Music

The Art of Seclusion

After writing in an abandoned rubber band factory for three months, Nashville native and roots-rock poet Rayland Baxter has emerged with Wide Awake, a politically charged anti-manifesto that’s still fun enough to play at a backyard cookout

Happy Place

Following his Hap EP, creative powerhouse Groh is finally making art on his terms

Getting a Handle on It

Daisha McBride woke up one morning with fifteen thousand new fans. She took them to Nashville, where she’s assumed a role as a pioneer in the city’s hip-hop scene

Into the Deep End

How pop producer Super Duper went from writing jingles for Lexus to producing R.LUM.R’s hit “Frustrated”

Crazy Like a Fox

Road to Roo champs The Foxies on grunge-dance situations and empowered pop females

A Piece of the Pie

NATIVE sits down with Margo Price ahead of her three-night run at the Ryman

Don’t Rock the Jukebox

With Mr. Jukebox, Joshua Hedley keeps traditional country on repeat.

True Colors

Ahead of her new EP, indie-pop up-and-comer Bantug talks about songwriting, TV, and how she’s okay with not having a plan