May 10, 2022
The furniture-making country of little Trinity, North Carolina, is not where one generally presumes an ultra-liberal, New York City-living, music-lifer hails from. But there are exceptions to every rule, such as Gregory Dwane, our most recent guest on The Load Out Music Podcast.
In the 1990s, Dwayne left small town life...
Apr 29, 2022
In the late 1960s, Lowell George was playing rhythm guitar in Frank Zappa’s Mothers of Invention when Zappa suggested George leave the band. There are conflicting versions as to why: Zappa believed George was too talented to be a backing player, he did not like the drug references in George’s song “Willin’,”...
Apr 12, 2022
Despite being surrounded by the music of countless great female country singers growing up – Lorrie Morgan, Reba McEntire, Patty Loveless, Dolly Parton and others – Jamie Lin Wilson did not see herself pursuing a career in music.
As she noted to me on the latest episode of The Load Out Music Podcast, there were...
Apr 8, 2022
He’s helped shape the hip-hop flavored sounds of Lil Wayne, Childish Gambino, Chance the Rapper and J. Cole among many others. But it’s likely you’ve never heard his name. That would be S-X, who has already more than proved himself as an artist. And now, for the first time, his voice will truly be heard.
Mar 22, 2022
In 2016, I was driving down the road listening to SiriusXM’s Outlaw Country channel and heard these lyrics playing on my radio:
“Eating tater tots and p*ssy
Sucking mountain dew and t*ts
Kicked my grandpa in his nut sack
Then I suck my bosses d*ck”
Well, that’s different, I thought to myself. And when...