As solid of a tribute to a legend as one would expect, given the names involved.
‘Take It Like a Man’ lands more effectively than Amanda Shires’ previous album, but still is just shy of true greatness.
‘Tornillo’ feels crushed under the weight of the past few years … and can’t really overcome it, sadly.
‘100 Proof Neon’ is basically a Brooks & Dunn album, for better or worse.
Birds in the Ceiling is, for better and worse – but mostly the latter, a more fractured offering from John Moreland.
A trio of projects I wish I liked a bit better than I do.
Arlo McKinley’s latest project is a needed refinement in nearly every way.
Always the outsider? Well, hopefully she won’t be for long, because Stacy Antonel made a real gem with her debut album.
Growin’ Up doesn’t really live up to its title, which is both OK and disappointing.
6/10: The Movie