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Jason Isbell and Sturgill Simpson Reignite Americana and Throwback Country

These singer-songwriters are mixing genres, telling great stories, and winning Grammys to boot.

Five Decades in the Rock n’ Roll Trenches

He might not be a household name, but Aaron “Professor Louie” Hurwitz has been making music — at a high level — for 50+ years. He has a lot to say about it…

Americana and Dylan’s “Planet Waves”

There’s a narrative about Bob Dylan’s ’60s career that goes about like this: folk maverick goes electric, wins new fans, makes three essential albums, has a motorcycle accident, and is creatively and commercially more or less defunct until Blood on the Tracks in 1975. My

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10 Albums to Look Out For in 2017

In music, the only thing as important as knowing what’s happened is knowing what’s just about to happen. But there’s no prognostication involved in staying a step ahead when it comes to the new year’s schedule of album releases. All you have to do is

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Now Listen Here! You Need to Know About These 6 Reissues and Archival Albums

Amid the overwhelming rush of compelling albums that came out in 2016, it’s entirely conceivable that you might have overlooked some of the year’s new releases that weren’t technically new. If you ever needed a reminder that the past is still a potent source of