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Self-Portrait: Aidan Moffat of Arab Strap

May 10, 2024 Web Exclusive

For our recurring Self-Portrait feature, we ask musicians to take a self-portrait photo (or paint/draw a self-portrait) and write a list of personal things about themselves, things that their fans might not already know about them. This Self-Portrait is by Aidan Moffat of the Scottish duo Arab Strap.

Sarah McLachlan on “Fumbling Towards Ecstasy” and its 30th Anniversary Tour

May 09, 2024 Web Exclusive

After building up a strong following in Canada with her first two albums, Sarah McLachlan broke into the U.S. and further afield with the compelling Fumbling Towards Ecstasy in 1993.

Eiko Ishibashi on “Evil Does Not Exist,” “Gift,” and the Relationship Between Sound and Image

May 07, 2024 Web Exclusive

Japanese composer Eiko Ishibashi discusses working with Ryusuke Hamaguchi on Evil Does Not Exist and Gift and the connections between sound and image,

John Carpenter on ‘Lost Themes IV: Noir’

May 03, 2024 Web Exclusive

The Horror Master’s latest record reaches back to Hollywood’s golden age for inspiration.

Sunday (1994) on Love, Dark Humor, and Leaps of Faith

Apr 30, 2024 Web Exclusive

Sunday (1994) recently made waves with their stunning debut single, “Tired Boy.” Not only does the single resonate like a lost classic, but the band also arrived with a fully formed visual aesthetic.

Sam Evian on “Plunge”

Apr 24, 2024 Web Exclusive

Sitting amongst all his gear in what used to be a bare barn, Sam Evian is showing Under the Radar Flying Cloud Studios. Evian and his partner, Hannah Cohen, started building the recording studio (near Woodstock, NY) over four years ago after buying property in the Catskill Mountains. Moving away from Brooklyn gave Evian a new lease on life, and more space for his creative recording endeavors.

Maruja on “Connla’s Well”

Apr 24, 2024 Web Exclusive

Manchester four-piece Maruja discuss their new EP “Connla’s Well”, playing live and the importance of staying true to themselves

Cheekface on “It’s Sorted” and the State of Our Human Condition

Apr 12, 2024 Web Exclusive

The ubiquitous Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson almost didn’t make the cut for one of the cleverest rhymes on the Los Angeles-based Cheekface’s fourth album, It’s Sorted.

Director Fernando Meirelles on ‘Sugar’

Apr 10, 2024 Web Exclusive

The Brazilian auteur made his name co-directing the crime saga, City of God, with Sugar, now he’s working with some of Hollywood’s biggest names, including fellow Oscar nominee, Colin Farrell.