country

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Lambchop : The Bible

Kurt Wagner’s prolific streak continues with a set of technology blended with country roots

Loretta Lynn

R.I.P. country icon Loretta Lynn

The legendary country artist has died at age 90

Angel Olsen Sturgill Simpson

Angel Olsen shares new version of “Big Time” featuring Sturgill Simpson

Hear the two not-not country artists in the newly recorded duet

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Timeless Country of George Jones

Diving into the country legend’s massive catalog for 10 great first steps.

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Iconic Country of Dolly Parton

A six-pack of the best albums to start with, ahead of Dolly’s induction into the Rock Hall

Orville Peck : Bronco

The follow-up to the Canadian country artist’s breakout debut, with added emotional maturity.

Terry Allen reissues smokin the dummy

Two Terry Allen albums to be reissued via Paradise of Bachelors

Two long out-of-print country/rock albums due for reissue in May.

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Seeing the Light with Country Gospel

A winding history lesson through country music’s most devout.

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.

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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.”

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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…