Shura Makes Love Songs To Last “Forevher”

The British songwriter recounts a chance meeting at a Marfa Dairy Queen and other inspirations for her sophomore album.

Pink Sweat$ Is Doing Things His Way

David Bowden talks the compromises he’s refused to make with his chart-topping, guitar-driven R&B.

I Want to Hear You Scream: Uniform’s Michael Berdan on “The Serpent and the Rainbow”

Berdan talks the cult Wes Craven film, cultural isolation, and his band’s latest collaboration with The Body.

WHY? Settles for the Joy and Heartbreak of the Everyday on “AOKOHIO”

Yoni Wolf details the impulse and happenstance that informed the band’s fractured new album.

Looking On the Bright Side with Cut Copy

We had a brief catch-up with the Australian band at Spain’s Bilbao BBK fest. 

Oberhofer Explains How He Got “oO0OoO0Oo” Into Our iTunes Libraries

Celebrating (approximately) ten years of the songwriter’s first and most unpronounceable release.

Cola Boyy Is Breaking the Rules of Dance Music

The artist born Matthew Urango is a multi-instrumentalist whose punk-rock youth led to his making spaced-out, modern disco.

Of Monsters and Men Are Changing Up Their Writing Style

The Icelandic band’s frontwoman Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir on their new album and why they won’t move to America.

Kari Faux Addresses the Shit That Makes Her Uncomfortable

The LA rapper discusses the bad friends and desire for solitude that inspired her recent EP “Cry 4 Help.”

Frightened Rabbit’s Grant Hutchison on Losing His Brother and Keeping the Music Alive

Along with Julien Baker + Manchester Orchestra’s Andy Hull, Grant remembers Scott Hutchison’s brutally honest artistry.

In the Classroom with SASAMI

When she’s not touring behind her debut album, she’s eager to share her passion for music with younger generations.

She Keeps Bees’ Jessica Larrabee Sings for Trees

The husband-and-wife folk-rock duo detail the band’s new album, “Kinship,” and music’s role in the age of climate activism.

Local Natives on Turning Chaos Into Something Beautiful

Between recording + touring their recent album, the SoCal rockers search for long-term solutions to managing waste.

Through Glitterer, Ned Russin Finds Solace in Challenging Himself

The Title Fight vocalist juggles his internal and external worlds on “Looking Through the Shades,” his debut LP for ANTI-.

Johnathan Rice in Seventeen Syllables

Before the sparse crooner released his first new album in six years, he rose to Instagram stardom by way of writing haikus. 

Four Rising Icelandic Artists You Should Know

Inspired by this year’s lineup at Secret Solstice in Reykjavík, we spoke to some of the local scene’s unsung heroes.

Charly Bliss Has Unfuckwithable Chemistry

Eva Hendricks and her band discuss the honesty and maturity that went into writing “Young Enough.”

Gary Clark Jr.: Home of the Brave

The Texas guitar hero faces harsh realities about race in America on his new album.

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