It's Hummingbird Day: An Interview with Mark McGuire

It's Hummingbird Day: An Interview with Mark McGuire

By Landon MacDonald

27 Jun 2017 // 2:30 AM

For celebrated ambient/instrumentalist Mark McGuire, why bother updating your social media platforms when a hummingbird can distract you right outside your window?...

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How Perfume Genius Learned to Live in the Moment

By Max Totsky

22 Jun 2017 // 8:38 AM

After touring his essential fourth album No Shape for a month, Mike Hadreas (aka Perfume Genius) talks to PopMatters about why this project is his most immediate and everything that implies....

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On the Heels of Big Hits, Jason Isbell Keeps Up the Momentum on 'Nashville Sound'>

Jason Isbell: “I’m not trying to sell X amount of records... I’m trying to write a certain amount of really, really strong songs every time."...

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The Long Goodbye: 'Chuck' Took Its Own Sweet Time>

Croatia's INMusic Festival to Celebrate 12th Year>


Ryan Adams & The Unknown Band Take the Berkeley Greek Prisoner>

Ryan Adams rocks the People's Republic of Berkeley for his "best show ever"?...

Roger Waters Takes on the Swine in Oakland>

Novice Enters Nick Cave Performance at Beacon, Comes Out Undeterred>

Leslie Mendelson Sings Songs of Bittersweet Catharsis at the Sweetwater>

//Mixed media

Black Milk Gives 'Em 'Hell'

// Sound Affects

"Much of If There's a Hell Below's themes relay anxieties buried deep, manifested as sound when they are unearthed.

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