- the spin interview
Q&A: Kelis Talks 'Milkshake,' Feminism, and Inspirational Love
Over the past 15 years, the singer has gone from raspy, soulful R&B to David Guetta house anthems....
- in the studio
Amen Dunes Releases Demons on Upcoming 'Love'
With his fourth LP, Damon McMahon doesn't want to make people uncomfortable anymore...
Q&A: 'Time Is Illmatic' Producers Talk Nas, Hip-Hop, and Social Justice
Filmmakers One9 and Erik Parker examine the American plight at the heart of Nas' 'Illmatic'...
- this is happening
Your Friend Finds Catharsis in Kansas
A chance performance with Mount Eerie and local battle of the bands victory got singer-songwriter Ta...
- cover story
Future Is Now
From the streets of Atlanta to 'The Wendy Williams Show,' the OutKast-educated rap-and-R&B innovator...
Q&A: Earl Sweatshirt and Lionel Boyce Are DJ Billy Jole
Odd Future and 'Loiter Squad' dudes dig acid wash, Moesha, Black Sabbath, winning...
- in the studio
Cerebral Ballzy Serve Up '70s Power-Pop on New Album 'Jaded & Faded'
"I think our first album has shredding, ripping tunes, but the second album," says Cerebral Ballzy l...
Rhythm & Snooze: From Sohn to Chet Faker, A Global Group of Artists Explore the EDM-R&B Axis
The approaches vary, the results are mixed, but one thing's for sure: this stuff is everywhere...
Q&A: Dinosaur Jr.'s Murph Discusses Alt-Rock Heroes' Past, Present, and New Oral History
"Every good band should have something like this," drummer says of all-encompassing coffee-table boo...
- it was 20 years ago...
You Will Ache Like I Ache: The Oral History of Hole's 'Live Through This'
Released just seven days after his death, Courtney Love and company's breakthrough LP was an alt-roc...