Monk and Coltrane Return to Vinyl: A Conversation with Producer Nick Phillips

Monk and Coltrane Return to Vinyl: A Conversation with Producer Nick Phillips

By Will Layman

18 Aug 2017 // 2:30 AM

The classic 1957 studio encounters between a mature Thelonious Monk and an up-and-coming John Coltrane are now remastered for high-quality vinyl. The music deserves it....

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The Way Is the Goal: A Revealing Talk with KMFDM's Sascha Konietzko

By J.C. Macek III

17 Aug 2017 // 3:00 AM

"I was not musically inclined to begin with," says Konietzko, "I came to music from a technical point of view. Like ‘How do you make sounds like this. How do you make dub reggae?’"...

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Don't You Think They Know? An Interview with White Reaper

// Sound Affects

""I wouldn't say I'm too caught up on maturing: I mean I play in a rock band for god's sake."

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