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Maddie and Tae give Nashville a shakeup with 'Girl in a Country Song'

Ever notice how every country song on the radio kind of sounds the same? So did Maddie Marlow and Tae Dye, a teenage country duo who are currently storming up the charts with the single “Girl in a Country Song.” Built around the same drum-loop-kissed, honky-tonk hop that dominates the country airwaves, Maddie and Tae stick it to all the clichés that drive the problematic subset of the mainstream Nashville sound dubbed “bro country.”

“We were going into a songwriting session one day, and we had just been in the car listening to country radio like we do every single day, because we love these songs and we love these guys,” explains the 18-year-old Tae. “We were laughing, because all these lyrics were very similar, and there were a lot of clichés in them. So what we did was we made this checklist, and on the checklist it had bare feet, cutoffs, tanlines, tan legs, but the most important one is the girl.” READ FULL STORY

TV Jukebox: 'Nashville,' 'Downton Abbey,' 'Girls,' and more of the week's best music-on-TV moments

Have you found yourself wondering “What’s that song?” while watching your favorite TV shows? If so, we’re here to tell you. Check out our Spotify playlist below and see why these music picks clicked. (Warning for those still catching up on DVR: SPOILERS ahead!) READ FULL STORY

Hear Pony Boy's 'Trouble,' a song from tonight's episode of 'Nashville' -- EXCLUSIVE

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Come for the backstabby prime-time drama, stay for the frequently-awesome original songs. ABC’s country drama Nashville continually supplies both, and tonight’s episode will keep the trend alive with plot points we won’t reveal, and Pony Boy‘s “Trouble,” which you can hear exclusively here.

Pony Boy, if you’re wondering, is actually a lady — singer-songwriter Marchelle Bradanini, to be exact. Bradanini has made her (gender-misleading) name by mixing the best parts of rock, country, the blues, and her own sultry voice, as she did on her recent single “Greatest Unknown.”

So get a jump on all the people who’ll watch Nashville tonight and pretend they were Pony Boy fans all along by checking out “Trouble” below:

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