Country Universe Turns Eight: Jonathan's View

July 31, 2012 Jonathan Keefe 2






I distinctly remember the google search that first led me to Country Universe back in early 2006. I was listening to Joy Lynn White’s “comeback” album, One More Time, and I was curious about the songwriter behind her mid-90s single “Wild Love,” the cassingle for which I had somehow misplaced.






Country Universe Turns Eight: Ben's Best

July 31, 2012 Ben Foster 4






The eight-year mark is definitely a noteworthy milestone in the transitory world of the internet. Country Universe’s longevity is both a substantial accomplishment –particularly on Kevin’s part – as well as a testament to the site’s enduring appeal.






Country Universe Turns Eight: Tara's Take

July 31, 2012 Tara Seetharam 5






How to define Country Universe? Thoughtful, authentic, accessible, open-minded – all qualities established long before I came on board. Eight years in, it’s still home to a rare breed of music criticism that knows no boundaries when it comes to what moves people. I treasure that.






Country Universe Turns Eight: Leeann's Favorites

July 31, 2012 Leeann Ward 4






In 2007, a little over five years ago, I discovered Country Universe. At that point in my relationship with mainstream country music, I had been a diehard fan for over ten years, but was realizing that I was starting to feel less content with Top 40 country radio.