Sound Affects

February 2017

20 Questions: Nashville Singer-Songwriter Natalie Hemby

Natalie Hemby's Puxico is a standout debut from a songwriter who has been behind the scenes for over a decade.


20 Questions: The Accidentals

The 20-something renegades may be gearing up for a major label debut in 2017, but at the end of the day, they'll be good with some grilled goat cheese sandwiches.


January 2017

That Ribbon of Highway: Sharon Jones Re-shapes Woody Guthrie’s Song

Sharon Jones and Woodie Guthrie knew: great songs belong to everybody.


Electric Six’s Dick Valentine Invites You to Dance the Night Away

Having put out a dozen albums in as many years, the members of demented disco rock outfit Electric Six show no signs of slowing down.


Sadler Vaden Became Their Muse (Podcast)

Sadler Vaden inspires songwriters to reach their full potential, but he hopes they never get there.


December 2016

Brace Yourself: An Interview With Allen Thompson

Two members of Allen Thompson's band broke their backs last year. Brace yourself for their new sound.


2016: The Final Year of the Surprise Album (Hopefully)

Dropping unexpected albums is a growing trend and one that should be done away with.


Back and Badder Than Before: An Interview With Aesop Rock

PopMatters talks with the emcee about collaboration, releasing free music, and his soft spot for Miami Vice.


Here Comes the Bloom: Timothy Bloom Takes Hip-Hop to the Sock-Hop

More sock-hop than hip-hop, soulster Timothy Bloom does a stunning '50s revamp on contemporary R&B.


November 2016

Chasing My Tail: An Interview with Mild High Club

"It's less about participating in the scene and the who's who and more about leaving something for myself when I'm old, to say that I did this for the sake of learning and my brain, rather than the sake of going out and selling out."


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The Moving Pixels Podcast Explores 'This Is the Police'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we take a look at the themes and politics of This Is the Police.

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