On Whitehorse’s I’m Not Crying, You’re Crying, they wear their hearts on their sleeves, tears in their beers, and tongues in each other’s cheeks.
It’s refreshing to hear someone get down and dirty. Myron Elkins lets his guitar do most of the talking, and that’s a good thing to hear.
Whitehorse duo Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland go their separate ways to write songs, especially for an emotional album like I’m Not Crying, You’re Crying.
H.C. McEntire seeks salvation on Every Acre, but these songs suggest it can be found in how one approaches the world rather than in some supernatural entity.
Strays shows Margo Price’s willingness to try new things and seek new ways of experiencing the world, and her strong talents as a musician and a human being.
White Trash Revelry offers no elegy for hillbillies. Through deeply empathetic songwriting, Adeem the Artist has made one of the best country albums of 2022.
CAZIMI is Caitlin Rose’s first new full-length LP in almost ten years and it’s filled with people overwhelmed by changing circumstances and uncertainty.
The sonic expansion in Rayland Baxter’s If I Were a Butterfly makes for exciting and curious listening, but it also leads to a record that feels scattered.