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.
In Conversation: The Bots on Bringing the Past Into the Present on “2 Seater”
Mikaiah Lei discusses the new perspective that influenced his sophomore album that was seven years in the making.
In Conversation: Alice Longyu Gao Won’t Feed Into Your Fantasy
The producer, songwriter, and DJ discusses her recent single “Kanpai” and her concerns about the role of Asian music in Western culture.
Oberhofer on What “What Does It Mean to Me?” Means to Him
Along with debuting a new video for the track, Brad Oberhofer dives into his new philosophies which inspired the single.
In Conversation: Rise Against’s Tim McIlrath on the Potential of the Nowhere Generation
The longstanding punk group’s vocalist discusses their ninth LP and the relevance of its politics in our latest video interview.
In Conversation: Liars’ Angus Andrew on Just How the Apple Drops
Andrew discusses microdosing, letting go, and his project’s full-circle return to collaboration on his tenth album.
The Prophecy of Indigo De Souza
The songwriter invited us to her converted-church home to discuss her new sophomore album “Any Shape You Take.”
In Conversation: Fuckin Whatever on Realizing They Were a Band
The members of Taking Back Sunday, Circa Survive, and Grouplove discuss their recent EP together in our latest video interview.
BANKS Is Embracing the Devil That’s Been Inside Her All Along
Jillian Banks discusses her new single “Skinnydipped,” confronting her inner demons, and finding empowerment outside of her music.
In Conversation: Nite Jewel’s Lonely World
Ramona Gonzalez discusses one of the most challenging periods of her life, which led to her most mature album as Nite Jewel, “No Sun.”
Lakeyah and Bankroll Freddie Are Writing the Future for Their Cities’ Rap Scenes
The final story in our three-part interview series on the future of Quality Control Music focuses on the Milwaukee emcee and her Arkansan labelmate, and includes an exclusive “Neighborhoods” performance from Lakeyah.
In Conversation: Descendents’ Milo Aukerman Waxes Nostalgic on “9th & Walnut”
Aukerman tells us how the West Coast punks’ eighth studio album—which was nearly 20 years in the making—finally came together.
In Conversation: Isaiah Rashad on Accepting Critical Feedback and Representing Southern Rap Icons
As he prepares for a pair of exclusive live stream events with Moment House, the TDE artist explains his musical mission.
Duke Deuce and Metro Marrs Have Had Rap in Their Blood Since Birth
The second in our three-part interview series on the future of Quality Control Music hones in on two artists at the center of QC’s global vision, and features exclusive “Neighborhoods” performances from both artists.
Jungle Are Playing for Themselves on “Loving in Stereo”
Josh Lloyd-Watson discusses going indie and returning to their upbeat roots on the duo’s third album.
In Conversation: Speaking LUMP Language with Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay
The duo discuss unraveling the riddle of the unconscious on their second album together, “Animal.”
In Conversation: The Joy Formidable Talk Going Transatlantic While Making “Into the Blue”
The band also unveils a video for new single “Interval” ahead of the release of the album on August 20.
Kevin “Coach K” Lee and Pierre “P” Thomas on the Self-Starting Drive of Quality Control
The first in a three-part interview series on the future of Quality Control Music—the label that launched Migos, Lil Yachty, Lil Baby, and City Girls—starts at the top with a conversation with the rap-dominating label’s CEO and COO.
The Killers’ Dave Keuning Talks Doing Everything on His Second Solo Album
In our latest “In Conversation” video we caught up with the guitarist to learn how he’s become more comfortable as a solo artist, and to gain some intel on his other band’s upcoming album.
In Conversation: Holly Humberstone on How the Loneliness of City Life Inspired Her New EP
The British songwriter also discusses working with The 1975’s Matty Healy on her new single from “The Walls Are Way Too Thin.”
In Conversation: Foxing Embrace Pop While Pondering the Universe
Conor Murphy talks inspiration and collaboration ahead of the release of “Draw Down the Moon.”
A Small-Scale Introduction to Allison Ponthier
With her debut EP “Faking My Own Death” out this Friday, the songwriter discusses making the leap from Texas to NYC, recording with Lord Huron, and becoming a cowboy.
Space Is the Place for Chicano Batman’s Bardo Martinez
Martinez discusses doing his own thing on his solo debut as Bardo, “Everywhere Reminds Me of Space.”