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Friday, September 18th, 2020  
Fenne Lily on “BREACH”

Sep 17, 2020 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

On paper, 2020 looked like being a busy and exciting time for UK singer/songwriter Fenne Lily. Appearances at SXSW, U.S. dates with Waxahatchee and Lucy Dacus, before an extensive tour of the UK and Europe to promote her second album, BREACH, meant her diary was pretty much full. Enter a global pandemic and, instead, Lily is sat at home dying her hair chatting to Under the Radar More

My Favorite Album: “One True Pairing on Joanna Newsom’s The Milk Eyed Mender”

Sep 15, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

I’d recently moved from my hometown and was spending all the money I’d saved working in a supermarket warehouse on CDs. In about two weeks, I’d come across [Madvillain’s] Madvillainy, [John Fahey’s] Blind Joe Death, Tower Recordings,  More

My Favorite Album: Hatchie on Carole King’s “Tapestry”

Sep 11, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

For 26-year-old Australian songwriter Harriette Pilbeam, Carole King’s 1971 album Tapestry might seem an odd choice for favorite album. But for Pilbeam, who just released the dance-y dream pop Keepsake, her full-length debut under the moniker Hatchie, it came down to family.  More

Doves – Jimi Goodwin on the Band’s First Album in 11 Years: “The Universal Want”

Sep 10, 2020 Web Exclusive

One of the most exciting announcements this year centered around the return of Doves and the imminent release of a new album, The Universal Want. The band’s first for 11 years since 2009’s Kingdom of Rust More

Widowspeak on “Plum”

Sep 08, 2020 Web Exclusive

There’s a deep sense of self-realization on Widowspeak’s fifth album, Plum, and it’s a sense that singer-songwriter Molly Hamilton intentionally explored during the album’s early stages.  More

Josiah Johnson on His Debut Solo Album “Every Feeling On a Loop”

Sep 04, 2020 Web Exclusive

Prior to his first solo album, Every Feeling On a LoopJosiah Johnson’s last recording with the band he founded was The Head and The Heart’s 2016 Signs of Light album. Johnson was the driving force behind successful releases like the group’s 2011 gold certified self-titled album.  More

Pere Ubu’s David Thomas on “By Order of Mayor Pawlicki”

Sep 03, 2020 Web Exclusive

The list of artists in the music business for 40 plus years that still push themselves to create their best work is undoubtedly a short one. Many may plug along, but Pere Ubu’s David Thomas plugs in daily and pursues quality.  More

Chuck Klosterman on Parsing Weird Ideas, Social Media, and “Raised in Captivity”

Aug 31, 2020 Web Exclusive

Best-selling author, Chuck Klosterman, is known for his sharp, pinpoint intellect. Part-philosopher, part-journalist, Klosterman is adept at picking apart nuances, offering opinions on both sides of the issue and doing so with humor, care, and precision. More

Human Love on Their Debut EP “Black Void”

Aug 28, 2020 Web Exclusive

For friends who have been playing together in bands their whole lives, you would expect the feelings surrounding a debut record to be housed in fond recollection, shared in accounts of wilder times that have all blurred together in retrospect. But for Los Angeles outfit Human Love, there’s only fresh enthusiasm for their debut release. It marks a new beginning. More