Kathy Mattea laughs heartily, and she overflows with joy these days: “The Muse has got me by the tail, and I have so many ideas! I’m already putting ideas together for the next album. I don’t want it to be […]
As the summer winds on, the flow of new campaigns on the major crowdfunding sites continues to be light, with most artists focusing on seasonal touring rather than funding new albums. But a slowdown doesn’t mean a stop, and timing […]
What I love about Tim O’Brien is his willingness to experiment and take chances with his albums. Where the River Meets the Road came out earlier this year and is his 16th solo release. Each of the tracks on the album is connected to […]
Kathy Mattea checks her shoe count as she finishes packing for a holiday-themed tour. “You have to make sure you have enough shoes and makeup,” she says by telephone from her home in Nashville, “and those are the things I […]
A curious sponsor underwrites CNN’s election coverage, something called Americans For Balanced Energy Choices. The organization’s website says they are spending $35 million during the present electoral cycle to share their message — “Clean Coal. America’s Power.” — and to […]
With 7 million records sold, two Grammys (1990 and ’93), back-to-back CMA Top Female Vocalist trophies (1989 and ’90) and more than a dozen Top 10 country hits under her belt, Kathy Mattea can do pretty much what she wants. […]
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