Jul 13, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

While Little Cub's moniker might seem like an odd fit for a project focused on dancefloor-ready club singles, there's a bit of an intention behind it. "When we started the project, we were talking about what kind of statement we wanted to make and we realized how asinine and meaningless a band name is-I noticed how many band names are an adjective and a noun," explains the band's Duncan Tootill.  More

Jul 12, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

It's the morning after Grandaddy's first official rehearsal for their upcoming tour, and lead vocalist and songwriter Jason Lytle is in an uncharacteristically optimistic mood. Eleven years have passed since the last time the band hit the road with new material, and Lytle has been open about his hesitance to restart the machinery he was once so desperate to escape.  More

Jul 11, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Guy Garvey and his Manchester, England band Elbow may have called their joyous new album Little Fictions, but in conversation the singer is instead frank, forthright, and boldly truthful. More

Jul 11, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Laucan (pronounced Lor-can) is the given name to Laurence Galpin's soundscaping, sewn with the helping hand of Andrew Phillips, one half of the organic post-rock duo Grasscut. Galpin brought his acoustic arrangements to fruition in collaboration with Phillips, and Laucan's first EP, Up Tomorrow, as well as the forthcoming debut album, FramesPerSecond, were formed. More

Jul 10, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

"We just liked those words, 'damage' and 'joy,'" Jim Reid dryly explains in regards to the name of their new record, before pausing to contemplate them. "I think it does describe something: not the album, but the people who made the album." More

Jul 07, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

With No ShapeMike Hadreas, aka Perfume Genius, has created one of the more brilliant albums released thus far in 2017, and certainly his best since he began releasing records in 2010 with his debut LP Learning. More

Jul 06, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

As a founding member of both Hot Chip and The 2 Bears, Joe Goddard has pitched buoyant electronica that made our hearts roar and our feet rap. On his second  solo record, the jubilant Electric Lines, not much has changedGoddard proves himself yet again a sage of electro-pop. More

Jul 06, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

"I didn't really know, in a way, what production meant until I started working with Daniel Avery on Drone Logic," explains Kelly Lee Owens. The 28-year-old Londoner grew up in North Wales, but traveled about, studying in Manchester and then moving to London to focus on music.  More

Jul 05, 2017 Web Exclusive

If there is a cult of personality around (Sandy) Alex G in certain corners of youth culture, Alex Giannascoli either hasn't noticed or is just adept at deflecting the notion.