Hey, look. Dollars to donuts, if you interview any band about its influences long enough, they’re gonna bring up James Brown just to make sure you’re paying attention. Sync this video up to “Today’s Supernatural” and the hell with it.
Artists dependent on tradition as muse and subject gamble on fate. Eventually the marketplace will deal — so they think. Well, Dwight Yoakam has won twice. After a hell of an '80s run, he spent the '90s in Hollywood and released distracted albums before 2003’s superb Population Me marked his return. The revelation was 2012’… More »