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“Jerrod Niemann Hopes His ‘Donkey’ Will Kick Ass”Billboard Country Update

By Tom Roland, June 12, 2014

Fred and his co-writers, Kyle Jacobs and David Tolliver, talk how to build a “Donkey”…

“A Fine Mess, Episode 4: Songwriter Fred Wilhelm,” on The Pop Dose Podcast

By Jeff Giles, www.popdose.com, May 24, 2013

Nashville songwriter Fred Wilhelm opens up about his career and creative process.

Letter From the Editor: From 1992 to Granby, CT, www.popdose.com

By Jeff Giles, December 15, 2009

“…I popped the tape — titled Wonderfull — into my stereo, sat down at my desk, and listened. It’s been 17 years, but I still remember it vividly, because I didn’t get up from my chair until the album was finished — I just sat there, watched the late afternoon turn into early evening, and fell in love with the Rails one Wonderfull track at a time. The production was lo-fi and the drum machine tinny, but the songs radiated with all the yearning and anguish you’d expect from a pair of twentysomethings laboring into an eight-track recorder in an apartment over a sausage factory — and they were smart and tuneful besides. They still resonate with me now…”  Read the full review.