New Study Reveals Shocking Data on References to Drugs in Music

25 April 2017

Rock and roll and hip-hop have been closely linked to counterculture over the past few decades. They have developed an association with sex, substance abuse and violence, as have genres like heavy metal, jazz a...

Causey and Effect: Talking with Songwriter Buddy Causey

9 January 2017

If you’ve never heard of Tuscaloosa singer/songwriter Buddy Causey, take a closer look at the canon of southern rock music over the past few decades. If that doesn’t work, check this year’s Grammys. A vet...

The Accidental Journey of Philly Songwriter Trip Boyd

16 November 2016

Although his matter-of-fact and casual demeanor may not show it, Philly-based songwriter James “Trip” Boyd is a man who has led many lives, through which the common threads have been music and substance abu...