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Tuesday, March 31st, 2020  
My Favorite Album: Zola Jesus on “Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares”

Mar 16, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

The voices of The Bulgarian State Radio & Television Choir shine with mystery, and Zola Jesus (aka Nika Roza Danilova) doesn’t want the secrecy to be solved.  More

My Firsts: Charlie Ryder of Yumi Zouma

Mar 13, 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 Charlie Ryder of Yumi Zouma. More

My Favorite Album: Kirin J Callinan on Prefab Sprout’s “Let’s Change the World with Music”

Mar 12, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

Australian iconoclast Kirin J Callinan has a predilection for '80s music and recently released an album of covers titled Return to Center. He picked Let's Change the World with Music by Prefab Sprout as his favorite album. More

Peter Bjorn and John on “Endless Dream”

Mar 11, 2020 Web Exclusive

Endless Dream is the album. Endless well is the assumed inspiration. More

My Favorite Album: “Weird Al” Yankovic on Elton John’s “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”

Mar 10, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

When "Weird Al" Yankovic attended Elton John's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road farewell tour last year at the Los Angeles Forum, it felt like things had come full circle. More

Destroyer on “Have We Met”

Mar 09, 2020

Like a droll nightmare following a binge of one too many Black Mirror episodes, Dan Bejar's lyrics will send chills up your spine and leave your lips in a rueful grin. More

U.S. Girls on “Heavy Light”

Mar 06, 2020 Web Exclusive

Her last album, 2018's In a Poem Unlimited, was hailed as a politicized pop masterpiece thanks to lyrics that decried drone strikes and condoned violent vengeance for abused women. More

Wolf Parade - Dan Boeckner on “Thin Mind”

Mar 05, 2020 Web Exclusive

Periodically hitting a vaporizer while transferring drum stems to a hard drive at an Airbnb in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Wolf Parade's Dan Boeckner is celebrating album release day. More

My Favorite Album: Greta Kline of Frankie Cosmos on Connie Converse’s “How Sad, How Lovely”

Mar 04, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

Listening to albums all the way through wasn't a necessity with my generation but I listen to full albums now more than I ever have. I think maybe because now I make albums and I think of them as full albums a little bit more each time. I'm also more interested in seeing how other artists do that. More