Let the Clatter Kill ’Em: P.O.S. Talks Ten Years of “Never Better”
On the last stop of his anniversary tour, the Doomtree rapper offers some insight into the evolution of his uniquely punk take on rap.
Jessica Pratt Wants You To Avoid Self-Doubt
The singer-songwriter and LA native talks about her new album “Quiet Signs” and surviving on an emotional battlefield.
Panda Bear’s Noah Lennox Hopes New Record “Buoys” Can Be “An Antidote to the Poison”
The Animal Collective co-founder discusses the evolution of his songwriting and the significance of ocean buoys.
Cherry Glazerr’s Clementine Creevy Is Always Learning
Even though her band’s music presents immense insight into society’s ills, Clementine is still getting to know herself. And that’s OK.
As Always, the New HEALTH Record Is Darker, Heavier, and Dirtier
Before the release of “VOL. 4 :: SLAVES OF FEAR,” Jake Duzsik talks us through the many phases of his experimental noise rock band—and the single aesthetic that unifies them.
Bradford Cox Gives Us the Secret to Deerhunter’s Success: Bad Planning
The songwriter opens up about the role fate played in his band’s new record (just don’t ask him its release date).
Jean-Michel Jarre Looks Toward Bright and Dark Futures on “Equinoxe Infinity”
The legendary French electronic composer talks us through the dualities of his latest record.
FIDLAR Experimented With New Sounds on “Almost Free” Because They Got Fuckin’ Bored
The West Coast punks have reached a new level of restlessness on their third album and most interesting collection of songs to date.
Globetrotter Henry Canyons Finds a Home in LA’s Hip-Hop Scene
Coasting on the acclaim of April’s Cool Side of the Pillow LP, the LA-based emcee is finding his way from the backwoods to underground hip-hop’s forefront.
In Conversation: Neil Hamburger Is Giving the Vocal Performance of His Life
Gregg Turkington on the intersection of punk rock and easy listening and bringing absurdist sincerity to the masses.
Soccer Mommy Is Taking Time to Reflect
Sophie Allison talks fate, knowing your angles, and what you can’t learn in school.
CHAI Wants to Know What Words Are Worth
The Japanese band is rocketing into the West with a full-blown stylistic vision firmly in place. And that vision doesn’t include any preconceived notions of what it means to be “cute.”
The Real World and Road Rules of Swearin’
Allison Crutchfield, Kyle Gilbride, and Jeff Bolt were just getting started when Swearin’ first called it quits. But then they said fuck all that and made something new.
Dead Can Dance: Dionysus Returns
Brendan Perry talks All Souls’ Day, spring festivals, and the controlled chaos of Greek tragedy that led to DCD’s latest album.
Grapetooth Built the Table They’re Sitting At
Twin Peaks’ Clay Frankel and Home-Sick’s Chris Bailoni decided to make a group casually, even though the music ended up sounding anything but.
The Language Theory of Julia Holter
“Aviary” walks like a duck and talks like a duck, in album terms, anyway, but the more you pay attention, the less it fits in.
Lala Lala Finds Her Feet
On Lillie West’s debut for Hardly Art, her recent sobriety and a newfound gratitude for life stand resiliently among Chicago’s freaky music scene.
boygenius Are Compatible, Not Comparable
Unlike most supergroups, the debut EP from the songwriting team of Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, and Lucy Dacus invites listeners to hear each artist as an individual.