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.
Remembering Karen Dalton: A Musician On Her Own Terms
Although details about Karen Dalton’s life are difficult to come by, she had an unquestionable impact on the musical landscape of the 1960s and 70s.
‘I Wanted to Be Honest’ — H.C. McEntire Explores ‘Every Acre’ With New Album [INTERVIEW]
McEntire's latest album examines grief and loss through earnest, alt-country storytelling.
10 Great Albums You Might Have Missed in 2022
As the year draws to a close, it's the perfect time to explore these hidden gems.
Anna Ash Teases New Album With Intimate Singles ‘Favorite Part’ and ‘Popularity’ [LISTEN]
'Sleeper' will be released in full on January 21 via Black Mesa Records.
WATCH: Brandi Carlile Performs Stunning Cover of Joni Mitchell’s ‘Blue’ on ‘Colbert’
Appearing as both an interview guest and a featured performer on the show, Carlile discussed her November 6 Carnegie Hall tribute performance in honor of Mitchell's 78th birthday.
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.
Chris Stapleton, Tom Morello Team Up to Fight ‘The War Inside’ [Listen]
The roots-rock epic is a compelling anthem that illustrates the pain of dealing with isolation and mental health struggles.
Interview: Yola Asks to Come Together With Newest Album, ‘Stand for Myself’
'Stand for Myself' represents a new era of agency for Yola that’s clear across both its title track and the confidence that characterizes the album.
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.
Brandi Carlile Hopes New Album, ‘In These Silent Days’, Makes People Reflect
"It's me saying with the album, 'This is what I did in these silent days.' And also what did you do?"
Kacey Musgraves Goes Soft-Glam Equestrian at 2021 Met Gala [Pictures]
The 2020 Met Gala was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, so stars went big in 2021.
WATCH: Jeremy Ivey and Margo Price’s New Duet, ‘All Kinds of Blue,’ Is a Quirky Love Song
Ivey says he wrote the song quickly, while trying to make Price laugh.