ALBUM REVIEW: Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Live From The Ryman
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ALBUM REVIEW: Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Live From The Ryman

There’s that age old conundrum with live albums – it’s never going to be as good as actually being there but you get to hear different versions of songs and and the nuances within them. Jason Isbell released a live EP back in 2008 and the Live From Alabama album in 2012 so it’s clear he’s … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit @ Enmore Theatre, Sydney
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LIVE REVIEW: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit @ Enmore Theatre, Sydney

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit + Deer Tick @ Enmore Theatre, Sydney 25/03/18 Sitting right at the nexus of Americana and southern rock is Jason Isbell. Since his tour of duty in Drive By-Truckers and through his subsequent breakthrough solo career, he’s found that sweet spot between the heartbreaking balladeer and the guitar shreddin’ … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – The Nashville Sound
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ALBUM REVIEW: Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – The Nashville Sound

In the space of his last two albums Jason Isbell’s status has rocketed from ex-Drive-By Trucker and respected songwriter to Grammy and Americana Association awards winner and one of the most acclaimed of this generation’s Americana/country artists, alongside Sturgill Simpson and Chris Stapleton. The Nashville Sound is a re-framing of Isbell, with his long-serving band … Continue reading

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NEWS: Jason Isbell and Tift Merritt Australian Tour

On the back of his superb album 2013 album Southeastern, strangely not released locally in Australia until February, Jason Isbell has announced a series of dates in addition to his appearance at Boogie Festival next April. In addition to performing with a full band, Isbell will have Tift Merritt opening for him. Merritt locally released her Travelling Alone LP earlier … Continue reading

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WATCH: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit | Danko/Manuel (live)

Jason Isbell possesses a devastating voice and one that should be experienced live if at all possible. Isbell and his band The 400 Unit will release a live album, Live From Alabama, on Lightning Rod Records/Thirty Tigers on Nov 20th and the first taste of the record is this brilliant sparse take on Isbell’s best … Continue reading