Waxahatchee Takes a Turn for the Country on ​'Saint Cloud'

Katie Crutchfield's latest as Waxahatchee is a high point in an already impressive career. Saint Cloud finds an artist operating at the top of her game to produce a thrilling and inspirational work.


Laura Oakes' "Welcome to the Family" Keeps It Real (premiere)

Country-pop's Laura Oakes takes us into the all-too-familiar world of family dysfunction with her tongue-in-cheek new single, "Welcome to the Family".


The HawtThorns Offer Country Music a West Coast Vibe on 'Morning Sun'

The HawtThorns successfully shine-up classic country music with sumptuous harmonies and innovative instrumentation on Morning Sun.


Finding Normal in an Unkind World: An Interview with Vince Gill

Country music superstar Vince Gill talks about his new folky album Okie, how his family provides his inspiration, and staying humble after having played a college campus show with only four people in the audience.


With New Album, World Tour, Maren Morris Proves the Future Is Now, Y'all

Can a '90s baby who went from country "Girl" to leader of "The Middle" class win over a sellout crowd during her first headlining performance in Denver? Yes, Maren Morris can.


Carrie Underwood Plays with the Formula on 'Cry Pretty'

Carrie Underwood mostly sticks to her comfort zone on Cry Pretty, but she steps ever so lightly outside it in an uneven album.


Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge: Full Moon (Expanded Edition)

Long eclipsed by the works of many country contemporaries, Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge's first album, Full Moon, gets a new look.

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