All That Jazz: Arcade Fire and Preservation Hall Jazz Band Parade into the Beyond
During the comedown of another riotous and righteous Jazz Fest, Win Butler and Regine Chassagne joined their friend and colleague Ben Jaffe in the Louisiana sun to consider how they got there, and where they’re all headed next.
In Conversation: Colin Blunstone’s Odessey with The Zombies
The iconic vocalist reflects on his band’s incidental cult following, the pressures of recording, and fifty years of “Odessey & Oracle.”
Getting Reoriented to Jungle
With festival season in full swing, the UK electro-funk group prepare for the release of their second, more personal LP.
Death Cab for Cutie Are Summoning the Past to Move Toward the Future
With the band now over twenty years old, Ben Gibbard is rethinking what Death Cab means, for him and for you.
Sunflower Bean Are Stretching Things Out
The trio are careful about what they do in the studio, but once they hit the stage all bets are off.
A Visit to Tónandi, Sigur Rós’s Virtual World Built on Billion-Dollar Technology
Via the natural collaboration of an LA-based startup and…an iconic Icelandic art-rock band (??), you can now add a surreal layer to the real world.
Buddy, On the Corner
The Compton local wants you to reconsider your perceptions of his neighborhood—and of him.
Dive in to the 2018 FLOOD Festival Guide, Presented by SiriusXM and Toyota
Featuring cover stories on St. Vincent, in conversation with Phillipa Price, and Arcade Fire, in conversation with Ben Jaffe of Preservation Hall Jazz Band.
“MASSEDUCTION” Goes Massive: St. Vincent and Philippa Price Roll with the Punches
Annie Clark and visual artist Philippa Price designed St. Vincent’s latest tour specifically for festivals—and to make you ask, “Is this OK?”
Nnamdi Ogbonnaya’s Rubber-Hose Raps Are Fit for Saturday Mornings
With a musical portfolio as diverse as it is outlandish, the Chicago-based rapper and multi-instrumentalist rightly insists that you could never be a Nnamdi.
Todd McFarlane Is Bored with Origin Stories
The comics legend talks the future of the medium, twenty-five years of “Spawn,” and creating an upcoming film with the producers of “Get Out.”
In Conversation: Charlotte Gainsbourg Is Far from Home
Ahead of a rare solo show in LA, we talked with Gainsbourg about Trump, Hollywood, and keeping things mysterious.
Situating the In-Joke Canvases of Morgan Blair
Between the dregs of Craigslist’s free-stuff listings and “Seinfeld”‘s most obscure moments, there’s always something familiar in the imagery of the NYC-based artist’s work.
Let’s Eat Grandma Are Wizards of an Everyday Reality
More playful than cannibalistic, Jenny Hollingworth and Rosa Walton want you to join them in the supermarket of their dreams.
The Spontaneous Chemistry of Deeper
How four sweet dudes from Chicago came up in the DIY rock scene and made a killer debut album.
Soundtracking the Domestic Horror of “Hereditary” with Colin Stetson
With A24’s latest triumph now in theaters, Stetson walks us through his collaboration with director Ari Aster and the film scores that have shaped his work.
In Conversation: Joe Pera Just Wants to Watch the Trains Go By
Set and filmed in the cozy Midwest, “Joe Pera Talks with You” isn’t your typical Adult Swim fare—though it is still on really late (and Joe will understand if you tape it for later).
Arcade Fire Channels Their Inner Absurdist in “Chemistry” Video
We talk with Win Butler about the new Ray Tintori–directed video, and go behind the scenes of the track’s recording in an exclusive in-studio live clip.