Interview

Interview

Daniel Lopatin On Scoring Uncut Gems

Every album Daniel Lopatin has made feels like a portal into an alternate universe. His earliest work as Oneohtrix Point Never, made almost solely on…
Miles Bowe | December 9, 2019 - 12:14 pm

Interview

The Negotiator

David Bazan is crying while driving. Many scenes in the new documentary Strange Negotiations find the once and future Pedro The Lion frontman alone, steering…
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2019 - 9:30 am

Interview

Jenny Hval’s Labor Of Love

Over the course of this decade, Jenny Hval has built up a catalog of boundary-pushing, thought-provoking electronic music that's rightfully earned her consistent acclaim and…
Ryan Leas | November 14, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Glass Beach

For the sake of technical accuracy on their Bandcamp tags, Glass Beach identifies as a Los Angeles "post-emo" group. But ask the infectiously gleeful quartet…
Ian Cohen | November 13, 2019 - 10:50 am

Footnotes

The Story Behind Every Song On Sudan Archives’ New Album Athena

Over the years, Brittney Parks has undergone her own personal apotheosis. It all started with the fiddle. She was mesmerized as a child after witnessing…
Margaret Farrell | November 1, 2019 - 9:20 am

Interview

Emily Yacina On NGOs, UFOs, & Her New Album Remember The Silver

Emily Yacina's new song "Gleaming" is an upward rush of momentum. "Meet me here/ I'll show you/ The same light/ I'm feeling," she sings, her…
James Rettig | October 16, 2019 - 10:30 am

Interview

Liz Phair Shares “Good Side” From New Album Out Next Year

The legendary Liz Phair is releasing a memoir today, Horror Stories -- you can read an excerpt from it here -- and she's also releasing…
James Rettig | October 8, 2019 - 9:32 am

Cover Story

Big Thief’s Big Year

I am trying very hard to make this orange look like an orange. But after trying my best to bring my illustration of Adrianne Lenker's…
Michael Tedder | September 25, 2019 - 10:00 am

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Jeff Tweedy

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
Ryan Leas | September 19, 2019 - 10:13 am

Footnotes

The Story Behind Every Song On Lower Dens’ New Album The Competition

The music of Lower Dens has always been dense and to some extent difficult, even when cathartic or hypnotizing. Across their first two albums, 2010's…
Ryan Leas | September 10, 2019 - 4:23 pm

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Dry Cleaning

Britons have a complex relationship with the Monarchy. Though adored by older generations and millions around the world, the Royal Family are almost exclusively met…
Will Richards | September 10, 2019 - 9:38 am

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Common

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
Ryan Leas | August 29, 2019 - 12:22 pm

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Konradsen

Of the many reasons artists have missed interviews -- schedule conflicts, illness, feigned illness -- childbirth is among the most reasonable. The original plan was…
Chris DeVille | August 28, 2019 - 9:25 am

Interview

Vagabon Contains Multitudes

Vagabon makes music for outcasts. Laetitia Tamko writes quietly luminous songs that help the listener feel less alone. Her work often meditates on how we…
Sara Nuta | August 27, 2019 - 10:00 am

Interview

Great Grandpa Aren’t The Band You (Or They) Think They Are

It's hard to believe Great Grandpa's newest album is by, well, Great Grandpa. It's a drastic musical shift, the kind that has you questioning if…
Nina Corcoran | August 21, 2019 - 9:29 am
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