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2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am


The Story Behind Every Song On Strand Of Oaks’ New Album Eraserland

Today, Tim Showalter returns with Eraserland, his sixth album as Strand Of Oaks. It almost didn't happen. As the touring behind 2017's Hard Love was…
Ryan Leas | March 22, 2019 - 11:13 am

2018 In Review

Phoebe Bridgers Reviews 2018

Phoebe Bridgers won a lot of people over quickly. Amidst releasing her debut Stranger In The Alps last year, she immediately made her presence known:…
Ryan Leas | December 13, 2018 - 1:17 pm

More Jason Isbell stories

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – “Only Children”

These days, like so many of us, the country-rock star Jason Isbell is stuck at home, quarantining with his family. He's making the most of…
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2020 - 9:08 am

Watch Jason Isbell Cover One Drive-By Truckers’ Best Songs For Patterson Hood’s Birthday

Jason Isbell spent six years as a member of the Drive-By Truckers, but left the band in 2007 and has carved out an incredible solo…
James Rettig | March 25, 2020 - 4:05 pm

Jason Isbell – “Hello In There” (John Prine Cover)

Jason Isbell and Sharon Van Etten are among the artists that contributed to the Alzheimer's Association's Music Moments charity compilation album. Isbell chose to cover…
Peter Helman | March 14, 2020 - 10:39 am

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – “What’ve I Done To Help”

This spring, country-rock star Jason Isbell, one of the best songwriters we've got working right now, is coming back with Reunions, the new album that…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2020 - 9:23 am

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – “Be Afraid”

13 years ago, Jason Isbell quit the Drive-By Truckers to go solo. It worked out. Over the past decade, Isbell has become arguably the biggest…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2020 - 9:17 am

Watch Ezra Koenig Sing “Married In A Gold Rush” With Jason Isbell & Dev Hynes At Ally Coalition Show

Jack Antonoff's annual benefit show for his charity The Ally Coalition happened on Thursday night at the Town Hall in New York City. Featured guests…
James Rettig | December 12, 2019 - 10:47 pm

Watch Cardi B, Chance The Rapper, T.I., & Also The Highwomen On Ellen

The following people were guests on today's edition of the daytime talk show Ellen: Cardi B, Chance The Rapper, T.I., Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, Amanda…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2019 - 10:01 am

Jason Isbell Joins Barry Gibb In The Studio

Country-rock star Jason Isbell has been busy lately. He's been backing up the Highwomen, his wife's country supergroup. He's been helping Sheryl Crow cover Bob
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2019 - 10:11 am

Feral Hog Man Speaks: “My Favorite Band Is Pearl Jam”

Last week, 30-50 feral hogs barreled into our collective consciousness. The top-tier meme started with a Jason Isbell tweet, which he posted in response to…
Julia Gray | August 11, 2019 - 12:06 pm

Jason Isbell Tweet Inspires Feral Hogs Meme

If you have looked at Twitter at any point since yesterday afternoon, you have almost certainly come across the phrase "feral hogs," which spent a…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2019 - 9:57 am

Watch The Highwomen Make Their TV Debut On The Tonight Show

The Highwomen are in full blitzkrieg mode right now. The brand-new outlaw-country supergroup -- Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, Amanda Shires, Natalie Hemby -- only announced
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2019 - 8:53 am

Watch Robin Pecknold, James Mercer, & Friends Cover “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” With Judy Collins Herself

This year's Newport Folk Festival was quite eventful! Not only did country supergroup the Highwomen make their official debut performance, the fest ended with an…
Chris DeVille | July 29, 2019 - 11:55 am

Watch The Highwomen Play Their First Show At Newport Folk Festival

The Highwomen are the new country supergroup team-up of Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris, and Natalie Hemby. Their self-titled debut album is coming out…
Peter Helman | July 27, 2019 - 3:27 pm

Sheryl Crow – “Everything Is Broken” (Feat. Jason Isbell) (Bob Dylan Cover)

What an interesting career Sheryl Crow has had! Blockbuster debut album, a pile of pop radio staples, a country crossover, late-breaking indie idol status: Girl's…
Chris DeVille | July 12, 2019 - 9:43 am
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