#DISCOVER | Sarah Gayle Meech, Hayward Williams, Beware of Darkness & MORE

Monday: Sarah Gayle Meech, "Tennessee Love Song"

Name: Sarah Gayle Meech

Song Title: "Tennessee Love Song"

Hometown: Longview, WA

"Tennessee Love Song" is the title track to the new album featuring 15 songs all written by Sarah. Discover more about below!


Tuesday: Hayward Williams, "Helpless Hands"

Name: Hayward Williams

Song Title: "Helpless Hands"

Hometown: Waukesha, WI

“Helpless Hands” is one of many songs featured on Hayward Williams’ recently released album, The Reef. This album was live-tracked in one room, with each song captured in the course of only a few takes.


Wednesday: Beware of Darkness, "A Stranger Saved My Life"

Name: Beware of Darkness

Song Title: A Stranger Saved My Life

Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA

“A Stranger Saved My Life” is one of the six songs featured on the newly released mixtape Sanctuary Season. Check out a Q&A to learn more!


Thursday: Justine Dorsey, "Cliche"

Name: Justine Dorsey

Song Title: Cliche

Hometown: Orange County

Justine has been playing shows all over O.C. and L.A. and recently performed at The House of Blues in Hollywood. Read more about her below on Daily Discovery!


Friday: Kyle Stallons, "I Ain't Scared"

Name: Kyle Stallons

Song Title: "I Ain't Scared"

Hometown: Aledo, Texas

Kyle is currently working in the studios of Music Row as a musician and producer. Learn more about Kyle's influences below!


#DISCOVER | Alanna Clarke, T Bird & The Breaks, Sam Pinkerton & MORE

Monday: Alanna Clarke, "Heartstrings"

Name: Alanna Clark
Song Title: "Heartstrings"
Hometown: Cochrane, AB, Canada

Do you ever want to listen to music that brings on all the feels? If so, you may want to check out Alanna Clarke. Alanna is a soulful indie/pop artist that uses emotions to fuel her music. The result is something special.

Be sure to check out her catchy new single below!


Tuesday: T Bird & The Breaks, "Harmonizm"

Name: T Bird & The Breaks
Song Title: "Harmonizm"
Hometown: Southampton, MA

T Bird & The Breaks is every bit fun as they are funky, soulful, rocking musicians. These guys know how to have a good time and listening to them will make you want to join them. They will be releasing their third studio album this year so don't miss it!

Get groovy with their single, "Harmonizm".


Wednesday: Sam Pinkerton, "Part III"

Name: Sam Pinkerton
Song Title: "Part III"
Hometown: Venice Beach, FL

Love is a tender subject for most. Sam Pinkerton knows this well as she demonstrates in her single, "Part III". Go on a journey of losing love, losing your mind, and self exploration in Sam's upcoming EP, A Story in Parts set to be released on February 17.

Be sure to check her out in the link below!


Thursday: The DuBarrys, "Undress Your Soul"

Name: The DuBarrys
Song Title: "Undress Your Soul"
Hometown: Bournemouth, England

Hailing from England, The DuBarrys are an indie rock quartet that know how to captivate their listeners. Having received critical acclaim from Clash Magazine, Variance Magazine, and #5 Mag, The DuBarrys are eager to see how the rest of the year unfolds. Be sure to check out their self titled EP due to be released this October!

You can listen to their sweet single below.


#DISCOVER |The Bird and The Bear, Brian Dunne, Jutty Ranx, & MORE

alt Every weekday we pick one Songspace artist/track to be the featured Daily Discovery on AmericanSongwriter.com. Below is the week of 1.12 - 1.16.15.

MONDAY: The Bird and The Bear, "As Soon As Winter Comes"

Name: The Bird and The Bear
Song Title: "As Soon As Winter Comes"
Hometown: Wyoming and The Netherlands

The Bird and The Bear are a spectacular duo whose world’s met on complete other sides of the world and merged together in Nashville, TN. Mirthe and Garry have two different voices that come together creating a beautiful blend of emotion and harmonies. On February 17th, 2015 they will be releasing another EP titled, “Build A Fire” featuring their new single they recently released, “As Soon As Winter Comes.”

Check out their song, "As Soon As Winter Comes" below...


Tuesday: Brian Dunne, "Born A Fool"

Name: Brian Dunne
Song Title: "Born A Fool"
Hometown: Monroe, NY

"I saw Alec Baldwin walking out of a pizza parlor talking to himself with madness in his eyes..."

Brian Dunne is an American singer/songwriter & musician. Raised in upstate New York, Brian is currently based in Brooklyn. After graduating from the Berklee College of Music, Brian released The Brooklyn Bridge EP (2012), which charted on the US iTunes singer/songwriter charts and received praise from artists such as John Mayer amongst many others. He has recorded his first full-length studio album, Songs From The Hive, which will be released in February 2015.

Below is a link to more information and fun facts about Brian Dunne!


alt WEDNESDAY: Jutty Ranx, "I See You"

Name: Jutty Ranx
Song Title: "I See You"
Hometown: Pembroke Pines, FL

Formed in early 2012, the Los Angeles-based group goes beyond the typical electronic-music method of creating music. Their first single “I See You” made big waves all over Europe in 2013, receiving a Double-Platinum certification for sales in Italy and massive airplay all over the continent. Jutty Ranx are gearing up for the release of their debut full-length album ‘Discordia’ in 2015!

Check out their hit song, "I See You" and their Q&A's by clicking on the link below!


THURSDAY: The Tressels, "Troubled"

Name: The Tressels
Song Title: "Troubled"
Hometown: Delaware County, PA

The Tressels whose "current location is: your heart," turn personal and professional tragedies into earnest anthems about hope, addiction, betrayal, love, loss, nostalgia, and regret, played by life long friends.

Read more about them here on Americansongwriter: http://bit.ly/1wdNBVV


FRIDAY: Luke Levenson, "Red Ribbon"

Name: Luke Levenson
Song Title: "Red Ribbon"
Hometown: Alabama

Luke Levenson's music is filled with electronic funk. He started in a Bluegrass group, Candle Kid, and transitioned into his solo career full of well-written songs filled with funky instrumentals. Check out his newest song, "Red Ribbon" here...


#DISCOVER |The Gray Havens, The Vespers, Lara Landon, & MORE


Every weekday we pick one Songspace artist/track to be the featured Daily Discovery on AmericanSongwriter.com. Below is the week of 1.6 - 1.9.15.

TUESDAY: The Gray Havens, "Stole My Fame"

Name: The Gray Havens
Song Title: "Stole My Fame"
Hometown: Crystal Lake, IL

Dave and Licia Radford make up the folk-pop duo "The Gray Havens". Their music consists of fictional stories and intricate musical approaches creating captivating songs. Their new album, Fire and Stone releases today, January 6th, 2015.


WEDNESDAY: The Vespers, "Sisters and Brothers"

Name: The Vespers
Song Title: "Sisters and Brothers"
Hometown: Nashville, TN

Two duo brother and sister band, "The Vespers" are awaiting their new album, Sisters and Brothers February 10, 2015. With their beautiful acoustic sound and rich harmonies, you don't want to miss this.


THURSDAY: Lara Landon, "I Don't Want To Need You"

Name: Lara Landon
Song Title: "Sisters and Brothers"
Hometown: Riverside, CA

Lara Landon, known for her rich and ambient sound has been featured on Itunes charts for her Christian album, "Overcome". We are eagerly awaiting the release of her new album. Her song, "I Don't Want To Need You" is filled with a beautiful message and and rich sound. Be sure to check it out here, http://t.co/0PnGEN8j2L.


FRIDAY: The Black Cadillacs, "Methodrone"

Name: The Black Cadillacs
Song Title: "Sisters and Brothers"
Hometown: Knoxville, TN

The blues-based indie rock band from Knoxville, The Black Cadillacs, is continuing to produce diverse and energizing music. With over 100 US shows and a 25 date European tour, the band has also been working on a new EP. This is set to release on February 24th, 2015. Make sure to listen to their new song, "Methodrone", here http://www.americansongwriter.com/2015/01/daily-discovery-black-cadillacs-methodrone/.

#DISCOVER | Wise Girl, Erinn Alissa Selkis, Micah & more

Every weekday we pick one Songspace artist/track to be the featured Daily Discovery on AmericanSongwriter.com. Below is the week of 8.4 - 8.8.14.

MONDAY, August 4

Name: Wise Girl
Song Title: "Don't Go"
Hometown: Long Beach, NY

Wise Girl is know for its quirky lyrics and polished sound. Wise Girl released the EP Sing Me to Sleep July 1. You can check it out on iTunes.

TUESDAY, August 5

Name: Erinn Alissa Selkis
Song Title: "Fairytale Ending"
Hometown: Albany, NY

Errin Selkis has a smooth pop sound that makes you listen and hum along. She has a new music video for her song "I'm Sorry" that came out in July.


Name: Micah
Song Title: "Just A Little Heartbreak"
Hometown: Rochester, NY

Micah has travelled the country sharing his life with the people who will listen. It is easy to get absorbed in his music, placing yourself in the life he so aptly describes.

THURSDAY, August 7

Name: The Command Sisters
Song Title: "Bad"
Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta Canada

Sister duo The Command Sisters have a haunting country sound complete with gorgeous harmonies and a sound so polished you would never believe that someone their age could have possibly recorded their music. They have made huge headway in the Canadian music scene and have been showcased at The Bluebird Cafe. They’re expecting to release an album sometime this year.

Friday, August 8

Name: Geoffrey Louis Koch
Song Title: "The Storm"
Hometown: St.Louis, MO

Geoffrey Koch is an indie pop artist that creates music that is both original and undeniably catchy. He just released his album Follow the Voices. He is currently touring the Midwest; check out his tour schedule here: http://www.geoffreylouiskoch.com/shows/

#Discover | Anthony Mossburg, Brian Dale Allen Strouse, Ryan Fine & more

Every weekday we pick one Songspace artist/track to be the featured Daily Discovery on AmericanSongwriter.com. Below is the week of 7.14 - 7.18.14

MONDAY, July 14

Name: Anthony Mossburg
Song Title: "Whiskey & Wine"
Hometown: New Matamoras, OH

Anthony Mossburg has surfaced as a top singer/songwriter, and his self-titled album made it to the top ten of iTunes singer/songwriter chart. His favorite song lyric? “Come, show me what it is to be warm. Be my shelter, and I’ll be your storm.” -Ben Howard “The Fire” Find more of Anthony's favorites on American Songwriter.

TUESDAY, July 15

Name: Brian Dale Allen Strouse
Song Title: "Dreaming #26"
Hometown: New Hope, PA

Brian Dale Allen Strouse is a member of a band called The Lawsuits. Want to know what turns Brian on? His pet beagle! Find out other fun facts at American Songwriter.


Name: Ryan Fine
Song Title: "Subway Train"
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Ryan Fine is currently studying commerical music at Cincinatti College-Conservatory of Music. One of his goals is coming to Nashville to pursue his career! Find Ryan's other goals at American Songwriter.


Name: Eli Rhodes
Song Title: "Backroad Beer"
Hometown: Starr, SC

Eli Rhodes just released his EP Running on Jesus. According to him he knows so many crazy people he couldn't narrow it down to just one! Check out other crazy things about Eli on American Songwriter.

FRIDAY, July 18

Name: Jodee Lewis
Song Title: "O, Mother"
Hometown: Chicago, IL

Jodee balances her life between pursuing her passion for music and raising her kids. Her dream gig? To play at the Opry with Merle Haggard! Find out Jodee's other dreams on American Songwriter.

#Discover | Ryan Tanner, Kate Diaz, Tom Butler & more

Every weekday we pick one Songspace artist/track to be the featured Daily Discovery on AmericanSongwriter.com. Below is the week of 6.30 - 7.3.14.


Artist: Luke Cunningham
Song Title: "Songs About California" featuring Cary Ann Hearst of the band Shovels & Rope. 
Hometown: Charleston, SC

Luke Cunningham has performed alongside the likes of The Fray and Gin Blossoms. One of his turn-offs is store-bought "moonshine." Find things that turn Luke on at American Songwriter.


Artist: Ryan Tanner
Song Title: "Days To Think Of You"
Hometown: Nashville

Ryan Tanner has the rare ability to transport people with his songs. His favorite concert experience was seeing Bruce Springstein and his E Street Band. Uncover more about Ryan Tanner on American Songwriter.


Artist: Tom Butler
Song Title: "Boats"
Hometown: London

Seattle born Tom Butler grew up around music, inspiring him to start a music career that led him to his current London home. One of his favorite lyrics is “L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N” – Noah and the whale. You can find more fun facts about Tom on American Songwriter.


Name: Kate Diaz
Song: "Locks"
Hometown: Chicago

Kate Diaz just released her album Horizon including her song "Locks." Want to know how to turn Kate off? Offer her brussel sprouts. Get to know more about Kate at American Songwriter.

#Discover | Joseph LeMay, Echo & Drake, A Lion Named Roar & more

Every weekday we pick one Songspace artist/track to be the featured Daily Discovery on AmericanSongwriter.com. Below is the week of 6.23 - 6.27.14.

MONDAY, June 23

Name: Joseph LeMay
Song Title: "You Still Do It"
Hometown: Nashville

Joseph Lemay is a story-teller that has experienced and understands the things he writes about. Beware: Pepsi products turn Joseph off. Find out other things you need to know about Joseph Lemay on American Songwriter.

TUESDAY, June 24

Name: Echo & Drake
Song Title: Lazarus
Hometown: Nashville

Echo and Drake have had a prolific year, including the release of two EPs. Their dream gig is playing Royal Albert Hall in London. Find out more about Echo and Drake on American Songwriter.


Name: A Lion Named Roar
Song Title: Riches Or Gold (Fat City)
Hometown: Louisville, KY

A Lion Named Roar blends the sounds of rock grit and pop melodies, creating songs that will have you humming along. Their great ambition is to time travel. Learn about their lives in 2014 on American Songwriter.


Name: Jordan Gonzalez
Song Title: Vagabond
Hometown: Nashville

Jordan Gonzalez found his musical footing in the Atlanta blues scene. The song he wished he wrote is "The A Team" by Ed Sheeran. Get to know Jordan's other musical inspirations on American Songwriter.

FRIDAY, June 27

Name: Safe in Blue
Song Title: Starlit Summer's Eve
Hometown: Nashville, TN

Safe in Blue caught the attention of Coldplay, whose blog covered their music. Their ambition is to "write music that resonates with and changes the world." Find their other aspirations at American Songwriter.

#Discover | Joel Madison Blount, Carson Henley, Rachel James & more

Every weekday we pick one Songspace artist/track to be the featured Daily Discovery on AmericanSongwriter.com. Below is the week of 6.16 - 6.20.14.

MONDAY, June 16

Name: Joel Madison Blount
Song Title: "Hold On"
Hometown: Birmingham, AL

Joel Madison Blount's goal is to love his family while creating awesome music. Sweet melodies, rebels, and bourbon turn Joel on. Learn more about Joel on American Songwriter.

TUESDAY, June 17

Name: Carson Henley
Song Title: "Go Under"
Hometown: Seattle, WA

Carson Henley grew up in a family that exposed him to a variety of music, helping create a sound that blends modern and classic sounds. His dream gig is to perform alongside Stevie Wonder. Find out more about Carson's musical influences on American Songwriter.


Name: Rachel James
Song Title: "Edge Of Me"
Hometown: Denver, CO

Rachel James combines different art forms to identify with the largest number of people possible. The song she wishes she wrote is "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." Find out more about Rachel's dreams on American Songwriter.


Name: Tim Halperin
Song Title: "Truth"
Hometown: Nashville

Tim Halperin made it to a finalist on the 10th season of American Idol. His dream performance is playing with Coldplay. Find Tim's oher musical aspirations on American Songwriter.

FRIDAY, June 20

Name: Stephen Simmons
Song Title: "Hard It Goes"
Hometown: Woodbury, TN

Stephen Simmon's next album Hearsay is scheduled to drop on July 28. His drem dinner party is Bill Clinton, Bruce Springsteen, Barack Obama, Willie Nelson, Jon Stewart. Get to know why Stephen on American Songwriter.

#Discover | Micah Walk, Darrin Bradbury, Emily Hackett & more

Every weekday we pick one Songspace artist/track to be the featured Daily Discovery on AmericanSongwriter.com. Below is the week of 6.9 - 6.13.14.

MONDAY, June 9

Name: Micah Walk
Song Title: "Heart of Hearts"
Hometown: Springfield, Illinois

TUESDAY, June 10

Name: Darrin Bradbury
Song Title: "Sophie's Got a Brand New Apartment"
Hometown: Nashville, TN


Name: Emily Hackett
Song Title: "Bad Weather"
Hometown: Nashville, TN

Emily Hackett's favorite concert experience was last year's Bonarro where she got to see Paul McCartney. Want to learn more about Emily's musical inspirations? Check out American Songwriter.


Name: Tom Cusimano
Song Title: "Should've Been Me"
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

The one song Tom Cusimano (of the Walcotts) wished he had written is Bob Dylan's "Blowin' in the Wind." Learn more about Tom and the Walcotts on American Songwriter.

FRIDAY, June 13

Name: Leah Nobel
Song Title: "Ride The Butterfly"
Hometown: Austin, TX

Aside from pursuing her music, one of Leah's ambitions is to do voice work for cartoons. Learn more about Leah's musical and non-musical pursuits on American Songwriter.

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