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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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Do Vampires Menstruate? The Power Of Jenny Hval’s New Album Blood Bitch

Where are you going tonight? What are you doing out without a boyfriend? I was 12, maybe 13 the first time a man…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 27, 2016 - 11:27 am

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Artist To Watch: Billie Marten

Every teenage balladeer hacking away at a guitar or piano imagines their songs unfolding into the kind of gorgeous sonic panoramas found on Billie Marten's…
Chris DeVille | September 23, 2016 - 10:34 am

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Elephant 6 & Friends Reflect On The Legacy Of The Olivia Tremor Control’s Dusk At Cubist Castle

The Olivia Tremor Control lined up their first big hometown show at the 500-cap 40 Watt in 1995. After a few years developing their kaleidoscopic…
Adam Clair | September 21, 2016 - 11:29 am

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Q&A: Aaron Gregory On Khôrada — The New Band He’s Formed With 3/4 Of Agalloch

When bands last for a long time, it's easy to forget how delicate they are as social units. In order to work together successfully, bands…
Doug Moore | September 20, 2016 - 12:10 pm

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You Blew It!’s Tanner Jones Talks New Album Abendrot, Shares Lead Single “Autotheology”

The title of Orlando emo band You Blew It!'s new record is a German word with a number of attempted English translations. According to singer-guitarist…
Grace Birnstengel | September 20, 2016 - 9:00 am

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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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Artist To Watch: gobbinjr

"I just wanna be perfect/ Anything less is shameful," goes one song on gobbinjr's forthcoming EP, vom night. Encapsulating an artist's ethos into a singular…
James Rettig | September 6, 2016 - 12:55 pm

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Band To Watch: Microwave

When Microwave released their debut album Stovall in 2014, frontman Nathan Hardy had recently disassociated from the Mormon Church. He returned to his home state…
James Rettig | August 30, 2016 - 1:00 pm

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Q&A: Bellows On Friendship, Falling Out, & His New Album Fist & Palm

Can you be kind? With this half-whispered question, Oliver Kalb opens the new Bellows album, Fist & Palm. It's a frail assertion that things aren't…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 30, 2016 - 11:44 am

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Band To Watch: Slow Mass

Let's get one thing straight: Chicago's Slow Mass is not a side project. Although drummer Josh Sparks and guitarist Josh Parks both play in the…
Zac Gelfand | August 24, 2016 - 11:00 am

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Q&A: Jagwar Ma Detail Their New Album Every Now & Then

On virtually the first day Australian psych-dance act Jagwar Ma started to write their sophomore album Every Now & Then, they were nearly struck by…
Matt Wilkinson | August 18, 2016 - 12:56 pm

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Q&A: Kurt Wagner On How Hip-Hop & Audio Technology Inspired Lambchop’s FLOTUS

Brown's Diner may not look like much, but it's a Nashville institution. A low, gray, unassuming building with barely any windows, it sits near a…
Stephen Deusner | August 18, 2016 - 9:31 am

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Dad, Interrupted: Chuck Auerbach On His Debut Album, First-Ever Performance, And Famous Son

In a small back room of a Radisson Hotel in Appleton, Wisconsin, Chuck Auerbach is offering me a piece of gum. He’s just finished his…
Caitlin White | August 12, 2016 - 11:16 am

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Q&A: Jane Wiedlin Talks Go-Go’s Farewell With Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino

Tonight the Go-Go’s — the pioneering California quartet that melded punk and New Wave into inimitable musical staples — embark on a farewell tour signaling…
Paula Mejia | August 2, 2016 - 12:50 pm

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Q&A: Pinegrove On The Ethics Of Personal Songwriting And Why They’re Not Emo

Earlier this year, Pinegrove released Cardinal, one of our favorite albums of the year so far. The group -- built on the foundation of core…
Ryan Leas | July 29, 2016 - 2:06 pm

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Band To Watch: IAN SWEET

"You don't let someone you love feel afraid," Jilian Medford sings on the opening track of IAN SWEET's debut full-length, Shapeshifter. Falling in love is…
James Rettig | July 26, 2016 - 10:10 am

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An Interview With The Guy Who Says He Found An Unreleased Album In Sufjan Stevens’ Dumpster

Did Sufjan Stevens record an album called Stalker in 1998? A Reddit user under the name lookitzpancakes alleged as much Wednesday afternoon. The user, later…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2016 - 1:24 pm

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Artist To Watch: Yohuna

Johanne Swanson has lived in many places, but hasn't felt particularly at home in any of them. She started making music as Yohuna six years…
James Rettig | July 5, 2016 - 12:00 pm

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The Anniversary On Reuniting, Getting Ripped Off By Limp Bizkit, And The Emo Label

Over this past Memorial Day weekend, four of the original members of the Anniversary -- the much-beloved band from Lawrence, Kansas -- reconvened to rehearse…
T. Cole Rachel | June 23, 2016 - 1:31 pm
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