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Of ‘Men & Chicken’: An Interview With Director Anders Thomas Jensen

Jensen once again teams up with his muse, Hannibal's Mads Mikkelsen, for a twisted comedic romp that is sure to have fans of black comedy squealing with glee.

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The Sound and the Warmth: An Interview with Cardiknox

New York's Cardiknox are taking more steps in their goal of world domination. With their debut record Portrait out, the band are dreaming big, wanting to transcend the indie pop scene.

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28 Apr 2016 // 8:28 AM

Living Comfortably: An Interview With Dunes

Formed from the ashes of some of LA's best loved punk bands, Dunes changed their sound to embrace pop and create an album that they would want to listen to.

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Let the Darkness In: Johnny Indovina Reflects on 30 Years of Human Drama

For every band that makes it big, there are countless others working for the love of creation. Human Drama is one of those bands.

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Without a Net: A Conversation with Peter Frampton

Peter Frampton: "(W)hen I do finally kick the bucket it's going to read 'Frampton drops dead', it's not going to say 'Frampton Comes Alive!', anymore."

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18 Apr 2016 // 2:30 AM

Cloud Nine: Interview with Hælos

They broke on Soundcloud and are being hailed as a successor to the sound of trip-hop greats like Massive Attack. But HÆLOS are out to craft a legacy all their own.

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15 Apr 2016 // 10:29 AM

Eszter Balint Finds Her Path Amid A-list Collaborators

Eszter Balint is a musician and actress who could name-drop all day long and still not work all the way through her impressive decadeslong list of collaborators and projects.

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Bottled Out of Eccentricity: A Conversation With Kavus Torabi of Knifeworld

Knifeworld mastermind Kavus Torabi discusses the positive rewiring effects of LSD, Gong's late Daevid Allen, and Knifeworld's newest, Bottled Out of Eden.

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Country Fried Rock: Town Mountain Interview

Town Mountain rides the Southern Crescent all the way to Louisiana, making an album where award-winning bluegrass players boogie.

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Charles Bradley’s Voice Full of Love and Hurt: The Interview

Soul master Charles Bradley talks about the painful changes that shaped his latest album and the way that his raw, powerful music helps him transcend heartache.

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Not a Common Man: Duncan Sheik and the Crafting of an American (and London) Pyscho

After winning a Tony for his work on Spring Awakening, pop craftsman Sheik now tackles bringing American Psycho to the stage.

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Punk Band Bleached Embraces Life’s Darkness, With an Almost Beachy Exuberance

"I feel like being a punk," says Jennifer Clavin, leader of the trio Bleached, "meant we were almost anti-beach culture."

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If You Know Padma Lakshmi From Only ‘Top Chef’, Her New Memoir Reveals So Much More

Padma Lakshmi: "As I enter the next phase of my career, I’m looking forward to making a living from something other than my likeness or image on TV."

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We Are the Hope: An Interview With Jazz Master Wynton Marsalis

Marsalis speaks to PopMatters about The Absynnian Mass, his inspirations, compositional techniques, and the reason he plays music.

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5 Apr 2016 // 10:32 AM

Savages Breaks Even Its Own Rules

“But I’ve discovered it’s fine to contradict yourself,” Jehnny Beth says. “Otherwise you’d never change.”

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5 Apr 2016 // 2:30 AM

Maturing at Their Own Pace: An Interview with the Thermals

"We want the songs to be joyous, or like a celebration, even if what were singing about is not a happy thing. We want our songs to be fun even if it's a dark subject or a sad subject."

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4 Apr 2016 // 1:00 PM

Lucinda Williams Is Not Afraid to Explore Uncomfortable Spaces

“My writing reflects how I’m feeling at any given time,” Williams says. “Now that I’m older, I’ve suffered those losses and my songs are going to reflect that.”

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Gasoline & Mirrors: An Interview With Bibio

He's considered the folktronica producer du jour, but Stephen Wilkinson's art runs much deeper than that. His latest unleashes his inner pop instincts.

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30 Mar 2016 // 12:03 PM

Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Is Getting ‘Comeback’ Fatigue

For its latest, Weezer’s manager suggested the longtime Angelenos write a beach record. “It was one of those things where it’s so obvious that we never even realized it,” Cuomo said.

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Driving a Spaceship Through Futuristic Jungles with Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

In EARS, Smith plays a Buchla 100 and other synthetic keyboards to match the futuristic movie that runs through her mind.

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The Sound and the Warmth: An Interview with Cardiknox

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"New York's Cardiknox are taking more steps in their goal of world domination. With their debut record Portrait out, the band are dreaming big, wanting to transcend the indie pop scene.

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