dead selves

Dead Selves and the Intense Backstory of Writing “Ridgeview”

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The Atlanta rock band's frontman Zack Fowler shares how a botched New Year's Eve inspired the song, on a new episode of Get Involved.

Artist Interview: Onelinedrawing

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We caught up with Onelinedrawing, aka Jonah Matranga, to discuss his new LP 'Tenderwild,' his thirty-year history in the music scene, and the power of collaboration. 

liquid playboys

Video Interview: Liquid Playboys Turns a Bus Crash Into A Musical Boon

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Berlin-based musician José Díaz Rohena, aka Liquid Playboys, guests on a new episode of our music talk show Get Involved.

Interview and Video Premiere: Probleman

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Probleman is a sort of supergroup in the Norwegian emo...

Artist Interview: Kevin Klein of Valleyheart

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On 'Heal My Head,' Valleyheart makes an entire record out of the moment before climax. Frontman Kevin Klein speaks with The Alternative about his band's sophomore LP, out June 3 on Tooth and Nail.

the pile

Video Interview: The Pile Talk Slap Bass and Shakespeare

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The cross-country musical duo The Pile talk about how a misheard line from a play and a taste for slap bass combined to influence their two-part single "The Crab."

Artist Interview: Erik Garlington of Proper.

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Forget anything you know about Proper. They’re not that band...

Artist Interview: Bread Pilot

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When Double Double Whammy signs a band, The Alternative listens–they’ve...

Artist Interview: Brian McTernan of Be Well

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Brian McTernan of Be Well discusses his career in production and his band's new EP 'Hello Sun'

Track by Track: Safari Room – ‘Complex House Plants’

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Nashville chamber pop trio Safari Room breaks down every song on their new LP 'Complex House Plants'

maneka at live show

Video Interview: Maneka Has Clear Eyes, A Full Heart, and Can’t Lose

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Talking between-show banter and Friday Night Lights with experimental rocker Devin McKnight.

Track by Track: Sister Ray – ‘Communion’

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Communion shares much in common with the work of Big Thief–Ella...