Rachel is an educator and music writer in her native island of Manhattan. She co-hosts the 'Adobe & Teardrops' podcast with Von Cloedt of Americana Rock Mix.
Who Is Marcus King? 5 Things You Need to Know
Get to know the rising blues-rock singer-songwriter.
Andrew Weiss and Friends, ‘Face in the Wallpaper’ [Exclusive Premiere]
Andrew Weiss and Friends hearken back to childhood attachments in a wistful folk song that reminds us that innocence and playfulness don't need to live in the past.
Christopher Paul Stelling Interview: New Album ‘Best of Luck’ Is a ‘Mission Accomplished’
“I've just kind of tried to quantify success on personal terms. If you're always looking at either what other artists or people are doing or the numbers, you drive yourself crazy ..."
2020 Grammy Awards: The Best and Worst Dressed [PICTURES]
Although there was a whole lot of off-stage drama in the leadup to the 2020 Grammy Awards ceremony, but that doesn’t take away from the brilliance of the outfits on display on the red carpet.
Folk Alliance International Aims for Inclusivity, But the Artists Are Doing the Work, Too
Throughout 2020, The Boot will run a series of articles examining country and roots music’s largest trade organizations and how they are embracing -- or not -- their members’ calls to action.
Brian Johannesen, ‘Holster Your Silver’ [Exclusive Premiere]
“After the couple of years I have had,” Johannesen observes, “I feel I need a good thaw.”
Americana in the 2010s: How an Undefinable Genre Created a Culture of Inclusivity
In a decade of growing awareness and success, one thing has remained the same: Americana’s stubborn resistance to easy explanations.
Sarah Peacock, ‘Lady MacGyver’ Music Video [Exclusive Premiere]
On “Lady MacGyver,” she blasts through her bluegrass-rock anthem with passionate joy.
Wolf van Elfmand, ‘Flexible Cowboy Man’ Music Video [Exclusive Premiere]
There’s a storied tradition in country music of goofy, silly music, and with “Flexible Cowboy Man,” Denver, Colo.'s van Elfmand extends that line a little further.