Toronto’s rollicking country-rock band F. Scott & the Nighthawks take a more sentimental note on their new single.
It might be named after a book by sexologist and essayist Annie Sprinkles, but it is very much the Catalan’s creation, drenched in hugely summery vibes with folk-angled vocals, and instrumentation that swirls and chimes across her tremendous walls of sound.
While the laid-back nature of it could use more of the energy exhibited on much of his other work, it demonstrates that slowing down to reevaluate your life, whether you planned to or not, is time well spent.
To read Broken Horses is to witness the human version of kintsugi, the Japanese art of repairing cracks with gold. Through her stories, Brandi examines the beauty of her own brokenness and, in that revealing, she allows us to view our own flaws in the same tender-hearted way, so that we too might heal our wholes.
In celebration of the iconic Whiskey Jam's 10th anniversary, we caught up with its founder and Apple Music Country host Ward Guenther to chat about the evolution of Nashville's favourite weekly showcase, and how crucial it has become to the country music community.
M.C Taylor is crafting an ongoing investigation into existential matters: of identity and self, of family and fatherhood, of faith, of art and what happens when it has to “pay the rent”. The result is one of the most profound and insightful catalogues from a contemporary musician.
Isbell's 400 Unit, Drive-By Truckers, Lucinda Williams, and more will perform.