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Jason Isbell covers album Georgia Blue

Hear Jason Isbell cover R.E.M., James Brown, Cat Power on new covers album, Georgia Blue

Proceeds being donated to Black Voters Matter, Fair Fight and Georgia STAND-UP.

Kacey Musgraves star-crossed review

Kacey Musgraves – star-crossed

Musgraves addresses her divorce in this stark, yet immaculately produced LP.

Sturgill Simpson The Ballad of Dood and Juanita review

Sturgill Simpson : The Ballad of Dood & Juanita

Simpson pens a 28-minute narrative concept record with characters named after his grandparents.

Kacey Musgraves star-crossed review

Stream the new Kacey Musgraves album, Star-Crossed

Hear the album she describes as “a modern-day tragedy in three parts.”

roots of alt-country Gram Parsons

Tracing the complicated roots of “alt-country”

Alt-country, “whatever that is,” is a lot harder to pin down than it might seem on the surface.

Johnny Cash Carousel Ballroom live

Unreleased Johnny Cash live set from 1968 due out in September

‘At the Carousel Ballroom’ was recorded in San Francisco at a venue run by members of Jefferson Airplane and the Grateful Dead.

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Garth Brooks and Country’s Explosion into the Mainstream

An introduction to our new country column, featuring thoughts on country’s mainstream standard-bearer.

Lambchop new album Trip

Lambchop announce new covers album, TRIP

Lambchop returns this fall with a new album of cover songs titled TRIP, due out…

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Jeff Tweedy announces new album, Love is the King

Wilco‘s Jeff Tweedy has announced a new solo album. On October 23, he’ll release Love…

R.I.P. Justin Townes Earle

The singer/songwriter and son of Steve Earle has died at 38.

Lia Ices family album review

Courtney Marie Andrews : Old Flowers

Andrews’ breakup album feels strangely comforting in a time of overbearing anxiety and panic.

Bobbie Gentry’s “Ode to Billie Joe” captured cruel detachment in the face of tragedy

Blood on the Tracks returns with a Southern gothic tale of suicide and unconscious cruelty.

Margo Price : That’s How Rumors Get Started

The singer/songwriter experiments with styles while retaining a country foundation on her third album.

Willie Nelson : First Rose of Spring

The 87-year-old country legend proves once again why he’s a musical treasure.