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Erika de Casier, “Still”

Touching upon all the highs and lows of a relationship, the cult alt-R&B figure’s third record sees her leaning into directness, collaboration, and desire.

February 21, 2024
Future Islands Are Learning to Live with the Pain

Samuel T. Herring discusses processing grief through songwriting on the group’s seventh LP People Who Aren’t There Anymore.

January 25, 2024
A. Savage, “Several Songs About Fire”

The Parquet Courts vocalist takes a back-to-basics approach on his second solo album while provoking the listener into deep thinking rather than laying down absolutes.

October 09, 2023
Kylie Minogue, “Tension”

The electropop trailblazer’s 16th LP reignites her commitment to small reinventions in order to suit the modern pop landscape.

September 21, 2023
Romy, “Mid Air”

Inspired by experiences finding acceptance in London’s queer clubbing culture, the debut album from The xx’s co-vocalist is an expression of boundless joy.

September 07, 2023
Speedy Ortiz Believe in the Possibility of a Better World

Sadie Dupuis and Audrey Zee Whitesides share how Rabbit Rabbit, the band’s first record in five years, is grounded in community and dedicated to progress.

September 01, 2023
Alaska Reid, “Disenchanter”

The LA-based songwriter’s debut album chronicles a search for a sense of place as Reid’s self-coined “mountain pop” gets ramped up to its most euphoric potential.

July 13, 2023
Beach Fossils on Reaching New Emotional Depths with “Bunny”

Dustin Payseur discusses how birth, death, and acceptance helped sculpt the group’s fifth LP.

June 01, 2023
Jessie Ware, “That! Feels Good!”

The London-based dance-pop icon’s fifth album can be seen as a manifesto for following your own instinct toward highs both material and physical.

April 28, 2023
Paramore, “This Is Why”

The sixth LP from the evolving punk trio charts the story of a band who have become a family ready to heal the wounds found in their past.

February 10, 2023
Samia Isn’t Scared of Anything

We connected with the songwriter in London to discuss her first headlining set in the UK and her transitory new LP Honey.

January 24, 2023
In Conversation
Julia Jacklin on Embracing Life’s Lack of Stillness on “Pre Pleasure”

The Australian songwriter talks boundaries, touring, and Jesus Christ Superstar.

August 24, 2022
Belle and Sebastian Continue to Give Voice to the Outsiders on “A Bit of Previous”

Stuart Murdoch and Chris Geddes discuss the impact of COVID, spirituality, and everyday life on the band’s first new album in seven years.

May 04, 2022
Sunflower Bean on Jumping Into the Unknown with “Headful of Sugar”

The NYC-based trio discuss the experiments and newfound confidence contained within their third album.

May 03, 2022
Snail Mail Takes Us Deeper Into Her World of Love and Heartbreak on “Valentine”

Lindsey Jordan discusses her anticipated sophomore LP before it drops this Friday.

November 02, 2021
In Conversation
In Conversation: TORRES Finds Her Bliss on “Thirstier”

Mackenzie Scott discusses the seismic personal shift that led to the new sound on her latest record—and leaning into her “arena country” moment.

July 27, 2021
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