Anton Johnstone Gives Hoobastank’s #TheReason Punktry Makeover #CountryThat
Apr25

Anton Johnstone Gives Hoobastank’s #TheReason Punktry Makeover #CountryThat

Have you ever thought you made up a word, then Google’d it only to see it’s already a word people are using? Well, an artist named Anton Johnstone, aka Anton and his Stone, sent me his “Country” version of Hoobastank’s The Reason.  Hoobastank’s The Reason happens to be one of my all-time favorite songs, so I was intrigued to see just what Anton had come up with. Back to why I was Google’n...

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.@EricChurch to Release #LikeAWreckingBall as Single (Listen!)
Feb15

.@EricChurch to Release #LikeAWreckingBall as Single (Listen!)

The success of Eric Church’s album The Outsiders was unparalleled in 2014. Not only was Church’s one of only two country music albums (four across all genres) to be certified by the RIAA as Platinum, but it was nominated for the GRAMMY Award for Best Album of the Year and garnered four successful singles. Now, behind the spectacular run of Church’s Number 1 single “Talladega,” comes his next release off...

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Sturgill Simpson Signs Record Deal with @AtlanticRecords #Yallternative
Jan16

Sturgill Simpson Signs Record Deal with @AtlanticRecords #Yallternative

Just one month after Country Music #CMchat Creator/Founder Jessica Northey discovered one of her new favorite artists, the same artist’s name started being shouted from the rooftops by the industry. Call it good timing; call it intuition; call it a matter of good ole fashion clairvoyance, but Jessica was on to something at the time this independent artist came into her life. Sturgill Simpson is the name to which I refer. His...

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Colt Ford Says “Thanks for Listening”  and You’ll Say Thanks Right Back! #Review
Jul05

Colt Ford Says “Thanks for Listening” and You’ll Say Thanks Right Back! #Review

So here goes my second album review ever. If it isn’t obvious, I am a lover of all things Hick Hop Country Rap Rock. I think it has to do with my impressionable years when I was discovering music. I grew up smack dab in the middle of ALL THINGS COUNTRY…Racing, Blue Collar, Mud and Dirt Roads in Tucson, Arizona…the only stuff we listened to at home were Marty Robbins, Kenny Rogers, Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, Hank...

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