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Herb Alpert on Tijuana Brass, Painting and Sculpting, and the New Documentary “Herb Alpert Is…”

Sep 28, 2020 Web Exclusive

Legendary recording artist Herb Alpert is the kind of guy who gives you keen, friendly marriage advice just because he cares. He’s kind and smooth and insightful.  More

Tim Heidecker on “Fear of Death”

Sep 25, 2020 Web Exclusive

Collaborations are nothing new for Tim Heidecker. The comedian and musician, perhaps most known as one half of the comedy duo, Tim and Eric, has worked with a range of comedians and musicians in his time. And now, with the release of his latest album, Fear of Death, Heidecker has amassed a tight-knit collaborative group of professional musicians (including Natalie Mering of Weyes Blood and Jonathan Rado from Foxygen) to play alongside him. More

My Favorite Album: Little Scream on Mary Margaret O’Hara’s “Miss America”

Sep 22, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

When I was 13 my dad started dating a harp player who had recently traded in her pink mohawk for a smart, long auburn bob to get a job in the symphony orchestra. I was a socially awkward Star Trek loving book nerd with large glasses and hair that always looked like I had just stepped out of a rainstorm.  More

Tim Bowness on “Late Night Laments”

Sep 21, 2020

Tim Bowness completed his new album on the day that lockdowns were announced in the UK. The British singer’s sixth solo record, Late Night Laments, feels tailor-made for quarantine life. As its title suggests, it’s ideal listening for isolation.  More

Deradoorian on “Find the Sun”

Sep 18, 2020 Web Exclusive

Angel Deradoorian’s new album, Find the Sun, invokes very different imagery compared to her aptly titled solo debut The Expanding Flower Planet. The sensual dance macabre of “Saturnine Night,” the mantra-like repetition of “The Illuminator,” the marching menace of closing track “Sun”; though created with improvisational abandon, these songs are imbued with the tactile quality and purpose of ancient artifacts.  More

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