A small contingent of country artists and industry players have been speaking up in a business that likes to shut down dissent.
The 20-year-old British singer and songwriter makes music that captures modern-day misery in a way that feels improbably heartening. Her debut album is due this month.
The 39-year-old indie rapper’s therapist told him, “Write your feelings.” So he did, on the new LP “Anime, Trauma and Divorce.”
The 20-year-old singer and songwriter Bea Kristi’s song “Coffee” has reached millions. Now she’s releasing “Fake It Flowers,” an album that puts a new spin on ’90s alt-rock.
Ten years ago, the Fab Four’s song about civil rights gave the soul singer a creative spark. Now she’s releasing an album of tracks originally popularized by Black women.