Mutt Lange

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2014

    The biggest pop crossovers in country music history

    The line that designates what is and is not country music is muddier than most of us are willing to admit. What is abundantly clear, though, is that country music appeals to more people than just rednecks and sappy beer drinkers. Taylor Swift may think she's reinventing the wheel in her journey from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    American Idol ISO country judge: our predictions

    The country music world's been abuzz all week with Idol chit-chat about - cue Ryan Seacrest voice - Who will be... the next American Idol judge. Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez have vacated their seats, with Mariah Carey joining tenured judge Randy Jackson for the program's twelfth season, and rumor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne ponders year-long song, gloats

    ​Psychedelic freak-show Oklahomans Flaming Lips are nothing if not daring and insane; winding down an autumn that's seen them release limited-edition, imaginatively packaged six and 24 hour-long songs, front man Wayne Coyne announced a series of esoteric, cracked-out extra-musical stunts for 2012 ... More >>

  • Music

    March 21, 2007

    Dumb Ambition

    The slick power pop of the Wannabe Hasbeens

  • Music

    March 29, 2006

    Tacoma's Got Coal Mines, Too

    A patio debate over country savior/faker Neko Case

  • Music

    November 23, 2005

    Take Us to Your Hugest Arena and Fill Us up with Beer

    Fourteen ways of looking at a Big & Rich album

  • News

    November 9, 2005

    Finding My Religion

    What's a lapsed-Catholic former sex worker who doesn't like religious dogma to do when she finds out she still believes?

  • Music

    November 19, 1997

    Honky-Tonk Angel No. 638

    Nashville's newest cover girl Shania Twain hits the showroom floor.