Last week pop and R&B superstar Justin Timberlake helped stir the music pot by proposing that he might make a country record. Timberlake told Sirius XM’s “The Highway” show: “I just did an interview earlier today and I said, â€˜I’m America, that’s what I am.’ In all sense of the word. [I] grew up outside of Memphis, Tennessee. Listened to country music, R&B music, classic rock, you know, everything…
On the behalf of the people of country music, I’d like to graciously request that you keep your woman-beating, Auto-tuning, lip-syncing, shitty-music making, metrosexual-doucher, getting-in-fights-in-swanky-nightclubs-over-idiotic-rap-turf-wars ass the hell away from anything that could ever be associated or construed with or even misrepresented as country music.
If you want to find some snark and sarcasm from the 2012 Grammy Awards, you should check out the official Saving Country Live Blog from last night. Yes, Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj supplied some gag reflex moments, but there was also a lot of substance and lessons to be taken from the night’s festivities. Here are the top three things I learned.
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In the last few years, cataloging the dizzying amount of names that have been associated with music that sometimes is fundamentally the same has become almost impossible, while true sonic variations on the 12 traditional genres abound.
Bogged down arguments about who is what, and what to call it feel so tired, unproductive, and irrelevant, and as the outmoded systems of music distribution and radio promotion continue to erode, classifying your music in one of the traditional 12 genres is becoming less necessary. . .
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I’ve been up in pop douche Chris Brown’s kitchen even BEFORE he took a closed fist to his girlfriend Rihanna. Back in December (2008) this knucklehead recorded a song with country’s superlative sellout Tim McGraw called “Human”, and afterwards said “It’s incredible, I wanted to do something more along the country line. That’s a bigger […]
According to hank3.com, the new band lineup for the upcoming tour will be: Andy Gibson – Steel Guitar, Dobro Daniel Mason – Banjo Adam McOwen – Fiddle Shawn McWilliams – Drums Zach Shedd – Upright Bass, Electric Bass (for Assjack) Gary Lindsey – Vocals (Hellbilly/Assjack) Most notable is Adam McOwen is back with the band, […]
There’s times when you can see (or hear) the grass roots of REAL country music growing stronger right before your eyes (or ears), and this last Friday night was one of those times when Blake from the It Burns When I Pee podcast made an appearance on none other than Big G’s Texas Roadshow! Be […]