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Album Of The Week: Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit The Nashville Sound

Jason Isbell seems like the sort of person who looks you in the eye when he talks to you. In his songs, Isbell says exactly…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2017 - 12:26 pm


The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far

Lizzy Goodman’s new book, Meet Me In The Bathroom, documents an era in rock music that many of us remember well. It uses oral history…
Stereogum | June 6, 2017 - 11:00 am


13 Memorable Moments From Bonnaroo 2016

For Bonnaroo's 15th anniversary, the festival put together a lower-key, looser experience than in recent years. There wasn't the firebrand of having someone like Kanye…
Ryan Leas | June 13, 2016 - 12:42 pm

More Jason Isbell stories

Watch Jason Isbell Play Three Songs On CBS This Morning

Last night, Jason Isbell covered "Whipping Post" with Gregg Allman Band guitarist Scott Sharrard at NYC's Beacon Theatre. And this morning, he and the 400…
Peter Helman | June 24, 2017 - 4:45 pm

Watch Jason Isbell Cover “Whipping Post” With Gregg Allman Band’s Scott Sharrard In NYC

Jason Isbell and his band the 400 Unit played the second of three shows at the Beacon Theatre in NYC last night. The Allman Brothers…
Peter Helman | June 24, 2017 - 2:19 pm

Watch Jason Isbell Talk Politics, Perform “If We Were Vampires” On The Daily Show

Jason Isbell just released his new album with the 400 Unit, The Nashville Sound, and last night he went on The Daily Show With Trevor
James Rettig | June 22, 2017 - 10:23 am

Watch Jason Isbell Perform A Rousing “Hope The High Road” On Colbert

Earlier this month, the great roots-music songwriter Jason Isbell and his band the 400 Unit released a moving and excellent album called The Nashville Sound.
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2017 - 9:22 am

Alabama Native Jason Isbell Advises Jeff Sessions To Smoke Some Weed

Jason Isbell, whose truly great new album The Nashville Sound comes out today, is a native of Alabama, which means he's been a constituent of…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2017 - 10:09 am

Stream Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit The Nashville Sound

Later this week, the great Southern rock singer and songwriter Jason Isbell, who has come a long way since he was in the Drive-By Truckers,…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2017 - 9:45 am

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – “White Man’s World”

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit will release their new album, The Nashville Sound, later this month. We've already heard a couple of singles --…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 1, 2017 - 1:55 pm

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – “If We Were Vampires”

Jason Isbell, the great roots-rock singer-songwriter and former Drive-By Trucker, and his band the 400 Unit are going to release their new album The Nashville
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2017 - 10:41 am

Jason Isbell – “Cumberland Gap”

"Hope The High Road," Jason Isbell's previous single from his upcoming country-rock LP The Nashville Sound, was a Ryan Adams-esque Southern romp. His latest song,…
Pranav Trewn | April 27, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Jason Isbell – “Hope The High Road”

Jason Isbell's past two solo albums, Southeastern and Something More Than Free, were both collections of introspective songs about death, substance abuse, sobriety, identity, and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 23, 2017 - 12:13 pm

Jason Isbell Announces New Album The Nashville Sound

Jason Isbell has always existed just outside the confines of mainstream country, so it will be interesting to see what he does with an album…
Chris DeVille | March 13, 2017 - 3:20 pm

Jason Isbell Teases New Music

We were such big fans of Jason Isbell's most recent album, 2015's Something More Than Free, that we interviewed the former Drive-By Trucker and named…
James Rettig | February 7, 2017 - 3:56 pm

Stream Jason Isbell On A Prairie Home Companion

Jason Isbell appeared on yesterday's episode of A Prairie Home Companion, performing "24 Frames" and "Something More Than Free" at Philadelphia's Academy Of Music. He…
Peter Helman | November 13, 2016 - 1:32 pm
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