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The 75 Best Albums of 2013
2 Jan 2014 // 9:00 PM
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.
The Best Americana of 2013
10 Dec 2013 // 9:14 PM
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.
Our Jason Isbell, Ourselves
28 Apr 2014 // 9:30 PM
Jason Isbell delivered one of the strongest records in 2013, and in doing so, he helped redefine the parameters of Americana.
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit: The Nashville Sound
21 Jun 2017 // 2:45 AM
The 400 Unit join Jason Isbell on a personal and strong set of songs tuned to modern American life and the past we can never recapture.
Jason Isbell Chats Solo Career and Song Craft at the New Yorker Festival
14 Oct 2016 // 4:30 AM
Grammy-winner Isbell sat down with John Seabrook for a humorous, "college-y song-writing seminar" followed by a short acoustic set.
Counterbalance: Jason Isbell's 'Southeastern'
20 Jun 2014 // 4:00 AM
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.
2014 Nelsonville Music Festival (photos)
16 Jun 2014 // 7:45 AM
The tenth annual Nelsonville Music Festival took place from May 29 to June 1.
On the Heels of Big Hits, Jason Isbell Keeps Up the Momentum on 'Nashville Sound'
26 Jun 2017 // 5:45 AM
Jason Isbell: “I’m not trying to sell X amount of records... I’m trying to write a certain amount of really, really strong songs every time."
Songwriter Jason Isbell Reaches for 'Something More'
12 Aug 2015 // 5:11 AM
Jason Isbell recently spoke about his writing process, his active — and very funny — Twitter presence and the complexity of being Southern in 2015.