Interview

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Alicia Keys

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Bianca Gracie | September 18, 2020 - 10:00 am

Band To Watch

Artist To Watch: Bartees Strange

"You know, I’ve always been kind of busy," Bartees Strange says over the phone. He pauses for a second, underscoring just how much of an…
Arielle Gordon | September 16, 2020 - 9:16 am

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Suzanne Vega

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Michael Tedder | September 10, 2020 - 11:40 am

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Corey Taylor

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Larry Fitzmaurice | September 2, 2020 - 2:11 pm

Interview

Barely Civil Are Figuring It Out

There is no version of 2020 where Barely Civil aren't a nervous wreck. As drummer Isaac Marquardt helpfully reminds me: "We're all early 20-year-old people…
Ian Cohen | August 31, 2020 - 1:32 pm

Tracking Down

Soul Coughing’s Mike Doughty On His New EP Ghost Of Vroom 2

Mike Doughty may have left Soul Coughing two decades ago, but Soul Coughing never really left him. On his brand-new EP with bassist and longtime…
Rachel Brodsky | August 31, 2020 - 9:25 am

Footnotes

The Story Behind Every Song On Knot’s Debut Album

If Krill was a project about how to be a better person in the world, then Knot is, for the most part, about how to…
James Rettig | August 28, 2020 - 11:55 am

Footnotes

The Story Behind Every Song On Narrow Head’s New Album 12th House Rock

The dream of the '90s is alive in Houston. Narrow Head's second album 12th House Rock, out today, swirls together a broad spectrum of heavy…
Chris DeVille | August 28, 2020 - 9:33 am

Interview

Bill & Ted’s Music Team On Wyld Stallyns, Air Shredding, And Helping Keanu Reeves Learn To Play Bagpipes

Jonathan Leahy was 11 when he saw a goofy movie about two bodacious teens who travel through time to complete a history project. "I was…
Zach Schonfeld | August 26, 2020 - 3:03 pm

Interview

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World Is A 2010s Indie Rock Time Capsule

When Universal Pictures started the promotion cycle for Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, they clearly didn’t know which angle to push. To be fair, the…
Nina Corcoran | August 13, 2020 - 11:11 am

Footnotes

The Story Behind Every Song On Fontaines D.C.’s New Album A Hero’s Death

When we first met Fontaines D.C., they were already exciting. Between early singles like "Hurricane Laughter" and "Boys In The Better Land" and raw and…
Ryan Leas | July 31, 2020 - 11:18 am

Interview

A Reintroduction To SALES, The Unsigned Indie-Pop Duo Making Waves On TikTok

A year ago, Lauren Morgan, one half of the Orlando-based indie rock duo SALES, shrugged off her hometown. As Morgan explained to an interviewer, the…
Margaret Farrell | July 30, 2020 - 2:45 pm

Cover Story

Angel Olsen Invites Us Into A Whole New Mess

Tonight, I’m going undercover as one of the 695 people in the Angel Olsen Cosmic Stream group chat. My code name? Virginia. My mission?
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 29, 2020 - 9:10 am

Footnotes

The Story Behind Every Song On Jessy Lanza’s New Album All The Time

Jessy Lanza songs don't stop moving. They're rendered in twitchy shuffles, hypnotic little loops that operate like spinning tops. These kinds of songs were fully…
James Rettig | July 23, 2020 - 7:34 pm

Tracking Down

Patty Smyth On Turning Down Van Halen, Getting Patti Smith’s Mail, And Releasing Her First New Music In 28 Years

My phone call with Patty Smyth is cut off just as the former Scandal singer starts talking about living on the same East Village street…
Rachel Brodsky | July 23, 2020 - 9:03 am
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