Little Wings Interview: The Symbolism Behind Black Grass (w/ Full Album Stream & Lyrical Analysis)

“When I am lucky, I realize that so much of what informs the content that I am working with directly relates to what I surround myself with, and that can create a proactive net wherein all of the people and things around me get painted into the picture.”

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Fredrik – “FLORA” Music Video (w/ Filmmaking Interview)

A meticulously planned half-hour long visual accompaniment to Fredrik’s latest album, FLORA.

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Screaming Females: Doodledrag, A Punk Rock Art Experiment

“I’ve always wished that art could attract the same kind of crowd and procure the same sort of enthusiasm [as punk rock basement shows], so we birthed DoodleDrag.” — Marissa P

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Chikita Violenta Band Interview : “How Do They Do It In The States?” Mexicans In An American Rock Scene

“Maybe some years back — I don’t know if some people took offense or what… [listeners] would say things like, ‘Hey, you guys are Mexican. Why are you not singing in your native tongue?'”

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Anamanaguchi – Airbrushed Animated Album Cover (w/ Art Interview)

Chaotic 8-bit musicians Anamanaguchi have certainly taken album covers for digital releases to the next level with their album cover for their Airbrushed 7″, an animated .gif!

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The Radio Dept. Band Interview : An Unexpected Success Story From Sweden

“… even if we’re really poor, it’s still a luxury to be able to live off your music.”

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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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