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Girl Friday – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

Jun 11, 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 all four members of Girl Friday. 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

Tamas Nadas and Lou Ferrigno on the new comedy short film ‘PERPS’

May 01, 2020 Web Exclusive

As film festivals were cancelled in the wake of COVID-19, some quick-thinking independent filmmakers have made the best of the situation and opted to release their movies online.  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

Keeping Score – Nick Zinner on his Breakthrough Score for “Knives and Skin”

Feb 25, 2020

One of the best things about speaking with artists you admire and learning what has shaped them is discovering shared interests and inspirations. There's a reassurance that comes from finding out that an accomplished and fascinating individual whose work has uplifted the artforms you hold dear is not all that different from yourself. More

My Favorite Album: Jay Baruchel on Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s “Yanqui U.X.O.”

Feb 03, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

Godspeed You! Black Emperor's Yanqui U.X.O is just the soundtrack to a fucking mental odyssey. I grew up in Montréal and if you were a kid in Montréal in the '90s you obviously knew who the fuck Godspeed were.  More

Keeping Score – Bryce Dessner Discusses Film Composing for The Revenant and The Two Popes

Jan 05, 2020 Web Exclusive

Thinking of Bryce Dessner as an indie rocker, gracefully turned film composer is a fun but inaccurate framing. More

That dress is killer: Peter Strickland on his film ‘In Fabric’

Dec 06, 2019 Web Exclusive

Peter Strickland’s new film has taken a long road to the cinema, but it’s finally made it. More

Keeping Score – Emile Mosseri on His Score for “The Last Black Man in San Francisco”

Aug 16, 2019 Web Exclusive

Honestly, you can’t imagine any other music in The Last Black Man in San Francisco. More