Finstas, Ringo, and Wine: Catching Up with Jenny Lewis
Working with Ryan Adams and Beck, Lewis has a new album almost ready to release. But for now, let’s talk spirit animals.
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.
Stepping Into Superorganism’s Big, Energetic Party
The international octet is redefining bedroom pop—and heading out on stage as one happy house.
Tony Molina Doesn’t Work for You
From his work in his local hardcore scene to his gentler solo efforts, the West Bay riffer continues to do things his own way.
Lizzo’s Gonna Make You Sweat
With her third solo LP on the horizon, the festival-hopping rapper remains hard to keep up with.
IDLES Are on a Mission to Destroy Macho Rock ’n’ Roll
On the follow-up to their 2017 debut, the Bristol punks are louder, fiercer, and entirely more vulnerable.
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.
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.
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.
You’re Alone, But You’re Not: Falling, and Getting Back Up, with Andrew W.K.
In the wake of a frustrating unplugged set, rock’s leading party philosopher addresses failure, his first record in nine years, and—of course—the parameters of the party mindset.
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.
Dr. Octagon Gave Us Two Decades to Catch Up, But They’re Still a Thousand Years in the Future
Tired of waiting for everyone else to join them, Kool Keith, Dan the Automator, and DJ QBert have touched back down on Earth.