Articles tagged jason isbell

12 Aug 2015 // 10:11 AM

Songwriter Jason Isbell Reaches for ‘Something More’

Jason Isbell recently spoke about his writing process, his active — and very funny — Twitter presence and the complexity of being Southern in 2015.

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Jason Isbell: Something More Than Free

While it doesn't quite have the thunderous impact of Southeastern, Something More Than Free confirms that Jason Isbell is a rare talent.

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9 Jul 2015 // 2:00 PM

Musician Jason Isbell: I’m ‘a lot more comfortable in my own skin’

Jason Isbell is releasing Something More Than Free, his fifth solo album since being ousted from stalwart country-rock unit the Drive-by Truckers in 2007.

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Counterbalance: Jason Isbell’s ‘Southeastern’

You should know compared to people on a global scale our kind has had it relatively easy. Jason Isbell gets that -- and a lot more as well. His 2013 release is this week’s Counterbalance.

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18 Jun 2013 // 11:06 PM

Jason Isbell: Southeastern

Working through the darkness to see the light, Jason Isbell reflects and bares his soul on the mesmerizing Southeastern.

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“Commiserating Is Underrated in Art”: An Interview with Jason Isbell

Following his time with the legendary Drive-By Truckers and garnering huge accolades for his last effort, Jason Isbell decided to strip things down on his dark, personal new album, and tells PopMatters about its creation and what it's like to have that "hit" everyone wants you to play.

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Going south in any direction: Jason Isbell’s roots show everywhere he plays

LEXINGTON, Ky. — He is, in every sense of the shopworn rock ‘n’ roll term, a road warrior. For example, Alabama rocker Jason Isbell was playing

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20 Questions: Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell as a solo artist is “brimming with talent and blessed with a killer voice”, says PopMatters’ Stuart Henderson.

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8 Jun 2008 // 11:00 PM

Righteous Paths

The Drive-By Truckers' live shows once played like a songwriters-in-the-round session with electric guitars and increasingly empty bottles of Jack Daniels. Then Jason Isbell came along -- and it only got better.

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31 Jan 2008 // 5:57 AM

Jason Isbell’s songs sink into deep spaces, whether he’s musing about lonely love or a fallen soldier’s funeral. And they’re sung

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Jason Isbell: Sirens of the Ditch

Debut solo album from ex-Drive-By Trucker is a slickly produced record of conservative hard rock and country-tinged balladry whose polish floats a little too far from his former band's grungier orbit.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

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"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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