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The Deli's Year End Best of Nashville 2009 Poll Begins! Sponsors and Prizes

Musical peoples from Nashville and beyond.

A few weeks are left before the end of 2009, and the time has come for our end of year musical "summary". Yes, you got that right: The Deli's "Best of (emerging) Nashville 2009 Poll" is upon us!

This year we'll have an overall chart including the votes from Jury, Writers and Readers, and a Readers' charts including only the readers' votes. There will be prizes in vouchers, software and studio time for all the top artists in both charts.

We have a lot to tell you about this, but as this poll couldn't happen without sponsors, we'll start by listing them all, and by thanking them for being part of this.

 Instructions about the poll coming soon!


BMI Shure


iZotope Amplitube Fender Sampletron T-Racks
providing a total of 18 audio plug in for the pool of prizes (9 iZotope, 9 IK Multimedia) 

  The Lodge Mastering
providing free mastered songs for the pool of prizes 

If your company is interested in sponsoring or contributing to the pool of prizes for "The Deli Year End Best of Poll" it's not too late! Just contact us here.

The Deli Staff


Bonnaroo 2009 DVD Out Now!

Ah Bonnaroo, you seem so far away. 2009 had possibly the best Bonnaroo yet (yeah we stand by it, this year's line up was one of the GREATEST EVER) and now we can finally relive all those great memories...that we don't really remember that well. Heh, what can we say? We had a great time! Check out the preview for the new DVD below! And don't forget to pre-order your tickets for 2010 here. They even have a layaway plan!


Pre-order Parachute Musical's New Single

Wow, local indie pop kings Parachute Musical are releasing more music. These guys sure have a great turn over rate; seems like every time we turn around they have a new recording available. Well here they are again with new single entitled No Comfort, which is scheduled for a January 8th 2010 release date. But wait! we heard it through the grapevine that if you pre-order you'll receive the single before the normal release date. Consider it an early Christmas present...that comes after the holidays. You can pre-order the single here.

While we're talking about them, make sure you check out PM's new photo contest. Check out all the details here.

Keep up the good work guys!


Tristen Music Videos: Matchstick Murder and Baby Drugs

 Check out the videos for Deli favorite Tristen's songs "Matchstick Murder" and "Baby Drugs." If you pay close attention, you just might see some other members of the infamous Holly House Collective in there too!

Tristen: "Matchstick Murder" from Tristen on Vimeo.

TRISTEN: "Baby Drugs!" from Tristen on Vimeo.



Show Review: Junkyard Girls, December 2, 2009, @ Bong Java After Hours Theatre

Wednesday night Aaron Phipps played the debut show of his solo project, Junkyard Girls, at Bongo Java’s After Hours Theatre.  His sound is bred on the keys and occasional autoharp, but for his live performances he is supported by a full band and backup vocals.  Junkyard Girls is dark Baroque pop, add electronics, drop the pop.  

Aaron is heavy on the drama (familiar from his days in We are the Wind); his hand gestures and extravagant burst of song accentuate solid piano riffs. Aaron rolled onto stage in ripped tights and red hot pants, a little disheveled androgynous mess, and obviously annoyed at Bongo’s 10:45 curfew. He performed the first three songs under the guise of a mustard and maroon masquerade mask the likes of which are appropriate for a Carnival.  

I was expecting a six-song emotionally charged singer-song-writer set, and while I got that, he kept it diversified.  Aaron’s third song, “Tell ‘em I sent ya,” which he played with an autoharp on his lap, felt more like a sexy samba than something from a writer’s night in the attic of a coffee shop.   Two favorites songs were “Phantosmia,” a macabre tune about love, risk and doom, and its antithesis, “Nice to Know You, Sir,” a light melodic doo-wop-pop song.  

Junkyard Girls is working on a record Aaron hopes to release in the coming year.  You can catch Junkyard Girls at his next Nashville show at the Springwater on January 14 with Spider Friends. - Victoria Read



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