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  • 7 years ago

    Of all the divas Nashville has coughed up recently, Lee Ann Womack has to be the saddest—which easily makes her the most fascinating, particularly since her biggest hit was the ultra-uplift, seize-the-day, let’s-all-cry-and-twirl-on-the-...

  • 7 years ago

    As fetching backups for Jenny Lewis's faux–Loretta Lynn country-folk memoir/solo doo-dah-day Rabbit Fur Coat, the Watson Twins pretty much sabotaged their own debutante ball: The duo's debut, Southern Manners (self-released in 2006 while tou...

  • 8 years ago

    Texas singer-songwriters aren't so much a genre as an infestation. They spring up like a hill of fire ants—overnight you could find a handful clogging up your empty stage and begging for a bar tab. You can't necessarily make a killing burnin...

  • 8 years ago

    You could go broke betting against the wispy, ethereal female voice in indie rock. It comes back around again and again, and Sarah O'Shura, the singer-songwriter who heads up Portland psychedelic-folk duo the Battle of Land and Sea, is the latest ...

  • 8 years ago

    As a genre, you'd think it would've run its course by now, but apparently there's still a lot of "freak" left in the "folk," from beardo-weirdos like Devendra Banhart to warbling brainiacs like Joanna Newsom to psychedelic gurus like Ben Chasney o...

  • 8 years ago

    Zack Rogue notably sang "Screw California" on Rogue Wave's last album, but that was a lie—2005's Descended Like Vultures was shot through with Cali sunshine, bright as candy and limitless with pop possibilities. Proving themselves adept at cr...

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