The best of the rest which happens to actually be the best.
Taking a trip back to 2015 for this edition.
(Editor’s note: Yes, I’m aware that it’s been two weeks since I’ve published anything and that the album release schedule needs updated. Folks, I don’t know how else to put it, but due to circumstances beyond my control right now, I can’t commit to writing nearly as much as I would like, and it greatly… Continue reading Clusterpluck Album Reviews: Dori Freeman, Chapel Hart, and Kacey Musgraves
You know, the “hits”
I wasn’t planning to review this in any capacity, but given that I covered new albums from George Strait and Reba McEntire recently, I might as well come full circle with the ’90s country trifecta. Because this album is mainly just a series of Brooks & Dunn re-recording their biggest hits with the new generation… Continue reading Brooks & Dunn’s ‘Reboot’ Ranked Worst To Best
We’ve arrived to the final list at The Musical Divide for 2018. Of course, nobody needs another one of these lists to read, but I’d like to think my list is more than just a “list.” In a way, I’ve got the benefit of running a blog rather than a professional outlet. I’m free to… Continue reading The Musical Divide’s Top Albums Of 2018
The Musical Divide’s third list of five launches today. While crafting an artistic statement in the form of an album is important, crafting an excellent song is arguably harder. Albums give artists an average of half an hour to an hour (typically) to win you over. Meanwhile, songs have to do the same job within… Continue reading The Musical Divide’s Top 50 Songs Of 2018 (Part One)
It’s that time of the year again. The list-pocalypse will soon arrive to haunt us all. While I plan on waiting to release my songs and albums lists until Jan. 2019, singles are a bit of a different animal. To be eligible for my “best singles” list, the single had to be released anywhere from… Continue reading The Musical Divide’s Top 20 Singles Of 2018
This is a re-uploaded post from Swamp Opera. While many would not label Out Among The Stars as Johnny Cash’s all-time best work, I consider it a landmark moment in my life. You see, I never got to be “excited” for a new Cash album, and I’m guessing a few of you out there know the same… Continue reading Album Review: Johnny Cash and Various Artists – ‘Forever Words’