The Dirt Drifters Give Away New Album; Hank3 on The Lost Notebooks; Dale Ann Bradley’s Video Shoot
Juli Thanki | August 12th, 2011
NPR on the origins of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. And on Jeff Bridges‘ new country record. And on the “new guard” of country music: most of the best-selling artists are neo-traditionalists who seamlessly integrate current styles and attitudes into classic approaches…[t]his new guard isn’t changing country so much as making the genre comfortable with the cultural shifts that have inevitably affected even the most traditional aspects of people’s lives.
Country Universe reviewed, by reader request, Ronnie Milsap’s “If You Don’t Want Me To.”
Excited for Stetson Adkisson and Cia Cherryholmes’ upcoming EP? Here’s a sneak peek.
Juli Thanki is the editor of Engine 145 and a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, Bluegrass Unlimited, and M Music & Musicians Magazine. In 2011 she received the International Bluegrass Music Association Print Media Person of the Year award.