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Brad Nowell’s Family Keeps Hope Alive for Sublime Frontman’s Rehab Facility

Being the younger sibling of Sublime frontman Brad Nowell can be hard sometimes for Kellie Nowell, who never grew up wanting the spotlight. On his…
Nate Jackson / December 21, 2020

The Most Influential Artists: #2 Prince

As part of our 35th anniversary, we’re naming the most influential artists of the past 35 years. Today, we’re at #2. From Minneapolis, Minnesota, here…
Nate Jackson / December 5, 2020

Torii Wolf’s Dark Trip-Hop Embraces the Bright Side of Creation

One of the most important lessons an artist can learn when the world is shut down is how to create a new one. That’s never…
Nate Jackson / December 4, 2020

Chuck D Shows Us How to Rage With Age

There was a time when being Public Enemy #1 was the biggest part of Chuck D’s identity.  In 1985, the frustrated college student…
Nate Jackson / November 3, 2020

Aloe Blacc Writes Soul-Saving Anthems for Troubled Times on All Love Everything

Aloe Blacc could’ve never predicted the rough new world his album, All Love Everything, would be born into when it drops Oct. 2. The prescient…
Nate Jackson / September 4, 2020

Desert Stars Festival Goes Digital With Streaming Performances

The recently postponed psych-rock and shoegaze festival Desert Stars in Joshua Tree faced the same fate as many events in 2020 — die out or…
Nate Jackson / September 1, 2020

Bootsy Collins on James Brown’s Best Piece of Advice and Why Funk Will Always Prevail

Bassmaster Bootsy Collins is known for living his life "on the one." Looking back on his legacy as an intergalactic, P-Funk pioneer, it’s easy to…
Nate Jackson / June 12, 2020