May 14, 2018 Issue #63 - Courtney Barnett

A little ways south of his longtime home of Portland, OR, Colin Meloy has spent the past four years living on a five acre farmstead with his wife and two sons. Listed on the historic registry, the property dates all the way back to the mid-19th century.  More

May 11, 2018 Issue #63 - Courtney Barnett

Noel Gallagher did not set out to save rock and roll. In fact, when he started writing the songs that would become Who Built the Moon?-his third full-length album with his High Flying Birds-he had no idea what kind of album he was making at all.  More

May 10, 2018 Web Exclusive

Jess Phoenix is a scientist running for Congress. These two things aren't always connected. In fact, they're not supposed to be in this belligerently stupid day and age. Phoenix is running in the June 5th Democratic primary for CA-25 to challenge incumbent Republican Congressman Steve Knight. More

May 09, 2018 Web Exclusive

Nearly 20 years after the release of their independent debut EP, Elbow's frontman Guy Garvey still talks about music like a child on holiday. The very act of creation has retained its magic over the course of the band's seven studio albums, and even with multiple plates spinning in the present, Garvey is still enamored by the songwriting process. More

May 08, 2018 Issue #63 - Courtney Barnett

"For the next record we should get together in a room, play the songs, record them in a couple of takes, and then go out on the road and play it how it is. That's what bands are meant to do, but we've never really done it," says Dave Maclean, producer and drummer for Django Django. More

May 07, 2018 Issue #63 - Courtney Barnett

Robin Pecknold comes from a breed of thoughtful, emotional Americana musicians who tread carefully with every word they offer. More

May 04, 2018 Issue #63 - Courtney Barnett

Gaz Coombes' grin is unmistakable. The one time frontperson for Supergrass, arguably the most effervescent group of '90s Britpop, is taking a break from rehearsals for an upcoming tour supporting his third solo album, World Strongest ManMore

May 03, 2018 Web Exclusive

The response to figures in art is strongest either when they are mysterious or when they are relatable; when their opacity fascinates or their transparency disarms. It is rare, and something that might only come along when you've followed an artist for many years, when the same figure encompasses that polarity. More

May 01, 2018 Issue #63 - Courtney Barnett

Britt Daniel shrugs at the word "reliable," although it's the one that comes up from time to time. More