The recent buzz of the Chris Stapleton record has caused a great deal of talk to spread across online music fandom. ¬†As with any quick rise in status, (see Sturgill Simpson), there is an expected backlash. ¬†Even if it is a minor one. ¬†Not everyone is going to “get” everything. ¬†I don’t “get” Lucero. ¬†I can appreciate it. ¬†But, it’s not my thing. ¬†I’ve tried to get into it because so many people I respect and trust claim them as their favorite band. ¬†It just hasn’t clicked with me. ¬†And, the important thing to know is that’s okay.
We at Galleywinter have always striven to be a filter among the noise that highlights music we dig. ¬†It’s not always everyone’s cup of tea and from time to time we’ve been stuck with the “music snob” label. ¬†But, when an outfit such as this loves “Donut Taco Palace”, that can’t really be a valid label.
Music is about what you feel. ¬†It either hits you in the soul or it doesn’t. ¬†It should make you truly feel something. ¬†Whatever emotion impacts you via music, let it reverberate to your soul. ¬†It’s food for your soul.
Like what you like and make no apologies for it. ¬†If you don’t like the same thing that everyone else does, relish that. ¬†It means you’re unique and special. ¬†You are doing ¬†you.
We’ve always gone to great lengths to tell you what we are digging, not what we aren’t digging. ¬†Music discovery is a personal … Keep Reading