Earthlings, Suburban Buddhas, and Outsiders: David Bowie in the ’90s

Bowie collaborator Mark Plati details the new box set “Brilliant Adventure,” which includes the long-lost LP “Toy” recorded in 2000 among other curios from the preceding decade.

A Typically Hectic Day in the Life of The The’s Matt Johnson

Finding a moment in his busy schedule to chat, Johnson details “The Comeback Special,” a new multimedia package from the post-punks that was three years in the making.

In Conversation: Hana Vu on the Metaphors and Metamorphosis of “Public Storage”

The LA-based musician discusses her most collaborative, rock-oriented release yet—one whose “debut album” label tells only part of the story.

In Conversation: La Luz and Adrian Younge on Forging a Supernatural Connection

Alice Sandahl, Shana Cleveland, Lena Simon, and producer Younge discuss shedding the “surf rock” tag on the band’s self-titled fourth album.

In Conversation: Dave Gahan on Finding His Voice with “Imposter”

The Depeche Mode frontman talks developing his skills as a songwriter both with his band and on his new collection of covers with Soulsavers.

In Conversation: Courtney Barnett on the Quiet Contentment of “Things Take Time, Take Time”

The Australian songwriter discusses covering new ground while remaining entirely singular on her third solo album.

IDLES’s New LP “CRAWLER” Is an Act of Gratitude

Joe Talbot tells us how he’d spend his last day on earth while discussing his band’s fourth LP.

Sleigh Bells on Returning to Form with “Texis”

Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller talk hitting the right balance of melody and bombast, joy and melancholy, on their latest LP.

In Conversation: MUNYA Looks to the Night Sky on Her Debut Album “Voyage to Mars”

With a lifetime spent looking up at the stars, Josie Boivin is making music meant for outer space.

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.

John Carpenter Finds Joy in Soundtracking the Gore of “Halloween Kills”

The Master of Horror talks soundtracking the latest installment of the horror franchise he launched over 40 years ago.

My Morning Jacket: The Last American Band

Jim James, Carl Broemel, and Bo Koster discuss releasing their new self-titled album in a post-band world for our latest digital cover story.

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.

At the Mouth of the Velvet Goldmine: Todd Haynes Talks New Doc “The Velvet Underground”

Director Haynes goes Underground with a documentary on all things Reed, Cale, Nico, and Warhol.

In Conversation: The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die Don’t Hold Anything Back on “Illusory Walls”

David F. Bello and Chris Teti on taking their time on (and losing sleep over) the band’s fourth LP.

In Conversation: Bill Nelson on the Influence and Legacy of Be-Bop Deluxe

We spoke to the English songwriter on the occasion of his former glam/prog collective’s massive new “Live! In the Air Age” box set.

Tim Burgess on the Staying Power of The Charlatans

Burgess talks new box set “A Head Full of Ideas,” his “Listening Party” book, and 30 years of The Charlatans.

With “All Day Gentle Hold !,” Porches Made an Album for an Overstimulated World

Aaron Maine tells us why his new LP couldn’t wait for a 2022 release.

In Conversation: Andy Shauf on Putting the “Neon Skyline” Era Behind Him with “Wilds”

Shauf talks finding himself in his own lyrics on his recent surprise-released LP.

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.

In Conversation: illuminati hotties’ Sarah Tudzin Climbs to Her Peak on “Let Me Do One More”

The LA-based songwriter discusses brevity, tenderpunk, and her new label home.

In Conversation: Superchunk’s Mac McCaughan Gets Experimental on His New Solo Album

The prolific songwriter shares how “The Sound of Yourself” was the result of a no-pressure recording process during lockdown.

In Conversation: Thrice on Pushing Boundaries with “Horizons/East”

Dustin Kensrue discusses stepping outside of his comfort zone on the post-hardcore group’s 11th studio album.

In Conversation: Supergrass on Their Reunion and the Making of “In It for the Money”

Gaz Coombes and Mick Quinn discuss the live return of Supergrass, the prospect of new material, and their unlikely friendship with Foo Fighters.

In Conversation: Quicksand on How Crust Punk Influenced Their Latest Post-Hardcore Masterpiece

Along with our Q&A with Walter Schriefels, the NY-based collective is debuting a new video for “Brushed” filmed live at Brooklyn’s Vinegar Hill Studios.

In Conversation: Moor Mother on Reaching New Listeners with “Black Encyclopedia of the Air”

Camae Ayewa discusses working with artistic limitations, the relationship between poetry and music, and the direction she took with her latest solo LP.

In Conversation: José González on the Intentional Directness of “Local Valley”

The Swedish-Argentinean songwriter’s fourth album removes the veneer, contemplates the contradictions in our nature, and embraces all our messiest vestiges and claws.

In Conversation: Kevin Devine on Giving New Life to Old Favorites on “Matter of Time II”

The Brooklyn native discusses looking back on his shape-shifting discography and looking forward to a future full of subscription platform options for artists.


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