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Forecastle 2018 lineup (Arcade Fire, Chris Stapleton, Modest Mouse & more)

The Louisville fest also includes Jason Isbell, The War On Drugs, Father John Misty, Courtney Barnett, Jimmy Eat World, Kurt Vile, Jenny Lewis, Margo Price and more. Continue reading…

Forecastle 2018 Lineup

Finally, a 2018 festival that Eminem isn't headlining! Instead, Forecastle will have Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire, and Modest Mouse, along with an undercard that includes Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, the War On Drugs, Father John Misty, Courtney Barnett, Kurt Vile, T-Pain, Jenny Lewis, Margo Price, Vic Mensa, White Reaper, Hiss Golden Messenger, and…

A Terrific New Live Performance Video From Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit: "The Life You Chose"

Watch Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit perform "The Life You Chose" on this Austin City Limits web exclusive! The double feature episode with Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires airs January 13th, 2018 on PBS.

Twangville‘s Best Album of 2017: “The Nashville Sound” by Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit… Plus More

4 weeks agoMusic / Country : Twangville

Official Twangville Best New Album of 2017: Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, The Nashville Sound It’s official—we have a Jason Isbell problem. Isbell has topped our list every other year for the past 7 years—a well deserved honor. The Twangville pick for Best New Album of 2017 is The Nashville Sound by Nashville-based Jason […]

2017 Was a Strong Year for Americana Albums

This has been a strong year for Americana — country’s alternative, roots-focused cousin. While Jason Isbell has finally made his way into the mainstream consciousness as the South’s answer to Bruce Springsteen, artists like Nikki Lane and Margo Price have been making country music cool with their tattoos, Stetsons, and East ... More »

2017 Top 50 Albums 1 to 25

last monthMusic / Indie Music : HearYa

1. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – The Nashville Sound Hope The High Road on Colbert 2. The War on Drugs – A Deeper Understanding Pain on Kimmel 3. Big Thief – Capacity Shark Smile via NPT @ SXSW 4. The National – Sleep Well Beast Carin At The Liquor Store Live on KCRW […]

Last-Minute PSA: If You Know Any Dem Voters in Huntsville…

BIG announcement: Jason Isbell is playing a FREE Get Out the Vote Concert in Huntsville on Saturday, December 9th at 6:00pm! Get your tickets here: — Doug Jones (@GDouglasJones) December 9, 2017. Give Doug Jones full credit, he’s gonna fight for every vote.. I love Alabama. It's my father's home state. My sisters […]

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

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

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 Isbell, meanwhile, is one of the best writers of rock lyrics currently working. So someone at GQ had the excellent idea to sit the two of them down together. In…

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

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

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 Nashville. (The title of his most recent album, 2017's stunning The Nashville Sound, seemed to be at least in part a dig against the way the town works.) But people…

tix on sale: Sleigh Bells, Jason Isbell, Dylan, Bananarama, Foxing & more

Plus: Jhene Aiko, First Aid Kit, Ted Leo, Shamir, Felice Brothers, Krallice, and more tickets on sale. Continue reading…

Jason Isbell announces 2018 tour, covered Tom Petty at MEMPHO Fest (pics, video)

After playing MEMPHO Fest this past weekend (and covering two Tom Petty songs at the fest), Jason Isbell has announced a 2018 tour. Continue reading…

Watch Jason Isbell Cover Two Tom Petty Classics At MEMPHO Fest

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

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 can't think of an important moment in my life without an accompanying Tom Petty song," he wrote on Twitter. "Every night we walk off stage to his music. So sad."

Watch Jason Isbell’s Two Great Jimmy Kimmel Live Performances

4 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

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 come out this year. And last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Kimmel played my favorite song from that album: The absolutely shattering love song "If We Were Vampires," which he…

Monday Morning Video – Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit

4 months agoMusic / Country : Twangville

Any list of the artists playing at the top of their game is bound to include Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit. Here’s a studio session that, to these ears, includes the best of the bunch from the group’s latest release. Isbell’s entertaining between song banter is a special bonus.

Jason Isbell: Tiny Desk Concert

“In my sleep, I build machines. Nobody wants to hear about my dreams.” Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell and his band The 400 Unit dropped by NPR and turned in a relaxed, yet soul-stirring set of three songs about life and love from their wonderful album The Nashville Sound.

Jason Isbell Won’t Change Country Music, And That’s A Good Thing

4 months agoMusic / Country : Twang Nation

It’s a new day in country music, that’s what some might have you believe. The Country Music Association revealed its nominees for the 51st CMA Awards on Monday on, fittingly, a morning variety show. I say fittingly because I’m certain that the CMA know full-well their demographic is shared by ABC’s Good Morning America. Soft […]

A Wonderful Live Tiny Desk Concert by Jason Isbell

Aug 28, 2017 | Stephen Thompson - Like many singer-songwriters, Jason Isbell writes music that mirrors developments in his own life. In recent years, that's thankfully included the hard-won contentment he's experienced on his path to 40: sobriety, marriage and on from there. Show More Summary

Steely Dan’s Walter Becker Remembered by Mac DeMarco, Ryan Adams, Questlove, More

John Darnielle, Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino, Nile Rodgers, Jason Isbell, and others shared their tributes

Single Review: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, “If We Were Vampires”

The latest single from Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit rises above its title to present a moving reflection on love and mortality.

Watch Jason Isbell’s Loose, Fun Tiny Desk Concert

5 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

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 has yet given us in 2017. And now he and the 400 Unit -- which includes his wife, the singer-songwriter Amanda Shires -- have stopped by the NPR offices to…

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