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Cuts The Deepest: Callista Clark

By Ciara Bains, June 24, 2021

Jennifer Nettles

In Conversation: Jennifer Nettles

By Helen M Jerome, June 23, 2021

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Gone Country

By Jof Owen, June 21, 2021

Travis Denning

INTERVIEWOne Hot Minute: Travis Denning

By Madeleine OConnell, June 18, 2021

Before heading out for a relaxing day of fishing, Denning took some time to reflect on a few of his biggest accomplishments this year, getting back to live music and preparing to tour with the mighty Brothers Osborne.

Brittney Spencer

INTERVIEWCuts The Deepest: Brittney Spencer

By Carena Liptak, June 17, 2021

Brittney Spencer reflected on just a small selection of the albums that have inspired her – the five discussed highlighted as particularly powerful influences on who she is as an artist.

Adam Sanders

INTERVIEWIntroducing: Adam Sanders

By Annie Reuter, June 14, 2021

Luke Bryan and Cole Swindell's go-to songwriter is branching out all on his own - and there's no chance he's leaving anything on the table.

Hiss Golden Messenger

INTERVIEWCuts The Deepest: Hiss Golden Messenger

By Amanda Wicks, June 10, 2021

M.C Taylor is crafting an ongoing investigation into existential matters: of identity and self, of family and fatherhood, of faith, of art and what happens when it has to “pay the rent”. The result is one of the most profound and insightful catalogues from a contemporary musician.

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A Guide To: Comedy In Country

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GUIDEGone Country

By Jof Owen, June 21, 2021

We take a look at 10 occasions non-country artists hit the motherload and unexpectedly came up with some (fairly) solid country classics.

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GUIDEA Guide To: Comedy In Country

By Zoe Hodges, June 9, 2021

Comedy and humour are deeply rooted in country music’s foundations - and not just in specific songs or performances, but in its very culture.

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GUIDEA Guide To: Country Singers' Cocktails

By Jof Owen, May 13, 2021

Are we drunk or is he drunk? Are you drunk? We really don’t know what’s going on anymore. Time we called it a night. Happy World Cocktail Day!

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GUIDEA Guide To: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

By Nathan McLaren Stewart, May 11, 2021

Though each hold their own weight and influence on contemporary music, when put together, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills and Neil Young created unwavering magic.

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Opinion: Kelly Sutton's Favorite Red Carpet Moments

By Kelly Sutton, April 15, 2021

Solomon Burke

OPINIONSolomon Burke: The Country Star?

By Marcus K. Dowling, March 23, 2021

The key in understanding the soul legend is realizing that his talents as a vocalist lent very well to him becoming the biggest Black country star since DeFord Bailey.

Garth Brooks

OPINIONWhere Have All The Cowboy Songs Gone?

By Alison Bonaguro, February 18, 2021

After a lifetime of listening to cowboy songs like these, we hope that when it’s our time to ride off into the sunset, there’ll be pick-up men at our side telling us, “Good ride, cowboy. Good ride.”

Clearing space for sober stories in country music

OPINIONClearing Space for Sober Stories in Country Music

By Amanda Wicks, January 20, 2021

As country reckons with its need for greater diversity - across gender, race, and sexuality - the same goes for its storytelling. It’s time for new tales about alcohol and its aftermath.

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OPINIONSon of the Father: The Frank Relationship of Steve Earle and Justin Townes Earle

By Helen M Jerome, January 4, 2021

Neither man ever tried to hide the complexities and difficulties in their relationship, yet there are certainly moments when their stars and paths aligned.