Trio’s enormous success 35 years ago proved that a female-headed album could be a smash hit and that country music wasn’t merely a niche genre.
The signs they are a-changin’ in the eyes of the HawtThorns, a perceptive pair bringing their sophomore album, Tarot Cards and Shooting Stars, and road show to the masses after debut plans went nowhere.
Nearly five decades after their groundbreaking release, queer-country icons, Lavender Country return with the release of Blackberry Rose.
On Nightroamer, Sarah Shook and the Disarmers capture that nocturnal vibe where darkness illuminates the unknown more than hides what should be seen.
“Pinball King” was the biggest hit in country music 35 years ago. Or at least it could have been. Loney Hutchins cut a remarkable number of tracks that could have made him a star.
Erin Rae explores life’s dualities on the cosmic countryish Lighten Up. Rae constructs her songs like Möbius strips showing the unity of the dissimilar sides.
Hailey Whitters’ “Everything She Ain’t” is a fun song, full of pop energy and country spirit in the vein of early Taylor Swift and Kacey Musgraves.
Brent Cobb selected eight classic old-time gospel favorites because these songs evoked his childhood experiences and stoked his desire to pray with others.
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.