Emily Barker: From Australia to London to ‘The Cape Canaveral of Studios’

Australian-born, UK-based singer/songwriter Emily Barker has a new record out this week, Sweet Kind of Blue. The album was recorded last year at Sam Phillips Recording Service was produced by Matt Ross-Spang, and features all Memphis musicians. London’s Financial Times visited Emily in “the… Continue Reading

Memphis-Made Debut From Margo Price Wins American Music Prize

Congratulations to Memphian Matt Ross-Spang, who produced and engineered Margo Price’s Midwest Famer’s Daughter. The album has won the 2017 American Music Prize for Best Debut Album. It was recorded in Memphis at Sun Studio and mixed at Ardent Studio… Continue Reading

Timberlake, Bell, Rush bring home Grammy awards

A pair of Memphis and Mid-South music veterans walked away with Grammy gold, as foundational Stax Records star William Bell and Mississippi bluesman Bobby Rush took home trophies during ceremonies in Los Angeles on Sunday. Source: www.commercialappeal.com/story/entertainment/music/2017/02/12/3-mid-south-musicians-win-grammys/97832200/