“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.
Sam Hale recently sat down with Live A Little Bit Louder to discuss his new EP Somewhere Between Love & War.
“The EP is like a dream with mountains, valleys and rivers colored with a pastel color palette,” Sam said. “You will feel a wide range of emotions—at least that’s how I felt when I was writing it.”
Read the full interview here.
“‘Somewhere Between Love & War’ can be explored as Sam’s ‘darkest’, and yet hopeful & introspective, musical chapter in his impressive discography. Both in style and subject matter. The Nashville southern folk spice has added such flavor to his indie rock pop talents. Giving each track a kind of haunting-devilish edge you definitely can’t find in the City of Angels.”
That Buzzing Sound shines the spotlight on Sam Hale and his new EP Somewhere Between Love & War. Check out the full interview here.
“When I recorded my album ‘A View From The Highest Point’, I learned a lot about myself and my capabilities as a musician. I started to believe more in what I can do in music and pushed myself further than I thought imaginable. This was my first album I produced.”
Sam Hale talks about self-producing his first album in a guest blog for Infectious Magazine. Check it out here.
“When I came to Nashville. It’s a little bit more stripped down out here. It’s like it’s back to the basics with drums, bass and guitars.”
The Reclusive Blogger recently talked to Sam Hale about his move from Los Angeles to Nashville, how it’s influenced his music, and more. Read the full interview here.