Tag Archives: Country

VOT Cover Story: Phil Vandel

A successful artist has record sales, radio play and a big house with a hot tub, right? Success isn’t always measured in dollars and cents though and all of those things directly trace back to money. Phil Vandel is one … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Court: Buck Owens -Best of Buck Owens Volume 1

Artist: Buck Owens Album: The Best of Buck Owens (1964) Purchased at: Treasure Island Thrift Store (Maryville, MO) for $1 I’ll admit it; I really didn’t understand what country music was for a long time. I thought Garth Brooks and … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Moonshine Sorrow – While You’re Drinking

Moonshine Sorrow – While You’re Drinking If you are wondering what to do since Waylon, Willie and the boys aren’t so active anymore, look no further than Moonshine Sorrow. They come from Iowa but channel Luckenbach pretty well. Whiskey soaked … Continue reading

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250 Word Local Album Review: Dylan Russell – Keep Me In Mind

Dylan Russell’s debut album is pure new country. Overflowing with pop hooks and acoustic strums with all the familiar lyrical territory. Russell covers love found, love lost and everything in-between in a variety of ways. The album is built around a … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Sexwolph – Twang As Fuck

With a name like Sexwolph you might expect an industrial death metal sound that will make you damage your speakers but the group is actually more inspired by fragile, old-school country. Complete with heartbreak and steel guitars, this is more … Continue reading

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250 Word Local Album Review: Aaron Blumer – Aaron Blumer

Aaron Blumer embraced the country lifestyle. On his self-titled debut album his song “Livin’ Like A Country Song” pretty much explains it all. The themes heard on the album released in 2012 are nothing out of the ordinary; all the usual suspects are … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Aaron Blumer – Aaron Blumer

  Aaron Blumer embraced the country lifestyle. On his self-titled debut album his song “Livin’ Like A Country Song” pretty much explains it all. The themes heard on the album released in April of this year are nothing out of the ordinary  All … Continue reading

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