Interviews

Mar 16, 2015 Web Exclusive

This new Swedish band features some of the country's most seasoned vets.  More

Feb 26, 2015 Web Exclusive

Natalie Prass was born in Cleveland and, after a short time in Los Angeles, her family moved to Virginia Beach when she was three or four years old. After stints in Boston and Nashville, Prass recently moved to Richmond, VA, where her label, Spacebomb Records, is based. More

Feb 11, 2015 Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

Blaue Blume are downright understated when contrasted with other recent Danish bands such as Iceage and Lower who have garnered international acclaim. They dare to sound lush and effeminate in a scene that favors bombast and aggression. More

Jan 30, 2015 Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

The bulk of the weight of Oli Bayston's musical constructions as Boxed In rests upon two pillars: the motorik rhythms of Krautrock and the heady core of Chicago house. "Krauss music," Bayston jokes over the phone when asked if this is a fair description of Boxed In. More

Jan 26, 2015 Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

After slogging it out in various unnamed and unknown bands throughout his youth, Angus James of U.K.'s The Death of Pop had enough. He decided to pack in the life of an unemployed musician and get a job.

Dec 19, 2014 Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

While they don't have a proper show lined up for another couple of weeks, the members of the U.K.-based four-piece Adult Jazz do have one unofficial gig in their more immediate queue.  More

Dec 18, 2014 Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

Coves hail from the picturesque spa town of Leamington, in central England. Though the city is not particularly large, the duo (Beck Wood and John Ridgard) may never have come together had it not been for The Assembly, its prominent rock venue, where they were co-workers. More

Dec 15, 2014 Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

Mikey Young usually likes to keep busy. In addition to being guitarist/keyboardist/co-songwriter of the Australian five-piece Total Control, Young has played with bands such as Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Ooga Boogas, and Lace Curtain, and currently spends much of his time doing studio work with various Australian indie acts. More

Dec 03, 2014 Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

"I don't really have any fear of using the P-word," declares Molly Rankin, vocalist for Toronto-based quintet Alvvays. Over the past few years, the band has grown accustomed to being described as a "jangle-pop" act, but rather than swat away the descriptors, Rankin openly embraces them. More