Soda Canter

Soda Canter lives in Wilmington, North Carolina and spends most days in the sun listening to Waylon Jennings with his pocket pitbull, Esme-Loretta. He’s currently at work on a collection of short stories and a debut country album about growing up in a small river community called Morgantown. You can follow his journey on Instagram: @sodacanter.

Holler Country Music

ALBUM REVIEWMaddie & Tae - Through The Madness Vol. 2

By Soda Canter, September 19, 2022

While this is the final bookend of the Through the Madness era, Maddie & Tae have fully demonstrated in 2022 that the fate of duos within the genre is in faithful and steady hands.

Holler Country Music

COUNTRY CLASSICSGretchen Wilson - Here for the Party

By Soda Canter, June 20, 2022

Here for the Party is the soundtrack to which we can honor our own gloriously complicated lives and fully accept our origin stories with outward pride.

Bobbie Gentry - Fancy Album Cover

COUNTRY CLASSICSBobbie Gentry - Fancy

By Soda Canter, May 4, 2022

Put this record on and turn the volume up, this is our one chance to not let Gentry down any further.

Josh Turner - King Size Manger Album Cover

ALBUM REVIEWJosh Turner - King Size Manger

By Soda Canter, December 13, 2021

Turner adds his own sparkle to a solid first outing in the holiday arena

Kenny Rogers

ESSENTIALSThe Best Kenny Rogers Songs

By Soda Canter, February 18, 2022

He was a legendary showman, a consummate duet partner, a gentle heartthrob. But above all else, Kenny Rogers was an avid storyteller committed to his craft. Here, Holler takes a journey through his esteemed career to decide which 20 are his greatest songs.

Holler Country Music

GUIDE10 of the Best Country Music Movies

By Soda Canter, May 12, 2022

We look back at some of the best movies about country music – a few widely known classics mixed in with a few off the beaten path B-sides.

Holler Country Music

ESSENTIALSThe Best Randy Travis Songs

By Soda Canter, February 7, 2022

Randy Travis has sold over 25 million records, attained 16 no.1 singles, and received countless accolades - from Grammy Awards to even having a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Many have tried to emulate his enviable success but in listening to his catalog one thing is for certain: there is only one Randy Travis.

Kelsey Waldon - No Regular Dog Album Cover

STAFF PICKSKelsey Waldon - No Regular Dog

By Soda Canter, August 8, 2022

With No Regular Dog, Waldon not only eviscerates any established understanding of who she is as an artist, but more importantly as a woman.

Pam Tillis

ESSENTIALSThe Best Pam Tillis Songs

By Soda Canter, July 25, 2022

In celebration of her birthday - alongside her much-deserved nomination into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame - we've decided on the best songs from a wholly iconic catalogue.