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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

2015 In Review

The Best Stereogum Interview Quotes Of 2015

We interviewed a lot of people in 2015. I know this because, in order to compile this list, I read upwards of 60 Q&A's with…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 31, 2015 - 2:35 pm

2015 In Review

If It Ain’t Bro, Don’t Fix It: The Year In Country Music

At the CMAs this year, the music industry made itself make history. After years of bro country dominance, with prized trophies going to dudes with…
Stephen Deusner | December 16, 2015 - 10:41 am

More Jason Isbell stories

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

Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires – “The Color Of A Cloudy Day”

Husband-and-wife Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires have paired up for a tender new duet called "The Color Of A Cloudy Day." According to WSJ, they…
James Rettig | September 8, 2016 - 3:36 pm

New Yorker Festival Announces Father John Misty, Jason Isbell, & Andrew Bird Events

The New Yorker Festival takes place from 10/7-9 this year, and the magazine has lined up three music-related panels/live performances for the event. Father John…
James Rettig | September 6, 2016 - 10:22 am

Watch Jason Isbell Voice A Rock Pastor On Squidbillies

Jason Isbell guest stars in the season finale of the Adult Swim animated series Squidbillies, which airs this Sunday at 11:30PM EST. The country singer…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 17, 2016 - 12:44 pm

Watch Ryan Adams & Jason Isbell Join Each Other’s Sets At Outside Lands

San Francisco's Outside Lands Festival went down this past weekend, and on the last day, Ryan Adams and Jason Isbell performed on the Sutro stage.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 9, 2016 - 10:12 am

5 Memorable Moments From Hangout Festival 2016 Friday

Hangout is the miles of seafood restaurants along Alabama's Gulf Shores. It's the southern accents and southern state college lanyards and baseball caps. It's the…
Grace Birnstengel | May 21, 2016 - 2:16 pm

Watch Jason Isbell Make His Debut On Jools Holland

America's country and country-influenced artists don't often do well in the UK, and it's cool to see someone like Jason Isbell, a guy who knows…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2016 - 1:13 pm

Kesha, Kurt Vile, Jason Isbell, Emmylou Harris, & More Playing Dylan Fest At Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium

When Bob Dylan turns 75 next month, a wide range of musicians will gather at Nashville's famed Ryman Auditorium to celebrate his birthday. Dylan Fest…
Chris DeVille | April 12, 2016 - 1:46 pm

Watch Jason Isbell’s Funny Commercial For “The Saddest Song Ever”

Jason Isbell's life story is a happy one, but his music can be crushingly sad. In a new skit for The Late Show With Stephen
Chris DeVille | March 8, 2016 - 1:46 pm
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