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Mainstream country music gets an unfair rap as being universally over-polished and formulaic, a notion that artists like Kacey Musgraves and Eric Church obliterate every time they strap on their guitars. But there's a granule of truth to the stereotype, and a particularly damagi ... More >>
Country music has never had a simple relationship with Mexico. While outlaws like Waylon Jennings once warned that there "ain't no God" on the other side of the border, Tim McGraw more recently took the opposing position, suggesting that God in fact created the country, but only as a place for trapp ... More >>
This week in the Village Voice, on newsstands now: I look at the intimacy achieved at shows by Kenny Chesney (at left, with Zac Brown) and Beyoncé; Puja Patel on Resident Advisor's 10th-anniversary party and its secret headliner; and Mikael Wood talks to Power 105 Live headliner Kelly Rowlan ... More >>