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My Favorite Album: Topher Grace on John Williams’ “The Spielberg/Williams Collaboration”

Jul 06, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

Leave it to an actor to mention a favorite album so on the nose, but Topher Grace insists his love for John Williams’ music isn’t just about his craft. More

My Favorite Album: Emily Haines of Metric on Silver Jews’ “American Water”

Jun 29, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

Thinking of the songs and lyrical lines from Silver Jews’ 1998 album American Water on a regular basis, Emily Haines is extremely emotional about frontman David Berman’s unexpected death on August 7, 2019 at age 52.  More

Keeping Score: Ben Salisbury and Bob Locke on the Trials and Rewards of “Devs”

Jun 12, 2020 Web Exclusive

The composer tandem of Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow has been with Alex Garland the whole way, matching his creative daring and fearlessness and demonstrating the reaches of score making device that you must hear to believe. More

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever on the Protests and Releasing An Album During a Pandemic

Jun 05, 2020 Web Exclusive

Just ahead of the release of the band's new album Sideways to New Italy, we spoke to Joe White of Australian five-piece Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever about how it feels to carry on with album promotion during such troubling times, the reason why the band decided not to push that release date back despite the COVID-19 pandemic, why the band is compelled to speak out about controversial issues, and how America’s current racial reckoning is reverberating among marginalized communities in their native Australia. More

My Firsts: Tawny Newsome of “Space Force”

May 29, 2020

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask artists to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones or their first tastes of their industry. For this My Firsts we talk to actress/comedian/musician Tawny Newsome, who is one of the stars of the new Netflix comedy series Space Force. More

Iliza Shlesinger on Her New Netflix Sketch Show

May 13, 2020 Web Exclusive

Even when we’re all forced to curb our activities, there’s no slowing Iliza Shlesinger

My Favorite Album: Chris Sullivan on John Prine’s “John Prine”

Mar 31, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

Actor Chris Sullivan strives to showcase his acting versatility in each role he takes on. That includes Toby Damon in NBC’s This Is Us, Tom Cleary in The Knick, Benny Hammond in Stranger Things, and Taserface in Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2More

My Favorite Album: Alan Tudyk on Loudon Wainwright III’s “Grown Man”

Jan 28, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

Loudon Wainwright III's Grown Man-it's hard to narrow down to any one album, but that album is important as far as when it came along in my life. And it's a classic Loudon album. More

Jimmi Simpson on “Perpetual Grace, LTD,” “Westworld,” Morrissey, and Bill Callahan

Jan 23, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

As a self-described gothy teen longing for angst soothing anthems, future Emmy nominee Jimmi Simpson was enamored with The Smiths from the first time his skateboarder buddy gave him a copy of the iconic Brit rockers' album The Queen is Dead in the late 1980s.  More