In Conversation: Belly’s New Perspective

With a new LP and a new outlook, the genre-bending rapper/singer-songwriter removes himself from the limelight to share what he’s learned.

In Conversation: Tkay Maidza on Embracing the Weird for Her Recent EP Series

Maidza discusses finding inspiration from Kim Possible and Hannah Montana, as well as how “Last Year Was Weird” paved the way for future releases.

In Conversation: Bill Bentley and The Black Angels’ Alex Maas on the New Roky Erickson Tribute Album

The Black Angels frontman and the producer of “May the Circle Remain Unbroken: A Tribute to Roky Erickson” fondly recall their times with the legendary psych-rock pioneer.

In Conversation: Bobby Gillespie and Jehnny Beth on Uniting for “Utopian Ashes”

The vocalists from Primal Scream and Savages discuss the joys of collaborating on their heartbreaking new duets album.

In Conversation: GZA’s Musical Mastery

GZA returns to the stage Saturday in New York’s Central Park for the free JBL True Summer event with Funk Flex.

In Conversation: LONEWOLF Reflects on His Rise as a Videographer

The brains behind recent videos from Earl Sweatshirt & The Alchemist, MAVI, and Lil Uzi Vert discusses his DIY style and evolution as an artist.

In Conversation: Pictureplane on the Cyberpunk World of “Dopamine”

Travis Egedy discusses connecting with 100% Electronica and GothBoiClique ahead of his latest LP.

In Conversation: Half Waif on Closing One Chapter and Beginning Another with “Mythopoetics”

Calling it the project she’s always been hoping to make, Nandi Rose opens up about her fifth album.

Tom Scharpling on Laying Himself Bare in His Heartbreaking and Hilarious Memoir

The radio host, voice actor, writer, and director’s new book “It Never Ends” is out now.

Celebrating Andy Gill and Gang of Four with Warpaint, The Sounds, Helmet, The Dandy Warhols, and Go4’s John Sterry

Gang of Four finally get their tribute thanks to Tom Morello and friends with “The Problem of Leisure: A Celebration of Andy Gill and Gang of Four.”

Squirrel Flower Crash Lands on Planet Earth

Ella Williams discusses her sophomore album “Planet (i)” and the beauty and terror of nature which inspired it.

Justice’s Gaspard Augé on Resurrecting the Golden Age of Maximalist Pop on “Escapades”

The French producer discusses his debut solo album, which taps into a vibrant palette of sound and imagery lifted from the ’70s.

In Conversation: BbyAfricka Leaves Sad Songs Behind on Her New Two-Part LP “BigAfricka”

The Inglewood artist has graduated from somber “alternative R&B” to assured rapping—and people are starting to notice.

Mykki Blanco Is Here To Stay

The genre-defying artist discusses the freedom they felt on “Broken Hearts & Beauty Sleep,” their first release in five years.

In Conversation: Sunroof’s Daniel Miller and Gareth Jones Discuss Their Debut LP 40 Years in the Making

The Mute Records founder and Depeche Mode producer talk collaboration, modular synths, and the influence of Kraftwerk on their new record.

In Conversation: Sparks and Director Edgar Wright on the Band’s Long Overdue Documentary

Ron and Russell Mael and “The Sparks Brothers” director talk about their unique place in music, past and present.

In Conversation: Donnie Looks Back at “The Colored Section”

The vocalist discusses the message and making of his groundbreaking 2002 neo-soul debut.

In Conversation: The Prodigy’s Maxim Presents His Prodigious Talents in the Visual Arts

The multimedia artist discusses his new project “Hope,” which merges music, film, and sculpture.

Wire Revisit Their Experimental Era Showcased in the New “P456 Deluxe” Compilation

Colin Newman and Bruce Gilbert discuss their new Record Store Day double 10-inch collecting the band’s overlooked early 2000s recordings.

Rostam Rides the Wave of Change

The songwriter discusses the global and personal events that led to the composition of his second solo LP “Changephobia” and embracing the “new confusion.”

In Conversation: Liz Phair on the Long Journey From “Guyville” to “Soberish”

The songwriter discusses the importance of sharing women’s stories and how her first album in over a decade grew from the soil of her 1993 debut.

In Conversation: Celebrating 40 Years of Violent Femmes with Gordon Gano

The band also debuts a brand new visual for “Blister in the Sun” ahead of the reissue of their “Add It Up (1981-1993)” collection.

In Conversation: Wolf Alice’s Ellie Rowsell on “Blue Weekend” and Embracing the Songwriting Craft

The London-based four-piece’s third album drops this Friday via Dirty Hit.

Lord Huron’s Ben Schneider Walks Us Through His Artwork for “Long Lost”

The songwriter/visual artist discusses 11 pieces that tie into the fictional Whispering Pines universe.

Yola Discusses Finally Feeling Liberated on “Stand for Myself”

The Nashville-based songwriter tells us about the personal direction of her new album and the “self-education” detailed on the record’s latest single.

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: Can’s Irmin Schmidt on the Band’s Legacy and Most Memorable Live Shows

Germany’s beloved experimentalists get to the heart of their art with a series of never-before-released live albums kicking off this Friday.

In Conversation: YehMe2 on Pushing Rap Forward by Returning to His Roots

With his new single “Dog Eat Dog” out now, the former Flosstradamus producer prepares an EP of trunk-rattling, energetic beats made for the club.


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