Category: Recent Work

Kelley Swindall Discusses Her Conservative Upbringing and More

Americana musician Kelley Swindall has a new album releasing Sept. 18. She joined Tim on this episode of Freedom Sings: Musicians Talk Activism & Social Change. The daughter of late Republican U.S. Rep. from Georgia Pat Swindall, Kelley …

Isolde Fair Wants to “Rise”

Multi-talented multi-instrumentalist and singer Isolde Fair has a new single called “Rise” that is an inspiring message to everyone, but especially to those in the young star’s generation. We take a look at the video for “Rise” and …

Aaron Nigel Smith Talks Portland and “I Can’t Breathe”

Many know Aaron Nigel Smith because of his work in songs for kids. The talented musician and singer has several children’s albums, including a new one just released. But in 2019, he released his first solo reggae album, …

Gangstagrass With Some Real Talk on Freedom Sings

The bluegrass/hip-hop band Gangstagrass has a brand-new album, and band members Danjo and R-SON talked to Tim about the album, their music, and some of what’s happening in the world right now. You don’t want to miss what …

Clint Alphin Is “Talkin’ Socrates Blues” on Freedom Sings

In the realm of “talkin’ blues” songs, Americana/folk musician Clint Alphin uses ancient Greek philosopher Socrates as the launching point for his new single and corresponding animated video. In addition to discussing the song, Folk Alliance International, and …

Ava Della Pietra Discusses Optimism

Young pop (we thing soon to be) sensation Ava Della Pietra is using her voice, quite literally, to let us know that she’s an “Optimist” and you should be, too. Tim talks to Ava about her pop single …

Freedom Sings Features Michael McDermott

Longtime musician Michael McDermott has a new album called What in the World that, in addition to the very pertinent title track, is filled with wonderful songs. Michael joins Tim in an array of topics ranging from Stephen …

Charlie Overbey Talks About the Navajo

Americana singer/songwriter Charlie Overbey is also a hat maker who owns Lone Hawk Hats. He has used his musical connections and his hats to raise more than $100,000 for the Navajo Nation, which has been ravaged by COVID-19. …

Scott Cook Featured on Freedom Sings

Musician Scott Cook, who holds dual Canadian and U.S. citizenships, talks to Tim from Alberta, plays a song, and offers insights into current affairs from an international perspective. Check out this conversation between Scott and Tim on this …

New YouTube Series Featuring Musicians

Tim started hosting a new YouTube series called Freedom Sings: Musicians Talk Activism & Social Change, with the first guest being Reed Watson, who is part of the ownership of Single Lock Records in Florence, Ala., and a …