I review Ruston Kelly’s ‘Shape & Destroy’ for Country Universe.
Another review for Country Universe, this one for a great album in a packed release day.
My version of a fun album in 2020
Though The Balladeer doesn’t necessarily break any new ground for Lori McKenna, the peppier production and presentation style makes it one of her most engaging albums in years
Another impressive surprise release from Mike and the Moonpies
Hold My Beer Vol. 2 sports a few low points its predecessor didn’t have, but the tight focus and fun banter between Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen keeps it a fun listen regardless
By ditching any expectations for country radio and fully embracing her artistic instincts, Ashley McBryde’s sophomore album is sharper, stronger and livelier than her already great debut album
Gabe Lee showed great potential with farmland, and on Honky Tonk Hell, that potential has blossomed into something fierce
Saturn Return may have been born out of loss and subsequent confusion, but the Secret Sisters manage to overcome that darkness in favor of a fresh new step forward
Just Like Moby Dick is a late-career album that finds Terry Allen in his prime