Archive of ‘nashville’ category

You’re full of shit.

  I’m not the kind of girl that is real good at subtlety. I need messages to be loud and clear. I like DECISIVE. Actionable. Unfortunately, God knows this about me so he sent me a really LOUD and CLEAR  message about a year ago: YOU’RE FULL OF SHIT AND WE NEED TO CLEAN IT […] Read more…

Straight Talk

A little over a month ago the country world got kinda lit up when Maren Morris wrote about womanhood in country music for Lena Dunham’s Lenny Letter. These are my kind of moments. I absolutely love when the issues of country music become national topics. Probably because I tweeted something out (however off-handed) about the Lenny Letter, a journalist […] Read more…

Love it or hate it

“I want people to either love a mix, or hate a mix. The last thing I want them to do is be like, ‘yeah, that’s fine.’ ” In today’s episode of This Nashville Life we’re speaking with 10 time GRAMMY winning mixing engineer F Reid Shippen. He’s worked with the likes of Eric Church, Dierks […] Read more…

S2 Ep6: The Red Line

He’s represented clients like Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, and The Brothers Osborne. And guess what? He doesn’t wear a suit. There isn’t anything overly “slick” about him.  Meet entertainment attorney Chip Petree of Ritholz Levy. I met Chip on John & TJ Osborne’s tour bus in the middle of North Carolina. He was so […] Read more…

SXSW Rewind

First official SXSW and we packed a  heck of a LOT into a couple days. Here’s a recap (sorry it’s gonna make you go to youtube to watch it) we’ll still be here and ready to hang when you get back. 😘 Austin, and SXSW in particular is a place where you can really play […] Read more…

S2 Ep5: Weekly Walmart Trip

Today we’re visiting with second generation session musician and ACM Guitar Player of the Year Derek Wells. He didn’t even pick up a guitar until late in high school, but once his interest in guitar playing really ignited, he applied himself in a really diligent way. While he was still waiting tables and hustling to […] Read more…

Live at SXSW

Welcome to our first ever LIVE episode coming at ya from SXSW featuring Meryl Johnson of the CMA (Country Music Association.) Meryl gives us a little background on the CMA and how it started, and then we’ll dive right into topics likeTHE AWARDS.  Specifically we’ll talk about “Forever Country” and how the song and video came together– […] Read more…

The Hunger Games: Nashville Edition.

Two young twenty somethings leave their jobs at Interscope Records, hop in Toyota Camry (with a cat,) and make the drive from LA to Nashville to start a marketing company. They live in a one room apartment. They work from the red sofa in their “living room.” They have no Nashville clients for 24 months. […] Read more…

[S2 Ep2] Perspiration, not inspiration

Something about my conversation with ThiS Music’s Rusty Gaston makes me think about this clip from Pretty Woman. Not because this guy reminds me of Rusty, but because this guy is asking THE question. And even at a pretty young age, Rusty knew the answer. THiS Music is the publishing home of Ben Hayslip, Connie Harrington, […] Read more…

This Nashville Life: Cocktail Hour

Welcome to Cocktail Hour!! First things first. Here’s what I’m sipping: You Mocha Me Love You Spike Cocoa made with Jackson Morgan Southern Cream. Recipe here. 🙂 Best Grammy Memes: FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE FAN singing H.O.L.Y. You Can’t Mistake Passion. We love this. 👊🏻 A post shared by Florida Georgia Line (@flagaline) on Jan 27, 2017 […] Read more…

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