Classic Album Review: Gary Stewart – ‘Out Of Hand’

Some associate the term “honky-tonk” with a location – a bar where country music is played. That’s the right definition, for sure, but in country music, honky-tonk symbolizes a sound and a feeling captured by very few artists. Sometimes it’s raucous fun as evidenced by Hank Williams’ “Jambalaya,” and other times it’s downright tragic and depressing like on … well shoot, where do I start? … Continue reading Classic Album Review: Gary Stewart – ‘Out Of Hand’

Album Review: Aaron Watson – ‘Live At The World’s Biggest Rodeo Show’

While Aaron Watson appropriately named his 2015 album The Underdog, Watson’s ironically gotten more chances to be an underdog in the past two years than ever before in his career. “Outta Style” managed to become his first top 10 hit on the Billboard charts, and the release of his next album, Vaquero was quite successful too. For Watson, live albums almost feel like a time … Continue reading Album Review: Aaron Watson – ‘Live At The World’s Biggest Rodeo Show’

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Album Review: Cody Jinks – ‘Lifers’

Warning: Language When Cody Jinks’ 2016 album, I’m Not The Devil made a splash in the country music industry that his previous albums hadn’t before, it was no surprise to see Jinks’ name getting passed around a fair bit more beyond just the indie country and Texas country circuits. After signing with Rounder Records (the first time he’s worked with a record label), it seems … Continue reading Album Review: Cody Jinks – ‘Lifers’