Aug 05, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

Sitting in her home in L.A., her face framed by a curtain of bangs and sharply straightened black hair, Alejandra Deheza is filled with memories. Of her former life living in New York City. Of her band, School of Seven BellsMore

Jul 29, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

To end out the week, we ask Kristin Kontrol some questions about endings and death. Kristin Kontrol is the new solo project for Kristin Welchez (born Kristin Gundred), who is also known as Dee Dee, the frontwoman and main creative force behind Dum Dum GirlsMore

Jul 26, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

Though no one worries about it much in an era when indie rock bands routinely jump to major labels and continue on with their integrity intact, there was a time not too terribly long ago when a band's decision to sign to a label with deeper pockets was greeted with trepidation. More

Jul 18, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

Alex Turner is desperately searching for a signal. "I always get worried that you can't hear me," he says hesitantly, wandering around his hotel in the British seaside town of Brighton. His call has already dropped a number of times in mid-conversation, and each time it does he couldn't be quicker to apologize when he reconnects. More

Jul 15, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

Britta Phillips has been making music with her husband Dean Wareham since 2001; in Luna from 2001-2005 and on their recent reunion tour; and in the Dean & Britta project that encompasses a wide breadth, including 2010's 13 Most Beautiful: Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen TestsMore

Jul 12, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

Slowdive's Rachel Goswell says the word 'supergroup' "sits very uncomfortably with her." She's talking about her new project Minor Victories, which, as the term implies, also includes members of other noted bandsEditors' Justin Lockey, his brother James, and Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite. More

Jul 11, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

Burnt out after spending the better part a decade on an unending tour cycle, Yeasayer retreated to the rural Catskills to write and record their follow-up to 2012's Fragrant WorldWhile the rustic setting proved a fruitful place for the band to escape the distractions of city living, they were faced with an unexpected hurdle when a rainstormand a leaky roof over the control roomdestroyed much of their tape.  More

Jul 08, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

As a soft-spoken, unassuming guy from the Midwest, Kevin Morby isn't the kind of songwriter you'd expect to write one of the fieriest political anthems of the Black Lives Matter era. More

Jul 07, 2016 Issue # 57 - M83

Painting of a Panic Attackthe fifth full-length from Glasgow's Frightened Rabbit, comes on strong with the stately grandeur and confidence of a group in absolute control of its faculties. More