Articles by Raphael Helfand

In Conversation: Maxo Kream’s Family Matters

The Houston rapper dropped his new album “Weight of the World” today, which picks up exactly where “Brandon Banks” left off in 2019.

In Conversation: Black Midi on the Colorful World of “Cavalcade”

Geordie Greep, Morgan Simpson, and Cameron Picton discuss the broad, unpredictable sounds of their new album.

In Conversation: Iceage’s Elias Bender Rønnenfelt Blasphemes a Limp-Wristed God

Rønnenfelt discusses his band’s new record “Seek Shelter,” as well as the influences of Danish noir fiction, German cabaret, Scott Walker, and more.

In Conversation: Tim Heidecker Talks Comical Hyperbole and Imminent Death

The comedian and balladeer on earnest songwriting, coming up in the Philly punk scene, and working with Weyes Blood.

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