Jul 18, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Phil Elverum opens A Crow Looked at Me with a clarification. The death of his wife, visual artist and musician Geneviève Castrée, should not be reduced to the inspiration for a set of songs. Nor is it a learning experience, a clarifying opportunity to understand what's really important in life.  More

Jul 17, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Martin Courtney chooses his words carefully-or at least his volume. Currently en route to pick up his daughter from daycare, he keeps his voice down so as not to wake his other daughter, a six-month-old who is dozing in the backseat.  More

Jul 13, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

"I just want this record to keep doing it," says Carl "AC" Newman of The New Pornographers. The singer/songwriter/guitarist is referring to making solid records that allow him to tour in a manner that sustains himself, his band, and his family, as he discusses the band's new album, Whiteout ConditionsMore

Jul 13, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

While Little Cub's moniker might seem like an odd fit for a project focused on dancefloor-ready club singles, there's a bit of an intention behind it. "When we started the project, we were talking about what kind of statement we wanted to make and we realized how asinine and meaningless a band name is-I noticed how many band names are an adjective and a noun," explains the band's Duncan Tootill.  More

Jul 12, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

It's the morning after Grandaddy's first official rehearsal for their upcoming tour, and lead vocalist and songwriter Jason Lytle is in an uncharacteristically optimistic mood. Eleven years have passed since the last time the band hit the road with new material, and Lytle has been open about his hesitance to restart the machinery he was once so desperate to escape.  More

Jul 11, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Guy Garvey and his Manchester, England band Elbow may have called their joyous new album Little Fictions, but in conversation the singer is instead frank, forthright, and boldly truthful. More

Jul 11, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Laucan (pronounced Lor-can) is the given name to Laurence Galpin's soundscaping, sewn with the helping hand of Andrew Phillips, one half of the organic post-rock duo Grasscut. Galpin brought his acoustic arrangements to fruition in collaboration with Phillips, and Laucan's first EP, Up Tomorrow, as well as the forthcoming debut album, FramesPerSecond, were formed. More

Jul 10, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

"We just liked those words, 'damage' and 'joy,'" Jim Reid dryly explains in regards to the name of their new record, before pausing to contemplate them. "I think it does describe something: not the album, but the people who made the album." More