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.
Building a Bigger Table: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at AmericanaFest
Changes are taking place amid continuing calls for diversity by Americana artists, who are optimistic about change but frustrated by what they perceive as a lack of clarity and transparency on the Americana Music Association's part.
Who Is Jaime Wyatt? 5 Things You Need to Know
The Nashville newcomer cut her teeth in Los Angeles as a teenager, living all of the music industry highs and lows available to her.
Who Is Reyna Roberts? 5 Things You Need to Know
The "Stomping Grounds" singer has been pursuing music since she could walk, and she and her family sacrificed everything for her to keep her career moving forward.
A Brief History of Queer Country Music, From Lavender Country to Orville Peck
While out LGBTQ+ country artists are few and far between in the mainstream, the queer country scene is more vibrant than ever.
Who Is Randall King? 5 Things You Need to Know
He's dang Texas.
Who Is Brit Taylor? 5 Things You Need to Know
Life was good for Brit Taylor, until it all fell apart.
Who Is Walker Montgomery? 5 Things You Need to Know
He gotten a little help from his heroes, but at the end of the day, it’s Montgomery's sincere delivery on ballads and barnburners that have caught the ears of country music fans.
Who Is Miko Marks? 5 Things You Need to Know
Don’t call it a comeback. Don’t even call it a rebirth. This is where Miko Marks meant to be the whole time.
Academy of Country Music Wants to Make Country Music Reflect This Country
The biggest question for the ACM, according to CEO Damon Whiteside, is: How can the Academy shift the country music genre into one that is representative of this country as a whole?
Who Is Ray Fulcher? 5 Things You Need to Know
Fulcher grew up in Harlem, Ga., on a steady diet of country greats; you'll hear their influence in his traditional-style music, in fact.