Reviews

Everything Country’s reviews of the latest gear, guns, products, events, music, concerts, restaurants, vacation spots and more.

SMO 2.0 – This One’s For You

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By Felix Casado – I’m back with another interview! This time with the one and only SMO, who’s new album This One’s For You shows why he’s still on top of the Country Rap game! SMO shows the diversity when it comes to his music and fans. SMO takes it all the way with This One’s For You.  He calls it ...

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Kalico – “Lose Control”

Kalico Loose Control

by John Lindsay – This may come across as stepping a bit out of my lane, but I’m all for trying something new and a little different.  When I was first sent the single “Lose Control”, I was actually questioning the boss, wondering why I was set to write about a non-country pop song.  I mean, me listening to modern pop ...

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Cody Lee’s “Bad Things” Acoustic Video released

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by John Lindsay –   Tennessee born and Georgia raised, country newcomer Cody Lee is no stranger to the southern lifestyle and country music. A relative late bloomer as an artist, he picked up a guitar at charted a course on his other passion country music.  Fast forward a couple of years and here we sit with a notebook of ...

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Mud Digger Volume 9 Drops today!

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By Felix Casado –   Average Joe is at it again bring to you one of the best or in this case THE BEST Series of there well know “Mud Digger Series” Number 9. Its packed with awesome new artists and some tracks that will keep you bumping that trunk all day long.   I bet your reading thinking this ...

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Cypress Spring Demin XXL

Cypress Spring Demin XXL

By Felix (Nacho)  Casado –   I’m back with another Nacho-Review!!  Ok now I’ve heard a lot of new country music, but…. What did I just hear? Was that something thumbing in my trunk? Did some girl just jump out and started to Twerk? OH YES!! That just happen and that can only happen if you get the New album ...

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Pure Country: Pure Heart – An Epic Journey Of Self Discovery

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By Felix Casado and John Lindsay –   Warner Brothers and WWE Studios have just released the latest chapter in the “Pure Country” movie trilogy, Pure Country: Pure Heart.  Filmed in the heart of country music’s capitals Nashville and New Orleans, this film continues the Pure Country theme of the power of music in the search for self discovery. Two ...

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Colt Ford, “Love, Hope, Faith”

Colt Ford Love, Hope, Faith

By John Lindsay – “Don’t take my kindness for weakness, we don’t retreat, we reload…” and with those words the new album from Colt Ford is underway.  Love, Hope, Faith is Colt’s brand of country.  It’s country, it’s hip hop, and it’s even a tinge of disco.  On any Colt Ford record you’ll find a mix of old school country ...

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Mark Chesnutt – “Tradition Lives”

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By John Lindsay –   One of my favorite voices of the 90s and early 2000s has released an album primed for those who have had it with the Bro Country mentality of today’s radio.  Beaumont, Texas native Mark Chesnutt is back with an album very aptly entitled “Tradition Lives.”  Mark Chesnutt has always had an unapologetic sound grounded in ...

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Spring 2016 Single Reviews

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By John Lindsay – Time for some new Ear Candy! After taking a little spring break it’s time to brag on some new singles that have crossed the email (I remember saying desk…but then again I’m old, lol) over the last month.  Here are a few new songs from artists that you may not have heard of, but are worth ...

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Vince Gill “Down To My Last Bad Habit”

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By John Lindsay – There are few voices in music that are more instantly recognizable than Vince Gill’s. For as long as I can remember, his music has been a part of my life, from my early days in radio in the 80’s and classic songs like “Oklahoma Borderline” and “Victim of Life’s Circumstances” through a string of more than ...

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Sister Hazel – “Lighter in the Dark”

Lighter in the Dark

By John Lindsay – With the popularity of the country genre over the past several years, there has been a litany of projects from artists outside the genre in an attempt to capitalize on its popularity.  Some really worked – Darius Rucker, Aaron Lewis, and a great Bluegrass Country album from Styx singer/guitarist Tommy Shaw among the highlights – while ...

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2015, Songs You Shouldn’t Have Missed!

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By John Lindsay – Here we are at the start of a new year and it’s customarily the time when you’re bombarded with the Best of 2015 countdowns. Biggest Hits, Top Sellers, Biggest Tours… you name it. Now is when the yearly countdowns look back on the last 12 months. I thought, “why shouldn’t I jump right on this bandwagon?” ...

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