Interview with Nathan Willett from Cold War Kids: Taking Risks

If you’ve ever had that feeling that “something’s missing,” you know how Cold War Kids singer Nathan Willett felt writing songs for the band’s new album, Mine Is Yours, via Downtown Records. Willett and band mates, Jonnie Russell (guitar), Matt Maust (bass) and Matt Aveiro (drums), had worked hard …

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Interview with Butch Trucks from the Allman Brothers Band: Don’t Think

Sometimes you just need someone to believe in you before you can believe in yourself. For drummer Butch Trucks that person was Allman Brothers Band guitarist Duane Allman.

“I was lucky enough to meet Duane Allman,” says Trucks. “Until I met him I was very introverted and insecure. I mean, …

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Interview with Mikey Way from My Chemical Romance: Trust Your Gut

When your gut says destroy the album you just finished and start over, you should listen. That’s what My Chemical Romance decided on Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys (Reprise), the band’s fourth studio album and follow up to 2006’s critically acclaimed Black Parade.

After …

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Interview with Tommy T from Gogol Bordello: World Citizens Brigade

Greed and politics may divide the Earth, but Gogol Bordello is doing what it can to bring the world back together with their new album, Trans-Continental Hustle. Frontman, Eugene Hutz, has described Trans-Continental Hustle as a “quest for solidarity” among the world’s ghettos. And calls his bandmates “unofficial ambassadors …

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Interview: Dr. Dog Learns New Tricks

The more you learn, the more you realize how little you know. That’s what Dr. Dog discovered while working on Shame Shame, their Anti- Records debut. The band has always had an insular approach to making music, producing albums like Fate (2009), We All Belong (2007) and Easy Beat

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Interview with OK Go: The Sky’s The Limit

Nothing online is guaranteed to go viral—unless OK Go creates it. OK Go’s songs and videos have been streamed and downloaded hundreds of millions of times, making them the most downloaded band ever. Their 2006 video for “Here It Goes Again,” which won them a Grammy, has been viewed 50,629,115 …

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The Used: The Way It Used To Be: Interview with Quinn Allman

All it took was new management, a new producer, and a new album for The Used to re-familiarize themselves with their old way of making music. The Used’s fourth studio album, Artwork, is due out on Sept. 1 on Reprise Records and it marks a turning point, or possibly …

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The Decemberists @ Radio City Music Hall

NEW YORK, NY—Love hasn’t changed much since the 16th century. At least that’s what The Decemberists showed the crowd when they performed their new album, The Hazards Of Love, in its entirety at Radio City Music Hall on June 10.

The rock opera, originally intended to be a musical, …

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Dr. Dog: Interview with Scott McMicken

There comes a time when everything makes sense. The stars align. Clocks freeze. The universe is trying to tell you something. At least that’s what Dr. Dog discovered while recording Fate, the follow-up to the band’s critically acclaimed album, We All Belong.

When “fate” surfaced as a possible …

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Interview with Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds: One Word At A Time

It’s better to believe in something than nothing at all. So whether Nick Cave is searching for faith in the pages of the New Testament, on the disorderly streets of New York City, or rummaging inside his own soul, it becomes clear. He at least believes in the journey.

“A …

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