Music

Q&A with Rush Midnight

The singer-songwriter on finding his way back to music, the details behind his new album, and forging ahead with gratitude.

Video Premiere: Jesse Marchant

The crooner unveils his “Go Lightly” music video, with long-time friend and actor Christopher Abbott making his directorial debut.

Catch-Up: SG Lewis

The British producer, artist and DJ on originality, coming into his own as a vocalist, and entering a new era with his next record.

Spotlight: Tove Lo

The Swedish pop sensation returns with her fourth studio album, Sunshine Kitty, featuring ALMA, Kylie Minogue, and Doja Cat.

Road Trippin’ w/ SG Lewis in Seoul!

The UK’s most joyous multi-hyphenate on music’s purpose, connection, and his three-part concept album Dusk, Dark, Dawn.

Spotlight: CYN

Katy Perry’s protégé on the next steps in her evolution, always striving for authenticity, and the mysteries of songwriting.

One’s & Two’s: Satin Jackets In Seoul

Acclaimed music producer Tim Bernhardt on going incognito, the melancholy of disco, and his all-time favorite film scores.

A Conversation With SOAIF In Seoul

Who’s really being held captive in Sons of an Illustrious Father? What’s a “Korean room ghost”? Poop metaphors! Step inside, you.

This Course: Vancouver Sleep Clinic

Brisbane singer, songwriter, and producer Tim Bettinson on his creative liberation, life on tour, and his future ambitions.

Vital Stats: Gundelach

Norway’s DJ-turned-solo artist on his choice vice, his fishy obsession, and Oscar Wilde in advance to his debut album Baltus.

Vital Stats: EXITMUSIC

The ethereal dreamscape duo takes some of our quick-fire questions in the lead up to their final album The Recognitions.

Vital Stats: Adwaith

The hotly-tipped Welsh outfit on their nerdiest equipment fetish, best recent purchase, and two bands to complete their supergroup.

Vital Stats: Iffy Orbit

The psychedelic pop outfit from Oslo on their nerdiest equipment fetish, choice vice, and who they would marry/fuck/kill/handhold.

Road Trippin’ with Yelle in Seoul!

A return to our on-going series of talk with touring artists in search of wild banter, laughter, and indispensable “road sage.”

Spotlight: Erik Hassle

Sweden’s soul-inflected pop artist with a Prince falsetto voice returns to fine form with his upcoming fourth album, Innocence Lost.

Spotlight: Highly Suspect

The Brooklyn by the way of Cape Cod rock outfit plows forward with another Grammy nomination, pitted against industry giants.

Road Trippin’ with MØ in Seoul!

A return to our on-going series of talk with touring artists in search of wild banter, laughter, and indispensable “road sage.”

Spotlight: Peter Bjorn and John

Following a five-year absence, the Swedish pop/rock outfit returns to their “playful and melancholic” roots with Breakin’ Point.

Road Trippin’ with Bag Raiders!

The kickoff to our new on-going series of talk with touring bands, in search of wild banter, laughs, and indispensable “road sage.”

Sean Lennon Settles the Score

The multi-faceted musician-turned-composer on his longtime collaborators, tour necessities, and Jordan Galland’s Ava’s Possessions.

Parson James, As a Matter of Fact

The “conflicted gospel pop” artist on growing up on the margins, cry-watching Selena, and the newly released The Temple EP.

It’s High Time For The Big Pink

Frontman Robbie Furze on his four-year absence, the introduction of his new cohorts, and their new Empire Underground EP.

Everything, Everything’s Fucked

Everything Everything’s Jonathan Higgs on his songwriting pet peeve, their show post-Paris attacks, and the new LP Get to Heaven.

On the Rise: Ryder

The powerhouse vocalist on growing up a child poet, taking on an artist’s persona, and her brand new single “Ruins”.

Q&A with Kero Kero Bonito

South London’s Anglo-Japanese confetti canon on their saccharine pop stylings, the video games of our youth, and Die Antwoord.

Q&A with Cœur de pirate

Québécoise chanteuse Béatrice Martin on motherhood, the art of crossing over, and the inspirations behind her new album Roses.

Bob Moses’ Waking Dreamscape

The deep house duo on going to school in Vancouver, Kurt Cobain, and putting together their full-length debut, Days Gone By.

Øya 2015: A Pictorial Roundup

An inside look at the Norwegian music festival, featuring Future Islands, Taake, Susanne Sundfør, Tyler, the Creator, and more!

Through the Years & Years

Frontman Olly Alexander on his early years, opening up about his sexuality, and being crowned the BBC Sound of 2015.

The Maccabees Go All The Way

London’s indie rocker Felix White on growing older, finding solace at KFC, and the band’s first No. 1 album Marks To Prove It.

This Course: Matthew Hemerlein

Lo-Fang on his Tilda Swinton trans bar invite, smuggling mushrooms into Singapore, and that lap dance routine of his (basically).

Stromae: A League of His Own

Don’t call him a superstar. Don’t call yourself a fan. Do prepare yourself for Paul Van Haver’s imminent North American takeover.

Catch-Up: Until the Ribbon Breaks

The avant-R&B trio on hitting the road with London Grammar, topless drummers, and their new album A Lesson Unlearnt.

Q&A with Empathy Test

The London synthpop outfit on the Blade Runner connection, their songwriting process, and their upcoming full-length LP.

Q&A with Until the Ribbon Breaks

The Welsh trio on picking up their first instruments, their newfound identity as a band, and their future aspiration to score films.

Lo-Fang’s Armed To The Teeth

Matthew Hemerlein on his first instruments, his unexpected musical influences and that Chanel N°5 campaign.

This Course: Jake Lore

The unexpected pop star on the mystique of Lana Del Rey, his entry into music, and celebrity cat Maru.

Q&A With Roman Flugel

The name Roman Flugel has been synonymous with dance music since the 1990s. Here the eclectic producer shares some of what makes him tick from behind the consoles and beyond.

Q&A With Jokers of the Scene

Linus Booth and Chris Macintyre have covered a lot of ground since starting their Jokers project well over 8 years ago.

This Course: Chela

Cool girl Chela sounds off on everything—the crab theme, shark teeth, and who she’d include in her supergroup.

Q&A With Archie Pelago

The vibes of the east coast and the west coast have come together in perfect and natural form with the collaboration of Brooklyn trio Archie Pelago and Bay Area born producer (now LA local) Grenier.

The Explosion of a [Dark Pop] Star

Supernova Rilan Roppolo discusses his NOLA upbringing, the musical heroes of his youth, and evildoer Michael Myers.

This Girl’s Got Moxie!

The golden age of first-name-only female popstars is here. Moxie sets a fine example as the latest music starlet aiming for big things.

Q&A With Red Axes

Raised on a steady diet of post-punk, hedonistic warehouse parties, and fogged out basement jams, the formation Red Axes was inevitable.

Vital Stats: BROODS

New Zealand’s Georgia and Caleb Nott on their favorite nightspots, the hottest popstar and their last bad dream.

South by Southwest 2014

Our pictorial account of SXSW featuring London Grammar, Tove Lo, Until the Ribbon Breaks and Gary Numan.

Vital Stats: NONONO

The Scandinavian trio lifts the veil on their favorite night spots, the hottest popstar and the choicest Kanye West lyric.

Luke Million

Q&A with Luke Million

A proper sit-down with the Australian multi-instrumentalist and producer who also serves as the synth half of the Swiss.

Q&A with Silver Swans

San Francisco’s dream pop duo on the evolution of artists, Miley Cyrus’ shenanigans and their latest TOUCH LP.