Country

The Noisey Advent Calendar

"Please, Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas)" Is All Kinds of Upsetting

In the middle of a career full of bright, wistful country-pop songs, John Denver recorded a plea from a seven-year-old child to an alcoholic father. It's brutal. Let's listen to it!
Alex Robert Ross
12.3.18
Essays

Kacey and Willie

Here's one for the road.
Kyle Kramer
11.30.18
Premieres

Margo Price's New Video Shows All America Has to Offer

In addition to premiering a clip for "All American Made," the country singer weighs in on the midterm elections, gun violence, and the change she’s fighting for.
Matt Williams
11.13.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Pistol Annies' Sharp 'Interstate Gospel'

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews the country supergroup's new LP, plus recent records from Becky Warren and Mandy Barnett.
Robert Christgau
11.9.18
Interviews

No Man Has a Voice Like Colter Wall

The country music wunderkind speaks on his new album 'Songs of the Plains,' 11 tracks of vintage country and heartbroken triumph. Stream it now.
Will Schube
10.9.18
Premieres

The Marcus King Band's 'Carolina Confessions' Is a Country Music Gut-Punch

Dave Cobb produced the triumphant record from the 22-year-old's band. Stream it now.
Will Schube
10.1.18
Interviews

John Prine Has His Eyes on the Afterlife

The 71-year-old country legend speaks on 'The Tree of Forgiveness,' routines, being practical, Phil Spector, scientists, Pluto, daydreaming, smoking cigarettes, God, and more.
Annalise Domenighini
8.21.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Amanda Shires's Powers of Observation

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Shires's 'To The Sunset,' 'Lori McKenna's 'The Tree,' Sarah Shook & The Disarmers' 'Years,' and Ashley Monroe's 'Sparrow.'
Robert Christgau
8.10.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Three Cutting, Politically Minded Records

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Chicago Farmer's 'Quarter Past Tonight,' AD The Voice's 'Maxi-Single,' and American Aquarium's 'Things Change.'
Robert Christgau
8.3.18
Premieres

Sam Morrow's Cynical Joy Finds LA Country at Its Best

On his third LP, the rising LA country star is taking more chances and giving fewer fucks. Watch the premiere of his "Quick Fix" video below.
Will Schube
8.1.18
music videos

Quit Your Job, Buy Something Sparkly, and Watch Kacey Musgraves's "High Horse" Video

Karaoke! Sequins! Disco!
Alex Robert Ross
7.12.18
In The Queue

Male Justin Timberlake Fans, Are You Also Men of the Woods?

We asked a bunch of guys in the line for a Timberlake gig about the most manly things they've ever done.
Rosie Hewitson
7.11.18
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