Interviews

Ulrika Spacek
Hot Band Alert: Ulrika Spacek talks their first North American tour, and the Importance of being Earnest

On the final leg of their first U.S. Tour, Ulrika Spacek rips up the stage at Desert Daze 2018. With their debut LP The Album Paranoia released in 2016 and their sophomore LP Modern English Decoration in 2017, the band has made quite a name for themselves in such a short time; from touring with […]

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livingmore
Premiere: Expect a New EP This Friday from Livingmore, the Band as Tight as the Mafia

Local retro rock outfit Livingmore is regimented in the all right ways. As the band and I loudly chat over coffee on a hot day in Hollywood, drummer Mike Schadel breaks it down: “Everyone has a role,” and with structure, they are able to avoid disagreements and negative energy. Frontwoman Alex Moore jokes, “We’re like […]

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imaad Wasif
Interview: Exploring Context for Imaad Wasif’s Lost-Then-Found Record, Great Eastern Sun

Imaad Wasif often feels like he not of this world. His realm is not physical, though it is tangible. I had the opportunity to pose him some questions about his recent record, Great Eastern Sun, and his career in general to get a chance to understand him and the process behind his profoundly moving work. […]

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dream phases
Dream Phases Channels More Than Just the Sound of the Sixties as Brandon Graham’s New Psych Rock Venture

The summer of love inspires much of today’s indie rock world, but few contemporary bands manage to achieve what Dream Phases has set out to. The fairly new psych rock outfit is led by Brandon Graham, supported by his brother Shane and frequent collaborator Keveen Baudouin; their Harvard and Stone residency last January marked their […]

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Dan Sadin is Ready to Tell His Own Stories with His New Solo Project, Debut EP out Friday

Dan Sadin is a talented guitarist ready to put his name on his own work after years of recording and touring with other acts. He primarily is known for his role in FRENSHIP, and has also worked with the likes of Sabrina Claudio, Jessie Ware, and MØ, but it is his new solo project that he […]

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francine thirteen
Interview: Francine Thirteen Reclaims Her Vices Ahead of Her Show at the Standard

To understand ritual pop artist Francine Thirteen, one must open up to ideas of feminism that would make the virtuous cringe. Francine Thirteen wants to recontextualize and redefine lust and power, two aspects of womanhood that have been exploited in centuries past.  Ahead of her performance next week at the Standard, we were able to […]

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Stonefield
An Interview with Stonefield –This small town Australian band is taking Los Angeles by storm

Dreaming big can seem impossible when you come from a small town but that has not stopped the sisters of Stonefield who grew up in rural lands outside of Melbourne, Australia. The girls don’t come from a particularly musical family although their parents met because their uncles were in bands together. Amy, Sarah, Holly and Hanna […]

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Claire McKeown Takes on the Devil and Self-Sabotage with her Heroic Band, Honey Child

This year at the Academy Awards, there has been a concerted effort to honor women and their stories. Reflecting on how many years the Oscars have existed, the attempt still feels inadequate, but it is never too late to strive for better representation for all minorities. One nomination that stood out was a short documentary […]

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Hippo Campus
An Interview with Hippo Campus — we talk social media, the cathartic nature of songwriting, and short attention spans

It’s really easy to write-off Hippo Campus as just another indie-pop band. From their young age to their weird name, they have all the markers of the average Bandcamp musician. But the Minnesota-based quartet, comprised of Jake Luppen (vocals), Nathan Stocker (guitar), Zach Sutton (bass guitar), and Whistler Allen (drums), are able to set themselves […]

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Interview: Josh Ocean Talks NVDES, Getting Nvde, and La Nvdité

Earlier this year, NVDES dropped volume one of an EP series called La Nvdité, and they did not waste any time getting to volume two. Josh Ocean is the mastermind of the project, bringing his worldly and generous spirit to life through his music. He has been quite busy over the past year, cramming in […]

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