Kasey Chambers: Bittersweet

Kasey Chambers Bittersweet (Sugar Hill) Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Sorry America, we’re behind the curve on Kasey Chambers. Bittersweet, her first solo effort since 2010’s terrific (and commercially underappreciated) Little Bird, has already won 2014 Country Album of … Continued

Carlene Carter Comes Full Circle

She’s a Carter — first, last, and always. Performing with Grandmother Maybelle, aunts Helen and Anita and mother June, she helped keep a beloved tradition alive that began in 1927 when patriarch A.P. Carter recruited wife Sarah and sister-in-law Maybelle … Continued

Song Premiere: Arthur Channel, “16 Children”

Up and coming singer-songwriter Jon Greene describes the music of his band, Arthur Channel, as “atmospheric alternative rock and roll with a dash of haunting folk melodies.”  The other members are seasoned musicians – Jack Irons (ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers, … Continued

Chromeo: Renegades Of Funk

Photos by Laura Dart. Buy current issue. “Nashville doesn’t mess around!” Dave 1, half of the Montreal, Quebec electro-funk duo Chromeo, sounds excited, shocked, maybe even a little bewildered as the capacity crowd at Nashville’s Cannery Ballroom responds with roaring … Continued

JAKOB DYLAN > Seeing Things

Wallflowers’ frontman Jakob Dylan wanders into the realm of acoustic guitar and minimal instrumentation…