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Sunday, October 20th, 2019  
Blanck Mass on “Animated Violence Mild”

Oct 11, 2019 Web Exclusive

Rolling one cigarette after another from his home in the East Lothian Council of Scotland, Benjamin John Power is invigorated. Known to the music world as Blanck Mass, or that guy from Fuck Buttons, Power turns his device around to his backyard so I can see how very green the beautiful day is.  More

Keeping Score – David Wingo Gets His Due

Oct 11, 2019 Web Exclusive

The Steady-Delivering Composer of Barry Gets the Shine He’s Always Deserved. More

Vivian Girls on Their Reunion and “Memory”

Oct 09, 2019 Web Exclusive

There's a photo somewhere that documents the emotion of the moment. Five years ago, when Vivian Girls decided to set it all aside after three albums, Katy Goodman, Ali Koehler, and Cassie Ramone played their final show and then found a moment to circle together, a way to say goodbye to their labor of noisy love. It was an emotional huddle, a mix of grief and relief at the death of one of Brooklyn's most celebrated bands in the last 10 years. More

DIIV on “Deceiver”

Oct 04, 2019 Web Exclusive

Zachary Cole Smith never said Deceiver was a personal moniker, but it fits the narrative around DIIV's new album. After the band's acclaimed second album, Is The Is Are, released in 2016, Smith checked himself into rehab for substance abuse. With that decision, nothing was a given anymore. Music wasn't a concern. DIIV was no longer a band. More

Metronomy on “Metronomy Forever”

Sep 26, 2019 Web Exclusive

Joseph Mount is content. He's happily partnered, with two young children. He's recently moved from Paris to the Kentish countryside of England, where he and his family enjoy a bucolic, unharried existence. More

Greta Kline of Frankie Cosmos on “Close It Quietly”

Sep 24, 2019 Web Exclusive

Greta Kline is noticeably excited about her band's new album and she should be. The bright tone in her voice belongs to someone who's just received some really good news and wants to share it with you. More

Steve King interviews J.D. Scholten about Iowa and running for Congress against Steve King in IA-04

Sep 18, 2019

Okay, so let's acknowledge how surreal this is. Haha. This is written by a guy named Steve King and it's about J.D. Scholten, the guy running against Congressman Steve King. Isn't that an internet novelty?  More

Gomez on the 20th Anniversary of “Liquid Skin”

Sep 13, 2019 Web Exclusive

"It's just joy, revisiting that joy and what we can do as a band. It's a really great feeling," says Gomez's vocalist/guitarist Ben Ottewell. More

Keeping Score – Emile Mosseri on His Score for “The Last Black Man in San Francisco”

Aug 16, 2019 Web Exclusive

Honestly, you can’t imagine any other music in The Last Black Man in San Francisco. More