Midnight Magic Band Interview: The Facts of Life…?

Party band Midnight Magic hide out in a stairwell and discuss everything from The Facts of Life and The Golden Girls to the virtues of friendship.

MORE »

Soft Fall Album Cover: The Music of Sun Airway & The Art of Japan’s NAM

In this bi-lingual Japanese and English interview, Jon Barthmus of Sun Airway and Takayuki Nakazawa, art director and designer for Japanese art collective NAM, offer their perspectives on designing an album cover together.

MORE »

Deep Time Band Interview: Making More Out Of Less

“I like pop music, but I get really bored with hearing the same sounds over and over again. I think it’s a good challenge to get something stuck in someone’s head but challenge them at the same time.” – Jennifer Moore

MORE »

Diplo – “Set It Off” Music Video (Director Ryan Staake & Producers Talk Infinite Stripper Pole)

“Several months before the request to make a video for ‘Set It Off’ came through, I’d shot some test footage of a friend pole dancing, and loved the look of it… there was definite sexiness to it, but the potential to add a bit of class to the depiction of beautiful, strong women showing off their skills.” – Ryan Staake, Director

MORE »

Good To Die Records: Year One, A Retrospective

A look back on a Seattle record label’s debut year — and all of the awesome shit that came with it.

MORE »

Flying Lotus – Until The Quiet Comes Album Review & “DMT Song” Track Analysis

“There are things I’ve seen and experienced in this world – things they don’t talk about in too many books. I’m not even talking about psychedelics, I’m talking about true experience, on this plane of existence…” – Steve Ellison of Flying Lotus

MORE »

The Miracles Club – “The Wheel” Music Video (w/ Vocalist Honey Owens Interview)

“‘The Wheel’ was written about The Wheel of Fortune Tarot card, so when we were thinking of a concept for the video, [band member] Rafael [Fauria] suggested that we literally reproduce the tarot card in video form.” – Honey Owens

MORE »

Polica – Wandering Star Music Video (w/ Director ELY Interview)

“In a self-reflexive case of life truly imitating art, I conceptualized an ode to the often solitary, sacrificial existence of devoting one’s every waking moment towards a craft.” - ELY

MORE »

Wombs – Bone Soothing Heat Music Video (w/ Director Interview)

“I truly believe that whatever an individual gets out of a particular piece of art is far greater than anything the artist could have intended.” – Quinn George

MORE »

Substrata Festival Brings Intimate Ambience To Seattle (w/ Curator Interview)

“Interconnectivity… seems persistently ingrained in Substrata: everything flows and happens in a rather organic manner.” – Rafael Anton Irisarri

MORE »

Liars Band Interview (2012): WIXIW Confusion

“… It feels more us when things get unhinged and chaotic.” – Angus Andrew

MORE »

Charitable Musicians: Hip-Hop Rapper Ikonoklasta Protests Against The Angolan Government

“What I feel is: everyone is fed up but most people are terrified of losing whatever little commodity they have conquered by publicly admitting it.” – Ikonoklasta

MORE »