Over two nights in NYC, record label Fueled By Ramen celebrated 15 years in business with performances by some of its biggest bands, from Paramore to Cobra Starship to the Academy Is..., and more.
After the show, SPIN called up label founder John Janick to chat about his label and how it all came together, from his days as a ramen-eating, penny-pinching college student at the University of Florida in Gainesville to the big bash.
Interview by William Goodman
Over the course of her nearly decade-long career as Grouper, Liz Harris has become a master of all things overcast. Her ambient compositions and waterlogged ballads are like fogged-up windows — bleary enough to indicate the bleakness inside, but only its vaguest outlines. There’s suggestion of something heartbreaking, but its true shape remains occluded, unobtainable,… More »