sturgill simpson


How Consumerism Devoured the Workin’ Man Blues

How did the genre transform from working class catharsis to an corporate marketing campaign for a certain version of the American dream?
Amy McCarthy
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Oh Hell Yeah, Sturgill Simpson Joined Chris Stapleton on SNL Last Night

Simpson was a surprise guest as Stapleton performed "Midnight Train to Memphis" and "Hard Livin'."
Alex Robert Ross

The Final Interview with Sturgill Simpson, According to Sturgill Simpson

We had a sprawling, open-ended conversation with the Grammy winner and oft-heralded "savior of country music" about misconceptions, the media, feminism, punk, and the end of the world. Here's what he had to say.
Annalise Domenighini
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

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VICE Staff
Noisey News

Sturgill Simpson Busks Outside the CMAs, Calls Donald Trump a "Fascist"

Busking outside country music's biggest night, Simpson called Donald Trump a "fascist fucking pig" and raised $13 for the ACLU.
Alex Robert Ross
Holy Fucking Shit

A Brief Appreciation of Sturgill Simpson's Instagram Account

Blood, nunchucks, and birkenstocks, baby. He's got it all.
Annalise Domenighini

Tyler Childers Is Making Hometown Folk Songs in Tune with the Universe

The Kentucky singer-songwriter's highly anticipated 'Purgatory' was co-produced by Sturgill Simpson and Nashville veteran David Ferguson.
Jonathan Bernstein
Grammys 2017

Oh Buddy, Sturgill Simpson

He performed "All Around You" with The Dap Kings' horn section in an excellent Grammys performance.
Alex Robert Ross
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Sturgill Simpson's Stirring Performance on 2017’s First ‘SNL’

He played “Keep It Between the Lines” and “Call to Arms.”
Alex Robert Ross
Noisey News

Sturgill Simpson Is Not Happy With the Way Nashville Is Remembering Merle Haggard

The statement, posted in response to the news that the ACM will honor the “Okie from Muskogee” singer at this year’s award show, addresses the bullshit way Haggard was treated in Nashville.
Annalise Domenighini
Objectively Correct Lists

26 Extremely Dope Overlooked Albums of 2016 (So Far)

There's more to life than Kanye West, or Drake, or even—hear us out—Beyoncé. This has been a year of great music, and some extremely dope albums have slipped under the radar.
Noisey Staff
New music

Watch Sturgill Simpson's Sad, Shipwrecked "Breakers Roar" Video

The former Navy man warns his son of the lonesome emptiness of the open sea.
Craig Jenkins