Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith chats about working with Emile Mosseri, music in general, her love of cows, and her awe for the electricity stored in our bodies.
Complete and Unbelievable: The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul, released 55 years ago this month, remains a landmark of American soul music.
Pulp’s We Love Life exists in the shadow of Different Class and This Is Hardcore, with no iconic singles. Yet it’s the Sheffield band’s most cohesive and heartfelt work, which has the distinction of being, well, a sort of folk album.
Natalie Hemby, joined by Ashley Ray, celebrated resilience and the power and peril of human connection with the premiere of her new album, Pins and Needles at Nashville’s Basement East
Whether touring with Sting or appearing on Saturday Night Live with Debbie Harry, Eddie Murphy, Philip Glass, and Vanessa Williams, Janice Pendarvis is the secret sauce in any vocal blend.
Tim Butler of the Psychedelic Furs talks to PopMatters about the band’s first new album in nearly 30 years, COVID-19 delaying their tour, and a hopeful future.
“I had a lot of time to be by myself, so I wrote a lot about that,” says acclaimed Chilean singer Mon Laferte. “You have time to go deeper when you’re all by yourself”.
Stephen Malkmus’ first post-Pavement release is filled with buoyant, playful songs that see him bask in the glow of unencumbered creative opportunity.
Partners before making music together, the Grahams open up about numerous subjects — including being left off AmericanaFest’s guest list — while finding other ways to get their songs heard.
With Fever, Kylie Minogue came to the rescue after 9/11 by offering enough irresistible ear candy to make people forget about their troubles.