Tag Archives: Jason Isbell

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

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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.

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BrooklynVegan’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

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From Perfume Genius to Kendrick Lamar to Power Trip to Julien Baker, here are our 50 favorite albums of 2017.

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NPR’s Top 100 Songs of 2017

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NPR Music’s list includes tracks from Cardi B, Big Thief, King Krule, Drake, Harry Styles, Father John Misty, and more.

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NPR’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As always, NPR’s list mixes the pop/rock/rap/electronic/etc choices that most lists have with jazz, contemporary classical, and other stuff you may not have heard of.

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Grammys 2018 nominees (Kendrick, Jay-Z, SZA, Cardi B, LCD Soundsystem, Code Orange, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

2018 Grammy nominees also include Lorde, The War On Drugs, Arcade Fire, Gorillaz, The National, Father John Misty, Mastodon, Meshuggah, Rapsody, Migos, Tyler the Creator, Iron & Wine, and more.

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Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

#3 is the U2 album that isn’t even out yet. Can you guess #1 and #2?

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Uncut’s Top 75 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As usual, Uncut‘s list has some similarities to their sister publication MOJO, but they have some other surprises in store too.

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MOJO’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

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Best of the Year Season continues, having begun last week with Rough Trade Shops’ list

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CMA Awards co-host Brad Paisley slams media guidelines; Ryan Adams, Margo Price & Maren Morris also respond

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Country Music Association sent out media guidelines asking press to not focus on the Vegas shooting, gun control, or politics, which CMA Awards co-host Brad Paisley called “ridiculous and unfair.“

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Record Store Day announces 2017 Black Friday exclusives

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

RSD Black Friday 2017 titles include the first-ever North American vinyl pressing of Neil Young’s ‘Harvest Moon,’ a 40th anniversary edition of Richard Hell & The Voidoid’s ‘Blank Generation,’ Tori Amos’ hair metal band Y Kant Tori Read and more.

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Athens, GA’s 40 Watt Club burglarized; R.E.M., Camper Van Beethoven members offering reward

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Athens, GA’s revered indie rock venue 40 Watt Club was burglarized early Friday morning (7/28) and thieves made off which much of the equipment that makes up its PA system. Flagpole Magazine reports that they made off with seven amplifiers, eight direct boxes and 37 microphones

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Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires honored Gregg Allman at the Beacon (pics, videos, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Allman sadly passed away earlier this year, and the Beacon was The Allman Brothers Band’s home in NYC before they called it quits in 2014. To kick off his 3-night run at that venue, Jason Isbell and his wife/bandmate Amanda Shires played two Allmans tunes…

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (6/16)

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It’s a big day for new albums: the long-awaited Fleet Foxes comeback, Jason Isbell’s political new LP, Big Boi, Ride’s first album since the ’90s, and more.

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stream Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit’s ‘The Nashville Sound’

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit are releasing their highly anticipated new album The Nashville Sound this Friday (6/16) via Isbell’s own Southeastern Records. It’s his third consecutive album on his own label — following the great Southeastern (2013) and Something More Than Free (2015) — and third produced by the highly talented Dave Cobb…

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Artists react to Chris Cornell’s death: Jane’s Addiction, Jimmy Page, St. Vincent & more

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Members of Jane’s Addiction, Jimmy Page, St. Vincent, and more react to Chris Cornell’s death.

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Artists react to Chris Cornell’s death: Jane’s Addiction, Jimmy Page, St. Vincent & more

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Members of Jane’s Addiction, Jimmy Page, St. Vincent, and more react to Chris Cornell’s death.

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Summerfest 2017 lineup (Future, Bob Dylan, Shins, DFA1979, Tegan & Sara, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Milwaukee festival also includes Red Hot Chili Peppers, Willie Nelson, P!nk, Michelle Branch, The Moody Blues, Car Seat Headrest, Third Eye Blind, Big Thief, and so much more.

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Just Announced: Jason Isbell to headline The Fillmore this June

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Just Announced: Jason Isbell to headline The Fillmore this June

Jason Isbell | Photo by Joe Del Tufo | joedeltufo.com

Jason Isbell and his band The 400 Unit announced summer and fall tours for 2017, noting a gig at The Fillmore on June 19th. The ex-Drive-By Truckers singer recently teased a follow-up to his 2015 record Something More Than Free, so this tour is a good indication of new material to come.

Tickets go on sale Friday (February 17th) at 11am, and more information about the gig can be found here.

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Amanda Shires released ‘My Piece of Land,’ expands tour (LP stream, dates)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Alt-country singer/violinist/guitarist Amanda Shires releases her new album, My Piece of Land, today. It features her husband/frequent collaborator Jason Isbell and was produced by Dave Cobb, who’s also done Isbell’s last two albums and other recent highlights of crossover-country like Sturgill Simpson’s Metamodern Sounds in Country Music and Chris Stapleton’s Traveller

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Amanda Shires Brings Her Thoughtful, Vivid Nocturnes to SoHo

Source: New York Music Daily

Amanda Shires was already an established presence on the Americana circuit before she met Jason Isbell. No doubt that connection has given her career an extra boost, but she’s been a first-rate fiddler and a distinctive songwriter since the early zeros. Her latest album, My Piece of Land – streamng at NPR– is Shires’ shout-out to her Texas roots and the red dirt music that she grew up with. The songs are sparse, most of them on the slow and pensive side, building a dusky, mysterious ambience with lingering electric and acoustic guitars, washes of steel, acoustic bass ...

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New Yorker Fest 2016 lineup: David Letterman, Father John Misty, Andrew Bird, Whit Stillman & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Also: Jason Isbell, Louis CK, Sarah Silverman, Nick Kroll, a ‘Mr. Robot’ panel, and more.

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Outside Lands begins, streaming sets from LCD, Grimes, Sufjan, Julien Baker & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Duran Duran, Chance the Rapper, Lionel Richie, Miguel, Ryan Adams, Jason Isbell, Third Eye Blind & more sets will also stream live.

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Outside Lands releases daily schedule, will livestream too

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

San Francisco’s huge Outside Lands festival is going down August 5-7 in Golden Gate Park, and they’ve now announced the full daily schedules. As always, there are some notable conflicts, like Duran Duran-vs-Grimes and LCD-vs-Beach House  on Friday, Radiohead and Anderson

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