Interviews

Denai Moore: Moving On to Elsewhere

Every year, London challenges the poor, already-stressed music journalists of the world crazy by producing a huge amount of emerging artists. It can be hard to keep up with all of them, but the truly special... Read more »

Mikky Ekko: An Honest Man

Mikky Ekko's debut album Time, released in January, takes listeners on a deeply emotional journey, one that's successfully (and beautifully) shared in just under an hour with exactly zero features. In an age of oft-watered down... Read more »

Techno in the Trap House: Brodinski on his Innovative Debut Album “BRAVA”

For anyone paying attention to electronic music, Brodinski will be a familiar name. He’s been a fixture in clubs and at festivals worldwide and he’s the co-founder of the always on-point label Bromance, which has released music from Gesaffelstein, Club... Read more »

Daily Discovery: Diet Cig

Diet Cig is the talk of the town in New Paltz right now, and for good reason. The music community in this region has been quietly thriving over the years, but as of late they've been... Read more »

Globetrotting Back Home: Heems and the Creation of “Eat.Pray.Thug.”

To describe Heems’ debut solo album as “anticipated” is insufficient. This is the man who turned rap on its head as a founding member of Das Racist, only to disband once the band’s notoriety started to... Read more »

Daily Discovery: Moving Castle

As someone who has lived in Washington, D.C. for the past four years, it's safe to say that the music scene in the nation's capital is severely underrated. D.C.'s reputation is practically non-existent in comparison to... Read more »

Daily Discovery: Spazzkid

We first came across Spazzkid’s music when we explored the wonderful world of Grimes’ blog a few weeks back. The timing could not have been better because he is currently on the road for a North... Read more »

Daily Discovery: Marvel Alexander

The credits of Marvel Alexander's new album Don't Die Yet read like a who's who of fast-rising, forward-thinking artists. Kaytranada, BADBADNOTGOOD, Sango, Gravez, Wiki from Ratking, D.R.A.M., and Michael Christmas are on the up and up,... Read more »

Maiden Names and Faceless Harmonies: Speaking with Appleby

When I met Appleby in December of 2014, he had four songs available to the public. Despite the small amount of music and only having songs online since September, he has received an impressive amount of... Read more »

Interview: Mark Ronson and the Art of Collaboration

By now, you will have encountered "Uptown Funk." It's the lead single from Mark Ronson's Uptown Special album, and it is everywhere. With the inimitable pipes of Bruno Mars and a horn section in full swing,... Read more »