Luke Goddard - Founder | Editor

A Picture of Luke Goddard

In the Summer of 2009 after having earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Luke had the idea of starting a music blog that would promote Georgia, independent talent especially, but maintaining a broad focus on artists and bands across the globe. After this humble idea became a reality, Luke has since seen The Blue Indian grow into a community of writers teamed together with the sole purpose of commenting on art. At one point, Luke kind of thought he was a big deal when newspapers and magazines all over ran stories about his popular engagement video on YouTube, but that eventually fizzled out. He currently resides in Mid-Town Macon, GA and is fortunate to be married to a beautiful woman, who happens to be the mother of their two children, Lennox and Hines.  You can follow Luke on Twitter and soon realize that he's quite the music snob, a die-hard Atlanta Braves fan, an avid golfer, and a sushi connoisseur.

Luke Goddard's Latest Contributions

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VOTE for #GoodNightAlive to win #mabf!

We couldn’t be more proud of Macon, GA band Good Night Alive. After randomly stumbling into VH1′s “Make a Band Famous” contest, where thousands of no-name acts submitted entries to land a record deal with Republic Records, the group– with the help of their hometown– made it into a cut of just 60 acts! To […]

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INTERVIEW: John Mark McMillan

“If I wanted to sing about speaking in tongues, relationships, The Walking Dead, or Jesus… Then done. If I wanted 2 drummers, a dulcimer, and a string section… Done.” -JMM

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VOTE for The Blue Indian for “Best Blog”!

Help us win “Best Local Blog” for our hometown, Macon, GA!

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Luke’s “Top 13 Albums of 2013″

The Blue Indian’s Luke Goddard delivers his Top 13 of 2013 with a surprising number 1 pick!

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Free MP3: Mark Mathis’ “I Will Love You Forever”

Download the single off of Mark Mathis upcoming record “Night Hymns” for FREE!

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Acoustic Alley: MATRIMONY

It’s a real pleasure to have rising act Matrimony back in Macon for a two-song Acoustic Alley session. Enjoy!

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Staff Column: Celebrating 4 Years!

TBI’s Luke Goddard thanks the readers for 4 great years and shares his excitement for the coming year!

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Justin Vernon Debuts New Band, The Shouting Matches!

Justin Vernon of Bon Iver gives us his blues rock side with his new band, The Shouting Matches. Check it out!

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mp3 Download: “The Mission” by Valley Maker

Thanks to the folks at Fork and Spoon Records, we have a new Valley Maker song for you!