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.
ALBUM REVIEW: Kevin Morby Wrestles With Time on ‘This Is a Photograph’
The Kansas City-based musician's "Americana paean" explores themes of family, artistry, and mortality over an indie folk-rock sound.
INTERVIEW: Shovels & Rope Excavate Domestic Demons on New Album ‘Manticore’
The Americana duo dug deep into personal experiences for their brand new record.
Artist to Watch: Stephanie Jacques on Healing Pain Through Music
The Bay Area-native discusses her new single "Suburbia," her EP project 'Miles Jean,' and her path from opera to the NBA before finding a home in Nashville.
Linda Draper Calls Out Pandemic Hypocrisy in Acoustic Version of ‘Tether’ [EXCLUSIVE]
The song is a powerful testament to the frustration and mourning many people have experienced in quarantine.
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.
Lavender Country Announce First Album in 40 Years, Share Updated ‘I Can’t Shake the Stranger Out of You’
'Blackberry Rose and Other Songs and Sorrows' comes out via Don Giovanni Records on Feb. 18.
Jason Isbell, Margo Price and More Join Wilco for Star-Studded ACL Performance [WATCH]
This performance will blow you away.
Allison Russell, Old Crow Medicine Show and More Added to MerleFest 2022 Lineup
The artists join an already impressive lineup that features Emmylou Harris, Rissi Palmer, Greensky Bluegrass, Jim Lauderdale, and more.
Rosa Hawkins, Singer of The Dixie Cups, Dies at 76
Hawkins was an original member of The Dixie Cups, who earned a No. 1 hit in 1964 with "Chapel of Love."