Despite being a natural born singer at the age of 5, artist Caryn Lee Carter recently picked up the art of songwriting. Inspired by an ex-boyfriend, Caryn found songwriting came easily to her. Often incorporating funny stories of her own, Caryn’s music is upbeat and reflects a modern country style. Inspired by Shania Twain and Sara Evans, Caryn also hopes her music sounds authentic and is relatable to her listeners.
Always the one to jump at the chance to perform, Caryn enjoys connecting with her audience. Though often performing locally, Caryn is prepared to share her music across the nation. Lately she’s been performing in Nashville at the Bluebird Cafe and other venues nearby.
Caryn’s self-titled debut EP was released on September 15th and features five tracks which speak to Caryn’s personality and leave you feeling empowered.
Following the EP’s release, Caryn’s most recent accomplishment was the making of her first ever music video for her song White Trash Without The Trailer. With her friends by her side and a director who couldn’t help but make everyone laugh, Caryn is confident that her listeners will enjoy every second of it.
So don’t wait to buy her debut EP on iTunes or on her website at www.carynleecarter.com.
With a father who couldn’t help but play music around the house, artist Emily Hackett was quick to begin writing songs of her own. Growing up to rock and roll, it wasn’t until her high school years when Emily found a passion for country music. Empowered by female artists of the early 2000’s such as Sheryl Crow and Michelle Branch, Emily hopes her music is honest and relatable.
Drawn to storytelling, Emily was destined for country music but isn’t afraid to incorporate the sounds of rock and pop in her music. Emily’s newest single Nostalgia reflects her past, the who and what made her who she is today. With her debut album on the way Emily is always in the studio, but plans to perform throughout the year in Los Angeles as well as Chicago.
As for the future Emily is excited about collaborating with artists new and old as well as the chance to be recognized at an awards show for her music. Knowing “women are in right now” Emily is confident that she’s going to deliver a powerful message through her music impacting not only females, but listeners worldwide.
So listen to Nostalgia available on Spotify and iTunes and stay tuned for more to come.
Proficient in almost every instrument from Sherry on the guitar to Suzanne on the drums plus Holly on bass and Aubrey playing the fiddle all of which to Suzanna’s brilliant vocals, The Mustangs have proven that women are capable of living up to the best. Inspired by the harmonies of The Eagles and the Beach Boys this all female group pulls from both rock and country influences, creating a unique sound full of passion and energy. Having begun in the late 80’s, The Mustangs have experienced what it’s like to tour the world as an all female group and following their combined passion for music along with the return of women in country, are back laughing and playing together.
Writing of love, longing, and revenge, songwriter Suzanna Spring crafts a story with each song. A story every member finds they can relate to. Back in Los Angeles, The Mustangs are reflecting upon everything they’ve missed about the City of Angels in their new single T-Shirt From California. A modern take on something classic, they hope T-Shirt From California reminds their fans of the magic that was The Mustangs while reaching out to a new audience of country music fans as well.
Now hoping for a video release and radio tour, the band plans to continue creating new music and share their story with the world. So catch the release of T-Shirt From California this fall and watch as The Mustangs set out to rock this world!
Pop Blitz Magazine announces the continuation of their monthly showcase to take place at The Country (110 28th Ave N) on Monday, September 18th from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. featuring local songwriters Taylor Gayle, Shelby Lee Lowe, Camille Rae, and Canaan Cox.
A supporter of independent talent, Pop Blitz Magazine concentrates on music from some of today's hottest unsigned artists in the Country and Pop genres. These monthly acoustic showcases at the popular West End neighborhood bar offer numerous dedicated songwriters a well-deserved solo spotlight.
Pop/Soul singer-songwriter, Taylor Gayle, will be hosting the night's festivities as well as performing.
"I am excited and honored to host the Pop Blitz Magazine Songwriters Night," Gayle said. "I love being a part of such a great event showcasing the immense talent in Nashville."
Found singing in her room as a child, it wasn’t too long until artist Sierra Bernal took to the stage. Having written her first song at age 12, Sierra’s parents bought her a guitar and she’s been playing ever since. Writing of present thoughts her songs are relevant as well as relatable. Incorporating a variety of genres in her music, Sierra’s songs speak to most. And with Carrie Underwood and Kacey Musgraves as her idols, Sierra’s newest releases inspire her listeners to be themselves.
Indecisive about which track was her favorite, Sierra recently released three new singles. And after seeing the horrific scenes from Hurricane Harvey, she’s decided to donate all the proceeds to helping the victims.
With a radio tour coming up, Sierra is focused on sharing her love of music with as many people as she can. Sierra’s also prepared to return to the studio and release a full length album in the near future, so don’t hesitate to check out music by Sierra Bernal available on iTunes and Spotify now!
I am currently a student at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles as a marketing major. Upon realizing that I wanted to change the way people perceive country music and to help women have a voice, I began Next Women of Country in 2015 promoting new female artists and sharing their stories with the world. You can find me via Instagram @nicolemmarchesi or contact me via email at email@example.com