Tag: In Conversation

In Conversation: The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach on Bringing Tony Joe White’s Demos to Life

Auerbach discusses his production work at his studio, Easy Eye Sounds, as well as The Black Keys’ forthcoming LP “Delta Kream.”

In Conversation: Iceage’s Elias Bender Rønnenfelt Blasphemes a Limp-Wristed God

Rønnenfelt discusses his band’s new record “Seek Shelter,” as well as the influences of Danish noir fiction, German cabaret, Scott Walker, and more.

In Conversation: Inside Chloe Moriondo’s Vulnerable, Bloody World

The 18-year-old songwriter opens up about her visceral new album “Blood Bunny” and letting people into her world.

In Conversation: McKinley Dixon Made a Genre to Explain His Pain

The Richmond rapper on his new album “For My Mama and Anyone Who Look Like Her” and the pitfalls of genre.

In Conversation: Crumb Talk Making Colorful Music in Dark Times

The Brooklyn-based four piece on their newly released second LP “Ice Melt” and staying independent.

In Conversation: Ashley Monroe Is Born Again on “Rosegold”

The Nashville-based songwriter shares how her latest album is rooted in joy.

In Conversation: Cadence Weapon on “Parallel World,” the Influence of a Formula One Driver, and Living All Over Canada

The Edmonton-reared rapper discusses his fifth album and recent collaborations.

In Conversation: Royal Blood’s Mike Kerr on the Dark Disco of “Typhoons”

The Brighton duo’s frontman shares how sobriety, lockdown, and the Bee Gees shaped their third album.

In Conversation: Story Time with J.PERIOD

With the innovative “Story to Tell (Chapter One),” famed producer/DJ J.PERIOD delivers one of the most ambitious rap projects of the year.

In Conversation: VP Records VIP Miss Pat on Her New Autobiography

The keeper of the castle that is Jamaican music, Patricia Chin tells the story of her life’s work with “Miss Pat: My Reggae Music Journey.”

In Conversation: Jenny Owen Youngs and Kristin Russo on Their Podcast “Buffering the Vampire Slayer”

The duo discuss the genesis of the “Buffy”-themed podcast and their musical-inspired episode, “Once More with Once More, with Feeling.”

In Conversation: Hanif Abdurraqib Discusses His New Book on Black Performance in American Culture

The author talks “A Little Devil in America,” the “multitudinous multiverse of Black performance,” and finding inspiration from binging “Soul Train.”

In Conversation: Serj Tankian on His Vision for the “Elasticity” EP

The System of a Down frontman discusses the making of the EP, the Armenian conflict, and the future of his band.

In Conversation: Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart Might Like People After All

The experimental project’s mastermind discusses his path out of mental peril and his sprawling new duets album “OH NO.”

In Conversation: Death From Above 1979 on “Is 4 Lovers” and Finding Creative Freedom in an Unlikely Place

Sebastien Grainger and Jesse F. Keeler dive into the personal background and changing sound on the duo’s fourth LP.

In Conversation: Ben Howard on the Unlikely Tales of “Collections From the Whiteout”

The songwriter discusses his new Aaron Dessner–produced LP and the unreal times that inspired it.

In Conversation: Tune-Yards Continue to Expand Their Perspective on “sketchy.”

Merrill Garbus on the uncomfortable conversations and creative choices that characterize the band’s fifth album.

In Conversation: Middle Kids on What It Means to Live a Greater Life

With the release of “Today We’re The Greatest,” the Aussie pop-rock trio leads with vulnerability in hopes of helping others to know themselves better.

In Conversation: Morris Day On His Life in Funk with The Time and Prince

The legendary Minneapolis singer/musician is featured on the season debut of TV One’s “Unsung” series, highlighting his remarkable career.

In Conversation: Alice Cooper Talks “Detroit Stories” and Being the Prodigal Son of the Motor City

The shock-rock trailblazer discusses his first top-selling record in nearly 50 years.

In Conversation: Cautious Clay on the Emotional Depth That Powers His Sound

The Cleveland native is preparing for the release of his debut LP and learning more about himself along the way.

In Conversation: Tamara Saviano on “Without Getting Killed or Caught” and the Genius of Guy Clark

The co-director of the new documentary on the outlaw country icon discusses her film and Clark’s influence on her life.

In Conversation: Frank Watkinson on Cheering Viewers Up with Sad Songs

The viral YouTube covers artist humbly discusses his unexpected rise to online stardom.

Loss, Love, and Lust: In Conversation with Jane Birkin

The Anglo-Franco icon discusses the ghosts that fill her recent album “Oh ! Pardon tu dormais…”

In Conversation: Blu DeTiger on How She Writes Love Letters To NYC with Her Bass

Her debut EP “How Did We Get Here” is out now.

In Conversation: Tigers Jaw and Will Yip on Their New Album “I Won’t Care How You Remember Me”

The Scranton indie rockers discuss recording their third consecutive album with Yip as producer.

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.”


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