In the Studio

Chk Chk Chk (!!!) Want to Make Pop Music Weird on New Album ‘As If’

"I don’t think people expect anything of us anymore," Nic Offer, frontman for dance-punk stalwarts !!! (pronounced "Chk Chk Chk"), says about his band's forthcoming sixth studio…
By: Rachel Brodsky / July 2, 2015

The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne Talks New Album and Miley Cyrus Collaborations

Wayne Coyne calls while driving around his lifelong hometown of Oklahoma City, where they’re braced for a “sloppy” tornado/flood situation in early May.
By: Dan Weiss / June 30, 2015

RAC Is Enjoying the Singles Life in His Musical Second Act

Despite riding the momentum of a well received debut LP, RAC is emphatically not working on his sophomore album. André Allen Anjos, the founder and now sole member…
By: James Grebey / June 29, 2015

Seinabo Sey’s Upcoming Debut Is ‘Burning a Hole in Her Soul’

After three years of work and two critically acclaimed EPs to her name, Swedish soul-pop singer Seinabo Sey says she's been stressing about putting the finishing touche…
By: Brennan Carley / June 25, 2015

Jeremih Gets Ready to Close the Curtain on ‘Late Nights’

For a man so consumed with naming his projects after post-midnight exploits — 2012's sultry, sizzling R&B mixtape Late Nights and his upcoming third major-label release, Late Nights: The…
By: Brennan Carley / June 17, 2015

Ratatat Talk ‘Magnifique,’ Swimming in Jamaica, and Slide Guitar

When Ratatat were writing new music at a Long Island beach shack, the Brooklyn-based instrumental duo decided something needed to be done about the kitchen. "Thi…
By: Harley Brown / June 15, 2015

Little Boots Goes Fully Independent on Her Third Album, ‘Working Girl’

For years, Little Boots has chased total independence. Following a stifling creative relationship with her record label (they wanted the British Lady Gaga, she didn't), the…
By: Brennan Carley / June 11, 2015

Tinashe Readies Her ‘Uptempo’ Sophomore Album With Dr. Luke and Max Martin

Tinashe knows how quickly people can lose interest in artists in today's overloaded environment. "I really didn't waste any time," she says, talking about the…
By: Brennan Carley / June 2, 2015

Rudimental Recorded Part of New Album ‘We the Generation’ in Their Skivvies

The idea of Rudimental recording on a studio tour bus started off as a joke. "Then we found out you can get a studio that…
By: Harley Brown / June 1, 2015

Savages Are Planning to Unleash a ‘Beast of a Record’

Last January, whirling skirmishes Savages decided to road-test their new material in the United States, “where life is harder in some kinds of ways,” vocalist Jehnny Beth tell…
By: Harley Brown / May 18, 2015
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