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The Apocalyptic Visions of Current 93

David Tibet talks about the frightening images and transcendent beauty at the heart of his new album Black Ships Ate the Sky in a rare interview with one of experimental music's most intriguing characters.

“Money, Timidity, Fear”: An Interview with David Cross

David Cross talks like a guy who wants to just give it to you straight, but you won't shut the hell up and let him talk -- and he's got a lot to say.

Of Monkeys and Crackers: A Chat with David Lowery and Johnny Hickman

Photo Credit: Raj Luke The first time I interviewed Cracker, I squatted in a dark alley behind DC’s old 9:30 Club with co-leaders David Lowery

Bagel Western and the Manfred Mann Sound: Interview with Graham Coxon

The ex-Blur guitarist discusses his first post-Blur disc and his arrival as a solo artist.

The Goal Achieved: An Interview with Matt Costa

Despite a gift for words, the singer-songwriter can't explain how things have turned out like this for him, not that he's complaining.

Thriving Away From the Straight Line

If Scientology is all you know about Chick Corea, you are missing out on one of the best pianists in jazz history. Here he talks with PopMatters about his eclectic career, his most recent record and his passion for improvisation.

Offending Two Camps: An Interview with Controller.Controller

The X remains a mysterious placeholder for a band that won't stay still.

Resurrection: Common Walks

Common's returned, and he's not being backed into the Corner.

Catch That Wave: Interview with the Click Five’s Ben Romans

PopMatters talks to the Click Five, perhaps the world's first boy band influenced by The Cars.

Hermetic Music to Go: Talking to Ray Raposa

Castanets' songwriter gives us the current low-down.

A Little Bit Country, A Little Bit Also Country

Caitlin Cary and Thad Cockrell let their joy bloom while talking about their new album.

Caitlin Cary

CAITLIN CARY While You Weren’t Looking(Yep Roc)US release date: 26 March 2002 Pony Girl “I’ll let you know that I may have to

Just What You Needed: An Interview with The New Cars

The New Cars get ready to hit the road with singer Todd Rundgren.

New and Improved: A Chat with Vanessa Carlton

Vanessa Carlton grows up as an artist and a person, and she tells PopMatters all about it.

LoveFool, Long Gone

Best known for their smash hit off the Romeo and Juliet soundtrack, fresh of a hiatus from American audiences, and moving in an entirely new direction, the nearly decade-old Cardigans find themselves in a curious place. Are they a one hit wonder, long time cult act, or fresh new face? PopMatters investigates.

Not the Tremblin’ Kind

Laura Cantrell got some surprising help on the way to being one of indie's premiere country singers.

Degredation Trip: An interview with Jerry Cantrell

Jerry Cantrell has had a rough year.

What the Blues Can Do: An Interview with Kate Campbell

'The heart of blues music is about feeling. You're trying to get to the root of the matter. You're just laying it out.' Kate Campbell's talks about art, Elvis, Internet distribution, and the beauty of the blues.

Ramblin’ Across the Seas: An Interview with Isobel Campbell

The Scottish singer explains how she paired up with Mark Lanegan for a new album, and why that's slightly easier than partnering with Gram Parsons.

Staying Awake But Not Down

Calla's Aurelio Valle chases the 'real things in life' and manages to avoid becoming depressed about them.

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