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

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

My Firsts: Tawny Newsome of “Space Force”

May 29, 2020

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask artists to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones or their first tastes of their industry. For this My Firsts we talk to actress/comedian/musician Tawny Newsome, who is one of the stars of the new Netflix comedy series Space Force. More

My Firsts: Christian Lee Hutson

May 28, 2020 Web Exclusive

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to Christian Lee Hutson. More

American Saint: Second Lady of Pennsylvania Gisele Fetterman on Kindness in Government

May 28, 2020 Web Exclusive

When driving through Braddock, Pennsylvania you start to get a vibe that it’s different from the surrounding area. There are boarded up buildings and societal wreckage, but some things start to stand out. You’ll see new low-income housing units with solar panels on the roofs; the street signs that say things like “Spread Love.” All around the small borough you’ll see evidence of a different kind of agenda, one of official government kindness and generosity. This is owed to the policies of former mayor and current Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman, but also to his sunnier side: his wife and the Second Lady of Pennsylvania, Gisele FettermanMore

Shamir – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

May 27, 2020 Web Exclusive

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

My Favorite Album: MC Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger on Brightblack Morning Light

May 25, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

I first heard the record when it came out in 2006. I was in my previous band at the time [The Court & Spark], and it really struck me, this record. I was living in San Francisco at the time, and that band, Brightblack Morning Light, was based out of Northern California as well.  More

My Favorite Album: Georg Holm of Sigur Rós on Tom Petty’s “Wildflowers”

May 22, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

I had to think about that quite deeply because it does change. People’s favorite albums don’t necessarily stay the same forever. You might have a favorite now but in 10 years you may have another one. The record I’m listening to quite a lot now—and I actually listened to quite a lot when I was a kid, even before joining Sigur Rós—is Wildflowers by Tom Petty. More

My Firsts: Wilma Archer

May 21, 2020 Web Exclusive

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to Wilma Archer (aka Will Archer, who used to release music as Slime).  More

Bedouine – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

May 19, 2020 Web Exclusive

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