Apr 24, 2019 Web Exclusive

Priests are a band that always have a lot on their mind. Much was made when the release date of their heralded debut album, Nothing Feels Natural, happened to coincide with the inauguration of the new U.S. president at the start of 2017, the D.C. band's defiant energy offering a dose of desperately needed anger-catharsis during that most dystopian of weeks. More

Apr 23, 2019 Issue #65 - Mitski and boygenius

After speaking for an uninterrupted 15 minutes, Chan Marshall stops to apologize. This will happen several more times during our conversation, and each time it is for the same reason. More

Apr 22, 2019 Issue #65 - Mitski and boygenius

The welcoming of the new incarnation of LA-via Chicago quartet Young Jesus to the current scene blatantly devoid of a presence such as theirs didn't come without some book cover judging.  More

Apr 19, 2019 Issue #65 - Mitski and boygenius

To end out the week, we ask John Grant some questions about endings and death.    

Apr 18, 2019 Issue #65 - Mitski and boygenius

The three members of Aussie trio The Goon Sax have only been back in the U.S. for a day, and already some reporter on the phone wants to know what they think of America.  More

Apr 17, 2019 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 Scottish singer/songwriter James Yorkston. More

Apr 16, 2019 Web Exclusive

The influential street dancer and '80s pop icon features in a new, career-spanning documentary. More

Apr 16, 2019 Web Exclusive

Nilüfer Yanya thought she would have done her debut album when she was 20. The 23-year-old's cover of Pixies' "Hey" in 2016 marked her out as a distinctive voice in London's underground indie scene, by trading the original's anxious snarl for a bewitching after-hours vibe.  More

Apr 15, 2019 Web Exclusive

In total, Nils Oliver Frahm says that he has spent one year on American soil across his entire life. Gearing up for a concert in Seattle one day after starting his 2019 North American Tour in Vancouver, the unconventional, German piano composer is feeling jet-lagged.  More