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Zack Adcock


Tuesday, November 29 2005

The Living Blue

The Living Blue are not your typical musical adventure using the punk attitude of garage rock as a jumping-off point. Really!

Wednesday, August 31 2005

Shredding to the Tune of a Bleeding Heart

American Minor may have found a nurturing scene in its adopted hometown of Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, but as vocalist Rob McCutcheon explains, the band still fights routine pigeonholing.

Saturday, December 31 1994

Playing Tight and Thinking Freely: Interpreting Dungen

Dungen's Gustav Ejstes on improvisation, the language barrier, power trios, and the importance of taking it easy.

Saturday, December 31 1994

Come on Feel the Distraction, or, The Original Balladeer, or, The Architecture of Musical Fiction

Sufjan Stevens explains how he got sidetracked into this whole music thing and lets us know what he really likes.

Saturday, December 31 1994

A Matter of Balance: An Interview With Richard Swift

Has pop music lost its soul? Is excellence accidental? Richard Swift on the cons of modernity.

Yodeling for Slug [31.Dec.94]


Thursday, May 15 2008

Hayden: In Field & Town

Hayden Desser’s recipe for artistic success: He knows what is necessary and when it’s so. Throughout the entirety of In Field and Town, everything is completely necessary and nothing is extravagant.

Sunday, March 2 2008

The Warlocks: Heavy Deavy Skull Lover

LA psych masters show us who's boss on their fourth LP.

Wednesday, January 30 2008

Instruments of Science & Technology: Music from the Films of R/Swift

Richard Swift is an ideal when it comes to our modern definition of artist: comfortable in many mediums and unafraid to experiment.

Tuesday, November 13 2007

Emma Pollock: Watch The Fireworks

The Delgados founder, Emma Pollock, shows an uncanny knack for the swelling pop epic.

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