If ever there were a time to elevate Loretta Lynn, it’s now. And CMT crowns Loretta Lynn ‘Artist of a Lifetime’ at its annual Artists of the Year broadcast tonight.
Maggie Rogers is pulling back the curtain on her viral rise to success in her single ‘Lights On’ and her Instagram feed reposts of fan covers.
Think of it as both a thematically unified playlist and a career overview that highlights a handful of Radiohead’s greatest songs.
’90’s Country,’ the late-summer single from Walker Hayes, is a clever and catchy nod to a long-gone era in the genre that sounds more like a Jason Mraz song than any of the music it celebrates.
Even a small dog, with only minimal human assistance, more credibly approximates this classic Phil Collins fill from ‘In The Air Tonight’ than Beto O’Rourke manages on ‘Baba O’Riley.’
This is insane, Apple. You’ve gone and ruined my perfectly curated playlists. Isn’t information in the cloud supposed to be identical no matter where you access it?
Highlighted by an original Ben Folds song about Rod Rosenstein, the WaPo feature offers a play, some poetry, some illustrations, a graphic novel, and tote bag from a 2011 PBS drive.
This list includes deep cuts, lesser-known singles, and a few personal favorites, with at least one song from every decade of Paul McCartney’s’s post-Beatles career.
Although I’m grateful for all the August homages to one of the queens of R&B, perhaps the best honor would be to keep her music on the airwaves.
David Harsanyi and Mark Hemingway debate their favorite artists and albums, and dive deep into the punk and rock music scenes of the ’70s and ’80s.
Mollie Hemingway, David Harsanyi, and Mark Hemingway host a round table conversation on their favorite artists, albums, and decades of music.
On this episode of the Federalist Radio Hour, author John Lingan untangles the overlapping themes of country music, American folkways turning into chaos, and the small town of Winchester, Virginia.
Mary Katharine Ham talks to director Eugene Jarecki about his new documentary, “The King,” and what Elvis can tell us about modern day culture and politics.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s new collaborative album takes a shot at Spotify, presumably in response to recent reports about Tidal’s fudging of subscriber numbers.
Spotify was right to abandon its ‘hateful conduct’ policy, but consumers should make a point of judging artists’ quality themselves.
Prine questions if we even have the right to unmercifully manipulate our surroundings in the pursuit of perfect unhindered autonomy.
The sort of love professed in ‘Closer’ is the complicated love that marks all of Father John Misty’s music. It at once loathes the self and longs for unity with the divine.
An Alanis Morissette jukebox musical shows how mainstream culture is openly embracing the idea of a didactic or propagandistic role for art.
‘At Folsom Prison’ reignited Johnny Cash’s music career, and led to a second live album at San Quentin the following year. It is still thought to be one of the best live albums of all time.
Rock and roll has often been an enterprise in which adult men who disdained conventional morality sold fantasies of sexual rebellion to infatuated teenage girls.
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