Articles by Katrina Nattress
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: How Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss Balances a Life on the Road and a Life in the Wilderness
When she’s not making music, Krauss is climbing crags around the world.
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.
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.
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.
Arcade Fire Channels Their Inner Absurdist in “Chemistry” Video
We talk with Win Butler about the new Ray Tintori–directed video, and go behind the scenes of the track’s recording in an exclusive in-studio live clip.
Hop Along Make Contact with the Outside World
Frances Quinlan’s decreasingly solo project shifts toward total collaboration on their third album, “Bark Your Head Off, Dog.”
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.”
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.
Rostam Basks in the “Half-Light”
After leaving Vampire Weekend, collaborating with Hamilton Leithauser, and producing just about all of your favorite pop stars, the LA-based musician is ready for his moment in the sun.
She Said, She Said: Who Deserves the Iron Throne, Daenerys Targaryen or Jon Snow?
Prior to the debut of the seventh season of “Game of Thrones,” two of our writers square off using the preferred forum of pop-culture enthusiasts everywhere: Slack.