Our lives are full of Ghost Stories, and the Whitmore Sisters’ “blood harmonies” are the spirits that express the deep connections we share with each other.
Lord Nelson’s bark may not be worse than their bite—their bark is their bite. They alert you to the power and glory of loud rock ‘n’ roll.
Red (Taylor’s Version) is both an Intellectual Property strategy tool, and a prolepsis of the status that the 2012 album will uphold in the future.
West Virginia’s Sierra Ferrell has found a temporary home in Nashville as an artist who makes old-timey country sound new, but she isn’t ready to stop there.
Claudia Hoyser has a honey-thick country music voice and affects a bad girl persona, or more precisely, the kind of girl attracted to a bad boy.
Country artist Victoria Bailey takes the reins as “Rider in the Rain” through her interpretation of the Randy Newman tune.
Fans will likely love the warmth and charm of The Willie Nelson Family, but the album isn’t quite essential amid such a deep catalog.
Jon Randall might be a car record, but, if so, it’s not one for the sunshine and windows down, but one for long, dusty drives under the stars.
Natalie Hemby’s Pins and Needles arrives like a mid-career release from an artist fully confident of her direction. It has the force of time behind it.