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grammys 2019

Lady Gaga's Grammys Performance of "Shallow" Was as Dramatic as You'd Expect

Mark Ronson joined Lady Gaga for the lead song from 'A Star is Born.'
Noisey Staff
2.11.19
grammys 2019

Watch Kacey Musgraves' Colorful Grammys Performance

A performance of "Rainbow" as radiant as its namesake.
Noisey Staff
2.11.19
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on The Delines' Depth and Kacey Musgraves's Quiet Sell

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews The Delines' 'The Imperial,' Musgraves's 'Golden Hour,' ​Marianne Faithfull's 'Negative Capability,' and Brandi Carlile's 'By The Way, I Forgive You.'
Robert Christgau
1.11.19
Interviews

William Tyler Sees Hope in the Dark Heart of America

The guitarist, now based in Los Angeles, confronts global upheaval with 'Goes West,' a new record of "rural new age" as well as some deep thoughts about what's going on in divided times.
Lewis Gordon
1.10.19
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
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