The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

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When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file — it’s ephemera, on every streaming service and available to hear in myriad ways. For better and worse, the song (and the single) have become the norm for the general public’s music consumption. More »

Watch Cardi B, Chance The Rapper, T.I., & Also The Highwomen On Ellen

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TI-Chance-The-Rapper-Cardi-B-EllenThe following people were guests on today’s edition of the daytime talk show Ellen: Cardi B, Chance The Rapper, T.I., Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, Amanda Shires, and Natalie Hemby. That is a lot of musicians! Many of them are musicians who would probably not have any particular reason to be in the same place at … More »

Jason Isbell Joins Barry Gibb In The Studio

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Jason-IsbellCountry-rock star Jason Isbell has been busy lately. He’s been backing up the Highwomen, his wife’s country supergroup. He’s been helping Sheryl Crow cover Bob Dylan. He’s been inspiring delightful memes about mass shootings and feral hogs. And apparently, he’s been singing with disco royalty. Recently, for reasons unknown, Isbell went … More »

Feral Hog Man Speaks: “My Favorite Band Is Pearl Jam”

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Last week, 30-50 feral hogs barreled into our collective consciousness. The top-tier meme started with a Jason Isbell tweet, which he posted in response to the tragic mass shootings from the weekend prior: “If you’re on here arguing the definition of ‘assault weapon’ today you are part of the problem.” Hogs came into … More »

Jason Isbell Tweet Inspires Feral Hogs Meme

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HogsIf you have looked at Twitter at any point since yesterday afternoon, you have almost certainly come across the phrase “feral hogs,” which spent a good chunk of the past 24 hours trending. “Feral hogs” became one of those running pile-on memes where everyone had to get their jokes off even if they didn’t know … More »

Watch The Highwomen Make Their TV Debut On The Tonight Show

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The-Highwomen-on-FallonThe Highwomen are in full blitzkrieg mode right now. The brand-new outlaw-country supergroup — Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, Amanda Shires, Natalie Hemby — only announced their existence to the world a week and a half ago. But they’ve already unveiled plans to release their debut album and dropped two singles. They’ve made their … More »

Watch Robin Pecknold, James Mercer, & Friends Cover “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” With Judy Collins Herself

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2019 Newport Folk FestivalThis year’s Newport Folk Festival was quite eventful! Not only did country supergroup the Highwomen make their official debut performance, the fest ended with an all-star event called “I Had A Song” featuring a number of big names covering some of the best tunes ever. That’s how we got Kermit The Frog More »

Watch The Highwomen Play Their First Show At Newport Folk Festival

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The HighwomenThe Highwomen are the new country supergroup team-up of Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris, and Natalie Hemby. Their self-titled debut album is coming out in September. And today, following a brief performance at the all-star Loretta Lynn tribute concert in Nashville back in April, they played their first official show … More »

Sheryl Crow – “Everything Is Broken” (Feat. Jason Isbell) (Bob Dylan Cover)

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Sheryl Crow - THREADSWhat an interesting career Sheryl Crow has had! Blockbuster debut album, a pile of pop radio staples, a country crossover, late-breaking indie idol status: Girl’s done a lot this past quarter-century. She even became a living meme a while back. More »

Watch Mavis Staples’ 80th Birthday Show In Los Angeles With Jason Isbell, Phoebe Bridgers, Brandi Carlile, & More

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Mavis Staples & Jason IsbellThe legendary soul and gospel singer Mavis Staples turns 80 years old in July, and she’s celebrating in style. Tomorrow, she’s releasing We Get By, an album of songs written and produced by Ben Harper. And this month, she played a trio of Mavis & Friends: Celebrating 80 Years Of Mavis Staples shows across the … More »