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SXSW 2016: The Five Best Things We Saw on Day Two

With one sun-scorched day under festival goers' belts, the 30th annual South by Southwest music conference continued louder than ever on its second day in Austin.
SPIN Staff / March 17, 2016

Ryan Adams Delivered a Stirring All-Acoustic Set for ‘Austin City Limits’

Ryan Adams had a newsworthy 2015 — his 1989 covers album got the entertainer the Taylor Swift seal of approval, pop's biggest honor these days — and…
Brennan Carley / January 18, 2016

Ryan Adams Compares Taylor Swift to Shakespeare, Himself to ‘Ghostbusters’

In a new interview with The Guardian, Ryan Adams — who you'll remember just released a 1989 covers album — compares Taylor Swift to Shakespeare, claiming her…
Brennan Carley / October 25, 2015

Watch Ryan Adams Cover Taylor Swift’s ‘Welcome to New York’ on ‘Kimmel’

Ryan Adams stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to perform "Welcome to New York," which comes from his recent album-long tribute to Taylor Swift's…
Rachel Brodsky / October 20, 2015

Watch Ryan Adams Interview Taylor Swift About Dreams, ‘1989,’ and Her Songwriting Process

Ryan Adams and Taylor Swift have already talked a bit about the mutual lovefest that spawned his full-length cover of 1989. But in conjunction with…
Colin Joyce / October 19, 2015

Now You Can Order Ryan Adams’ Taylor Swift Covers Album on CD and Vinyl

Ryan Adams' much-lauded take on Taylor Swift's entire 1989 album was originally only released digitally, but now, according to the singer-songwriter's PaxAm website, you can…
Rachel Brodsky / October 9, 2015

Ryan Adams Performs a Trio of His ‘1989’ Covers on ‘Daily Show’

Ryan Adams showed up with his five-piece band on The Daily Show With Trevor Noah last night to play "Bad Blood," one of the best…
Andrew Unterberger / October 2, 2015

SPINfighting: What Album Should Ryan Adams Cover Next?

As the roundtable format has grown into an effectively direct way for a publication to think out loud for its readers’ perusal, we present SPINfighting,…
SPIN Staff / September 25, 2015

Ryan Adams’ ‘1989’: A Worthwhile Disappointment

Can you remember the last time people made this big a deal out of a covers record — let alone one that just involved one…
Andrew Unterberger / September 23, 2015

Ryan Adams Will Be the First Musical Guest on ‘The Daily Show With Trevor Noah’

Ryan Adams is having, as the kids say, a bonkers month. In addition to releasing his much-anticipated covers album of Taylor Swift's 1989 (with Swift's…
Rachel Brodsky / September 23, 2015

Hear Father John Misty Cover Ryan Adams Covering Taylor Swift’s ‘Blank Space’

Update: FJM just issued a lengthy statement explaining why he pulled the covers down from Soundcloud (via Pitchfork). It is wild. I had a very…
Brennan Carley / September 21, 2015

Ryan Adams and Taylor Swift Talk ‘1989’ on Beats 1

Late last night, Ryan Adams pulled the trigger on his cover album of Taylor Swift's 1989, releasing the project as an Apple Music exclusive.
Brennan Carley / September 21, 2015

Stream Ryan Adams’ Cover of Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’

It's finally time to hear Taylor Swift's latest album, 1989, in Ryan Adams' own "Style," if you will. The singer-songwriter released his hotly anticipated (especially by Swift…
James Grebey / September 21, 2015

Stream Ryan Adams’ Cover of Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’

Ryan Adams just dropped his highly awaited cover of Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood," the first official song off of his take on the entirety of Swift's 2014 album 1989 —…
James Grebey / September 17, 2015

Ryan Adams, Neil Young, St. Vincent, Spoon Will Play Bridge School Benefit 2015

Ryan Adams just participated in a big event celebrating Neil Young's legacy, but now Young himself has enlisted him as the marquee performer at his…
Colin Joyce / September 15, 2015

Watch Ryan Adams Cover ‘Cinnamon Girl’ and More Neil Young Tracks

Ryan Adams took the stage yesterday at New York City's Bowery Ballroom for the first night of Neil Fest, a two-night series celebrating the music…
Rachel Brodsky / September 14, 2015

Taylor Swift on Ryan Adams’ ‘1989’ Covers Album: ‘This Is Going to Be Something Really Special’

Update 2: Ryan Adams tweeted late last night that his 1989 covers album is officially done. Prepare yourselves. #1989 is DONE!!!!!! @taylorswift13 WE DID…
Brennan Carley / August 20, 2015

Ryan Adams Teases Yet Another Great Taylor Swift Cover, ‘Shake It Off’

Ryan, you shouldn't have: On the one-year anniversary of Taylor Swift's first full-blown entry into the pop canon and one of many steps to taking over the…
Harley Brown / August 19, 2015

Ryan Adams Teases Covers of Taylor Swift’s ‘Blank Space’ and ‘Style’

According to Instagram, Ryan Adams has finished his album of Taylor Swift's 1989 covers, and he's shared more 30-second clips — this time of "Style" and…
Harley Brown / August 18, 2015

Ryan Adams Previews His Take on Taylor Swift’s ‘Wildest Dreams’

As promised, Ryan Adams is moving, er, swiftly on his vow to record a full-length cover album of Taylor Swift's latest record, 1989. Since said announcement,…
Rachel Brodsky / August 13, 2015
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