Tag: In Conversation

In Conversation: Jarvis Cocker Takes Us to the Roots of His Work as JARV IS…

In support of his new concert film, Cocker recalls his slow adaptation to live performance and explains his unexpected obsession with caves.

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.”

In Conversation: Suuns Discuss Pursuing New Ideas on Their Experimental “Fiction” EP

Ben Shemie and Liam O’Neill talk covering Zappa, becoming a conceptual band, and the restrictions of the LP format.

In Conversation: For Nothing’s Domenic Palermo, 2020’s Just Another Year

Palermo recounts his band’s history of misfortunate recording sessions, and sheds light on how “The Great Dismal”—named after a swamp—may be more optimistic than he’d hoped.

In Conversation: Keedron Bryant Is the Voice of the People

Producer Dem Jointz and the thirteen-year-old vocalist discuss Bryant’s powerful viral hit “I Just Wanna Live” and collaborating on a full EP.

In Conversation: The National’s Matt Berninger Takes Us Behind the Scenes of “Serpentine Prison”

The songwriter dishes on Booker T’s anecdotes, the inspiration of Willie Nelson’s “Stardust,” and finally going solo.

In Conversation: Chuck D Is Rebelling Against America’s New Gridlock

The Public Enemy rapper expounds on America’s technological dependency and how people on both sides of the fence may be getting duped.

In Conversation: Alejandro Jodorowsky on the Intersection of Art and Healing

The Chilean-French artist moves from the screen and the page to the human body with his new film, “Psychomagic: A Healing Art.”

In Conversation: Deftones’ Chino Moreno Has Finally Achieved Balance

In a year that’s gone off the rails, “Ohms” proves the alt-metal rockers’ ultimate act of resistance.

In Conversation: Nate Wonder and Roman GianArthur on the Heartbeat of “Antebellum”

The composers of Janelle Monáe’s newest film discuss the project, as well as their origins in the Wondaland Arts Society.

In Conversation: Tim Heidecker Talks Comical Hyperbole and Imminent Death

The comedian and balladeer on earnest songwriting, coming up in the Philly punk scene, and working with Weyes Blood.

In Conversation: Toosii Invites Listeners Into an Inspirational and Aspirational World with “Poetic Pain”

The North Carolina–based rapper shares how his past shaped second album of 2020.

In Conversation: Gen Hoshino’s Magical Multiplicity

The multifaceted songwriter discusses the amorphous “Gen Hoshino genre,” his new American audience, and his contribution to Dua Lipa’s new remix LP.

In Conversation: Bill Callahan Talks His Freewheeling “Gold Record”

The prolific songwriter delves deep into his fascination with the American cowboy on his dazzling, and hilarious, new album.

In Conversation: Georgia Anne Muldrow on Finding Freedom as Jyoti

The Alice Coltrane–gifted pseudonym resurfaced for a third record, released last Friday.

In Conversation: Kelly Lee Owens’ Restorative Art

The Welsh producer and DJ discusses how creating her latest album, “Inner Song,” helped lead her out of the hardest years of her life.

In Conversation: Bright Eyes Persevere on “Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was”

Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis, and Nate Walcott discuss how picking up where they left off in 2011 has been a source of comfort for them.

In Conversation: The Purple Reign of Washed Out

Ernest Green discusses his new album “Purple Noon,” the French film that inspired it, and his newfound love for collaboration.

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