Jewly Hight appears in the following:
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Winans has spent her long career expanding what gospel can sound like and where it can go. To pull off her first release in nearly a decade, she adapted once again — by letting go of the wheel.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Fifteen years after her debut, the Americana singer-songwriter teams up with Iron and Wine's Sam Beam to craft an album that's both gentle and gnarled.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Though some moments seemed to indicate a pop takeover, 2016 was also a year when country tended to its traditions. In the end, the genre decided it was big enough to hold both.
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Until his dying day, Clark saw himself as a working artist. Both his biographer and co-songwriter Holly Gleason illuminate this late-career demo.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Hillary Lindsey co-wrote two songs on Gaga's new album. With songwriting partners Lori McKenna and Liz Rose, she's also crafted hits for Little Big Town and Carrie Underwood.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Welch and partner David Rawlings sift through their musical archives and select 21 tracks that document their early- to mid-'90s rise, before they emerged as leaders of an ascendant Americana scene.
Friday, November 04, 2016
The collaboration stirred up controversy, but in the room at the CMA Awards, the performance of Beyoncé's "Daddy Lessons" felt like a precise recalibration of pop for a country setting.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
Three albums after wrapping his run with one of the most successful country duos of the '90s and early '00s, Dunn deftly carves out a role for himself amid the genre's current youthful landscape.
Monday, October 24, 2016
Carter got her start in the U.K. electronic scene singing for the Bugz In The Attic and Massive Attack, but her first love was always Dolly Parton.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Natalie Mering's performances are framed in ebbing-and-flowing chamber-folk, set off by psychedelic detours and surreal manipulations of captured sound.
Friday, September 30, 2016
Welch celebrates Revival's 20th anniversary with a two-disc set of unreleased songs. "I have always learned more from other artists' imperfect works than from their masterpieces," she says.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
On his first full-length album, the young country singer-songwriter imaginatively teases out the subtle textures of small-town life.
Friday, September 16, 2016
William Michael Morgan, who will soon release his debut album, Vinyl, traces his lineage to country music heritage through the 1980s and '90s, and — of course — YouTube.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
On the 30th anniversary of his debut, the country star releases his first-ever bluegrass album — though this isn't quite the simple, back-to-roots affair the concept suggests.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Tara Thompson comes from a long line of women who find humor in life's messier situations, including distant relative Loretta Lynn.
Friday, August 26, 2016
The brassy roots-rocker's anthem conveys her determination to revel in her corporeality and flamboyant performance style. "That kind of flash is Americana," she says. "It is big."
Thursday, August 11, 2016
The country-punk singer-songwriter explores complex emotions with a newfound refinement. "If self-control is what you want," she sings, "I'd have to break all of my fingers off."
Friday, July 15, 2016
The sequel to 1999's album of vintage country duets, In Spite Of Ourselves, will be out Sept. 30. Hear Prine sing the opening song, "Who's Gonna Take The Garbage Out," with Iris DeMent.
Saturday, July 02, 2016
For the fiddle player of Nickel Creek fame, asserting herself as a songwriter hasn't always come naturally — but on her third solo release, she leaned into the process.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
On her third solo album, the versatile Nickel Creek veteran continues to evolve as a songwriter, speaking a language of cutting clarity.