Your Tape Is Our Tape: Mike Mogis Looks Back on Bright Eyes

Your Tape Is Our Tape: Mike Mogis Looks Back on Bright Eyes

By Jedd Beaudoin

26 Oct 2016 // 2:00 AM

The saga told across The Studio Albums: 2000-2011 isn't just the story of Conor Oberst's evolution as a songwriter. It's also the story of Mike Mogis's evolution as a producer....

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Plugging In and Loosening Up: An Interview With Richard Shindell

By Ed Whitelock

25 Oct 2016 // 2:00 AM

Shindell is an influential figure in the Fast Folk genre, and with the release of his 10th album, spoke to PopMatters about the long and ultimately rewarding process of creating Careless....

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How Röyksopp's 'Melody A.M.' Brought Electronica Into the Mainstream

// Sound Affects

"With their debut, the Norwegian duo essentially provided the everyman's guide to electronic music.

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