Apr 4, 2014 — The country singer treats the classic songs on her new album like living, vital pieces of art that can withstand being taken apart, thought about and re-imagined.
Apr 1, 2014 — Nicholson may not be a household name, but he's one of Nashville's most prolific and respected songwriters. Here, he performs with guitarist Colin Linden and the Mountain Stage Band.
Mar 31, 2014 — Though she comes from the country royalty of the Hank Williams lineage, Holly Williams has a voice that's uniquely hers.
Mar 29, 2014 — Nashville-based songwriter Chuck Mead has stories for days about the home state he left behind. "Kansas can be scary sometimes," he says.
Mar 23, 2014 — Fresh out of rehab, Cash recorded an album in the early 1980s that his fans never got to hear.
Mar 20, 2014 — Surrounded on the charts by younger men and their big hits about drinking and partying, Sara Evans' hit-single success of Slow Me Down's title song all the more heartening.
Mar 3, 2014 — Mead hooks the listener, eager to show us the bleak side of what seemed like a bright scenario. That's the way he operates during much of Free State Serenade.
Feb 10, 2014 — Church uses the power he's accrued from hit records to make exactly the kind of album he wants.
Feb 2, 2014 — As fun as his bold declarations can be, the country star's depth comes from his ruminative side; his decade-long slow rise has made him as flexible as he is determined. The greatest thing about The Outsiders is its range, both in sound and in the stories Church tells.
Jan 29, 2014 — Both Jon Pardi and Jason Eady have to confront the dilemma of all young country musicians: how to navigate the pop current that keeps country music commercially viable while connecting to a past that fewer and fewer listeners are aware of.