There are few genres of music that elicit as visceral response as Country Music—you either love it, or you hate it. Truer still is the fact that the face of Country Music has evolved over the last decade, or so, to the point that when a “neo-Country” artist rambles around, they struggle to connect with the genre’s fanbase. We dive into the history of genre and try to get to the bottom of what makes Country Music what it is, and what it’s become. 

In:Sound, Ep. 3: Pop Quiz: Why Do Country Music Fans Hate Country Music? Right click to Download (1:02 : 150MB)

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