Interview with The Black Keys: The Faces Of Great Music

The Black Keys, a duo of Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney, have attracted the hoards with their signature raw, bluesy rock for years. The Akron, OH, twosome has perfected the art of the basement recording, which is showcased on last year’s Attack & Release. The band also has a …

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Interview with Funeral For A Friend: Entering A New Chapter

Welsh fivesome Funeral For A Friend has been around for nearly eight years, was signed to Atlantic Records, and was one of the first bands to sport that emo hair swoop across their foreheads. Now the band has just released their fourth album, Memory And Humanity, on their own …

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Interview with All-American Rejects: Back From The Abyss

The All-American Rejects have been writing solid, hooky pop songs for a while now, even if they did blatantly ape a guitar line and melody from Sugarcult on “Dirty Little Secret,” a single off their 2005 album Move Along. The band’s new album, When The World Comes Down, …

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Interview with Vampire Weekend: Unconcerning Perceptions

Everyone knows Vampire Weekend, for better or worse. They’re that band who met at Columbia University and taught us all what an oxford comma is before getting caught in the hype machine. The band’s self-titled debut finally came out in January of this year, urging some to proclaim their brilliance …

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Interview with MGMT: The Source Of All Your Gossip

Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden formed MGMT in college, never really figuring it would go anywhere. Imagine their surprise when the group, which tours with a full band, got a massive amount of attention for their debut Oracular Spectacular— and even had a song on Gossip Girl. Goldwasser …

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Interview with O.A.R.: This Is Who O.A.R. Is

Maryland band O.A.R. has been around for over a decade, playing hundreds and hundreds of shows to their rabid fanbase. Although the band is mostly known for their live performances, they go into the studio every few years and make an album, the most recent of which, All Sides, …

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Interview with Rise Against: Still Going Against The Grain

Rise Against has been a band for a nearly a decade, releasing album after album of hard-hitting, socially conscious punk rock that always seems relevant. Guitarist Joe Principe talks about the band’s new record, Appeal To Reason, what it means to release your fifth album, and why young bands …

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Interview with Echo & The Bunnymen: Fantastically Arrogant

Influential Liverpool band Echo & The Bunnymen have been a band for 30 years now—a fact they will celebrate by playing their entire 1984 album, Ocean Rain, with an orchestra at Radio City Music Hall. The band is also preparing to release a new record—their eleventh—early next year. Singer …

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Interview with Mogwai: Without Verbal Descriptions

Glasgow rock band Mogwai has proven time and time again that lyrics and vocals aren’t necessary when it comes to making music people can feel and enjoy. The five-piece is about to release their sixth studio album, The Hawk Is Howling, which only augments the band’s impressive discography—much of …

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Interview with Anthony Green: Gaining Perspective

Anthony Green is perhaps best known as the charismatic singer of Circa Survive, but the musician’s name holds up well on its own. During some time off from Circa Survive, Green holed up and created his first solo album, Avalon, which collects songs from the past few years and …

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