A river of sounds from sources wide and varied flow into one of my absolute top-tier favorite releases to date in this extremely long year.
And now, a moment to acknowledge the uglier side of making music in Nashville when you’re a woman: Sexism. Good thing no one’s having it anymore.
More goodness from Nashville, delivered right into your face!
The stars, they’re just like us! They make friends! They text each other hot goss! They…text each other when they’re knitting sweaters in hotel rooms!
Yes, this header is the best that I could do. No, that should stop you neither from reading the review nor listening to the record.
It’s never too late to take a minute and jot down some thoughts about one of 2019’s best country records, y’know.
Oh, come on, you didn’t think I’d go to a bunch of breweries and not ALSO go to a bunch of bars, too? You don’t know me at all, do you.
It’s called Music City, but as a secondary honorific, Good Beer City is accurate. It just doesn’t roll off the tongue quite as nicely.
About me: I’ll happily wring two pieces out of one thing if I can, and you can’t make me feel ashamed about it, no sirree. That’s my little way of introducing my piece, for The ARTery, about Putting On Airs, the solo debut album from the great Erin Rae, who you may recall I interviewed for Paste Magazine …
A couple weeks back, I had the great pleasure of speaking with a young singer-songwriter out of Nashville, Erin Rae, on the strength of the interview I conducted with Lillie Mae out of Boston Calling last month. (Mae. Rae. Try not to get confused.) Like Lillie, Erin is a blast to speak with. Also like …
Boston Calling isn’t over yet! I mean: It is. But I still have coverage to share, so it sort of isn’t? Anyway, I wrote a profile of the very great, super talented Lillie Mae Rische for Paste Magazine after chatting with her about how life’s treated her since releasing Forever and Then Some in 2017, her …