#CMchat Exclusive Interview with Brandy Clark
May17

#CMchat Exclusive Interview with Brandy Clark

On a beautiful mid-Spring day in Nashville, I had the chance to catch up with the brilliant singer-songwriter Brandy Clark. Hailed over the past three years for her 2013 disc 12 Stories, I couldn’t help but start with what seemed like an obvious question – What does it feel like to be Brandy Clark? I say that because not since Lee Ann Womack broke through in the mid-90s has a female solo artist conjured up more rave reviews from not...

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Single Review: Brandy Clark – Girl Next Door
Jan27

Single Review: Brandy Clark – Girl Next Door

Brandy Clark’s “Girl Next Door,” is the anthem for all of us who are anything but that. Her newest single, off her upcoming Warner Records album Big Day in a Small Town, expected out this spring, is a strong follow-up to her Grammy-nominated debut album 12 Stories. Still every bit of the feisty country girl that won us over on the first album, but with a vibe that should convince country radio stations to spin it. Out of the...

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.@KaceyMusgraves Reveals Tracklist and Album Cover for “Pageant Material”
May12

[email protected] Reveals Tracklist and Album Cover for “Pageant Material”

While 2013’s Same Trailer, Different Park introduced Kacey Musgraves as one of country music’s most exciting female acts, she’s ready to prove that there’s more to her than just following arrows and merry go rounds. On June 23rd, she’ll release her sophomore album Pageant Material, featuring the single “Biscuits”, via Mercury Nashville. In a case of “If it ain’t broke, don’t...

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Album Review: @ChrisStapleton Takes Listeners on a Journey with “Traveller”
May05

Album Review: @ChrisStapleton Takes Listeners on a Journey with “Traveller”

As of May 5, 2015, if you’re presented with the question “What are you listening to?”, the answer should be an easy one: Chris Stapleton’s highly-anticipated full-length album, Traveller. For years, Stapleton has remained one of country’s best-kept secrets, writing songs for the likes of Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney and even Adele, and fronting the bluegrass band, The SteelDrivers. While 2013’s...

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7 Times We Loved to Hate @KaceyMusgraves in #7QuickClicks
May01

7 Times We Loved to Hate @KaceyMusgraves in #7QuickClicks

She is frequently unapologetic, occasionally unsupportive, often snarky, always unique, and we can’t help but love her through all of these moments … even when we hate her. Kacey Musgraves has certainly followed her own arrow in life, but, even more so, in the country music industry. Kacey’s music pushes envelopes, while her behavior has been known to push buttons; however, you have to admit she is simply impossible...

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