working bands in the metal genre, and are touted by rabid fans across the globe as the “Next Big Thing” in the heavy music scene. The band has graduated to the mainstream, making the transition from headlining small clubs across the US to landing Support slots on Major festivals all over the world. Having played 900+ shows since 2009, Miss May I has made their presence known the old fashioned way: with blood, sweat and hard work; playing every s how like it’ s their last and treating every fan like their first.
Mike from Mike Mains and the Branches called in to the studio on February 19, 2013 to talk about their upcoming record "Calm Down, Everything Is Fine," using vintage gear for the recording, upcoming shows, and more.