Articles by Will Schube

Shabazz Palaces Is Ishmael Butler’s Path to Understanding

We speak with the Seattle legend to figure out how, exactly, he always stays one step ahead of the game.

PREMIERE: The Dan Ryan Aim for the Stars on “Guidance” LP

A death-defying trip to Glacier National Park inspired the Austin band’s new record.

Washed Out, “Mister Mellow”

Ernest Greene is a new musician on “Mister Mellow,” and the results are often outstanding.

In Conversation: Kevin Morby Reflects on City Life and the Joys of Solitude

The well-traveled musician seeks a quiet place to reflect on his old life as a city dweller.

In Conversation: Forest Swords Finds the Barest Way to Beauty

The British producer and sound collagist talks about opening himself to collaboration and simplifying his sound on his latest—and best—album, “Compassion.”

PREMIERE: Jake Xerxes Fussell Flips Duke Ellington’s “Jump for Joy”

Ascending to heaven comes with a steep caveat.

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