"Everything goes a long way. Every little thing counts." -- Jordan Dreyer
Dictators! Love them or hate them (philosophically-speaking), it's hard to argue that a Communist aesthetic a la Mao Zedong or Joseph Stalin doesn't have a compelling color palette and welcome vintage grain associated with it. Perhaps in spite of themselves -- or perhaps not -- illustrators and artists the world over are constantly reinventing these...
'Trying to 'brand' the band as a business just had no romantic appeal, no energy... I think it often gets in the way of milking the truly transcendent moments that music allows us." -- Jeremy Reineck
"Tapping back into symbolic power and the mystical meaning of these things is, I think, a really important practice... on a personal level, it's just looking at the inner meaning of things more." -- Taraka Larson
This in-depth feature highlights how well-executed album artwork can go beyond genre lines to expand into territories of philosophical, thematic, and conceptual significance. Perhaps now more than ever, album cover artwork plays a vital role in music.
A spectrum of musical madness that represents our tastes from large to small, mainstream to obscure, spaced out to reasonable. There's no way in bloody hell you'll love every release on this list unless you have a million personalities living in your puny body, but chances are great that you'll discover some excellence you never...
La Dispute Band Interview : It’s Like Medicine. It’s Self-Discovery. (w/ Full Album Stream & Lyrical Analysis)
"For me, it has always been easier to discuss the heavy subjects in song... it gives me an opportunity to immerse myself in it when I don't otherwise normally do that." -- Jordan Dreyer
"A lot of my songwriting comes from a desire to open myself up to nature and the universe, experiences with love, my subconscious, childhood memories, imagination and various cocktails of each." -- Christopher Lynch