It may seem impossible to write the perfect breakup album, but Nashville’s Madi Diaz did just that with History Of A Feeling, her first full-length in seven years. The LP, her fifth, captures the emotional rollercoaster that accompanies heartbreak and growth, all the while reflecting on Diaz’s very personal experiences with the subject matter. Featuring […]
When Madi Diaz, our Nashville Artist of the Month for August, recorded her striking new album, History of a Feeling, she and producer Andrew Sarlo didn’t see the need to add much embellishment to her vital, bare-skinned performances. You can hear why in this exclusive video of Diaz singing two of the songs, “Nervous” and […]
e in during WNXP’s exclusive new clip from Madi Diaz, Artist of the Month for August.
Madi Diaz didn’t always grasp how to capture the unraveling of complicated emotions in her writing and delivery, but she certainly does now, as she displays during the chorus of “New Person, Old Place” from her new album History of a Feeling. “What use to hurt doesn’t hurt anymore,” she sings, trailing off with relief. […]
It’s the mark of a true artist, like WNXP’s Nashville Artist of the Month for August, Madi Diaz, to grasp and genuinely appreciate what goes into others’ work. An accomplished songwriter herself, who’s made refined albums, including the forthcoming History of a Feeling, and supplied other singers with material, she created a playlist of songs […]
“Out with the bangs, in with the twang,” Olsen taps into ’70s country influences on her latest full length. Angel Olsen has carried the “sad girl indie” label for nearly a decade, despite how much her sound has evolved. She’s veered from the early lo-fi folk sounds of her 2012 debut Half Way Home to […]
As the small team at Nashville’s Music Experience, immersing ourselves in new music and then sharing the best cuts with WNXP listeners is not just our job, it’s our calling. Music discovery is our mission. So while we decided to forego a ranked list or countdown after our first full year on-air, we did round […]
New music releases are still trickling in amongst the deluge of holiday releases but for shows like the New Music Experience it’s the time of year for year-end lists, lookbacks and best of’s. Last week in tribute to our Winter Fund Drive we had WNXP founding listener-members pick their favorite discoveries of our first year […]
While we are very thankful for everyone who listens to the show, works on the show and supports the show (including our sponsor Tennessee Brew Works) we did not skip ahead —like retailers already playing Christmas music — and do a Thanksgiving-themed show. That said, music lovers have plenty to be thankful for with new […]
Josh Gilligan approaches his work in both music and film with a sense of reverence and respect for the art.