Thursday, January 2 2014
From genre-busting electronic music to new highs for the polygot that is "Americana"... from R&B to metal... from hip-hop to rockin' and poppin' indie... 2013 was a great year for new music.
Tuesday, December 10 2013
Our list for 2013 is predictably diverse, ranging from progressive newgrass to tradition-minded country to old-time acoustic to California canyon rock to psych folk to singer-songwriter and all points between.
Tuesday, June 11 2013
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.
Sunday, January 25 2009
Jason Isbell as a solo artist is “brimming with talent and blessed with a killer voice”, says PopMatters’ Stuart Henderson.
Tuesday, June 18 2013
Working through the darkness to see the light, Jason Isbell reflects and bares his soul on the mesmerizing Southeastern.
Thursday, June 3 2010
The band played every note as if it mattered, but held forth as if it was nothing special.
Sunday, July 8 2007
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.
Sunday, July 26 2009
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
Wednesday, January 30 2008
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 in a Southern drawl,