Rachel is an educator and music writer in her native island of Manhattan. She co-hosts the 'Adobe & Teardrops' podcast with Von Cloedt of Americana Rock Mix.
Ellen Angelico Interview: Americana Award-Nominated Guitarist Talks Putting Emotions Into …
Ellen Angelico, a non-binary guitarist who plays with, among others, Cam, opens up about her journey to Nashville and how she's working to bring other minorities into the country music space.
Who Are the Ballroom Thieves? 5 Things You Should Know
The Ballroom Thieves – Calin “Callie” Peters (vocals, cello, bass), Martin Earley (vocals, guitar) and Devin Mauch (vocals, percussion) – are well-known for their undeniable chemistry.
Who Is Meghan Patrick? 5 Things You Need to Know
Patrick is Canadian country royalty -- and now, she's got her sights set on the States.
Who Is Marcus King? 5 Things You Need to Know
Get to know the rising blues-rock singer-songwriter.
Andrew Weiss and Friends, ‘Face in the Wallpaper’ [Exclusive Premiere]
Andrew Weiss and Friends hearken back to childhood attachments in a wistful folk song that reminds us that innocence and playfulness don't need to live in the past.
Christopher Paul Stelling Interview: New Album ‘Best of Luck’ Is a ‘Mission Accomplished’
“I've just kind of tried to quantify success on personal terms. If you're always looking at either what other artists or people are doing or the numbers, you drive yourself crazy ..."
Folk Alliance International Aims for Inclusivity, But the Artists Are Doing the Work, Too
Throughout 2020, The Boot will run a series of articles examining country and roots music’s largest trade organizations and how they are embracing -- or not -- their members’ calls to action.
Brian Johannesen, ‘Holster Your Silver’ [Exclusive Premiere]
“After the couple of years I have had,” Johannesen observes, “I feel I need a good thaw.”
Sarah Peacock, ‘Lady MacGyver’ Music Video [Exclusive Premiere]
On “Lady MacGyver,” she blasts through her bluegrass-rock anthem with passionate joy.