Album Review: Billy Strings – ‘HOME’

HOME finds Billy Strings expanding off his naturally frenetic energy… Read More Album Review: Billy Strings – ‘HOME’

Album Review: The Infamous Stringdusters – ‘Rise Sun’

The short version: The Infamous Stringdusters opt for looser arrangements and lighter stakes on ‘Rise Sun,’ and it can’t help but feel like a slight step back for the band. Favorite tracks: “Planets,” “Truth and Love,” “Comin’ Again,” “If You’re Gonna Love Someone,” “Cloud Valley” Least favorite track: “Wake The Dead” Rating: 7/10 The long… Read More Album Review: The Infamous Stringdusters – ‘Rise Sun’

Song Review: High Valley – “Single Man”

The short version: High Valley continue doing what they do best on “Single Man.” Writers: Brad Rempel, Curtis Rempel Derick Southerland, Jordan Schmidt Rating: 7/10 The long version: You know, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” isn’t always the worst model to adopt. Ever since High Valley crossed over into the United States, they’ve… Read More Song Review: High Valley – “Single Man”

Collaborative Album Review: Molly Tuttle – ‘When You’re Ready’ (w/ Country Exclusive)

The short version: Megan Bledsoe of Country Exclusive and I team up to discuss the debut album from Molly Tuttle, ‘When You’re Ready.’ Zack’s favorite tracks: “When You’re Ready,” “Clue,” “Sleepwalking,” “Million Miles” Least favorite track: “Sit Back and Watch It Roll” Rating: 6/10 Megan’s favorite tracks: “When You’re Ready,” “Don’t Let Go,” “Light Came… Read More Collaborative Album Review: Molly Tuttle – ‘When You’re Ready’ (w/ Country Exclusive)

Album Review: Whiskey Shivers – ‘Smothered and Covered’

The short version: I can’t believe I’m reviewing a covers album, but Whiskey Shivers deliver what might be one of the funnest albums of 2019 with ‘Smothered and Covered.’ Favorite tracks: “Sandstorm,” “Lithium,” “Goodbye Earl,” “The Trooper,” “Losing My Religion” Least favorite track: … “Rainbow Connection” I guess? The long version: Forget the fact that… Read More Album Review: Whiskey Shivers – ‘Smothered and Covered’