Welcome To The Club (For Lonely Hearts)
Why Bro Country Is the Sound of My Summer, Every Summer
If 'cracking open a cold one with the boys' had a soundtrack, it would definitely be Luke Bryan.
Five Years On, America Still Doesn't Know What to Do with Florida Georgia Line
Have the bro-country originators found a way past "Cruise"? Or do they remain in its shadow, watching the darkness grow as the sun sets behind them?
Angaleena Presley Doesn't Need Nashville, but Nashville Needs Angaleena Presley
Read our interview with Presley and stream the title track off the country outlaw's brilliant, biting new album, 'Wrangled'
California Country: How Cam Is Disrupting Nashville's Narrative
Meet the California dreamer with the Southern drawl who has written for Miley Cyrus, worked at Stanford's psychology lab, and doesn't totally hate bro country.
P. Claire Dodson
The Great Bro-Country Music Debate of 2015 and Why It's Kinda Pointless
Why are so many of the people who seem so invested in bringing "real" country back people who don't actually listen to country music?
Sweetheart Of The Brodeo, Or Brett Myers' Awful Bro-Country Album
Brett Myers was a controversial—that is, scuzzy and loutish—baseball player. He is somehow even less appealing as a stridently dumb bro-country recording artist.
Country's “Girl Crush” Controversy Shows that When the Bros Win, LGBT People and Women Lose
The type of sexuality that country music is comfortable with is absolutely never queer, and absolutely never focuses on pleasure for women.
Miranda Lambert Rules, but It'll Take More Than a Grammy to End Country Music's Sexism Problem
This is why it's more important now than ever to support the strong women holding it down in a bro-dominated modern country culture.
2014 in Review
Looking Back on the Year in Party Country, in Which Country Music Didn't Die
This year the conversation in country went from griping about bro country to contemplating the deterioration of the genre—maybe that was an overreaction.