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Brady Gerber

  1. superlatives
    Jason Mraz Picks the Best, Worst, and Most Tender of His 20-Year CareerIncluding why he doesn’t get mad when someone isn’t aware he has more songs than “I’m Yours.”
  2. as told to
    The Story Behind Every Song on Taylor Swift’s folkloreThe National’s Aaron Dessner walks us through the surprise record, how his songs compare to Jack Antonoff’s, and the mysterious William Bowery.
  3. a long talk
    ‘I Don’t Think Anybody Alive Can Tell Me What to Do’Willie Nelson at his most Willie Nelson.
  4. superlatives
    Randy Blythe on the Highs and Lows (and Riffs) of Lamb of GodFrom hearing “Redneck” in the strip club to the band’s most “Cookie Monster metal” song and more.
  5. musicians on their own music
    Brandy Clark, Country’s Secret Weapon, Saved Her Best Songwriting for HerselfThe Grammy-nominated country star on the highs and lows of her career, bouncing back from country radio, and running into Prince in the elevator.
  6. a long talk
    The Many Different Lives of Stephen MalkmusThe beloved frontman on his new solo album, defining folk, and what to expect from Pavement’s reunion shows.
  7. fall preview 2019
    Jeff Tweedy on the Best and Worst of Wilco“Oh I’ve got reservations / About so many things.”
  8. musicians on their own music
    The Most Notable Steve Gunn Songs, According to Steve GunnAlso featuring meditations on Bob Dylan, morning television, and why everyone always thinks he lives in a cabin in the woods.
  9. vulture lists
    Songs From 1975 for Fans of the 1975Connecting the dots between A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships and Gloria Gaynor. And Pink Floyd. And Aerosmith.
  10. supercut
    How to Listen to R.E.M.’s Final YearsThis supercut will get you through the band’s spottier years.