Annie Parnell is a music and pop culture writer based in Richmond, Virginia. Her writing and reporting has appeared in PopMatters, We Are The Mutants, Country Queer, and WTJU.
Artist to Watch: Stephanie Jacques on Healing Pain Through Music
The Bay Area-native discusses her new single "Suburbia," her EP project 'Miles Jean,' and her path from opera to the NBA before finding a home in Nashville.
Linda Draper Calls Out Pandemic Hypocrisy in Acoustic Version of ‘Tether’ [EXCLUSIVE]
The song is a powerful testament to the frustration and mourning many people have experienced in quarantine.
These 10 Experimental 2021 Releases Took Folk and Americana to New Heights
This year, folk and Americana artists have been using familiar sounds to create bolder work than ever before.
Lucius Team Up With Brandi Carlile and Dave Cobb, Share Trippy Single ‘Next to Normal’
The new track is a giddy love song about how it feels to finally be seen by a partner who loves your uniqueness.
Lavender Country Announce First Album in 40 Years, Share Updated ‘I Can’t Shake the Stranger Out of You’
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Jason Isbell, Margo Price and More Join Wilco for Star-Studded ACL Performance [WATCH]
This performance will blow you away.
Allison Russell, Old Crow Medicine Show and More Added to MerleFest 2022 Lineup
The artists join an already impressive lineup that features Emmylou Harris, Rissi Palmer, Greensky Bluegrass, Jim Lauderdale, and more.
Sarah Shook & the Disarmers Start Fresh in New Video for ‘No Mistakes’ [WATCH]
Their new video highlights the happiest and healthiest parts of a blossoming relationship.
Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno Ask for Aid and Understanding in ‘Sanctuary Song’ [LISTEN]
The stripped-down track offers both an entreaty for understanding and a call to action for the plight of those seeking sanctuary in the United States.
Valerie June Releases an Intimate, Cosmic Acoustic Version of ‘You and I’
The new version loses the original's drum machines, but keeps the song's lush vocal harmonizations and sense of empathy intact.