A Conversation With Lilly Hiatt

A Conversation With Lilly Hiatt

Every artist with an album (or two) in the hopper this fall has COVID to thank for the unexpected downtime
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A Conversation With Matt Pond (Matt Pond PA)

A Conversation With Matt Pond (Matt Pond PA)

Eight years ago, Matt Pond was singing the praises of St. Augustine, Fla., and his latest love interest. He’d also
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A Conversation With Peach Pit

A Conversation With Peach Pit

Peach Pit is an indie surf-rock band that’s already played major festivals including Bumbershoot, Shaky Knees and Bonnaroo. The Vancouver
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A Conversation With Moviola

A Conversation With Moviola

Columbus, Ohio-based Moviola’s first record, 1995’s Frantic, was certainly representative of its era, featuring melodic, occasionally noisy rock, and while
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A Conversation With Jay Farrar (Son Volt)

A Conversation With Jay Farrar (Son Volt)

For those inclined to notice amid the shitshow that was 2020, last year marked the 25th anniversary of Son Volt’s
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A Conversation With The Connells

A Conversation With The Connells

“Average” has pretty much been standard operating procedure for the Connells over the past 36 years. Average dudes in average
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A Conversation With Steve Berlin (Los Lobos)

A Conversation With Steve Berlin (Los Lobos)

Native Sons (New West) is an atypical covers album from an atypical band. A diverse tribute to Los Lobos’ Angelino
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A Conversation With Jakob Dylan (The Wallflowers)

A Conversation With Jakob Dylan (The Wallflowers)

In 1997, when Bob Dylan was cheating death and threatening yet another comeback, his youngest son was making mainstream radio
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A Conversation With M.C. Taylor (Hiss Golden Messenger)

A Conversation With M.C. Taylor (Hiss Golden Messenger)

Quietly Blowing It (Merge) is Hiss Golden Messenger’s funkiest album to date. It also may be M.C. Taylor’s most joyful—which
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A Conversation With Gary Louris

A Conversation With Gary Louris

Hard to believe, but Jump For Joy (Sham) is just the second Gary Louris solo album in 25 years. At
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A Conversation With Charlie Starr (Blackberry Smoke)

A Conversation With Charlie Starr (Blackberry Smoke)

Is there anyone red-hot Nashville producer Dave Cobb hasn’t produced? His latest in a long list of recent clients: Smyrna,
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A Conversation With "Sisters With Transistors" Director Lisa Rovner

A Conversation With “Sisters With Transistors” Director Lisa Rovner

Forbidden Planet is considered a science-fiction classic for many reasons. Not least because the 1956 movie’s groundbreaking electronic score by
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A Conversation With Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub)

A Conversation With Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub)

“I sometimes wonder if I’ll ever be home again,” Norman Blake sings on “Home,” the seven-minute opener to Teenage Fanclub’s
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A Conversation With Heather Baron-Gracie (Pale Waves)

A Conversation With Heather Baron-Gracie (Pale Waves)

Pale Waves make the kind of shimmery, challenging pop music that draws you in after one listen and that nails
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A Conversation With BAND-MAID

A Conversation With BAND-MAID

The best rock ‘n’ roll bands combine inventive songwriting, skillful playing and the understanding that, above all, rock ‘n’ roll
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A Conversation With Matthew Sweet

A Conversation With Matthew Sweet

It took Matthew Sweet 30 years and 15 studio albums to conjure the cojones to play lead guitar on record.
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A Conversation With Michael Astley-Brown (Maebe)

A Conversation With Michael Astley-Brown (Maebe)

You might not know it by looking at today’s pop charts, but instrumental rock music has a long and storied
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