The Get Up Kids Band Interview (w/ Retrospective)

“We’ve always made it a point to never really make the same record twice, and I think that we’ve accomplished that.”

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Tina Dico Interview : A Day-By-Day Approach To Art

“Art will last forever; it doesn’t die with us, and music doesn’t die with us. It has a magic to it that I love, and creating something that way makes me feel that life doesn’t just slip through my fingers… and that it is not just day after day.”

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The Real Icelandic Music Scene: Interviews with Icelandic Musicians & MP3 Mixtape Downloads

An in-depth feature about the Icelandic music scene, with interviews with top Icelandic musicians, and three mixtapes with MP3 downloads and streams.

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The Cave Singers Band Interview : Pacific Northwest Simplicity

“… we live in a rainforest; I imagine that the natural environments have somewhat to do with it.”

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Bear In Heaven Band Interview (w/ Video Segments)

“We’ve been making the music we’ve wanted to make for six years, and no one’s wanted to hear it. They’re starting to want to hear it, so either we hit our groove, or people have just finally caught up, or, a little of both.” – Adam Wills, Bear In Heaven

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90 Notable Album Covers From 2010 : Part I

2010 has come and gone, leaving in its wake a magnitude of amazing album artwork. This year, we decided to speak directly with the forces behind the album artwork about creative processes and inspirations. A massive feature with over 90 interviews with musicians and artists.

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Tu Fawning Band Interview

“I seriously think one huge theme that all of us love in music is a quality of something sounding otherworldly. It sent us chasing the past, but almost from a fictitious [or] science fiction approach.” – Joe Haege

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The Strange Boys Band Interview

“I guess you kind of have to follow where life takes you…” – Ryan Sambol

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The Octopus Project Band Interview

“I think we like to keep it tense. I think we like to keep a really healthy balance of, ‘Ohhh, everything could fall apart at any given moment.’” – Josh Lambert

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SUUNS Band Interview: Falling Backwards Into Beauty

“There is a kind of sense of falling backward that I think the songs conjure. Or blindly driving your car into a wall. A sense of sadness in all the amazing things in the world.” – Ben Shemie

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The Fresh & Onlys Band Interview

The Fresh & Onlys’ music is known for being hazy. Taking cues from San Francisco’s historic psychedelic music scene, the band layers an aura of cloudiness on top of what essentially are good ‘ole pop tunes.

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Charitable Musicians: Ben Sollee Travels Via Bike For His Ditch The Van Tour

In 2009, Ben Sollee, with some help from Oxfam America, rode from his hometown of Lexington, Kentucky, to Bonnaroo Festival, playing shows in small towns along the way. Later that year, Sollee embarked on a 500-mile, 16-day tour along the East Coast Greenway during the frigid winter months.

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