Features

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The ridiculousness of being Viet Cong

Discussing the importance of vibrators to the music-making process.

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South London in Slow Motion: Kate Tempest’s Narrative

The British artist talks weaving stories through the city and the intersection of life and art.

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Offending Royalty with Shabazz Palaces

On attacking the me-mania and the importance of ceremony before battle.

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Matthewdavid the Adult

On fatherhood, R&B, and the future.

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Machine Girl’s Top 10 Anime Films

From childhood favorites to influences on her music, these selections stuck.

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Blue Minkies, about whom you’ve never heard

Literal DIY Bedroom Punk from a time before the Internet.

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Oscar Scheller: Building the Drum You Want to March To

The London musician likes his melodies sweet and his themes dark.

Bothering

Picket Line vs Picket Fence: an interview with Tim Presley

Discussing world issues, professional recordings, marriage, and cats from his Echo Park home.

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Along the Southern Meridian: an interview with Gene the Southern Child & Parallel Thought

The time-zone-traversing team talk about their big Adult Swim release.

Friends with Benefits

The Flesh Second with Seamus Dalton of Monomyth

On storing your skin in a jar in order to discover a familiar hum, possibly of Mars Volta.

Bothering

Looking Back and Moving On with Elvis Depressedly

Matthew Lee Cothran talks moving to Asheville, his tour with Alex G, and music industry problems.

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Going Back in Time with Melted Toys

Enter San Francisco’s secret weapon.

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The Man Behind Eugene Quell is not a Man Named Euguene Quell

His name is Toby Hayes, and he’s one impressive dude.

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Still Reigning: Greg Cartwright Ain’t Got No Expectations

After more than a decade, Reigning Sound has signed to a major indie label, and not a moment too late.

Friends with Benefits

Camera Obscura’s Gavin Dunbar on fatherhood

Everything changes when your child first smiles at you.