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My Firsts: Michael Doherty of Another Michael

Mar 18, 2021 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 Michael Doherty of Philadelphia-based trio Another Michael. More

Allie Crow Buckley on Her Debut Album “Moonlit and Devious”

Mar 17, 2021 Web Exclusive

Allie Crow Buckley’s musical world is informed by travel. Born in San Francisco, Buckley moved to Venice, and then spent her formative years growing up in New Zealand. Then it was back to California, this time Malibu. More

Alice Cooper on “Detroit Stories”

Mar 16, 2021 Web Exclusive

Over the years, the term “rock” or “rock ‘n’ roll” has changed, evolved or mutated (depending on your point of view). Now bands are allowed underneath the umbrella term that sound little-to-nothing like those early songs of Chuck Berry and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Rock, of course, requires oomph, a punch to the gut and a prophetic bit of haranguing to get its point across. That’s exactly what longtime musician and frontman, Alice Cooper, is best at. More

My Firsts: Jane Weaver

Mar 12, 2021 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 British singer/songwriter/guitarist Jane Weaver. More

Valerie June on “The Moon and Stars,” Her Voice, and The Afterlife

Mar 11, 2021

For anyone who has encountered the singer/songwriter, Valerie June, one feeling is abundantly clear. She is a treasure. More

Self-Portrait: Vincent Neff of Django Django

Mar 10, 2021 Web Exclusive

For our recurring Self-Portrait feature, we ask musicians to take a self-portrait photo (or paint/draw a self-portrait) and write a list of personal things about themselves, things that their fans might not already know about them. This Self-Portrait is by Vincent Neff, frontman of Django Django. More

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever on “Sideways to New Italy”

Mar 09, 2021 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

Judging by the big bright hooks, breezy melodies, and guitar riffs that rev like top down, joy riding convertibles, it would be easy to peg a number of the cuts from Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever’s latest album as contenders for “song of the summer.” More

Jehnny Beth on “To Love Is to Live”

Mar 08, 2021

It was the 2016 death of David Bowie and his masterful swan song Blackstar (released only two days before his passing) that provided the fresh impetus to inspire French artist and Savages frontperson Jehnny Beth to record her debut solo album, To Love Is to Live. More

Perfume Genius on “Set My Heart on Fire Immediately”

Mar 05, 2021 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

In his self-directed music video for “Describe,” the lead single taken off his fifth studio album, Set My Heart on Fire Immediately, Perfume Genius (aka Mike Hadreas) invites audiences into a uniquely personal vision of the end-times, where an isolated commune goes about their dust-encrusted existence as a singular, choregraphed entity—dancing, living, fighting, seducing, and comforting one another without care or consequence. More