A new series from UDP presents poets on vinyl.
“What’s the point of being queer, or an artist, or a radical, if you don’t veer?”
“I think violence is inherited, it’s taught, and some of the characters are born into bad blood. …The characters are raped and so is the land.”
“I still seek for eternity, which maybe is like a rainbow-colored butterfly flying away, suddenly in front of your face.”
“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.”
O’Rourke and Sanders go over the complex layerings—from lyrics to mixes to the LP’s cover—in O’Rourke’s recent pop album, Simple Songs.
Thanks to his son, Harrod Blank, the filmmaker’s forty-year-old documentary on musician Leon Russell is finally released.
The Glasgow-based singer just released a self-titled album of music rooted in and pushing Scottish folk traditions. With Krute, he touches on individuation, syncretism, and the risks of nationalism.
Guillaume de Machaut meets Bone Thugs-N-Harmony through black metal.
Into the mystic with the Chicago-based guitarist and songwriter.
Songwriter Robert Forster on his group’s nearly flawless decade.
A return to live performance after a decade-long absence.
On being nothing, looking outward, and the obstinant relevance of that popular art form, song.
Rock ’n’ roll and the malleability of historical fact.
Weinstein elaborates on the sources behind his animated videos with Simmons, with whom he has previously collaborated. These range from telemarketing, Brecht, entertainment, and what Weinstein calls the “national pastime” of self-absorption.