“It’s not a very academic approach, it’s just a part of what I like to do.”
“I’m the kind of guy that’s trying to get people to work together and make the Earth green.”
“When it came to music, I always saw myself playing a punching bag. That’s just what I do on the guitar.”
“A big part of music for me has always been advocacy, and about having a space where people who feel marginalized by society can do things together.”
Drummer and vocalist Daniel Spencer on Brisbane, studio recording, and motorsports.
“When I’m home, I’m completely alone. I get the creative bug, and if I’m sitting here long enough not working on music, it drives me insane.”
Musician Kai Hugo on conspiracy theorists, cassette tapes, and video confabulations.
Faux reunion shows, B-sides, new-age garage music, and packing albums to the brim.
Reflecting on a lost, post-apocalyptic, maximalist masterpiece of a concept album.
Songwriter Robert Forster on his group’s nearly flawless decade.
Chaotic performances, live recordings, and Generation Tween.
The desert, dreams, and strange avian events in Paonia, Colorado.
Tim Heidecker discusses his second soft-rock album with Heidecker and Wood, his online beefs, and blurring the lines between his various public personae.
Angel Olsen on writing a song in twenty minutes, playing with Bonnie “Prince” Billy, and the difference between recording a 7 inch and an album.
On shy singing and meeting Ol’ Dirty Bastard in the parking lot of Grateful Dead show.
Andrew Cedermark’s unique perspective on sauerkraut and writing lyrics for his forthcoming album Home Life
Deerhunter discusses automatic writing, Monomania, and setting the record straight on Connie Lungpin.