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Opinion: Kelly Sutton's Favorite Red Carpet Moments

By Kelly Sutton, April 15, 2021

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Cuts The Deepest: Ryan Hurd

By Ciara Bains, April 14, 2021

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Introducing: Triston Marez

By Thomas Mooney, April 12, 2021

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INTERVIEWTen Year Town: Kelleigh Bannen

By Annie Reuter, April 9, 2021

Catching up for a chat with Holler, Kelleigh Bannen discussed how she navigated her major label deal before going independent, her new career as a host of Apple Music Country’s The Kelleigh Bannen Show and Today’s Country Radio, and why she’s still trying to find herself.

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INTERVIEWCuts The Deepest: Parker Millsap

By Helen M Jerome, April 8, 2021

All ready to launch his fifth and latest album, Be Here Instead, Parker Millsap sports the widest of smiles in his cream dungarees and a tie-dye t-shirt; with the house all to himself and his beloved dog Mavis, he's a picture of enthusiasm.

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INTERVIEWIn Conversation: Rhiannon Giddens

By Amanda Wicks, April 7, 2021

Rhiannon Giddens searched for a salve in the one place she knew where to find it: music. But it wasn't enough to write her way through her feelings of longing and loss. She needed the community that collaboration offered — the way that it, too, could be a home.

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INTERVIEWIntroducing: Brett Kissel

By Alison Bonaguro, April 5, 2021

Canadian country star Brett Kissel explains why he poured his heart, soul and family into his first official Nashville studio record, and why he's always valued the importance of staying true to your roots.

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One Hot Minute: S.G. Goodman

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GUIDEA Guide To: Louisiana's Soul, Cajun and Zydeco Legacy

By Marcus K. Dowling, March 16, 2021

“New Orleans is a metropolis in the middle of a swamp, that also serves as the womb of American music" - a definitive guide to the Soul, Cajun and Zydeco legacy of Louisiana, through 11 songs that galvanize the rich cultural tradition.

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GUIDEA Guide To: Murder Ballads

By Nathan McLaren Stewart, March 2, 2021

Murder is a topic that’s found its way in all genres, but in country and western, it’s become a rite of passage for musicians to cast their gaze upon the gallows and lend their voice to a haunting ballad. But how did the tradition really come about?

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GUIDEUnearthing the Genius of Rodger Wilhoit

By Jof Owen, February 25, 2021

He never did get lucky when all else failed. But maybe, all these years later, Rodger Wilhoit might just get a posthumous roll of the dice.

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GUIDEA Guide To: The Band

By Paul Sexton, February 12, 2021

It's impossible to overstate what The Band did to bring rural North American musical tradition and time-honoured instrumentation into the rock world. To celebrate their legacy and the 50th anniversary re-release of The Band's third album Stage Fright, Holler took on the (rather daunting) task of capturing their lightning in ten momentous instalments.

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Opinion: Kelly Sutton's Favorite Red Carpet Moments

By Kelly Sutton, April 15, 2021

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OPINIONSolomon Burke: The Country Star?

By Marcus K. Dowling, March 23, 2021

The key in understanding the soul legend is realizing that his talents as a vocalist lent very well to him becoming the biggest Black country star since DeFord Bailey.

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OPINIONWhere Have All The Cowboy Songs Gone?

By Alison Bonaguro, February 18, 2021

After a lifetime of listening to cowboy songs like these, we hope that when it’s our time to ride off into the sunset, there’ll be pick-up men at our side telling us, “Good ride, cowboy. Good ride.”

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OPINIONClearing Space for Sober Stories in Country Music

By Amanda Wicks, January 20, 2021

As country reckons with its need for greater diversity - across gender, race, and sexuality - the same goes for its storytelling. It’s time for new tales about alcohol and its aftermath.

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OPINIONSon of the Father: The Frank Relationship of Steve Earle and Justin Townes Earle

By Helen M Jerome, January 4, 2021

Neither man ever tried to hide the complexities and difficulties in their relationship, yet there are certainly moments when their stars and paths aligned.