In Conversation: Noémie Merlant Captures the Gaze of a Painter in Love for “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”

The star of Céline Sciamma’s smoldering queer romance details her experience on set.

Floria Sigismondi, Goddess of Grotesquery

The Canadian-Italian music video director on her career and second feature film, “The Turning.”

Poppy Is Still An Enigma, But One On Her Own Terms

On her third album “I Disagree,” the YouTube sensation starts from scratch.

Mick Jenkins Pursues Creative Freedom on “The Circus”

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

In Conversation: Remembering Gang of Four’s Andy Gill (1956-2020)

A previously unpublished interview with the post-punk guitar legend.

Air’s Nicolas Godin Doesn’t Feel the Music Industry Pressure

At 50, the French musician’s made his third solo album and lives contentedly in Paris, far away from the scene.

Frances Quinlan on Communication, Getting Strange, and Her New Solo Album

The Hop Along band leader goes solo (again) on “Likewise.”

PLAYLIST: Holy Fuck’s Songs That Inspired “Deleter”

Keyboardist Graham Walsh explains how E-40, Oneohtrix Point Never, and other artists influence the band’s music.

In Conversation: Jody Stephens Talks Big Star’s Enduring Legacy

With Craft Recordings reissuing their first two LPs, the band’s drummer takes us behind the scenes of their inception.

Trail of Dead’s Conrad Keely on Leaving Cambodia and the Band’s First LP in 6 Years

Keely discusses the uncertainties that influenced the art-rock group’s tenth album.

The Year in FLOOD: 25 Interviews that Defined 2019

The best chats we had this year with our favorite artists spanning music, film, TV, and more.

Are Empath Really Friends? An Investigation

The tightly knit punks spell out their relationships to Deerhoof, hi-fi, and each other on a recent tour stop.

JPEGMAFIA: Artist of the Year

Our first ever AotY talks about the changing landscape of music.

In Conversation: Fatima Al Qadiri on Her Haunted Digital Score for Mati Diop’s “Atlantics”

On her first soundtracking experience, decolonizing art, and why an electronic film score is so unique. 

“Keep It”: A Podcast for Fans, Stans, and Pop Culture Pans

Ira Madison III, Louis Virtel, + Aida Osman on nostalgia, Twitter, and 2019’s media landscape.

“Knives Out” Collaborators Rian and Nathan Johnson on Powering a Modern Whodunit

The cousins discuss inverting genre tropes, their first embarrassing movie, and the evergreen influence of “Columbo.”

Wayne Coyne Breaks Down The Flaming Lips’ New “The Soft Bulletin” Live LP Track by Track

“Whatever happens, it’s going to sound cool!”

Mystery and History: the Strange Music and Stranger Tale of Jim Sullivan

Jim’s son Chris and producer Al Dobbs give their thoughts on the songwriter’s disappearance and why his music lingers on.

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