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Sweet Mercy

Amanda Shires’ My Piece of Land Maps the Craziness of Becoming a Mom

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Settling the Score

Claire Boling, Timbre Cierpke, and Kelly Corcoran discuss classical music in Nashville and beyond

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Living The Sushi Dream

How Nomzilla mastermind Thet H. Tint went from studying medicine to serving up hot chicken sushi

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The Odyssey of Wu

Master composer and musician Wu Fei shares about love, a beautiful ancient instrument, and the freedom of true improvisation

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Just Say No

Foreign Fields spent the better part of seven years trying to be the successful band of their childhood dreams, but when sudden mental health issues put that pursuit in a new perspective, they found their way to a different path—one that’s taking them where they really want to go

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A Harrowing History

Ashley Doggett’s talent has gained international attention, and now her hometown is taking notice

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Not Her First Time

Kelsey Waldon on growing up in a hunting lodge, classic country, and recording her new album, I’ve Got a Way

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Hog Wild

Pat Martin builds a mecca to West Tennessee barbecue in the heart of downtown Nashville.

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We Could be Heroes

After giving Nashville Musica and Athena Parthenos, sculptor Alan LeQuire is honoring Tennessee suffragists with his newest work, Tennessee Woman Suffrage Monument.

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Poppin’ Off

Singer-songwriter CAPPA predicts Nashville will soon be a pop destination, and if her recent success is any indication, she might be right.

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The Minks – Sweet Talk music video

The Minks: “Sweet Talk” Music Video

The irony of calling a Nashville country or blues band original isn't lost on us, but The Minks' fusion of gritty, no-nonsense riffs and twangy melodies is, well, actually original. Carried by frontwoman Nikki Barber’s distinct vocals, the wailing Western-y four piece combines Bonnie Raitt (at her angriest) with modern blues rock, and the result is a trad-country/grunge quartet that embraces its down-home sound with a knowing wink. Their debut single, “Sweet Talk,” is accompanied by the more subdued B side, “In Plain Sight,” and available to buy or stream on major platforms. The video was filmed by Houston Mathews at Slowhand Films.