Jeffrey Remz | May 24, 2012
I'll put it out there right off the bat - I'm not a big fan of American Idol. Nor have I been a fan of similarly-styled shows bent on creating an instant star out of such competitions. On the country side, of course, we had Nashville Star awhile back, which didn't live up to its [...]
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Jeffrey Remz | May 7, 2012
Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker and Thompson Square were in the Boston area on Saturday night for a sold-out show. While not able to make it to judge for myself, I found the review by Scott McLennan in the Boston Globe most enlightening.
McLennan makes the argument - it's not a difficult [...]
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Jeffrey Remz | May 4, 2012
Eric Church bucked convention this week and got a lot of grief for it.
Church went off about reality TV shows and the idea of using it as a forum for finding new talent. He specifically chided Blake Shelton for getting involved. Shelton, of course is part of the panel on The Voice along with Cee [...]
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