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Jonathan Higgs of Everything Everything – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

Jun 10, 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 Jonathan Higgs, frontman for British art-rockers Everything EverythingMore

IAN SWEET – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

Jun 09, 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 IAN SWEET (aka Jillian Medford). More

Sonic Boom – Pete Kember on His First Sonic Boom Album in 30 Years

Jun 08, 2020 Web Exclusive

Pete Kember needs no introduction. Having founded Spacemen 3 with Jason Pierce in 1982, the band went onto achieve widespread critical acclaim before tensions between the two eventually led to their demise by the turn of the decade. 

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever on the Protests and Releasing An Album During a Pandemic

Jun 05, 2020 Web Exclusive

Just ahead of the release of the band's new album Sideways to New Italy, we spoke to Joe White of Australian five-piece Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever about how it feels to carry on with album promotion during such troubling times, the reason why the band decided not to push that release date back despite the COVID-19 pandemic, why the band is compelled to speak out about controversial issues, and how America’s current racial reckoning is reverberating among marginalized communities in their native Australia. More

Haley Fohr of Jackie Lynn and Circuit des Yeux — COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

Jun 05, 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 Jackie Lynn (aka Haley Fohr of Circuit des Yeux). More

Thomas Walmsley of Temples – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

Jun 04, 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 Thomas Walmsley of Temples. More

I Break Horses – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

Jun 03, 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 Sweden’s I Break Horses (the project of Maria Lindén). More

Thao & The Get Down Stay Down on “Temple” and Life Under Quarantine

Jun 01, 2020 Web Exclusive

Thao Nguyen, founder and leader of Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, has recently released her fifth album with the group, Temple, on Ribbon Music. The daughter of Vietnamese refugees, Nguyen began writing songs at an early age in Northern Virginia. Her first album with the band was 2008’s We Brave Bee Stings And All. Nguyen has slowly revealed more of herself through her songs, leading up to 2016’s A Man Alive, which focused on her absentee father. More

Timothy Showalter of Strand of Oaks – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

May 29, 2020

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 Timothy Showalter of Strand of Oaks. More