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Katy J Pearson on “Sound of the Morning,” #MeToo in the Music Industry, and Paul McGann

Jul 13, 2022 Web Exclusive

Katy J Pearson’s debut album, Return, released during the UK’s second COVID lockdown in November 2020, saw her go from “Katy from Bristol” (her description) to one of UK’s buzziest critically acclaimed breakthrough artists. More

Keep on Keeping On: Marv Heiman on The Continued Legacy of Curtis Mayfield

Jul 11, 2022

“My father was a bandleader in Chicago. He was brought [there] in the ’20s by Al Capone,” former Curtom Records executive Marv Heiman reflects upon his Midwestern roots. More

Kamasi Washington on Finding His Voice and Striving to Make Timeless Music

Jul 01, 2022 Issue #69 - 20th Anniversary Issue

Kamasi Washington plays his father’s saxophone. But the Grammy-nominated artist who rose to fame working with legends like Kendrick Lamar and Herbie Hancock didn’t start out on the horn. More

Weyes Blood on Her Next Album and the Post-Pandemic World

Jun 21, 2022 Issue #69 - 20th Anniversary Issue

Grappling with the contradictions of late capitalism, Weyes Blood—aka Natalie Mering—sounds both inspired and restrained, cautiously navigating a world of increasing polarities. More

Self-Portrait: Jonathan Higgs of Everything Everything

Jun 13, 2022 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 Jonathan Higgs, frontman of British art-rockers Everything Everything. More

Shearwater on “The Great Awakening”

Jun 09, 2022 Web Exclusive

The new Shearwater album features an instrument that has no precedent in the annals of rock history: a singing refrigerator. More

James Krivchenia of Big Thief on His New Solo Album “Blood Karaoke”

Jun 03, 2022 Web Exclusive

In order to be on that stage transcending, artists first have to do a lot of mundane shit: filling up gas, sending emails, hauling gear, and maybe grabbing some takeaway Chipotle. More