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.
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.
Waxahatchee Keeps Pushing Forward in New Single ‘Tomorrow’ [LISTEN]
The uplifting track is featured on the new soundtrack for the upcoming children's television series 'El Deafo.'
Emmylou Harris, Greensky Bluegrass, Rissi Palmer and More to Play Merlefest 2022
An impressive mix of artists has been announced for the North Carolina festival, set for this April.
Brandi Carlile Says She Has Another Book in the Works
The announcement follows the release of both Carlile's recent memoir, 'Broken Horses', and a new album, 'In These Silent Days'.
Willie Nelson Urges Fans to Save America’s Wild Horses in Open Letter
"Wild horses, like other wild animals, were meant to be wild and free," says Nelson.
Elton John Revisits Glen Campbell’s ‘I’m Not Gonna Miss You’ in New ‘Lockdown Sessions’ Duet [Listen]
The heartfelt ballad, the last song Campbell recorded before his death in 2017, gets a makeover from John.
Keb’ Mo’ and Darius Rucker Come Home With New Song ‘Good Strong Woman’ [Watch]
The song reflects on the importance of finding meaningful, steady relationships, with a heavy emphasis on family.
Joy Oladokun Taps Jason Isbell for ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me’ Spotify Singles Cover [Listen]
Accompanying Oladokun's vocal talents on this Spotify Singles release, Jason Isbell performs a scorching solo.
Luke Bryan’s New Single, ‘Up,’ Feels Like Home [Listen]
"It talks about what I love and what’s dear to me," the country superstar says.