Tuesday, December 6 2011
At first it seemed like an especially quiet year in country music, and in some ways it might have been. At the same time, country is country: it rolls on.
Tuesday, March 11 2014
Let's compare Eric Church's macho, white-power Outsiders to some newly reissued country outsiders from the '70s, the out-gay-country group Lavender Country.
Thursday, August 9 2012
Country singers of all stripes have covered or referenced Bruce Springsteen in their songs, yet the reasons they do so, and what they see in his songs, is not as easy to read as you might expect.
Thursday, February 20 2014
Eric Church is not as hard as he wants you to think, but his softness is what makes him interesting.
Thursday, April 2 2009
It’s a testament to the quality of the songwriting that, of Eric Church's two albums, Carolina actually qualifies as the more distinctive one and the better one.
Thursday, January 11 2007
Thursday, February 14 2013
LOS ANGELES — Lionize your rock and country heroes in songs and good things will follow — it worked for Taylor Swift, who launched her career six