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Go Your Own Way: 25 Notable Divorce Albums

Pop music is littered with the shattered remains of relationships. As the stereotype goes: Personal strife often makes for good art. And for many artists,…
Ryan Leas | October 16, 2017 - 1:20 pm


Q&A: Jessica Lea Mayfield On Recovering From Trauma And Her Courageous New Album Sorry Is Gone

When Jessica Lea Mayfield moved from Ohio to Tennessee a few years ago, it was not merely a professional decision. The relocation put her at…
Stephen Deusner | October 2, 2017 - 1:15 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Panorama Fest starts today at New York's Randall's Island and some of our local staffers are headed there to finally watch Frank Ocean perform. Or…
Stereogum | July 28, 2017 - 5:31 pm

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Jessica Lea Mayfield – “Offa My Hands” Video

With last year's Sorry Is Gone, Jessica Lea Mayfield delivered a phenomenal post-divorce kiss-off LP, its songs detailing a harrowing abusive marriage and the Ohio-born…
Chris DeVille | March 5, 2018 - 10:06 am

Jessica Lea Mayfield – “To Heck With Ole Santa Claus” (Loretta Lynn Cover) Video

A few months ago, the Ohio roots-rocker Jessica Lea Mayfield released her new album Sorry Is Gone. And as a contribution to Amazon Music's new…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2017 - 10:08 am

Jessica Lea Mayfield Cancels Shows To Recover From Injuries Sustained In Car Accident

Jessica Lea Mayfield just released a new album, Sorry Is Gone, and she was scheduled to kick off a long North American tour in a…
James Rettig | October 9, 2017 - 2:04 pm

Stream Jessica Lea Mayfield Sorry Is Gone

Jessica Lea Mayfield's fourth album, Sorry Is Gone, sees the sharp-tongued and suave Ohio musician more confident than ever before. On the songs that we've…
James Rettig | September 21, 2017 - 9:45 am

Jessica Lea Mayfield – “Offa My Hands”

Later this month, the Ohio roots-rocker Jessica Lea Mayfield will release her new album Sorry Is Gone, which she recorded with veteran indie rock producer…
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2017 - 10:11 am


Jessica Lea Mayfield – “Meadow” Video

"I'm afraid of the party/ Please leave me alone/ Don't fucking invite me/ I probably won't go." So begins "Meadow," the second single from punk-minded…
Chris DeVille | August 30, 2017 - 9:04 am

Jessica Lea Mayfield – “Sorry Is Gone” Video

Jessica Lea Mayfield's 2015 album was a collaboration between herself and Seth Avett of the folk-rock outfit the Avett Brothers. The two covered Elliott Smith,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 25, 2017 - 10:44 am

Jessica Lea Mayfield – “No Fun” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

"No Fun," a darkly creeping highlight from former alt-country prodigy Jessica Lea Mayfield's Nirvana-fied garage rock record Make My Head Sing, will be the B-side…
Chris DeVille | September 8, 2014 - 12:32 pm

Jessica Lea Mayfield – “I Wanna Love You” (Stereogum Premiere)

Kent, Ohio native Jessica Lea Mayfield matches a grunge-era deadpan with gnarly leftfield roots music in service of haunting, smoldering rock 'n' roll. She caught…
Chris DeVille | February 24, 2014 - 9:51 am

Bonnaroo 2011 Photos: Thursday & Friday

The 10th annual 'Roo is underway. Here are Randy Cremean's great pics of some of the notable sets from the first two days of this…
Scott Lapatine | June 11, 2011 - 3:28 pm

Jessica Lea Mayfield – “Our Hearts Are Wrong”

Ohio singer-songwriter Jessica Lea Mayfield is back, following the often desolate, heart-heavy country folk and atmospheric guitar swells/strums of her debut With Blasphemy, So Heartfelt.
Amrit Singh | November 11, 2010 - 3:49 pm

New Jessica Lea Mayfield Video – “Kiss Me Again” (Stereogum Premiere)

Jessica Lea Mayfield took the stage last year with her Dan Auerbach-produced debut With Blasphemy So Heartfelt. However you slice it -- and most who've…
Amrit Singh | April 6, 2009 - 8:13 pm