Category: Country / Roots

Becca Mancari “Summertime Mama”

“I think [Nashville] is craving that […] I think they want it, and it’s becoming something they know that they actually need. They’re waking up and saying, ‘There’s…

Nikki Lane “Highway Queen” Video

The music video for “Highway Queen” was directed by Chris Phelps. The track is from Nikki Lane‘s album of the same name, released in February of 2017 via…

Lillie Mae “Honky Tonks and Taverns”

“‘Honky Tonks and Taverns’ is about the way I once was, the dreams I had, the mistakes I made, and the people I’ve known that disappeared. Although they…

Just Let Go

In “Just Let Go,” the most raw and emotionally satisfying track from Sturgill Simpson‘s Metamodern Sounds In Country Music, the singer looks within before turning his gaze outward…

The Metamodern Gospel of Sturgill Simpson

Does Sturgill Simpson ever consider giving up? “Every fucking day,” he said over the phone, speaking to the internal doubt that haunts his professional direction, emphasizing how the…

Sturgill Simpson at Grimey’s

Photos taken May 13, 2014 at Sturgill Simpson‘s in-store performance at Grimey’s in Nashville, Tennessee.

Sturgill Simpson at The Station Inn

Photos and video of Sturgill Simpson performing at the Station Inn, shot May 8, 2014 in Nashville, TN (clip features “Some Days,” “Living the Dream,” “Poor Rambler,” and…

Turtles All The Way Down

Much has been made of the unorthodox lyrical themes that run throughout Sturgill Simpson’s Metamodern Sounds of Country Music. “It’s a very psychedelic country record about the human…