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Keeping Score – Composer of Many Hats, Miles Hankins Talks “A Quiet Place” and “Long Shot”

Jul 03, 2019 Web Exclusive

Where one film presented the challenge of forming, holding and stoking the mood of one sonic atmosphere throughout, the other drew a hopscotch course of musical styles to leap from and to. Miles Hankins handled both with style and grace, as he did in fielding questions about the different approaches to writing that different projects call for. More

My Firsts: Brian Aubert of Silversun Pickups

Jul 02, 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 Brian Aubert of Silversun Pickups. More

Mitski - The Under the Radar Cover Story

Jun 28, 2019 Issue #65 - Mitski and boygenius

Mitski Miyawaki stands motionless as the music starts, her arms at her sides, hands open and arched outward with palms facing down as if she's about to levitate. The drums and keyboards of "Nobody"-the disco-tinged single from her latest album, Be the Cowboy—start to percolate.  More

EXIT Chief of Communications Sagor Mešković on the Protest Origins of the Serbian Festival

Jun 27, 2019 Web Exclusive

Amidst the maelstrom of the European festival circuit each summer, certain institutions stand out. Perhaps no annual gathering has quite the heritage that Serbia's EXIT Festival does, though.  More

My Firsts: Jeremy Schmidt of Black Mountain

Jun 26, 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 Jeremy Schmidt of Black Mountain. More

Splendour Preview: The Slow Readers Club Talk Festivals, Longevity, and New Records

Jun 21, 2019 Web Exclusive

Splendour opens its doors for the 12th year on Saturday July 20. The Nottingham-based festival has firmly established itself as one of the most prestigious events of its kind in the UK.  More

Clinic on “Wheeltappers and Shunters”

Jun 20, 2019 Web Exclusive

"That's the main thing, you come away with isn't it [confusion]. It seems, at least, like every couple of weeks it swings one way or another. You really can't predict what is going to happen, I still wouldn't know. More

Self-Portrait: Ellen Kempner of Palehound

Jun 18, 2019 Web Exclusive

For our recurring Self-Portrait feature we ask a musician 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 Ellen Kempner of Palehound and she painted her own self-portrait. More

boygenius - The Under the Radar Cover Story

Jun 14, 2019 Issue #65 - Mitski and boygenius

The term supergroup is primarily reserved for a band comprised of people well established at their craftsay, a quartet of recognizable rock stars. Although boygenius' members have each released at most two albums, the term is already being regularly applied to the trio of Julien BakerPhoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus. More