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First Issue Revisited: Mogwai on “Happy Songs For Happy People”

Aug 16, 2022 Issue #69 - 20th Anniversary Issue

When we interviewed Mogwai bassist Dominic Aitchison in our very first issue the focus was on their album at the time, 2001’s Rock Action, the Scottish band’s third full-length, as well as the band’s tongue-in-cheek “Blur: are shite” and “Gorillaz: even worse” T-shirts. More

First Issue Revisited: Black Box Recorder on “The Facts of Life”

Aug 15, 2022 Issue #69 - 20th Anniversary Issue

Singer Sarah Nixey has never regretted taking up the invitation from Luke Haines (The Auteurs) and John Moore (The Jesus and Mary Chain) to form Black Box Recorder—even if the band never achieved the level of success of some of their other turn of the millennium peers. More

First Issue Revisited: Doves on “Lost Souls”

Aug 12, 2022 Issue #69 - 20th Anniversary Issue

As part of our 20th anniversary coverage we thought it would be interesting to conduct brand new interviews with some of the artists interviewed in our very first issue way back in December 2001. More

Dehd on “Blue Skies”

Aug 09, 2022 Web Exclusive

You can easily apply the popular Homelander-meme to Chicago jangle pop trio Dehd: every setback has somehow catapulted them further towards ballooning notoriety. More

Danny Elfman on “Bigger. Messier.”

Aug 08, 2022 Web Exclusive

The oldest recollection I have of Danny Elfman’s music revolves around one scene from 1985’s Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, when Pee-wee hitches a nighttime ride with a trucker named Large Marge. More

Superorganism on “World Wide Pop”

Aug 05, 2022 Web Exclusive

“Welcome back,” chants the indietronica band Superorganism on “Black Hole Baby,” the opener from their new album World Wide Pop. More

The Range on Moving to Vermont and His New Album “Mercury”

Aug 03, 2022 Web Exclusive

In 2018, James Hinton was living in his small Bushwick, Brooklyn apartment, hitting the streets five nights a week. More

Mckenna Grace on Her Recent Single “Post Party Trauma”

Aug 01, 2022 Web Exclusive

Mckenna Grace has co-starred in big hits like Ghostbusters: Afterlife. But instead of rubbing shoulders on red carpets, the 16-year-old Emmy nominee (for her role on The Handmaid’s Tale) would rather strum away at one of the 40 odd demos she’s been working on. More

Foals – Yannis Philippakis on “Life Is Yours”

Jul 26, 2022 Web Exclusive

“It’s hot! I’m sweating into a puddle,” declares the Foals dynamo Yannis Philippakis as he slurps on a delicious looking smoothie. The UK is in the midst of a blistering heat wave and Philippakis is speaking on Zoom from his abode in London, a brief domestic respite from a very busy European festival season for Foals. More