Hear Kacey Musgraves, Ruston Kelly, & Friends Pay Tribute To Johnny Cash

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Kacey Musgraves married fellow Nashville musician Ruston Kelly last year, and her new album Golden Hour taps into the awe-inspiring power of love. Though the two met at a songwriting night, we haven’t heard any of their collaborative work yet. When I interviewed Musgraves last month, she told me that she and Kelly … More »

Willie Nelson – “Me And You”

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Willie Nelson is releasing a new album of original material called Last Man Standing this spring. He’s already revealed the album-opening title track, and today the 84-year-old country icon is sharing a second advance track. More »

Neil Young Stars In & Soundtracks The Netflix Western Paradox; Watch The Trailer

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The actress Darryl Hannah, from Splash and Blade Runner and Kill Bill, has directed a new Netflix movie, a sort of impressionistic Western called Paradox. As previously reported, the movie stars Neil Young, Hannah’s partner, who plays a character named the Man In The Black Hat. Young also recorded the movie’s entire soundtrack along … More »

Willie Nelson – “Last Man Standing”

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Willie Nelson has announced that he’ll release a new solo album, Last Man Standing, at the end of April, just a few days before the musician turns 85. It’s the follow-up to last year’s God’s Problem Child. He co-wrote the album with his long-time collaborator Buddy Cannon. Check out the title track and the … More »

The 10 Best Country Albums Of 2017

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Well, it certainly looked like the CMAs got political this year after all. More »

Go Your Own Way: 25 Notable Divorce Albums

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Pop music is littered with the shattered remains of relationships. As the stereotype goes: Personal strife often makes for good art. And for many artists, nothing is more of a catalyst for a great song than romantic discord or destruction. The list of classic breakup songs and albums feels endless; some artists’ whole catalogs seem … More »

Livestream Texas Strong Harvey Benefit Featuring Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor, & More

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There’s already been at least one star-studded benefit to aid those in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. And tonight, musicians including Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, and James Taylor are coming together for Texas Strong: Harvey Can’t Mess With Texas, a concert at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin to benefit the Dell Foundation’s Rebuild … More »

Wiz Khalifa Smokes Up Conan O’Brien, Willie Nelson Smokes Up Jimmy Fallon

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Conan O'Brien and Wiz KhalifaFor whatever reason, last night turned out to be a big one for famously stoned musicians getting late-night TV hosts to smoke weed on camera. Conan O’Brien had one of his consistently charming Clueless Gamer segments, in which he, a video-game neophyte, plays new games with famous guests. On this one, he played Gears Of … More »

Willie Nelson – “Don’t You Ever Get Tired Of Hurting Me” (Ray Price Cover)

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Willie Nelson - For The Good TimesOne legend pays tribute to another on Willie Nelson’s new album For The Good Times, a collection of country classics made famous by the late Ray Price. Today we’re happy to present one of those covers. “Don’t You Ever Get Tired Of Hurting Me” is a weepy, string-laden shuffle that communicates more pain and beauty … More »

Metallica, My Morning Jacket, Roger Waters Playing Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit 30th Anniversary

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  (L-R) Musicians Robert Trujillo, Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield of Metallica perform onstage at CBS RADIO's third annual "The Night Before" at AT&T Park on February 6, 2016 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for CBS)Neil Young’s Bridge School benefit concert is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, returning to the Bay Area’s Shoreline Amphitheater 10/22-10/23. For this year’s event, Young and Promise Of The Real will perform alongside Metallica, Roger Waters, Dave Matthews, case/lang/veirs, Willie Nelson, My Morning Jacket, Norah Jones, Cage The Elephant, and Nils Lofgren. You can … More »