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Last Friday, Ryan Adams’ 29 turned 10. It isn’t one of Adams’ essential works, but its anniversary is notable because it’s the third Adams album to turn 10 in 2015, following Cold Roses on 5/3 and Jacksonville City Nights on 9/27. In terms of albums that actually saw official release, the ’05 trilogy represents the… More »

This was a good year to be a Titus Andronicus fan. Their new album, The Most Lamentable Tragedy, wound up being something of a masterpiece: an epic listening experience that has weird detours and excessive flourishes that somehow cohere into the overall mood of the album, achieving frontman Patrick Stickles’ goal of creating a massive… More »

Oh, Twitter. Never before has it been easier to find out what celebrities think of #TheDress, and never before has it been easier for celebrities to start beef over dumb shit (and end it just as quickly, if those celebrities happen to be Young Thug and Metro Boomin). … More »

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Watch Ryan Adams’ Full Episode Of Austin City Limits

Last night, Ryan Adams performed on the PBS music show Austin City Limits, playing an all-acoustic solo set of songs spanning his discography. We've already
Peter Helman | January 17, 2016 - 12:34 pm

Watch Ryan Adams Swing “My Wrecking Ball” On Austin City Limits (Stereogum Premiere)

The next episode of Austin City Limits features Ryan Adams and Shakey Graves, a couple of singer-songwriters with their own distinct approaches to folk-rock. In…
Chris DeVille | January 15, 2016 - 9:46 am

Watch Ryan Adams Sit In With Jesse Malin At Bowery Ballroom

Ryan Adams goes way back with fellow roots-rocker Jesse Malin; they became friends in the '90s, when Adams was leading Whiskeytown and Malin was playing…
Chris DeVille | December 30, 2015 - 10:20 am

Watch Strand Of Oaks Cover Smashing Pumpkins And Ryan Adams In Philly

Over the weekend at Boot & Saddle at their home base of Philadelphia, Strand Of Oaks covered both the Smashing Pumpkins and Ryan Adams during…
James Rettig | December 15, 2015 - 3:36 pm

Ryan Adams’ Best Non-Taylor Swift Covers Of 2015

Ryan Adams had a big 2014. His self-titled album was his best in almost a decade, and one of the best Tom Petty albums that
Ryan Leas | December 3, 2015 - 11:53 am

La Sera – “High Notes”

Last month, La Sera, the project led by former Vivian Girl Katy Goodman, announced that Ryan Adams had produced their new album Music For Listening
Tom Breihan | December 2, 2015 - 11:06 am

La Sera Announce New LP, Produced By Ryan Adams

La Sera just announced that they will release their fourth album, Music For Listening To Music To, in March of 2016. The record was produced…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 29, 2015 - 1:49 pm

Watch Ryan Adams Improvise A Song About Shirtless Bridge School Concertgoer

Ryan Adams has a history of improvising ridiculous songs about things that happen at his shows, and because he's an incredibly talented guy, these joke…
Peter Helman | October 25, 2015 - 12:44 pm

Watch Ryan Adams Cover Taylor Swift’s “Welcome To New York” On Kimmel’s Brooklyn Show

Every once in a while, Jimmy Kimmel Live decamps from its usual Los Angeles studio and tapes a week of shows somewhere else. Right now,…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2015 - 8:49 am

Watch Ryan Adams Interview Taylor Swift About 1989, John Hughes, Siri

Chuck Klosterman interviewed Taylor Swift for her new GQ cover story, but the mag lined up a separate video Q&A in which Ryan Adams, whose…
Chris DeVille | October 19, 2015 - 11:34 am

Watch Ryan Adams Cover Taylor Swift On The Daily Show

On Monday of this week, Trevor Noah took over The Daily Show, filling Jon Stewart's role for the first time. And last night, as previously
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2015 - 8:44 am

The Week In Pop: 23 Artists Who Should Make Their SNL Debut This Season

Saturday Night Live's 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley…
Chris DeVille | October 1, 2015 - 2:37 pm

Ryan Adams Will Be The New Daily Show’s First Musical Guest

It feels like there's been so much shuffling of late-night hosts this year that I almost forgot that The Daily Show's new iteration with Trevor…
James Rettig | September 23, 2015 - 10:25 am

Premature Evaluation: Ryan Adams 1989

One of society's great blights is the plague of sensitive acoustic-guitar-slinging white guys playing ironic-not-ironic covers of big, sparkly pop songs. Every once in a…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2015 - 5:10 pm

Father John Misty Is Covering Ryan Adams’ Taylor Swift Covers In The Style Of The Velvet Underground

Even if Father John Misty's music didn't peg Josh Tillman as a canny observer of modern culture, his ongoing online meta-commentary on the music industry…
Chris DeVille | September 21, 2015 - 5:02 pm

Listen To Ryan Adams And Taylor Swift Talk 1989 On Beats 1 Radio

Ryan Adams covered Taylor Swift's glorious pop stunner 1989 in a "Bruce Springsteen Nebraska" fashion. That album is now streaming here, and Swift herself is…
Caitlin White | September 21, 2015 - 2:22 pm

Stream Ryan Adams 1989

It's here. After a month-plus of teasing, the unlikely musical event of the century -- aka Ryan Adams' full-length cover album of Taylor…
Peter Helman | September 20, 2015 - 11:42 pm
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