For all of you who make the regular trek down to Bludso's in Compton for, perhaps, the sole purpose of eating Kevin Bludso's justly celebrated barbecue, you can cut down on your carbon footprint (although maybe not that of Bludso himself; and your BBQ carbon joke here: ____ ), as of about 5 o'clock ... More >>
By Alan Scherstuhl
Editor's note: Alan Scherstuhl sometimes writes about country music for our sister blog at the Village Voice.
Brad Paisley, "Southern Comfort Zone"
Current Billboard Country Singles Chart Position: 10
The Verdict: Holy shit, songs on the radio can still be important!
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Outside Sassafras, the new Hollywood bar that aims to capture the spirit of the South, two men with very different demeanors hover near the door. One stands guarding the door, mustached and bow-tied. The other paces a few steps away, complaining loudly into his cell phone. "They won't let me in beca ... More >>