Montana Modderman

Interview: Montana Modderman Takes The Wheel With Her Country Music Debut

Montana Modderman is ready to turn her dreams into reality. The young and independent singer-songwriter is a self-starter in every sense of the way with the determination to carve a space for herself in country music.

On July 27, Montana releases her debut single, “Didn’t Mean To.” We caught up with her on the eve of her big day to talk about her inspirations, her goals, and how she intends to make her mark in the music industry.

Continue reading on The Hudsucker

Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour

Album Review: Kacey Musgraves Glows on “Golden Hour”

Kacey Musgraves, country music’s golden girl from Golden, Texas, has entered into her golden hour.

The ‘golden hour’ refers to that brief period of time after sunrise or before sunset during which the daylight is at the height of its vividness and warmth. It’s a phenomenon that provides the perfect metaphor for the transformative personal experiences and deepened state of mind that influenced the making of Musgraves’ latest album, Golden Hour.

In the follow-up to her game-changing albums Same Trailer, Different Park and Pageant Material, the Nashville-based singer-songwriter, who both co-produced Golden Hour and co-wrote all 13 songs on the record, reveals new sides to her artistry that are equal parts familiar and fresh. Musgraves, who made a name for herself with her bitingly frank and progressively-minded commentary, critiquing the country music industry, small town life, and the conventional lifestyle, expands on her ‘cosmic country hippie’ brand with this dreamy and introspective offering. Golden Hour explores those moments in one’s timeline when things feel like they’re finally coming into fruition, including the finding love and happiness, living life in the present, and learning to witness and appreciate the beauty of the universe around you.

Continue reading on The Hudsucker

David Cook by Bobby Quillard, 2017

David Cook Enters Brave New Stages in 2018

What is David Cook’s recipe for success? For the pop-rock musician and American Idol Season 7 winner, it’s all about delivering constant surprises. Just as Idol prepares for its revival, Cook is prepped and ready to head in a few new and unexplored musical territories himself, including a new album and a new stage to usher in an exciting creative era for the artist.

Continue reading on The Hudsucker

Allison Iraheta & Halo Circus by Michael Becker

Artist Spotlight: RIVVRS, Veronica Bianqui & Halo Circus

Looking for new artists to add to your Spotify playlists? We’ve got you covered! In this Artist Spotlight roundup, we feature a few up-and-coming independent musicians in Americana, bluesy pop-rock, and electropop that you’ll be hearing more from this year and beyond. Meet RIVVRS, Veronica Bianqui, and Halo Circus.

Continue reading on The Hudsucker…

kesha praying grammy awards grammys 2018

Highlights from the 2018 Grammy Awards

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards was hosted in New York City for the first time in fifteen years. Here are some of the top moments from the music industry’s top movers and shakers of 2018 at the famed Madison Square Garden in the heart of the concrete jungle of the Big Apple.

Continue reading “Highlights from the 2018 Grammy Awards”