Barbarous Nomenclature: Devendra Banhart Shows Off His Paintings in His First Solo Art Exhibition

Banhart walks us through his new exhibit “The Grief I Have Caused You,” which runs through March 20 in LA and virtually.

SG Lewis on Crafting “times” as an Ode to Nightlife

The UK-based producer and songwriter shares how his debut album anticipates our return to the dancefloor.

In Conversation: The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn and Franz Nicolay on Rock Music for Endless Days

Finn and Nicolay talk reveling in the six-piece setup, their passion for live residencies, and 8th album “Open Door Policy.”

In Conversation: Michael C. Hall and Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum Take Us on a Journey

Hall, Peter Yanowitz, and Matt Katz-Bohen on their new electronic art-rock noise record “Thanks for Coming.”

KCRW’s New Morning Becomes Eclectic Hosts Anthony Valadez and Novena Carmel Are Bringing LA to the World

The pair discuss their new gig as co-hosts for the KCRW staple after making their debut earlier this month.

In Conversation: Slaughter Beach, Dog on Surprise-Releasing “At the Moonbase” and This Weekend’s Virtual Shows

Jake Ewald will be playing an intimate solo live stream February 13 followed by a full-band performance on Valentine’s Day.

In Conversation: The Weird World of Lushlife

With a recent children’s book, a new single, and an up-coming EP, Raj Haldar proves he’s all in the family.

In Conversation: Pale Waves on the Life-Changing Events That Shaped “Who Am I?”

Heather Baron-Gracie on growing up, The 1975 comparisons, and surviving a near-fatal bus crash.

In Conversation: Claud Unlocks the Power of the “Super Monster”

The 21-year-old turned two years of songwriting into a powerful LP about surviving heartbreak and reconciling the hero and the monster inside everyone.

In Conversation: The Sloppy Boys Blow Minds in Their New “Tha Mastah Bong Rippah” Video

The LA trio and “Birthday Boys” alums are here to prove that the world needs party bands more than ever.

In Conversation: The Avalanches on the Hailstorm of Feeling That Is “We Will Always Love You”

Tony Di Blasi and Robbie Chater talk collaboration, efficient songwriting, and David Berman following the release of their third LP.

In Conversation: Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore on the Primate Themes of His New Instrumental EP

Gore talks reading habits, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, and “The Third Chimpanzee.”

In Conversation: Ani Di Franco Takes Us Into the Vulnerable World of “Revolutionary Love”

Ahead of the songwriter’s 22nd studio album, Di Franco opens up about her goal to practice revolutionary love in her daily life.

In Conversation: Pharoahe Monch Leads th1rt3en’s Magnificent Musical & Cultural Exorcism

The three-man band of Pharoahe Monch, Daru Jones, and Marcus Machado channel rage and musical amorphism on the stark “A Magnificent Day for an Exorcism.”

In Conversation: M. Night Shyamalan on “Servant,” “Old,” and Adapting to Change

The Apple TV+ series and forthcoming feature prove that the director/writer still has many scary tricks up his sleeve.

In Conversation: Grouplove’s Hannah Hooper and Designer Julian Gross on Their “Healer” Artwork

In addition to being the frontwoman for Grouplove, Hannah Hooper is a gifted visual artist who’s established herself via her captivating paintings and the hand-painted…

In Conversation: Slatt Zy’s Sleepless Nights

Fueled by a desire to make life better for himself and his family, Slatt Zy drips emotion on his charged new collection “East Lake Projects.”

Junglepussy Gives Us a Masterclass on Soul-Searching

The rapper discusses her mindset creating her new album “Jp4,” her mother’s influence on her career, and the advice she has for younger artists.

In Conversation: Tim Kinsella and Christopher Salveter Talk Joan of Arc, Judson Claiborne, and The Fruit Stare Podcast

The Chicago artists catch up after a long, strange—yet creatively fruitful—year.

In Conversation: George Clarke on “10 Years Gone” and a Decade of Deafheaven

Ahead of the release of the black metal band’s new live recording, Clarke takes us behind the scenes of Deafheaven’s chaotic live shows.

In Conversation: Maynard James Keenan’s Existential Dilemma with Puscifer

The Tool and A Perfect Circle frontman and bandmate Carina Round talk the band’s latest record, “Existential Reckoning.”

In Conversation: David Longstreth of Dirty Projectors on the Language and Process Behind “5EPs”

Longstreth also details his love of bossa nova and the ever-fluctuating definition of what Dirty Projectors really is.

The Quiet Life of Sean Durkin

With his long-anticipated second feature “The Nest” seeing a release this weekend, the director invites us into his cozy Santa Monica home.

Jesse Kivel’s Guide To Los Angeles Via the Landmarks of “Infinite Jess”

Kivel’s new LP is his memory map of LA, so we invited him to walk us through his version of the city.

BENEE on Her Debut Album, Playing New Zealand Arenas, and Surviving the Year of Mental Breakdowns

Achieving viral stardom earlier this year on TikTok with her single “Supalonely,” the Kiwi songwriter details her new LP “Hey u x,” out Friday.

In Conversation: Butch Vig Discusses His Career From Nirvana to 5 Billion in Diamonds

The Garbage drummer’s psych-rock collective also shares an exclusive video for “Weight of the World,” the latest single from “Divine Accidents.”

On the Road (at Home) with Ambré

The Grammy-winning artist reflects on her New Orleans roots, working since she was 17, and the cinematic Director’s Cut expansion of her debut Pulp. Presented by Fender and Toyota.

The Laid-Back Activism of Chad and JT

Orange County-based surfer bros employ radical kindness, an “aura of stoke,” and hilarious city council appearances to slyly promote grass-roots engagement.

Newsletter

We won’t spam you. Promise.