The Joyously Sad World of Anna Burch’s Bummer Pop

The Detroit-based singer/songwriter juxtaposes buoyant instrumentation with heavy subject matter on her solo debut, “Quit the Curse.”

Leaving Here: Franz Ferdinand’s New Shade

Moving on after the departure of founding member Nick McCarthy, frontman Alex Kapranos explains how his band invented a fresh identity for “Always Ascending.”

In Conversation: The Decemberists’ Chris Funk on “Funk Plus One” and the Hidden Gems of American Music

When he’s not busy playing in one of the most beloved indie bands around, Chris Funk is looking for the stories that get to the core of what drives musicians.

In Conversation: Judah Friedlander Is a Person Talking

The famously behatted standup took on Trump and made a Netflix comedy special his own way.

The Hired Lows: “Corporate”’s Creators Are Down to Funny Business

For Matt Ingebretson and Jake Weisman, the recipe for the creative success of their comedy series “Corporate” is one part inspiration, one part perspiration, all parts depression.  

Easy Rider: Gemma Thompson of Savages Goes Behind Her Score for “Along for the Ride”

The Savages guitarist walks us through the making and spirit of her score for Nick Ebeling’s new Dennis Hopper documentary.

Exchanging Ideas with The JuJu

Nico Segal’s Chicago quartet is exploring what jazz music can and should be in 2017.

Sinziana Velicescu’s Peripheral World

Rather than avoiding the ordinary details of our landscape, the LA photographer is focusing on them—and abstracting them into something new.

Being Pushed and Flying High: A Conversation with Noel Gallagher

The world is a mess and it’s only getting messier, but for the Oasis mastermind, nothing’s wrong. In fact, it’s gettin’ better (man!!).

In Conversation: Alec Ounsworth of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Talks “Some Loud Thunder,” Ten Years Later

The experimental-indie-rock maestro has a special place in his heart for the band’s sophomore album, even if its initial success was subdued by a well-received debut record and music critic snobbery.

Rob Huebel Has a Question for You

You’ve seen him everywhere, but you still might want to be careful following Rob Huebel into the woods in his new YouTube Red comedy series, “Do You Want to See a Dead Body?”

Sage Vaughn Gets Real

A true West Coast artist, Sage Vaughn embodies all the color and life that goes along with living next to the Pacific. In this in-depth conversation, we get an inside look at his outside world.  

In Conversation: Paul Major on Pre-Internet Record Collecting, Outsider Lounge Music, and Dodging Needles

One of the world’s preeminent record collectors talks shop on the occasion of his new comp for Mexican Summer/Anthology, “Feel the Music Vol. 1.”

The Nominal Potency of Omni

Don’t call it slacker rock, but the Atlanta trio provide only the bare minimum.

Congratulations Tim and Eric on Your Ten-Year Anniversary, Great Job!

Back before Weird Internet was truly a thing, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim were practically swimming in it. Ten years after they changed comedy, we look back on the making and legacy of “Awesome Show, Great Job!”

Jenny Jaffe Will See You Now

The creator and star of IFC’s webseries “Neurotica” is here to help you deal.

Announcing FLOOD 7, Available Now for Purchase and Free Download

Our latest print edition features Miguel in conversation with Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova, and an in-depth chat with artist Sage Vaughn.

Miguel and Pussy Riot Party at the Brink

In the post-Trump world, everyone has an obligation to be political. But that doesn’t mean that we still don’t want to dance. Miguel and Nadya Tolokonnikova are figuring out how to do both.

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