Tag: Country music

Music, News

In Memoriam: Don Williams, Country’s “Gentle Giant” (1939-2017)

Don Williams, the Country Music Hall of Famer known as the “Gentle Giant,” died Friday, September 8th, after a short illness....

Music

Influences: Karen & the Sorrows Bring Another Country to Brooklyn

The festival, an LGBTQ and POC-focused Americana/Country music concert will be held in Brooklyn, New York on July 2....

In:Sound, Podcast

In:Sound, Ep. 3: Pop Quiz: Why Do Country Music Fans Hate Country Music?

In this episode of In:Sound we dare to ask the question: why don't country music fans like country music?...

CD Reviews, New Artists

CD Review: Hook & Anchor, “Hook & Anchor”

Americana gets a great new voice in the debut record by Hook & Anchor...

Goin' Country

Goin’ Country: The 2013 CMA Awards

  The 47th annual Country Music Association Awards were broadcast on ABC this week and, as in the past, the show was a pleasant blend...

Goin' Country, Music

Goin’ Country: Patty Griffin’s “Silver Bell” Finally Gets a Proper Release

Fans of Patty Griffin – and there are many – can tell you that the singer/songwriter’s story has had a missing chapter since the turn...

Goin' Country, TV on DVD

Goin’ Country: “Nashville: The Complete First Season”

ABC’s Nashville should be much worse than it is. With so many melodramatic storylines that are textbook “nighttime soap opera,” its...

Goin' Country

Goin’ Country: The Hot Country Songs for the week ending 8/10/13

Mr. Malchus runs down this week's Hot Country Songs. Music included!...

Goin' Country

Goin’ Country: Bouncin’ off the Satellite with Country Music

Willie Nelson and his outlaw buddies are keeping country music's heritage alive on SiriusXM...

Goin' Country, Music

Goin’ Country: This week’s YouTube sensation, Steve Grand

Scott Malchus takes a look at Steve Grand and his viral video hit....

Goin' Country

Goin’ Country: Patty Griffin at the Wiltern Theater, Los Angeles, 6/25/13

Patty Griffin brought her blend of country, folk and gospel to the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles....

Goin' Country, Music

Popdose Presents: Goin’ Country

Popdose is Goin' Country with a new weekly column...

Popblerd!

The New Release Report: 2/26/13

The latest Thom Yorke side project, Atoms for Peace, is one of several quality new releases out this week!...

Popblerd!

New Releases 2/5/13: Popblerd’s New Release Report

Let the dulcet tones of Josh Groban soothe and inspire you into another week of new releases....

Popblerd!

2012 In Review (Once And For All!) On The Charts: Adele Does It Again

The Billboard charts wrapping up 2012 have been released, and the big winners were Adele and Taylor Swift. Find out who else ranked amongst...

Popblerd!

Looking for America: The Best Recent Americana Releases

"Americana" is all the rage right now, and Dennis takes a look at a few of the best releases (including the latest album from Drive By...

Popblerd!

Spin Cycle: Taylor Swift, Red

The patron saint of heartbroken tweens returns with - comparatively - her most adult album yet, "Red". Popblerd has the review!...

Popblerd!

The Popblerd New Release Report 10/30/12: Ho Ho Ho!

Let Rod Stewart put a little jingle in your bells...and other hot albums coming out this week, in our latest New Release Report!...

Popblerd!

New Release Report 10/22/12: Yep, On A Monday…

Guess who's got a new album coming out today?...

Popblerd!

Popblerd’s New Release Report 10/2/12: The Calm After The Storm

This week's new release schedule isn't as nutty as it's been the last several weeks, but there are still goodies from Muse, Miguel and...

Popblerd!

Spin Cycle: The Avett Brothers, The Carpenter

    In the realm of swaying, stomping, harmonic pop-folk, The Avett Brothers stand only in the shadow of Mumford & Sons,...

Popblerd!

Spin Cycle: Big & Rich, Hillbilly Jedi

The hillbilly party is back as John Rich and Big Kenny return after a five year hiatus. But does the world need more Big & Rich?...

Popblerd!

The Singles Bar: Taylor Swift, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

Tay Tay is back! The Queen of country-pop wants you to know that "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."...

Popblerd!

Popblerd’s New Release Report 8/7/12: Now This Is What I Call Boring

The 43rd edition of the "Now That's What I Call Music" series, featuring the smash hit "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen, is today's key...

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Popblerd’s New Release Report 7/31/12: Who’s The Bawse?

Rick Ross is this week's heavy hitter, but there are also future hit albums out today from country band Gloriana and the late Whitney...

Popblerd!

Popblerd’s New Release Report 7/10/12: Zac’s Back!

The Zac Brown Band needs money to maintain their beards, so they are releasing a new album this week. Read on to find out what else is new...

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The Viewfinder: B.o.B. feat. Taylor Swift, “Both Of Us”

Unlikely pairing? Perhaps, but it works. B.o.B. and Taylor Swift team up for the "Both Of Us" video....

Books, Kirkus Reviews

Popdose at Kirkus Reviews: Coming Out, In Hindsight

Kirkus Reviews is the industry bible for bookstore buyers, librarians, and ordinary readers alike. Now Popdose joins the Kirkus Book...