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Mega Ran and MC Lars

Mega Ran and MC Lars: The Mt. Nerdcore Tour

While the 8-bit beeps and buzzes of their chiptune portfolios may elicit instant nostalgia, nerdcore artists Mega Ran and MC Lars are turning over a new leaf for their latest joint project.

Matthew Mayfield: Gun Shy

We catch up with Mayfield about his new album, work relationships, and the importance of knowing you are not alone.

Record Store Day 2019

Record Store Day is coming up this Saturday, April 13, and Birmingham’s own record stores are preparing for their busiest day of the year.

Dirty Honey

Coming Up: Dirty Honey at Zydeco

L.A. rockers Dirty Honey play April 4 at Zydeco. We spoke with them about “retro” rock, touring with Slash, and the pros/cons of music in the digital age.

Get to Know the Voices Behind Local Mash

Brad Lyons and R. Daniel Long, Jr., the duo behind the Birmingham Mountain Radio show Local Mash, are giving a voice to the many talented artists who call Birmingham home.

Terry Ohms: Terryfirma

We spoke with Terry Ohms/Wes McDonald about hisnew album, his role in Cornelius Chapel Records and his time in alternative music hub Athens, Georgia.

State of the Scene

The year is young, football season is over, and as Birmingham’s nightlife winds up again, let us take stock of what’s working, what’s not, and what we can do to improve our musical community.

Steel City Jug Slammers: Tall Tales

Tall Tales is an uncanny time capsule. This old-time jug band faithfully recreates the DIY street music of the South, as shaped by the Roaring Twenties and Great Depression.