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.
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It's a raucous examination of what it takes to pick yourself up when you no longer have gas in the tank.
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On "The Long Way," Weiss nestles their crooning tenor among a warm cocoon of acoustic and steel guitars.
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Hear the sweeping cut from the talented songsmith's upcoming sixth studio album.
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The burgeoning Chicago-based outfit's look at an all-too-relatable human struggle is a perfect mix of dreamy indie rock and alt-country.
Remembering Patrick Haggerty, the Queer Country Pioneer Who Changed the Genre Forever
The release of Haggerty's 1973 album 'Lavender Country' made history.
EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Get Wrapped Up in liv.’s Impressive New Single ‘Red Hoodie’
This track will connect with anyone who's survived a tough breakup.
EXCLUSIVE: Stream Rachel McIntyre Smith’s Impressive Debut EP ‘Glory Daze’
It's an introspective, humor-tinged look at life and all its uncertainties.
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Kim Ware and the Good Graces' latest single "Palisade Peaches" channels grief and nostalgia into a smooth, '90s college radio-style track.
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"Dance With You" documents the beginnings of a new love.