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


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 […]


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


VOTE for The Blue Indian for “Best Blog”!

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


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!


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!


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!


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!