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Paisley goes On the Record

Thursday, April 25, 2013 – Country Now, the first original country music and lifestyle-dedicated YouTube channel, announced Thursday the debut of its newest original program, On The Record.

Brad Paisley inaugurated the series with the six-week run of Paisley: On The Record.

Each 3-5 minute episode offers an inside look at the making of Paisley's new album, "Wheelhouse," featuring exclusive interviews, never-before-seen footage and Paisley's insight as a first-time producer as he shares the development of several songs as they were recorded.

The show producers, Greenlight Media & Marketing, in association with Spring Valley Productions, shot their interviews with Paisley at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena during rehearsals for his upcoming Beat This Summer Tour. Additional behind-the-scenes footage from his farmhouse studio was provided by Paisley.

Each new episode will debut on Thursdays at noon eastern. All episodes will also be available on demand.

"Brad (Paisley)'s On The Record is the first in an original series that is intended to take fans inside the making of the most important albums of a superstar artist's career," said Dominic Sandifer, President Country Now/Greenlight Media & Marketing, LLC. "It's our obligation to provide country music and culture lovers with compelling, original, informative programming that they cannot get from any other individual source. Brad and 'Wheelhouse' provide us with the perfect kickoff for what we believe will be one of our most successful series' over the coming years."

Country Now's programming features artist news and showcases, videos, live performances, as well as lifestyle programming showcasing fashion, comedy and culture. Additional original series' include:

Hear & Now, hosted by Stokes Neilsen, airs Tuesdays and highlights the newest country music releases.

OMC! (Oh My Country!), hosted by Laura Bell Bundy, Brooke and Tiffany Engen and Hugh Howser, airs every other Wednesday, dishes out style dos and don'ts from the red carpet and the closet.

Country Download, airs every Friday and presents the latest country music news, reviews and recommendations from some of the world's most influential and sought after journalists.

I Love My Country is a weekly, animated, comedy series produced by Revolution Pictures.

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Wheelhouse CD review - Wheelhouse
Brad Paisley isn't content to keep doing the same old. In fact, this is probably the least traditional country outing in his career. Yet, a few things remain intact - great guitar playing and singing and a sense of humor without being too kitschy. In fact, Paisley manages to combine the ultra serious with his typical sense of humor. The seriousness is never more apparent from Paisley than on the controversial Accidental Racist with LL Cool J, who helped write and perform it. »»»
Hits Alive CD review - Hits Alive
Brad Paisley's new live hits CD is a bit of a tease. That's because it only goes half way in replicating the true live Paisley experience. Watching the accompanying concert videos at a Paisley show, whether the venue screen is showing Andy Griffith during Waitin' on a Woman or the montage of recently-deceased celebrities that accompanies When I Get Where I'm Going, reveal how Paisley simply must be seen to be fully enjoyed. Nevertheless, Paisley in concert and captured on »»»
American Saturday Night CD review - American Saturday Night
Brad Paisley has grown up on his eighth album. Yes, the West Virginian maintains a sense of humor, but apparently aging has left its mark on a maturing singer who has never forsaken his country roots. That is ever so apparent in songs like Anything Like Me and Oh Yeah, You're Gone. The former finds Paisley looking at the passage of time through his son's life in a tender, but not sappy look. On the latter, he's a five-year-old boy who doesn't get what he wants, which his grandfather notices. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Rising Appalachia buck the mainsteam, and that's fine with them – Rising Appalachia would not be accused of being in the musical mainstream. Not too many bands who combine folk and Appalachian sounds with new world music could possibly be. And that suits the sister-led duo of Chloe Smith and Leah Song just fine. In fact, at one point, Chloe made it clear she did not embrace radio play as a sign of success... »»»
Concert Review: Bingham plays with something to prove – Ryan Bingham mainly focused on songs from his sixth album "American Love Song," for this lively show. Backed by a supportive band that also included two female backup singers and a fiddler, Bingham's eclectic setlist touched upon country, singer/songwriter folk, rock and blues. Bingham reached for lively country sounds early on, with... »»»
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