Interview

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

Q&A

We Asked Creed From The Office To Pick The Song Of The Summer

If you know anything about Creed Bratton, you know he's lived many lives. Most of us, of course, got to know him as the oddball…
Ryan Leas | July 17, 2020 - 9:32 am

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Jenn Wasner

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 | July 15, 2020 - 11:15 am

Q&A

Illuminati Hotties Break Free

At any point during 2018 or 2019, do you remember thinking, man, it doesn’t get any better than this? "It feels weird to be nostalgic…
Ian Cohen | July 10, 2020 - 10:55 am

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Tame Impala

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
Chris DeVille | July 9, 2020 - 9:30 am

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Jarvis Cocker

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
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim | July 7, 2020 - 1:21 pm

Q&A

Meet The Pop Songwriter Behind Those Earworms In Netflix’s Eurovision

Anyone who has ever seen the Eurovision Song Contest knows that it’s a spectacle like no other. Between the elaborate special effects, outlandish costumes, and…
Maggie Serota | July 3, 2020 - 12:05 pm

Footnotes

The Story Behind Every Song On Bell Witch And Aerial Ruin’s New Album Stygian Bough Volume 1

The last time the Seattle doom metal duo Bell Witch released an album was in 2017, and chances are you could still be making sense…
Ryan Leas | June 26, 2020 - 10:43 am

Footnotes

The Story Behind Every Song On Phoebe Bridgers’ New Album Punisher

In 2017, Phoebe Bridgers released her debut Stranger In The Alps. With that album alone, she was already greeted as one of the most exciting,…
Ryan Leas | June 18, 2020 - 10:58 am

Footnotes

The Story Behind Every Song On GUM’s New Album Out In The World

You could never question Jay Watson's psych-rock bona fides. The man's resume, of course, includes Tame Impala, the band that implausibly made the leap from…
Ryan Leas | June 11, 2020 - 6:25 pm
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