Filmmaker Boaz Yakin talks with PopMatters about the liberating experience of forsaking tone and not caring if he makes a cent on his gender-swapping, story-told-through-dance, not-from-Hollywood film, Aviva.
Jazzie Young’s Blood Ties Help Connect Past to Present With Her Moving Debut EP (interview + premiere)
Indie pop’s Jazzie Young appreciates her fabled father’s musical legacy and his sage career advice, but wants to make a name for herself, and the upcoming release of Grown Up & Grown Apart serves as a proper introduction to a brave new world.
Folkie Will Stratton is releasing a new LP, The Changing Wilderness, this week. We speak with him about his music, love of alternate tunings, and economic justice for musicians.
Sixty Summers sees Julia Stone “set free” from folk to explore the realm of pop. And she’s shining brighter than ever before and tells us about her new album.
From touring with Ike & Tina Turner to writing with Ashford & Simpson, singer-songwriter Joshie Jo Armstead reflects on a lifetime of musical adventures.
Field Music’s last album Making a New World concerned subjects like the Dada movement, social housing reforms, and sanitary napkins. Flat White Moon‘s subject matter is a little closer to home.
Instead of going to the ends of the earth in pursuit of the muse, singer-songwriter Mia Doi Todd finds balance in letting inspiration come to her.
At the release of his latest film, Black Bear, director Lawrence Michael Levine talks about the struggle of bringing artistic order to real-world chaos.
John Pizzarelli’s pandemic record comes after helping James Taylor with a set of old standards but it’s a departure: solo guitar treatments of Pat Metheny.
Get ready to hear much more from Livingmore, the alternative rock quartet having a few laughs with “Got Me Feelin’ Like” while focusing on the new LP Take Me.
The London Souls’ Tash Neal talks with PopMatters about his solo career, the funk and soul influences in his fiery rock music, and moving beyond the trauma of his life-altering accident.