Jun 08, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

There is a contradictory yet complementary feeling that comes from being around close siblings: part involuntary outsider, part volunteering to be an insider. Hannah Reid, Dot Major, and Dan Rothman of London Grammar, although not related by blood, have one such sibling connection. More

Jun 06, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Nick Allbrook's large, very round eyes blink questioningly into the screen. He's looking to connect on FaceTime, but it feels like he's searching for himself.  More

Jun 02, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

alt-J's music was hauntingly echoing off Ely Cathedrals' aged walls, as guitarist/vocalist Joe Newman, drummer Thom Green, and keyboardist Gus Unger-Hamilton stood inside and played the notes to their new song "Pleader." More

May 31, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

For Dustin Payseur, the frontman of Beach Fossils, the making of a record is a singular obsession, akin to the sprawling, punctilious films of Stanley Kubrick, who notoriously labored after the excruciating minutiae of every single take. Payseur is similar in spirit to the legendary director. "I'm selfish when I make a record," he admits.  More

May 26, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Washington, D.C.'s Priests (vocalist Katie Alice Greer, guitarist Taylor Mulitz, bassist G.L. Jaguar, and drummer Daniele Daniele) formed in late 2011 and have already released two cassette tapes in 2012 and 2013 (fittingly titled Tape One and Tape Two), 2012's Radiation/Personal Planes 7-inch EP, and 2014's Bodies and Control and Money 12-inch EP. 2017 has finally seen the release of their first full-length LP, Nothing Feels NaturalMore

May 25, 2017 Web Exclusive

"Sometimes you can make a decision in a moment that will serve you for a long time, affecting your life and the lives of people around you," Greg Dulli tells me as we sit in the back room of The Short Stop, the bar The Afghan Whigs frontman co-owns in the Echo Park area of Los Angeles.  More

May 19, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

With their supernatural aura playing out in everything they do (music, videos, photography), it's little wonder that Goldfrapp's Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory describe their creative process as "magical." More

May 08, 2017 Web Exclusive

Their ethos could be called mixed media. For as long as Sigur Rós has been recording and releasing music, since the mid-'90s, the Icelandic band has complicated their craft, each album steeped in intensity and intimacy, heaviness and delicacy, darkness and light.  More

May 05, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

"What? An interview? Who is it? An American?" Hearing that in the background of a scheduled phone interview at roughly 10 p.m. U.K. time normally portends doom for the interviewer, but in this case Rachel Goswell of reunited shoegaze icons Slowdive assuaged my fears quickly.  More