Jun 23, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

Though he has spent most of his life preparing for a career in music, Chris Duncan (who uses "C Duncan" as his stage name) was nonetheless surprised by how quickly he realized his potential. More

Jun 22, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

In the opening seconds of "The Last Thing on My Mind," the lead single off The Joy Formidable's third album, Hitch, listeners are provided an ears-only glimpse of the band before the final count in to the song's thumping, ever-present riff. More

Jun 21, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

"Breaking up the band was made a bit easier because I never really liked the name Hooray For Earth," laughs Noel Heroux, the former frontman/main creative force behind said band. T More

Jun 17, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

When Caveman frontman Matt Iwanusa takes a listen to Otero War, the New York-based band's new album, he can't pinpoint any weak points. That's because he went into the project fully focused and ready to spend time perfecting the songs.  More

Jun 16, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

It has been two weeks since Julien Baker made a triumphal trek through SXSW, but she is still buzzing. Playing five shows in four days, the 20-year-old singer/songwriter became one of the festival's breakout acts, taking a victory lap after her 2015 full-length debut, Sprained Ankle, became one of the year's most-acclaimed breakthroughs.  More

Jun 15, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

Dim the lights," says John Carpenter, revered filmmaker and musician. "Put the album on.... Close your eyes and just let your mind go. Tap into that invisible movie that plays in your head. Let it flow, and let our music be your soundtrack." More

Jun 14, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

Marlon Williams has a towering presence wherever he goes, in more than one way. The 24-year-old New Zealand-born singer/songwriter is a lofty six foot three inches, although he thinks his skinniness makes him appear even taller. More

Jun 13, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

"I just think of the record as ecstatic depressive realism, but I'm kind of laughing when I'm saying that but I'm also being fucking truthful," says Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie of the band's twelfth album, Chaosmosis. More

Jun 13, 2016 Web Exclusive

It would have been so easy for Anna Rose Holmer's debut to be mired by any number of cliches. But just like the prodigious teen dancers and boxers in her film, The Fits, the director nimbly sidesteps any such tropes. More