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Sondre Lerche – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

Apr 02, 2020 Web Exclusive

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Norway’s Sondre Lerche. More

My Firsts: James Elkington

Apr 02, 2020 Web Exclusive

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to British singer/songwriter/guitarist James Elkington. More

My Favorite Album: Iron & Wine on Gilberto Gil & Jorge Ben’s “Gil e Jorge”

Apr 01, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

Sam Beam (who records as Iron & Wine) admits he gets lost when confronted with the whole “favorite album of all time” idea. Moods change. Lists get altered.  More

My Favorite Album: Chris Sullivan on John Prine’s “John Prine”

Mar 31, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

Actor Chris Sullivan strives to showcase his acting versatility in each role he takes on. That includes Toby Damon in NBC’s This Is Us, Tom Cleary in The Knick, Benny Hammond in Stranger Things, and Taserface in Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2More

Low Hummer on Their New Single “The Real Thing”

Mar 30, 2020 Web Exclusive

Low Hummer are celebrating signing to iconic Leeds, England-based label Dance to the Radio by dropping a brand-new video to their attitude laden synth-pop single “The Real Thing.” More

Ben Gibbard and Other Pacific Northwest Artists on Weathering the COVID-19 Quarantine

Mar 27, 2020 Web Exclusive

The city of Seattle is many things. It’s a hub for tech companies, food and drink establishments, and, perhaps most importantly, music. The lineage of Emerald City greats pushes well into the past and continues with standout after standout today from Pearl Jam to Death Cab For Cutie to Thunderpussy, The Decemberists, Car Seat Headrest, and The Black Tones.  More

Waxahatchee on “Saint Cloud” and Being Quarantined During COVID-19

Mar 26, 2020 Web Exclusive

Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield began her musical recording career in high school with twin sister, Allison. Earlier band P.S. Eliot gave way to Crutchfield’s primary vehicle, Waxahatchee, which she records under today. More

Sorry on “925”

Mar 25, 2020 Web Exclusive

Schoolmates Asha Lorenz and Louis O’Bryen are the creative heart of Sorry, a band that are being lauded as one of the most exciting and innovative new artists to emerge from the flourishing London underground scene in recent years. More

Self-Portrait: Nigel Chapman of Nap Eyes

Mar 24, 2020

For our recurring Self-Portrait feature we ask a musician to take a self-portrait photo (or paint/draw a self-portrait) and write a list of personal things about themselves, things that their fans might not already know about them. This Self-Portrait is by Nigel Chapman, frontman of Nap Eyes. More