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2017 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2017

If you've been reading Stereogum for long enough, you may have noticed something about your Stereogum staffers: We don't agree on shit. We argue constantly,…
Stereogum | December 11, 2017 - 11:49 am

The Week In Pop

We Are Entering A Golden Age Of Pop Posse Cuts

Who knew the Moulin Rouge-era "Lady Marmalade," which pointed to the past in so many ways, would become such a prescient harbinger of the future?
Chris DeVille | June 29, 2017 - 1:27 pm

Album Of The Week

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

More Jason Isbell stories

Watch Diarrhea Planet Play Their Final Show (Really This Time) Opening For Jason Isbell At The Ryman

Back in September, Diarrhea Planet played what were supposed to be their final shows in Nashville, after announcing their break-up earlier this year. This turned…
Julia Gray | October 28, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Hear Bradley Cooper Sing A New Jason Isbell Song In A Star Is Born

The A Star Is Born soundtrack is out now, and one of its best songs is "Maybe It's Time," a barebones country song penned by…
Chris DeVille | October 5, 2018 - 12:01 am

Diarrhea Planet Opening For Jason Isbell Just Weeks After “Final Shows”

This past weekend, Diarrhea Planet played what were supposed to be their final three shows in Nashville, after announcing that they were breaking up earlier…
James Rettig | September 10, 2018 - 3:59 pm

Jason Isbell Responds To Republican Senatorial Committee Calling Him “Unhinged”

Jason Isbell doesn't hide his political opinions. For example, last year he advised our horrifying Attorney General Jeff Sessions to smoke some weed. Tonight, the…
Julia Gray | August 20, 2018 - 6:41 pm

Watch David Crosby Join Jason Isbell At Newport Folk Festival

David Crosby may be a famous curmudgeon, but he only has good things to say about Jason Isbell. Crosby took to Twitter to express his
Peter Helman | July 28, 2018 - 11:27 am

Hear Two Previously Unreleased Jason Isbell Songs

After leaving the Drive-By Truckers in 2007, Americana singer-songwriter Jason Isbell went on to huge success as a solo artist. He broke through in a…
Peter Helman | June 6, 2018 - 5:02 pm

The National Announce 2-Day Forest Hills Fest With Jason Isbell, Cat Power, U.S. Girls, & More

The National have announced a new two-day event at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, NY. They're calling it "There's No Leaving New York," and it'll…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 9, 2018 - 3:01 pm

John Prine – “God Only Knows” (Feat. Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires)

Last month, John Prine announced his first new album of original songs in over 13 years, The Tree Of Forgiveness, and shared a song from…
James Rettig | March 30, 2018 - 9:38 am

John Prine Recruits Jason Isbell & Dan Auerbach For First Album In 13 Years

John Prine has just announced his first new album of original songs in over 13 years. The folk singer's last was 2005's Fair & Square,…
James Rettig | February 8, 2018 - 10:46 am

Watch Jason Isbell Have An Hour-Long Conversation With George Saunders

George Saunders, who published his novel Lincoln In The Bardo earlier this year, might be the best fiction writer we've got working right now. Jason…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2017 - 5:36 pm

Jason Isbell Named Artist-In-Residence At Country Music Hall Of Fame

Jason Isbell doesn't make country music, at least not in the traditionalist sense of the word, and exists entirely outside the mainstream music industry in…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2017 - 12:02 pm

Watch Jason Isbell Cover Two Tom Petty Classics At MEMPHO Fest

In the wake of Tom Petty's death, Jason Isbell was one of the many, many artists to post a small tribute on social media. "I…
Peter Helman | October 8, 2017 - 5:42 pm

Watch Jason Isbell’s Two Great Jimmy Kimmel Live Performances

A few months ago, the roots-rock monster Jason Isbell, along with his 400 Unit band, released The Nashville Sound, one of my favorite albums that's…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2017 - 9:55 am

Watch Jason Isbell’s Loose, Fun Tiny Desk Concert

Earlier this summer, Jason Isbell and his band the 400 Unit released the searching, erudite The Nashville Sound, one of the best albums that anyone…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2017 - 10:49 am
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