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Wasted Days

I. THE MARKET STREET BRIDGE It began with the tattoo on Tim Showalter's forearm. An arch from a bridge I'd seen countless times…
Ryan Leas | February 2, 2017 - 11:36 am

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Shadows And Light: Allison Crutchfield Forges Ahead

Allison Crutchfield’s career began between the hours of after-school snack time and dinner, when she and her identical twin sister Katie started their first band…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 18, 2017 - 12:00 pm

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New Habits

Tove Lo is walking directly into bumper-to-bumper traffic. Terrified, I run to catch up, convinced my interview subject is about to get pancaked by a…
Rachel Brodsky | October 19, 2016 - 12:09 pm

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You Ain’t Heard It Like This Before

Danny Brown is still coming back to Earth. It's nearing lunchtime, and he's splayed out on a couch in the lobby of a Manhattan hotel,…
Ryan Leas | September 28, 2016 - 1:31 pm

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Holding Out For That Teenage Feeling

In the lobby of Philadelphia's Hilton Garden Inn, Charlie Lowe, Beach Slang's tour manager, leans over and adjusts frontman James Alex's bowtie. Alex lives an…
Michael Tedder | September 8, 2016 - 2:24 pm

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Anarchy In Worcester, Mass.

Christian Holden will go to epic, often unreasonable lengths to get a good album cover. But they draw the line at getting arrested. …
Michael Tedder | May 19, 2016 - 7:00 pm

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I’ll Be Fine When I Go Under

Austin, Texas is populated by a malicious blackbird called the great-tailed grackle. The birds make themselves known to visitors in two ways: Their very particular…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 3, 2016 - 12:00 pm

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All That We Could Do With This Emotion

There's a box of Easter candy waiting for Carly Rae Jepsen when we step onto her tour bus. It's a gift from the…
James Rettig | April 7, 2016 - 11:00 am

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Hood Pope Confessional

The recirculated air of the Riverside Church's main chapel seems to grow more stale by the minute. Sunlight shines polychrome through stained glass windows. The…
Collin Robinson | March 8, 2016 - 11:00 am

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Old Storms In New Places

Scott Hutchison has errands to run. Cigarettes, coffee, snacks -- you know, all the essentials for a day in the studio. We walk down the…
Ryan Leas | February 4, 2016 - 11:54 am

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Catching The Rain

Bob Mould has noticed the changes. Right there across this street in Williamsburg, that's where he used to park his Dodge Omni, the one that…
Ryan Leas | January 11, 2016 - 9:47 am

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American Beauty: Snapshots Of The National In Transition

I. EAUX CLAIRES In what seems like a quiet hour, loose activity fills the lives of the National's five members. It's that period…
Ryan Leas | November 16, 2015 - 11:59 am

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The Unflinching Gaze Of Chvrches

Tucked away in the corner of a thriving Swedish tech company's Manhattan office, three Scottish musicians are staring intently at their streaming analytics. The stats…
Caitlin White | September 3, 2015 - 12:19 pm

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Have We Reached Peak Vinyl?

Stewart Anderson has had enough. The frontman for noise-pop veterans Boyracer and head of likeminded label 555 Recordings has been releasing music on vinyl since…
Marc Hogan | July 27, 2015 - 11:52 am

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Yes I’m Changing: The Bold Metamorphosis Of Tame Impala’s Currents

Kevin Parker was still working when the taxi rolled up to his home. The sun was setting over Perth on one of those early March…
Chris DeVille | July 1, 2015 - 10:02 am
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