Apr 11, 2019 Web Exclusive

For just a moment, Strand of Oaks' Timothy Showalter got what he wanted. More

Apr 09, 2019 Issue #65 - Mitski and boygenius

Jessica Pratt has released her first cohesive album. Yes, she has two acclaimed and internationally beloved full-lengths to her name already, but those were assemblies of largely self-produced tracks that were written and recorded across extended periods of time. More

Apr 05, 2019 Web Exclusive

"I didn't really think this whole plan through. I feel the most exposed out of any record I've made so far." More

Apr 04, 2019 Issue #65 - Mitski and boygenius

It's 4 a.m. when most people are tucked up in bed. However, such an ungodly hour is of no real concern to Bradford Cox, and nor should it be. At the time, he and his band Deerhunter were about to release their excellent eighth album Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared?  More

Apr 03, 2019 Web Exclusive

At the tail end of a long conversation about his music, Andrew Bird offers up the ideal summation of his artistic approach. The work is always and forever wrapped in optimism.  More

Apr 03, 2019 Web Exclusive

With his debut solo recording, the guitarist, and co-founder of the experimental punk duo No Age has shaped the musical companion piece to a film installation currently on display at 1700 Naud Gallery in Los Angeles. More

Apr 03, 2019 Web Exclusive

"To keep the attention of 25 first graders is a really specific skill, one that translates very well to rock audiences," Sasami Ashworth deadpans. To master this specific skill, the former Cherry Glazerr-synth heroine (whose stage name is simply SASAMI) had to hone myriad instruments and production skills.  More

Apr 02, 2019 Issue #65 - Mitski and boygenius

The trajectory of Jon Hopkins, like his sound, has been ascendant. It has also been a course rich with the creative relationships and experiences that make one envious (Brian Eno, Coldplay) and admiring of the dedicated talent that attracted them.  More

Apr 01, 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 Timothy Showalter of Strand of Oaks.  More