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Chubby Wolf: The Legacy of Dani Long

16 January 2011

Will Long, the widower of ambient artist Danielle Baquat-Long, sat down to tell us a little bit about the enigmatic Chubby Wolf.

The Sky Life: Wistful Music for Wistful People

9 January 2011

Justin Carter, leader of Canadian atmospheric rockers The Sky Life, discusses the motivations and the creation of their second album, Roots and Wings

Fred Thomas: 2011 Looks Good to Me!

6 December 2010

Ypsilanti-based musician and studio wizard Fred Thomas takes a few moments to talk about his numerous projects

Small Sins: Surviving Such Great Heights

28 November 2010

Small Sins frontman Thomas D’arcy talks about his band’s third album, Pot Calls Kettle Black, working with John McEntire, and how he survived the Postal Service-induced synth-pop explosion.

The Moondoggies: They're An American Band

15 November 2010

Seattle’s The Moondoggies return with an impressive sophomore album, Tidelands. Guitarist/singer Kevin Murphy talks about the album, and their distinctive yet familiar sound.

Blissfully Aware: Keith Canisius

7 November 2010

This week we look at the work of Copenhagen-based musician Keith Canisius, upon the release of his third album, This Time It’s Our High.

The Unintentionally Prolific Kendl Winter

1 November 2010

Though Kendl Winter recently released her fourth solo album, Apple Core, it is a mere drop in the bucket for this Arkansas-gone-Olympia musician.

Having A Slow-Rising Rave Up With Pete International Airport's Peter Holmström

26 October 2010

Taking a breather from his day-job as guitarist for The Dandy Warhols, Peter Holmström and his cohorts from the Portland psych-rock scene have created an album of enjoyable, mellow psychedelia.

The Hangmen

The Hangmen: Still Cheating Death

1 October 2010

The Hangmen aren’t celluloid heroes and won’t be featured on any tourist star map, but they will be celebrated with Lost Rocks, a collection of their raucous country infused punk rock spanning their 25 year history.

The Lustkillers

Warts and All: The Lustkillers Resolve to Release That Which Won’t Kill Us

29 September 2010

With his latest band, former Black Halos guitarist Adam Becvare presses ahead against all obstacles.