Dennis Shin
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I Don't Need a Reason to Cry: An Interview with Shelby Lynne | 11 Sep 2013 // 10:14 PM

In a time when musicians continue to struggle to find their footing in an uncertain market environment, few artists have managed to succeed in pursuing the independent path of Shelby Lynne. She talks to PopMatters about her acclaimed recent album, her upcoming tour, and so much more.

The Future Will Be Silent: An Interview with OMD | 28 Aug 2013 // 6:14 PM

After a lengthy breakup, a historic reuniting of the original members, and some remarkably strong comeback albums, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark let it all out in this plainspoken, open, and rather fascinating interview about their history, their conflicts, and what it means to have fun again while being in OMD.


SXSW Music 2012: Santigold + Best Coast + Grimes + YACHT | 1 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM

Recapping some of the SXSW fun featuring Santigold and Best Coast and the troubles for Grimes and YACHT.

SXSW Music 2012 Recap: Andrew Bird + Alejandro Escovedo and Friends | 25 Mar 2012 // 6:00 PM

Andrew Bird was a fitting conclusion to the NPR showcase and Alejandro Escovedo's closing party is an annual highlight of SXSW.


It's 10:15 on a Midsummer Night. Do You Know Where Your Favorite Artist Is? | 22 Aug 2013 // 1:00 AM

Odds are, your favorite artist is out tonight busking, either on stage or by infusing the airwaves. The ongoing decline in revenues from music sales has forced artists to rely on touring and licensing to make ends meet.

SXSW Music: The Day Party Roundup | 16 Mar 2012 // 12:00 AM

Greetings from Austin!

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"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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