“As a storyteller, Isbell’s tales of dashed hopes and Southern pride are powerful, realistic, and keenly intelligent, and he and the band bring them to life with just the right touch. …If you haven’t seen Isbell and the 400 Unit on-stage, Live from Alabama will likely convince you to show up the next time they [...]
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“Here We Rest may not be beer-drinking music, at least not in the same way the Drive-By Truckers albums are beer-drinking music, but it’s as sharply literate as some of Patterson Hood’s best work — and listeners who focus on Isbell’s lyrics may find themselves weeping into their whiskeys as early as the second track.”–All [...]
Check Our Catalog “It’s haunting, often harrowing stuff, but Allman knows this territory well, growling, yearning, pleading for some sense of peace that seems as if it will ever elude him — and maybe anyone who walks the earth.” –Los Angeles Times
Check Our Catalog “The Drive-By Truckers have been the best and smartest hard rock band in America for a while now, but with The Big To-Do they also confirm they’re one of the bravest, and they’ve created a triumphant album out of songs in which folks are forced to look failure square in the eye.” [...]
Check Our Catalog “Johns makes his post-Idol debut with Hold Back My Heart, a surprisingly strong album that finds him doing what he does best: soul, Southern rock, and contemporary blues.
Check Our Catalog “Brighter Than Creation’s Dark is a dazzling return to form, delivering some of their finest, most eclectic, and most mature music to date.”–All Music Guide