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  • 4 years ago

    Eric Church spends approximately half his new album—Chief (Capitol), his third—hungover. Generally he's been drinking while watching some gal's taillights disappear, maybe because she's deduced he's yearning to head down the highway hi...

  • 5 years ago

    A Memphis insurance agent and mother of two with a "sturdy build, big thighs, big hips," a feather boa, and minimal platinum-blonde hair was behind one of 2010's best singles, reminiscing about being 25 and having a crush on a big-time Southern So...

  • 5 years ago

    Here are some things you'll find on Jamey Johnson's new album: Three songs ("Lonely at the Top," "Poor Man Blues," "Can't Cash My Checks") explicitly addressing class differences, the last one featuring a verse about harvesting marijuana even more...

  • 5 years ago

    Against all odds, 2010 is shaping up to be a real good year for indie-rock albums. Only thing is, the most exciting ones seem to have been recorded 30 years ago. Matter of fact, I have 10 such platters piled up here, all released in the past eight...

  • 5 years ago

    "Country music is where old genres go to die—or live," English professor and record-guide author David Cantwell truth-bombed at the EMP Pop Music Conference in Seattle last month. He was mainly talking blues chords, but in the '00s, the old ...

  • 6 years ago

    Come back, Kevin McFrench. All is forgiven. Well, OK—Kevin McFrench never existed. He was just a fake daily-paper hack from Ohio with the corniest, rootsiest, stodgiest, most clichéd and clueless white-bread biz-sucking middle-aged mi...

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