Articles by Juan Gutierrez

Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner on Bringing Her Characters to Life

With the details for a film adaptation of her memoir “Crying in H Mart” coming together, Zauner shares how writing for film provides a new creative experience for her.

Pond Swap Psych-Rock for Post-Punk on Their Anti-Capitalist Manifesto “9”

Nick Allbrook talks us through how changing urban landscapes in Australia shaped the group’s latest LP.

Hanni El Khatib Sheds His Rock ’n’ Roll Persona for “FLIGHT”

The songwriter discusses swapping his blues guitar for experimental beats on his fourth LP.

In Conversation: Bishop Nehru Eschews Lyrical Boom-Bap for Something More Fun

The East Coast rapper takes us behind the scenes of “Nehruvia: My Disregarded Thoughts.”

On the “Athena” Tour with Sudan Archives

We caught up with violinist Brittney Parks in the midst of her first major tour.

Mick Jenkins Pursues Creative Freedom on “The Circus”

The Chicago rapper talks managing duality while maintaining a vibe on his recent EP.

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