Interviews

Ulcerate interview

Ulcerate on crafting introspective, overwhelming death metal

Jamie Saint Merat discusses ‘Cutting the Throat of God’ and seeking out the transcendent

Rezn interview

Rezn’s singular universe

The best music activates all of your senses. While you can’t literally smell the White…

Thou interview

The existential arc of Thou

We spoke to Bryan Funck and Andy Gibbs about their new album ‘Umbilical,’ the political, the personal, and what makes their music essentially Thou

Full of Hell interview

Full of Hell’s Relentless Grind

Dylan Walker discusses ‘Coagulated Bliss,’ rural America and surviving as a band

Eliza Hardy Jones interview

Eliza Hardy Jones on broken dreams, motherhood and new album Pickpocket

The singer/songwriter opens up about her experiences with grief, which informed her new album

Cloud Nothings interview

Cloud Nothings forge their own path

Dylan Baldi discusses ‘Final Summer,’ photography, and taking a more mature tone

Metz interview

Metz tap into a new energy

Alex Edkins discusses the Toronto group’s legacy, new album ‘Up on Gravity Hill,’ and personal growth

Jlin interview

Jlin revels in the mystery of creation

We speak with the producer and composer ahead of the release of her new album ‘Akoma’

Pissed Jeans interview

Pissed Jeans on their furious return

Matt Korvette talks about ‘Half Divorced,’ their seven-year gap, and making sense of the world

Real Estate interview

Real Estate face the challenge of simplicity

Martin Courtney discusses new album ‘Daniel’ and being misunderstood

Gouge Away interview

Gouge Away choose a new path

We spoke to the band about new album ‘Deep Sage’, spending time apart and doing justice to what they started

meth. interview

meth. deliver confrontational metal through honesty

We spooke to vocalist Seb Alvarez about mental health, religious fundamentalism, and making noise.

RIP Dunes

RIP Dunes discuss the influence of nostalgia and post-punk on their debut album

Self-titled album arrives on March 1; hear new song “I Dare”

Marika Hackman interview

Marika Hackman steps out of her comfort zone

We spoke to the UK singer/songwriter about getting raw and honest, and keeping a sense of humor

Daniel Bachman interview

Daniel Bachman embraces cycles of rebirth and renewal

We speak to the Virginia artist about ‘When the Roses Come Again,’ homemade instruments, genealogy and cycles of renewal

Spiritual Poison interview

Spiritual Poison’s Harmony and Dissonance

Plus watch the new video for “Summon”

The Serfs interview

The Serfs’ Midwestern prophecies

We spoke to the band about new album ‘Half Eaten by Dogs,’ Cincinnati, and uncanny predictions

Body Void interview

Body Void are documenting a hellscape of absurdity

We spoke with guitarist/vocalist Willow Ryan about ‘Atrocity Machine’ and crafting an atmosphere of horror

The Menzingers interview

The Menzingers Find Hope in the Past

We chat with Gret Barnett about ‘Some of It Was True’, growing up and gaining confidence