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Election 2021: Eliza Orlins on Running For Manhattan District Attorney

Aug 12, 2020 Web Exclusive

Eliza Orlins has been a Manhattan Public Defender for over a decade, defending those in court who cannot afford to defend themselves. She did stints on Survivor and The Amazing Race and parlayed it into a career in law. She took the ball and ran with it. Now, the path she’s been on finds her at a crossroads, as she has entered the Democratic race for District Attorney of Manhattan. More

My Favorite Album: Jack Savidge of Friendly Fires on My Bloody Valentine’s “Loveless”

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

There’s only one album that I would ever consider my favorite forsaking all others and that’s My Bloody Valentine’s Loveless. It’s a nice comfortable thing having a favorite that you love so much—like a happy marriage.  More

CeeLo Green Talks New Album, “Crazy,” and Influences From the Ancestors

Aug 07, 2020 Web Exclusive

Singer extraordinaire CeeLo Green released his latest album, CeeLo Green is Thomas Callaway, on June 26. The record, produced by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, is the first release in the past five years for the spirited, soulful vocalist. Green, who has worked extensively in his career with Outkast, The Dungeon Family, and Danger Mouse (in the world-famous duo, Gnarls Barkley), is a flexible, malleable performer. More

Plants and Animals – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

Aug 06, 2020 Web Exclusive

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with all three members of Montréal, Canada’s Plants and Animals (lead singer/guitarist Warren Spicer, guitarist/vocalist Nic Basque, and drummer/vocalist Matthew Woodley). More

The End: Alex Izenberg

Jul 31, 2020 Web Exclusive

To end out the week, we ask Alex Izenberg some questions about endings and death. Izenberg’s new album, Caravan Château, came out today via Domino imprint Weird World.  More

My Favorite Album: Strand of Oaks on Joanna Newsom’s “Ys”

Jul 30, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

Music is infinite and at least for me should never be put in absolute terms. I have no favorite record because I have thousands upon thousands of hours of music that has equally elevated me.  More

My Firsts: Alex Izenberg

Jul 29, 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 Alex Izenberg. More

Donita Sparks of L7 on Her New Web Series “The Hi-Low Show”

Jul 28, 2020 Web Exclusive

Donita Sparks always catches your eye. Whether she’s on stage playing her smirking brand of rock ‘n’ roll in her notorious group, L7, or if she’s creating her beloved new web series, The Hi-Low Show, Sparks is often bright, flashy and oddly memorable.  More

Mark Duplass and Julian Wass on the Final Season of HBO’s “Room 104”

Jul 24, 2020

HBO’s anthology series, Room 104, which debuted July 28, 2017, is premiering for likely its final season tonight (July 24). The series, which tracks the happenings of all kinds in a typical American hotel room, was created by Mark and Jay Duplass (aka the Duplass Brothers production team) and has featured guest stars like James Van Der Beek, Rainn Wilson, Mahershala Ali, Luke Wilson and Charlyne Yi.  More