Category: Country

Exclusive Interview: John Baumann

John Baumann is an unassuming yet confident man. He strolled up to our interview at Austin’s Houndstooth Coffee wearing a black Under Armour polo with a subtle line of color running horizontally across the collarbone, matching his black Ray Bans with clear trim around the inside. He’s not flashy, but he understands how little accents of differentiation can […]

Kid Rock is Rolling Into Trouble with Fans, Corrections Department

Kid Rock is rolling his way into trouble after a week of strange and negative publicity. In the past week, he’s found himself at odds with angry fans insisting that he stop associating with the Confederate Flag after the removal of the flag from the South Carolina state house last Friday. During this same week, Kid Rock and the anonymous […]

Top 10 Things To Know About Faster Horses Festival 2015

The third annual Faster Horses Festival is coming to Brooklyn, Michigan July 17-19. Faster Horses is new to the music festival scene, so don’t feel bad if you’ve never heard of it alongside Electric Forest, Bonnaroo or Lollapalooza. Faster Horses is a three-day country music and camping festival at the Michigan International Speedway. The 2015 line-up […]

Artist Spotlight: Jamestown Revival

Jamestown Revival’s Jonathan Clay is no stranger to the music industry. The Magnolia, TX, born-and-raised singer/songwriter has been active as a solo artist since the release of his debut EP, 2006’s Whole New Me. From there Clay was able to sign a development deal with Atlantic Records and released his second project, Back to Good, in 2007. […]

Ranking the Best Musical Moments on ‘Mad Men’

The series finale of Mad Men is this Sunday at 10pm on AMC. Right now I’m going through the seven stages of grief, landing somewhere in between bargaining and depression. In an effort to keep this show alive, I’ve been re-watching old episodes (my favorite? season 5, episode 5, “Signal 30“), recounting classic scenes, and reading every single thing on the […]

‘Love Story’ Proves That Yelawolf is the New Kid Rock

Yelawolf is the new Kid Rock. From 1997-2002, Kid Rock created and introduced the world to rap-rock, a genre defined by cocky slang, punchline-driven lyrics, and southern rock roots. It was angst-filled, rebellious, party music. Over a decade later, Yelawolf has reimagined the genre with Love Story. If Kid Rock is one of the kings of crossover, […]