Plugging In and Loosening Up: An Interview With Richard Shindell

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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By Imran Khan

21 Oct 2016 // 3:00 AM

Hip-hop’s most loquacious jester forges ahead into a twilight zone of skewed and jacked up hip-hop....

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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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