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Mya Byrne’s new song “Autumn Sun” was written as soon as the smoke cleared, literally. The California singer-songwriter was on the porch at home in Berkeley with her friends in the aftermath of the destructive and deadly California wildfires in 2018, sipping coffee and enjoying nature. “It was the first day we could be out,”
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The Country Music Association announced nominees for the 2022 CMA Awards on Wednesday morning (Sept. 9). Newcomer Lainey Wilson earned six nominations has become the fourth country artist in history to earn six nominations in their first year on the CMA ballot. Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce, Chris Stapleton and hit songwriter Shane McAnally earned five nominations each. Miranda
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Seasoned singer-songwriter Jonathan Terrell keeps the honky-tonk close to home — in more ways than one — in his infectious new song ”Place Out Back,” which is exclusively premiering at The Boot today (Sept. 8). The track’s galloping groove, anchored by electric guitar and cleverly-layered auxiliary accompaniment, echoes the bustling electricity that wafts through the late night haze of a
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John Michael Montgomery was involved in a serious bus crash on Friday (Sept. 9) that left three people injured. The country singer was on his way to a concert in North Carolina when the accident occurred. Montgomery says he’ll need several weeks to recover. WATE-TV in Campbell County, Tenn., shares that the country singer’s bus was traveling
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Track is his second recent song recorded with producer Vance Powell Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett has released a new single, “Born & Raised.” The rollicking track was recorded with producer Vance Powell and features Raconteurs bassist Jack Lawrence and Eagles of Death Metal drummer Julian Doro, along with keyboardist Mike Webb and steel guitarist Luke Schneider. The reflective song
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In 1999, Montgomery Gentry signed their first record deal. Between then and when Troy Gentry was killed in a helicopter crash on Sept. 8, 2017, the duo released eight studio albums. Although the majority of their songs came from outside songwriters, Gentry and duo partner Eddie Montgomery did occasionally help co-write their material; Gentry specifically co-wrote eight of the songs that
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Tyler Childers is back with an ambitious and unique new project. On Sept. 30, the celebrated singer-songwriter will release Can I Take My Hounds to Heaven?, a brand new album featuring eight new songs presented in three parts. These three chapters — titled Hallelujah, Jubilee and Joyful Noise — supply three different sonic interpretations of Childers’ latest collection
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Ever wondered why your favorite artist wasn’t front and center when the envelopes got opened at the CMA Awards? Of course you have — there’s always a difference of opinions when nominees, and then winners, are revealed each year at the annual awards show. Lucky for our readers, The Boot has some intel on how
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Email: neill@outloudculture.com Socials: @neillfrazer An artist infinitely fascinated by the natural world, Kathleen creates music as unpredictable as nature itself: serene as well as explosive and ineffably dazzling. As a child growing up in the Rocky Mountains, she began writing songs at age seven and later studied poetry in college, steadily carving out a truly singular songwriting voice
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While September is known as the month of backpacks, sharpened pencils, early alarm clocks and kids across the United States returning to school, it’s also a month in which many, many country stars celebrate with cake — because it’s their birth month! September is quite the month for country music stars to be born; from
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Email: neill@outloudculture.com Socials: @neillfrazer PRMSE, pronounced Promise, (@prmsemusic) is a Zimbabwean-born UK artist, who is no stranger to the world of music, working on campaigns for artists such as: Madonna, Stefflon Don, David Guetta, Kehlani, Ella Mai and Pop Smoke. PRMSE grew up in a household listening to an eclectic collection of legendary artists such as
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