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One Cat Leads to Another: An Interview with Psapp

British electronic-music duo Psapp hopes to bring more snakes into its act.

So I Decided to Take My Work Underground: A Conversation with the Prodigy’s Liam Howlett

Howlett's excitement and musical kleptomania bubble back up, aiding the assembly of a greatest hits and visit to the US.

The Princess Brood

A conversation with Princess Superstar, the real heiress to Madonna's throne.

Bang! Bang! Bang!: An Interview with Primal Scream

The band goes back to their rock 'n' roll roots for the new album. Fighting is optional.

Finding a Prickly Place in History

Porcupine Tree's Steve Wilson won't take it with him, and that's just fine.

Don’t Stop Now: An Interview with Robert Pollard

The prolific songwriter puts his Voices behind him but still has plenty to say.

Don’t Stop Now: An Interview with Robert Pollard

The prolific songwriter puts his Voices behind him but still has plenty to say.

The Lone Survivor: An Interview with Liam Hayes of Plush

For someone who claims he doesn’t listen to music all that much, Liam Hayes is doing a pretty good job making it. As the

Best Foot Forward: An Interview with Waajeed of Platinum Pied Pipers

The Platinum Pied Pipers carry the burden and fortune of residencies at mega-Motortown camps Motown and Slum Village. Yet the group is set to strike out on its own with its debut, Triple P. Producer and one half of the duo Waajeed brings it on down.

“I Want It to Have Edges”: An Interview with Pinback’s Zach Smith

Zach Smith's excited about his band, his other band, his friend's band, his label...

Get Old or Die Trying: An Interview with Piebald

Travis Shettel of Piebald has lived through it all: comeback albums, tattoos, straight edge, surgery on his vocal cords... but can he survive emo?

The Process of Pop Music, Poetry, and the Smiths with Joe Pernice

The songwriter stops his excessive work to talk about klezmer and sex.

Look on the Bright Side: An Interview With Pedro the Lion

Better living through somber music? PopMatters' Rebecca Onion on the sunnier side of Pedro the Lion's brooder, Dave Bazan.

From Mookie Blaylock to Pearl Jam: The Matt Cameron Interview

Drummer Matt Cameron tells PopMatters about his years at the center of the Pearl Jam maelstrom.

Violence, Hope, and Pseudonyms

Henning Pauly won't beat you up, but he doesn't pull any punches when he comes to defending himself.

Interview with Les Paul

Les Paul is 87 years old, but you wouldn’t know it to hear his jovial, optimistic voice on the phone. A jazz prodigy from Wisconsin,

Frightening Intensity, Damaged Beauty: An Interview with the pAper chAse

In a revealing conversation, John Congleton talks about fear, ambiguity, imperfect beauty, aging, and German postcard art... just don't ask him about 'emo'.

An Interview with Robert Palmer

As a vagary of public memory, Palmer's more obvious 'one hit song' (all right, then, 'two hit songs') threatened to eclipse forever the fairly respectable body of work that proceeded or any that might follow.

California Man

Living a dual-life is a bit of a balancing act for Allen Clapp, leader of summer pop specialists the Orange Peels.

Thomas Flowers of Oleander

The vocalist sat down to discuss not only 'Joyride', but the music business in general, watching your peers gain success and how artists use the war for financial gain.

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