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Thursday, June 4th, 2020  
Jonas Bjerre of Mew – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

Apr 24, 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 Jonas Bjerre of Denmark’s Mew. More

My Firsts: Hazel English

Apr 24, 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.).  More

Charlie Ryder of Yumi Zouma – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

Apr 23, 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?  More

Thousand Yard Stare on Their First New Album in 27 Years

Apr 22, 2020 Web Exclusive

Slough. Home of popular British sitcom The Office, and also the place that gave birth to one of the most overlooked bands of the ’90s indie boom, Thousand Yard Stare. Having initially formed in 1989, the five-piece—Stephen Barnes (vocals), Giles Duffy (guitar), Kevin Moxon (guitar), Sean McDonough (bass), and Dominic Bostock (drums)—became one of the most coveted bands on the independent circuit. More

Deradoorian – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

Apr 22, 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 Deradoorian (full name Angel Deradoorian). More

Walter Martin – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

Apr 21, 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 Walter Martin (formerly of The Walkmen). More

Self-Portrait: Miranda Winters of Melkbelly

Apr 21, 2020 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 Miranda Winters, singer/songwriter/guitarist for Melkbelly, and she drew her own self-portrait rather than taking a photo. More

Keeping Score – Rob Simonsen Gets Open About His Process and Latest Score for “The Way Back”

Apr 21, 2020 Web Exclusive

Appreciation of film music has grown steadily over the last two decades to the point where even casual music fans are taking notice of the artists behind the score. Here we speak to composer Rob Simonsen, whose most recent work is on the sports film The Way Back More

Porcelain Raft – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

Apr 20, 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?  More