Jewly Hight

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Eric Church Gets Busted By His Record Label In New Video For 'Desperate Man'

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

For years, Church has wagered that rewarding the devotion of highly engaged fans will serve him better than country's promotional orthodoxy. In his new video, he takes the concept to its extreme.


For Rodney Crowell, A Godfather Of Americana, The Work Is Never Finished

Friday, July 13, 2018

At age 67, Rodney Crowell has become the literarily inclined elder statesman of the Americana scene. His new album, Acoustic Classics, is a look back at the songs of his career's many seasons.


First Listen: The Suffers, 'Everything Here'

Thursday, July 05, 2018

On the group's second album, Kam Franklin and The Suffers revel in the multidimensional, multicultural possibilities of their take on soul.


First Listen: Priscilla Renea, 'Coloured'

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Renea unfurls her musical vision with the brazenness and conviction of someone expecting her ideas, and maybe even her very existence, to be challenged.


Swamp Dogg's 'I'll Pretend' Digs Into Auto-Tune's Soul, Featuring Justin Vernon

Thursday, June 07, 2018

One of the soul music's most outlandish singers collaborates with Poliça's Ryan Olson on his new album, Love, Loss And Auto-Tune.


World Cafe Nashville: Katie Herzig

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Herzig's trajectory probably doesn't much resemble what you'd expect a professional Nashville songwriter's career to look like. That seems to suit her just fine.


Country Music's Outlaw Legacy, Behind Glass

Friday, June 01, 2018

At the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, an exhibit casts the Outlaw country movement of the 1970s as a fluid exchange between the Nashville establishment and raucous outsiders.


First Listen: Sugarland, 'Bigger'

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Sugarland's first album in eight years sees the country duo not only mount a comeback but address social crises in a grounded, unpretentious way.


First Listen: Liz Vice, 'Save Me'

Thursday, May 24, 2018

On her second album, the gospel and soul singer makes temperate use of dramatic gestures.


Lori McKenna's 'People Get Old' Immortalizes Everyday Intimacy

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Lori McKenna is a master of the eloquently plainspoken gut punch. Hear the first single from The Tree, out July 20.


First Listen: Kelly Willis, 'Back Being Blue'

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Willis' first album of solo material in 11 years has the pillowy, R&B-glazed texture of country-pop in the disco era, without abandoning the singer's alt-country roots.


Nashville's Newest Voice

Monday, May 07, 2018

Tenille Townes has been focused on country music stardom since her childhood in Alberta, Canada. Now the 24-year-old singer-songwriter is balancing Nashville's many resources with her own instincts.


First Listen: Brent Cobb, 'Providence Canyon'

Monday, May 07, 2018

Nobody is more fluent in country-funk than Brent Cobb.


World Cafe Nashville: Tim Gent's '333' Calls For Hustle As Means To Liberation

Thursday, May 03, 2018

The Tennessee-raised artist's upcoming album Life Away From Home is occasionally combative, but more often artfully composed or confiding.


First Listen: Parker Millsap, 'Other Arrangements'

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Having found early success in the Americana scene, Parker Millsap explores pop songwriting with playful magnetism.


'Talking About Heaven': John Prine Proves That Old Trees Grow Stronger

Friday, April 13, 2018

The venerated songwriter discusses learning to love his voice and how years of scribbled lyrics on yellow legal pads became The Tree of Forgiveness, his first album of new material in over a decade.


First Listen: Ashley Monroe, 'Sparrow'

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Be prepared to be swept up by Monroe's subtle and breathtaking Sparrow, a record fluent in the communal languages of folk, country, gospel and pop.


Jason Aldean Wants His Music To Speak For Itself

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

On Rearview Town, his first album since the mass shooting at a festival in Las Vegas while he was on stage, the country singer — one of the genre's definitive stars — isn't changing course.


World Cafe Nashville: The Reckless Electric

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The duo comprised of Mary Bragg and Becky Warren deliver songs of nerdy solidarity on the new album Comeback.


First Listen: Kacey Musgraves, 'Golden Hour'

Monday, March 26, 2018

With wry intelligence and savvy positioning, Musgraves carved out a comfortable space for herself at country music's boundaries — now she's letting her millennial guard down.