“Real instruments are a big part of our recording process so we try to incorporate them on stage as much as possible. Of course, we still use computers, pretty much everybody does these days. But electronic music is almost more of a technique for us than a genre, even though we still identify with the electronic genre.”
Host Bodies talk new music, their growing vinyl collections, and more with The Reclusive Blogger. Read the full interview here.
“Accept is an instrumental journey…There’s movement in the song. It takes you somewhere, gives you access to places.”
Host Bodies sat down with Vents Magazine to talk about their new single “Accept,” their upcoming EP Diamondfruit, and so much more. Check out the full interview here.
“As beautiful tones burst with sunshine and warm rain, ‘Accept’ from James Collector and Nick Hess brings listeners into a magic mindset of peace and acceptance.”
Nü Sound has the exclusive first listen of “Accept,” the new single from San Francisco’s live electronic duo Host Bodies. Get the details here.
“There’s certain Christmas songs that you could hear anywhere, and this is one of them. This is a song that I could see being played in a church choir and at Christmas concerts. It has this appeal to many different listeners.”
Music Update Central reviews Rändi Fay’s new holiday single “Joy Whispered.” Check it out here.
“The inspiration for ‘Joy Whispered’ came in a songwriting challenge where I had to choose five words from a list of ten and write a Christmas song using them. Two words really stuck out to me: ‘silent’ and ‘light.’ I don’t think I had considered those two words together before, giving me a fresh image of the familiar manger scene. There must have been the feeling of ‘hush’ among the people gathered under quiet starlight in awe of the new born baby, whispering excitement – so human and so divine!”
Learn more about Rändi Fay’s new holiday single “Joy Whispered,” music she’s got on repeat, and more in her interview with The Reclusive Blogger. Check it out here.
“During a songwriting challenge in October, I was given the assignment of writing a holiday song, choosing five of ten words from a list. Two words that were randomly placed together stuck out to me: ‘silent’ and ‘light.’ I love Christmas, everything Christmas, but what I love most is the universal peace at its core.”
Indie Minded has the exclusive first listen of Rändi Fay’s new holiday single “Joy Whispered.” Get the details here.
“The title of the album sounds not just like an observation about the times we live in, but about Hale’s own inner turmoil about uprooting his life to chase music in Nashville.”
The Deli Nashville discusses Sam Hale’s new EP Somewhere Between Love & War. Check it out here.
“I don’t intentionally incorporate my influences. They kinda just happen naturally and most times if it’s too obvious I will ditch the idea. I try to be selective about what sounds and vocal phrasing comes through in my music.”
Sam Hale sat down with The Warped Machine to talk all about his new EP Somewhere Between Love & War, his tour with Jon Pattie, and more. Check it out here.
“For all of you musicians who are thinking about moving to Nashville and aren’t sure which city is best for your career, I would say do some soul searching. Ask yourself, ‘What do I really want from music?’. If you want to be a songwriter and co-write with a bunch of different artists, then move to Nashville… it’s great for that!”
Learn all about Sam Hale’s move to Nashville in his guest blog for Indie Band Guru. Read it here.