Nov 06, 2018 By Jonathan Meiburg

To help motivate our American readers to get out to the voting booth today, we've asked some musicians to share words of encouragement. In this piece, Jonathan Meiburg of both Shearwater and Loma writes about the one election choice he once made that he sincerely regrets. More

Nov 05, 2018 By Steve King Web Exclusive

If you're like me the last couple years have been... challenging. Public discourse is toxic and even the people on your side of the aisle are annoying the shit out of you. There are too many damn Nazis. Every other news story is about sexual assault.  More

Nov 02, 2018 By Brian Chase Web Exclusive

To help motivate our American readers to get out to the voting booth next week, we've asked some musicians to share words of encouragement. In this piece, Brian Chase of Yeah Yeah Yeahs writes impassionedly about why you need to vote next week.

Oct 30, 2018 By Moby Web Exclusive

To help motivate our American readers to get out to the voting booth next week, we've asked some notable musicians to share words of encouragement. In this piece, Moby writes plainly about why you need to vote next week.  More

Oct 12, 2018 By Steve King Web Exclusive

The American president is a stand-in for whatever god you want to believe in, and He is given almost absolute power by His subjects and their courts. He is a man who can be in all rooms at all times. Religion (and history) are a lie agreed upon, so the Church of Trumposophy should have come as no surprise. It's not just a religion. It's not a conspiracy theory. It's not a belief structure. It's a way of life. More

Oct 05, 2018 By Madeline Kenney Web Exclusive

Madeline Kenney released her sophomore album, Perfect Shapes, today via Carpark. In this guest post for us, she writes about one of her personal favorite albums, an album she considers underrated, Paul Simon's 1980 album One-Trick Pony. More

Sep 17, 2018 By Timothy Michalik Web Exclusive

"It was very, very psychedelic. We had candles and oil wheels, strobes going, sometimes just total darkness in the studio. You'd get totally disorientated, no daylight, no time frame." So goes the story, told by Talk Talk's engineer Phil Brown, when discussing the synth pop-turned-art rocker's landmark 1988 album Spirit of EdenMore

Sep 14, 2018 By Alan Sparhawk (as told to Matt Conner) Web Exclusive

Musical awakenings come in all forms. For an adolescent Alan Sparhawk in Bemidji, Minnesota, he has Minnesota punk legends The Suburbs to thank for opening his eyes (and ears). More