“The Line Appreciates Our Contributors” by Johnny Cole

The Southland Music Line began five years ago when Robby Amonett, Stephen Anderson and I set out to document our combined experiences as we continued a pilgrimage in search of great music across the South and abroad. Over the course of these few years we have, for a huge part,… Continue Reading

“Mobile Hosts Bill Daniel’s Punk Rock Photo Show” by Brenda Germany

If you’ve ever gazed into an old black and white photo and marveled at the grainy detail, chances are you were looking at a Kodak Tri-x print. First released in 1954, Kodak Tri-x film, like Kodachrome, helped define photojournalism in the latter half of the 20th Century and was expressly… Continue Reading

“The Award-Winning Mississippi Shakedown Returns to Ocean Springs” by Brenda Germany

Saturday night, thunder and lightning not only rolled across the sky in Ocean Springs, but also across the stage at Murky Waters. As the audience, sheltered from Mother Nature’s storm by the covered outdoor venue, gave enthusiastic attention to their performance, The Mississippi Shakedown created musical thunder and lightning with… Continue Reading

“Photographer Stephen Anderson joins Paw Paw’s Medicine Cabinet at Studio in the Country” by Johnny Cole

From Left: Mike Jernigan, Jacob Hall, Ethan Snedigar, Jeremy Ault,Ben Mumphrey (Engineer at Studio in the Country), Gabriel Willis, and Rick Hirsch (Producer) In the spring of 2018 photographer and contributor to The Southland Music Line, Stephen “Andy” Anderson, joined the band Paw Paw’s Medicine Cabinet and producer Rick Hirsch… Continue Reading

Darcy Malone & The Tangle 2018 : New Music, The Acura Stage at Jazz Fest and More!

The night of September 17, 2016 is when The Southland Music Line first heard Darcy Tangle and The Tangle perform live. A Saturday night in Mobile, Alabama when a lot was going on around the city, which meant this New Orleans based band was met by a small crowd at… Continue Reading

The Gospel According To Abe Partridge – Folk Artist From Mobile, Alabama

Gospel: A thing that is absolutely true; A set of principles or beliefs. In a world often mired in imitation or a lack of originality, it’s refreshing to find an artist willing to do things their own way regardless of what critics or others may think. Over the last few… Continue Reading

The Sun Radio Sessions During Week of SXSW 2018

Once again The Southland Music Line has made its annual pilgrimage to Austin, Texas for the South by Southwest “SXSW” Music Festival. Attending SXSW has become one of Stephen “Andy” Anderson’s and my favorite music highlights each year. The Line has previously written articles and shared hundreds of photos from… Continue Reading

The Listening Room of Mobile Continues Its Place in The Gulf Coast Music Scene

Since the opening of Jim Pennington’s Listening Room of Mobile, we at The Southland Music Line have enjoyed an ongoing friendship and mutual love for great music with its owner. We have shared some unbelievable moments, often witnessing music new to the area. In July 2015, we published our first… Continue Reading