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My Favorite Album: “One True Pairing on Joanna Newsom’s The Milk Eyed Mender”

Sep 15, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

I’d recently moved from my hometown and was spending all the money I’d saved working in a supermarket warehouse on CDs. In about two weeks, I’d come across [Madvillain’s] Madvillainy, [John Fahey’s] Blind Joe Death, Tower Recordings,  More

Doves – Jimi Goodwin on the Band’s First Album in 11 Years: “The Universal Want”

Sep 10, 2020 Web Exclusive

One of the most exciting announcements this year centered around the return of Doves and the imminent release of a new album, The Universal Want. The band’s first for 11 years since 2009’s Kingdom of Rust More

Widowspeak on “Plum”

Sep 08, 2020 Web Exclusive

There’s a deep sense of self-realization on Widowspeak’s fifth album, Plum, and it’s a sense that singer-songwriter Molly Hamilton intentionally explored during the album’s early stages.  More

Josiah Johnson on His Debut Solo Album “Every Feeling On a Loop”

Sep 04, 2020 Web Exclusive

Prior to his first solo album, Every Feeling On a LoopJosiah Johnson’s last recording with the band he founded was The Head and The Heart’s 2016 Signs of Light album. Johnson was the driving force behind successful releases like the group’s 2011 gold certified self-titled album.  More

Pere Ubu’s David Thomas on “By Order of Mayor Pawlicki”

Sep 03, 2020 Web Exclusive

The list of artists in the music business for 40 plus years that still push themselves to create their best work is undoubtedly a short one. Many may plug along, but Pere Ubu’s David Thomas plugs in daily and pursues quality.  More

Proper. on “I Spent The Winter Writing Songs About Getting Better”

Aug 21, 2020 Web Exclusive

Brooklyn-based band Proper. (formerly known as Great Wight) already won fans over with their unfiltered brand of emo on 2017’s The Suburbs Have Ruined My LifeMore

My Favorite Album: Jana Hunter of Lower Dens on Archie Shepp’s “Attica Blues”

Aug 20, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

Since 1960, 82-year-old jazz saxophonist Archie Shepp has played saxophone and piano on at least 100 different releases, almost all as leader or co-leader. Shepp has shared blasts with John Coltrane, Max Roach, and Frank Zappa, but one of his better-regarded albums is 1972’s politically inspired Attica Blues.

Writer Shea Serrano on “Post,” Getting Paid to Podcast, and Loving Family

Aug 18, 2020 Web Exclusive

When it comes to imaginative pop culture pieces, writer and author, Shea Serrano, is one of the most popular voices on the Internet. Whether he’s writing about sports, movies, TV shows or any number of topics for the website,  More

Suzi Quatro on the New Documentary “Suzi Q”

Aug 17, 2020 Web Exclusive

One of the rooms in Suzi Quatro’s home in England looks like a beachside sunglasses vendor. Professional displays line the walls, except instead of $5 plastic throwaway shades, they hold Ray-Bans—750 of them. Quatro’s husband of almost 20 years has been purchasing these collectibles for her and she loves them.  More