Since the release of the band’s first single, “Homebody,” in 2019, The Criticals have attracted global attention. With online praise from Earmilk, Popdust, Brooklyn Vegan, and Come Here Floyd, the band has not only been able to captivate fans from their DIY roots but also music critics alike. Hear their latest two songs, Izzy and Absinthe, and check out their two EPs on all streaming services.
Blackpool Mecca is an alternative rock group comprised of Baxter White (guitar), Kris Jedd (guitar), and Caleb Hughes (drums), formed in Nashville in 2018. The boys met one by one after moving to Nashville to pursue their love of music. The trio became quick friends after sharing some of each other’s greatest musical influences and desire to create and perform. Their first single ‘Boys’ landed them as featured ‘artist of the week’ on Nashville’s local 102.9 The Buzz following a successful string of shows across the southern states. Notable inspirations for Blackpool Mecca are The Black Keys, Kings Of Leon and Radiohead. They are currently recording new music and getting back on the road with a blistering set of rock n roll tunes.
If you've spent any time in Birmingham, Alabama, you’ve seen a Dirty Lungs sticker slapped on something. Though the city’s musical landscape has changed dramatically since the band formed in 2006, the Dirty Lungs are still standing--and they’re just as gritty and focused as ever.