Kansas native Erik Dylan didn’t travel to Nashville with pocket aces, rather he had to work to make his dream of being a songwriter and artist a reality. However, it’s his years of hard work that make his songs jump off the page and come to life. His songs are ones that you’ll be able to connect with on a deeper level than just tipping back a cold beer. Dylan knows what the listener wants to hear because he’s been in their shoes. He’s a fan of the genre as much as you and I and that right there makes him one of the most talented young songwriters in Nashville. In part one of our interview with him we discuss what goes into writing a song, working with Kip Moore on what could be Moore’s next radio single, and more:
Despite being known for his edgy style, brass knuckles, and tattoos, Brantley Gilbert has found a way to yet again show his emotional side with the release of “One Hell of an Amen” as the third single off of Just As I Am.
Over the past couple of weeks multiple high profile country artists have made the decision to remove parts of their music catalogs from the streaming service Spotify. The first to do so, Taylor Swift, set the precedent. Shortly after, Jason Aldean pulled his most recent record Old Boots, New Dirt and this week both Brantley Gilbert and Justin Moore pulled their most recent releases from the streaming service. So why are popular artists choosing to remove their most recent releases from the popular service?