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Plants and Animals – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I think people can handle not seeing Muse every summer with 300,000 other people.” – Warren Spicer

Aug 06, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with all three members of Montréal, Canada’s Plants and Animals (lead singer/guitarist Warren Spicer, guitarist/vocalist Nic Basque, and drummer/vocalist Matthew Woodley). More

Nigel Chapman of Nap Eyes – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I am optimistic about a few things, like the realization among employers and staff alike of how much can be accomplished remotely.”

Jul 21, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Nigel Chapman, frontman of Nap Eyes. More

Tommy O’Dell of DMA’S – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“We’ve all got to help each other out to ensure we can thrive on the other side of this.”

Jul 15, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Tommy O’Dell of Australian trio DMA’S. More

Jessy Lanza – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I’m having a harder time adjusting to the question of when or if I’ll ever be able to tour like I used to.”

Jun 25, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Jessy Lanza. More

Madeline Kenney – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“The government’s quick and militant response to Black Lives Matter protests versus the slow and ineffective response to COVID-19 really has shown where their priorities lie.”

Jun 12, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Oakland, CA-based singer/songwriter Madeline Kenney. More

Girl Friday – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

"We’re happy to have some time to rest our fragile little bodies before we tour every day for the next hundred years.”

Jun 11, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with all four members of Girl Friday. More

Jonathan Higgs of Everything Everything – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I think COVID-19 has closed more doors than it's opened, and made society more insular and selfish.”

Jun 10, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Jonathan Higgs, frontman for British art-rockers Everything EverythingMore

IAN SWEET – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“We absolutely have to remove this racist president from office. We don’t have a choice anymore.”

Jun 09, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with IAN SWEET (aka Jillian Medford). More

Haley Fohr of Jackie Lynn and Circuit des Yeux — COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I am disheartened and upset by the lack of human compassion and the corruption of human rights that is currently happening in exchange for corporate profit.”

Jun 05, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Jackie Lynn (aka Haley Fohr of Circuit des Yeux). More

Thomas Walmsley of Temples – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“Always listen to science, lives always should come before economy.”

Jun 04, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Thomas Walmsley of Temples. More

Timothy Showalter of Strand of Oaks – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I have not been able to get tested yet but I had all the symptoms and it was unlike any illness I ever had.”

May 29, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Timothy Showalter of Strand of Oaks. More

Shamir – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I think the most frustrating part of the whole thing is that it wasn’t taken seriously at the beginning and now we’re scrambling.”

May 27, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Shamir. More

Bedouine – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“What concerns me most is how science and facts have become politicized.”

May 19, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Bedouine, the project of singer/songwriter Azniv Korkejian.  More

Joey Santiago of Pixies – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“It is important and a civic duty to keep social interactions to a minimum.”

May 15, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Joey Santiago, guitarist for Pixies. More

Audrey Kang and Kevin Copeland of Lightning Bug – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I have absolutely no trust in Trump and his WEAK administration to effectively deal with the pandemic.” – Audrey Kang

May 14, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Audrey Kang and Kevin Copeland of Brooklyn-based shoegazers Lightning Bug. More

Jaguar Jonze – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“Unfortunately, I caught COVID-19 during my first tour in the U.S.”

May 13, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Jaguar Jonze (aka Australian singer/songwriter Deena Lynch), who is currently recovering from COVID-19. More

Joan As Police Woman – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I am spending [the quarantine] alone and it’s both brought me closer to myself as well as caused tension with myself.”

May 05, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art?  More

Ariel Pink – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I think people are more reflective and hopefully enjoying this chance to experience the home life.”

May 04, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Ariel Pink. More

Luke Temple (aka Art Feynman) of Here We Go Magic – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“All my immediate family and I have asthma so we aren’t messing around with this.”

May 01, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Here We Go Magic frontman Luke Temple, who is also releasing a new album under the name Art Feynman. More

Hazel English – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“After a week of not stepping outside, I found that I no longer even wanted to go outside.”

Apr 30, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far, and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Hazel English. More

Peter Baylis of Pottery — COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check-In

“I find it pretty hard since I like being on the move.”

Apr 29, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far, and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Peter Baylis of Montreal, Canada’s Pottery. More

Ellen Kempner of Palehound – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“The fact that our government is obviously more focused on reopening the economy than protecting its citizens is disgusting and very par for the course.”

Apr 28, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Ellen Kempner, frontwoman and songwriter for Palehound. More

NZCA LINES – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“This is truly a global problem. It’s like sci-fi novels where an alien invasion unites the world against a common enemy.”

Apr 27, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Michael Lovett, who releases music as NZCA LINESMore

Jonas Bjerre of Mew – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“In my country it is unthinkable to not be able to afford to get the treatment you need, no matter the contents of your wallet.”

Apr 24, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Jonas Bjerre of Denmark’s Mew. More

Charlie Ryder of Yumi Zouma – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“The situation has been heartbreaking for us as the virus struck just as we released our new album.”

Apr 23, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art?  More

Deradoorian – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“We have many leaders in place who ignored the warning signs and now the people are paying gravely for it.”

Apr 22, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Deradoorian (full name Angel Deradoorian). More

Walter Martin – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I’m an optimistic person but not necessarily about the future of our world.”

Apr 21, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Walter Martin (formerly of The Walkmen). More

Porcelain Raft – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“There’s no leader in the world right now that knows what to do, it’s a huge grand-scale experiment.”

Apr 20, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art?  More

Sean Solomon of Moaning – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I started making to-do lists so that I don’t just lay in the fetal position, staring at my phone, and crying all day.”

Apr 17, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Sean Solomon, singer/guitarist for Moaning. More

Premiere: PINS Share Video for New Cover of Joy Division’s “Isolation” (Feat. Yellow Brain)

Also Read Our COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In Interview with Them

Apr 15, 2020

Manchester, England’s PINS have covered Joy Division’s “Isolation” and we have the premiere of it. The cover comes with a video featuring PINS’ members having video chats with each other and others and the track also features the band Yellow Brain. The premiere accompanies a new interview with PINS as part of our COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In series.  More

Josh Epstein of JR JR – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I’m sick of pretending that the Republican Party isn’t a mafia like cabal run by greedy sociopaths.”

Apr 13, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Josh Epstein of Detroit’s JR JR. More

Tim Burgess of The Charlatans – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“Nothing will be the same after this, some for the better, some for the worse.”

Apr 10, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Tim Burgess of England’s The Charlatans. More


Interviews

Plants and Animals – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I think people can handle not seeing Muse every summer with 300,000 other people.” – Warren Spicer

Aug 06, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with all three members of Montréal, Canada’s Plants and Animals (lead singer/guitarist Warren Spicer, guitarist/vocalist Nic Basque, and drummer/vocalist Matthew Woodley). More

Nigel Chapman of Nap Eyes – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I am optimistic about a few things, like the realization among employers and staff alike of how much can be accomplished remotely.”

Jul 21, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Nigel Chapman, frontman of Nap Eyes. More

Tommy O’Dell of DMA’S – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“We’ve all got to help each other out to ensure we can thrive on the other side of this.”

Jul 15, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Tommy O’Dell of Australian trio DMA’S. More

Jessy Lanza – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I’m having a harder time adjusting to the question of when or if I’ll ever be able to tour like I used to.”

Jun 25, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Jessy Lanza. More

Madeline Kenney – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“The government’s quick and militant response to Black Lives Matter protests versus the slow and ineffective response to COVID-19 really has shown where their priorities lie.”

Jun 12, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Oakland, CA-based singer/songwriter Madeline Kenney. More

Girl Friday – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“We’re happy to have some time to rest our fragile little bodies before we tour every day for the next hundred years.”

Jun 11, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with all four members of Girl Friday. More

Jonathan Higgs of Everything Everything – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I think COVID-19 has closed more doors than it's opened, and made society more insular and selfish.”

Jun 10, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Jonathan Higgs, frontman for British art-rockers Everything EverythingMore

IAN SWEET – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

"We absolutely have to remove this racist president from office. We don’t have a choice anymore.”

Jun 09, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with IAN SWEET (aka Jillian Medford). More

Haley Fohr of Jackie Lynn and Circuit des Yeux — COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I am disheartened and upset by the lack of human compassion and the corruption of human rights that is currently happening in exchange for corporate profit.”

Jun 05, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Jackie Lynn (aka Haley Fohr of Circuit des Yeux). More

Thomas Walmsley of Temples – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“Always listen to science, lives always should come before economy.”

Jun 04, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Thomas Walmsley of Temples. More

Timothy Showalter of Strand of Oaks – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I have not been able to get tested yet but I had all the symptoms and it was unlike any illness I ever had.”

May 29, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Timothy Showalter of Strand of Oaks. More

Shamir – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I think the most frustrating part of the whole thing is that it wasn’t taken seriously at the beginning and now we’re scrambling.”

May 27, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Shamir. More

Bedouine – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“What concerns me most is how science and facts have become politicized.”

May 19, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Bedouine, the project of singer/songwriter Azniv Korkejian.  More

Joey Santiago of Pixies – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“It is important and a civic duty to keep social interactions to a minimum.”

May 15, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Joey Santiago, guitarist for Pixies.

Audrey Kang and Kevin Copeland of Lightning Bug – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I have absolutely no trust in Trump and his WEAK administration to effectively deal with the pandemic.” – Audrey Kang

May 14, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Audrey Kang and Kevin Copeland of Brooklyn-based shoegazers Lightning Bug. More

Jaguar Jonze – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“Unfortunately, I caught COVID-19 during my first tour in the U.S.”

May 13, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Jaguar Jonze (aka Australian singer/songwriter Deena Lynch), who is currently recovering from COVID-19. More

Joan As Police Woman – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I am spending [the quarantine] alone and it’s both brought me closer to myself as well as caused tension with myself.”

May 05, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art?  More

Ariel Pink – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I think people are more reflective and hopefully enjoying this chance to experience the home life.”

May 04, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Ariel Pink. More

Luke Temple (aka Art Feynman) of Here We Go Magic – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“All my immediate family and I have asthma so we aren’t messing around with this.”

May 01, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Here We Go Magic frontman Luke Temple, who is also releasing a new album under the name Art Feynman. More

Hazel English – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“After a week of not stepping outside, I found that I no longer even wanted to go outside.”

Apr 30, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far, and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Hazel English. More

Peter Baylis of Pottery — COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check-In

“I find it pretty hard since I like being on the move.”

Apr 29, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far, and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Peter Baylis of Montreal, Canada’s Pottery.

Ellen Kempner of Palehound – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“The fact that our government is obviously more focused on reopening the economy than protecting its citizens is disgusting and very par for the course.”

Apr 28, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Ellen Kempner, frontwoman and songwriter for Palehound. More

NZCA LINES – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“This is truly a global problem. It’s like sci-fi novels where an alien invasion unites the world against a common enemy.”

Apr 27, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Michael Lovett, who releases music as NZCA LINESMore

Jonas Bjerre of Mew – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“In my country it is unthinkable to not be able to afford to get the treatment you need, no matter the contents of your wallet.”

Apr 24, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Jonas Bjerre of Denmark’s Mew. More

Charlie Ryder of Yumi Zouma – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“The situation has been heartbreaking for us as the virus struck just as we released our new album.”

Apr 23, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art?  More

Deradoorian – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“We have many leaders in place who ignored the warning signs and now the people are paying gravely for it.”

Apr 22, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Deradoorian (full name Angel Deradoorian). More

Walter Martin – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I’m an optimistic person but not necessarily about the future of our world.”

Apr 21, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Walter Martin (formerly of The Walkmen). More

Porcelain Raft – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“There’s no leader in the world right now that knows what to do, it’s a huge grand-scale experiment.”

Apr 20, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art?  More

Sean Solomon of Moaning – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I started making to-do lists so that I don’t just lay in the fetal position, staring at my phone, and crying all day.”

Apr 17, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Sean Solomon, singer/guitarist for Moaning. More

One True Pairing – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I am deeply concerned about the survival of some of my favorite artists after this.”

Apr 16, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art?  More

PINS – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“Whenever anything damages the economy like this, art is always the first thing to go.” – Faith Vern

Apr 15, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art?  More

Jay Watson of GUM and Tame Impala – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“Being in the most isolated city in the world is finally paying off.”

Apr 14, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Australian psych-pop musician Jay Watson, who releases music as GUM, but is also a member of both Tame Impala and POND. We also have the premiere of a new video in which Watson performs his recent GUM single “Out In the World” in his living room in Perth. More

Josh Epstein of JR JR – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I’m sick of pretending that the Republican Party isn’t a mafia like cabal run by greedy sociopaths.”

Apr 13, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Josh Epstein of Detroit’s JR JR. More

Tim Burgess of The Charlatans – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“Nothing will be the same after this, some for the better, some for the worse.”

Apr 10, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Tim Burgess of England’s The Charlatans. More

Lindsey Mills of Surfer Blood – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“It’s my hope that this crisis inspires our world to begin choosing people over profits.”

Apr 09, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Lindsey Mills of Florida’s Surfer Blood. More

Ana Perrote of Hinds – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I’m happy and proud to live in a country with public health, that’s for sure.”

Apr 08, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Ana Perrote of the Spanish quartet Hinds.

Austra – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I find it really hard to get stuff done at the moment and seem to be spending a lot of time reading the news.”

Apr 07, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Katie Austra Stelmanis of Toronto, Canada’s Austra. More

Murray Lightburn of The Dears – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I stay very focused on facts and science and positive progress and way less on how bad it is.”

Apr 06, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. Here we check in with Murray A. Lightburn of Montreal, Canada’s The Dears. More

Ellis – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“For an artist like me, touring is the number one most important way to promote a record, and it is completely devastating that I won’t be able to do that.”

Apr 03, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Ellis (aka Hamilton, Ontario dream pop artist Linnea Siggelkow). More

Sondre Lerche – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“We’re all looking for answers and no one knows right now, so I’m trying to stay in the moment.”

Apr 02, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Norway’s Sondre Lerche. More