Stephen Deusner

Ray and Dave Davies on the Everly Brothers: “A spark of life that stays in the grooves”

With the death of Don Everly, time has finally been called on The Everly Brothers. We reflect on the pioneering music made by Don and his brother Phil, while Ray and Dave Davies recall the impact the Everlys had on a generation of musicians.

Kacey Musgraves on writing new album Star-crossed: “You aren’t owed a visit by the muse. She can visit or not visit”

By confronting Nashville conservatism, she became the outspoken queen of “galactic country” – but how will magic mushrooms and a rose-strewn bed that resembles “some Brian Wilson shit” help Kacey Musgraves sort out her next “Big Bang explosion of ideas”?

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