Tag: In Conversation

In Conversation: Thomas Dolby Drops Science Like Galileo Dropped the Orange

After pop stardom, the “She Blinded Me with Science” singer set his sights on the intersection of music and technology.

In Conversation: “Loving” Composer David Wingo on Separating Inspiration and Imagination

Jeff Nichols is one of the most exciting directors working today, not just because of his own artistic vision, but also because of the people…

In Conversation: Director Justin Tipping Talks “Kicks”

In the Bay Area director’s debut, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April and is now getting a digital release, a pair of Jordans is worth more than its price tag.

In Conversation: Sérgio Dias of Os Mutantes Talks the Olympics, Brazilian Politics

The titan of Tropicália and psych rock has a few thoughts on the state of his home country.

In Conversation: With a Sullen Mind (and Free WiFi) Ryley Walker Cares for You

The Chicago folk-jazz guitarist talks the ups and downs of touring and how the city of Chicago influenced his new record, “Golden Sings That Have Been Sung.”

In Conversation: Avoiding Bangers Behind the Wheel with MSTRKRFT

Jesse F. Keeler and Alex Puodziukas turn their computers into punk rockers on their new record, “Operator.”

In Conversation: Author Steve Miller on Where the Juggalos Roam

In his new book “Juggalo,” Steve Miller grapples with what it means to be a fan of the most hated band in the world.

En Conversation: Mick Harvey of The Bad Seeds Talks Serge Gainsbourg

“Delirium Tremens,” which dropped last month, is the third in a series of albums that finds Harvey taking on the catalog of the French provocateur.

In Conversation: “Stranger Things” are Happening to David Harbour

The star of Netflix’s throwback thriller chats about working with Winona Ryder, tragedy, and suspending disbelief long enough to love working in horror.

In Conversation: Rhys Darby Wants to Believe

The Kiwi actor/comedian/writer (“Flight of the Conchords”/”What We Do in the Shadows”) ponders the New Zealand film renaissance and the Paranormal.

In Conversation: Montage of Tim Hecker

With the California sun in his eyes, the dark master of atmosphere and ambience has just released his lightest-ever record, the appropriately titled “Love Streams.” But that doesn’t mean he’s going soft.

In Conversation: A. Igoni Barrett Talks “Blackass”

Sometime in 2011, I had a sentence pop into my head: “A young man wakes up on the morning of an important job interview to discover that he’s white.”

Peel Slowly and See: Bonnie “Prince” Billy, the Past, and “Pond Scum”

Will Oldham talks about his new album, which compiles material from three Peel Sessions recorded decades ago.

In Conversation: Paul Weller Looks Sharp

The onetime Jam frontman—and now fashion designer—tells us about style and punk’s halcyon days.

In Conversation: Moe Tucker’s Velvet Mornings

The former Velvet Underground drummer reflects on the band’s legacy.

Lost in Thought: In Conversation with Paul Scheer

You might know him as Andre from “The League”—which ends its seven-season run this week—but Paul Scheer is cooking up many a strange brew.

In Conversation: Eugene Mirman Will Keep You Warm

The stand-up comedian (and the voice of Gene on Bob’s Burgers) tells us why his new box set is ninety-three discs shorter than he intended.

In Conversation: It’s Ernie Isley’s Thing, He Does What He Wants to Do

The Isley Brother sits down for a rare interview and tells us about life as a member of one of music’s most famous families.

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