How, in this era of cancel culture, does the idiosyncratic and transgressive Chuck Palahniuk keep publishing? On this and his new work “People, Places, Things”.
Alan Walden’s Southern Man tells the lively tale of promoting music from the turbulent American South with Otis Redding and his brother Phil of Capricon Studios.
Director Eva Husson talks with PopMatters about presenting a maid turned novelist who rises above ordinary social constrictions in Mothering Sunday.
Livingmore’s Alex Moore and Spencer Livingston make magical music in the aftermath of the pandemic, going with a “totally different vibe” for their next album.
Kris Clayton details the anger and frustrations that led to Self Hypnosis’ monolithic extreme/experimental doom debut, Contagion of Despair.
Jazz guitar legend Pat Metheny discusses his relationship with a new generation of players and reflects on his place in the legacy of the music.
Canadian pop singer Alex Porat ruminates on the current lack of Asian representation in pop music. “It still feels like there’s a long way to go.”
The hallowed B-movie director John Carpenter says making film scores with Cody Carpenter and Daniel Davies comes naturally. But he still craves the unnatural.
Deerhoof’s Greg Saunier, the hyper-expressive drummer, reflects on the band’s longevity, new LP, and the possibility of making a better world.
Danish chillout duo Bremer/McCoy release Natten today. We chart their journey and delve into what makes their music and live shows so spiritually appealing.