Smart people I know have argued that Taylor Swift is not a country singer.
That argument demonstrates little understanding of country music or of Taylor Swift. It's rooted, I suspect, in a belief commonly held by smart people who don't care for country music: That country music should sound more l ... More >>
Matthew MeltonBrontez Purnell, of the Younger Lovers
Brontez Purnell possesses the rare skill of being able to shift effortlessly from a serious discussion of art to absurd anecdotes about Reeboks, hesher boyfriends, and the raw "'hood beat" that informs the garage-pop of his current band, Th ... More >>