Interview with Spartan Jet-Plex

The music of Nancy Kells (aka Spartan Jet-Plex) is that of severe dark wonder. Her latest album, entitled “STFU”, incorporates elements of bedroom pop, the finest of old-school wandering goth, and homespun neo-folk. This is all seamlessly held together by Kells’ sparking vibrato-and-reverb-laden vocals chanting (en)chanting direct simplicity. It’s surely one of the finest pieces…

Pylon Reenactment Society Interview

The sound of Pylon, and the Pylon Reenactment Society, is often stated as being highly original and influential on other music around it. What I'm curious about is, when you started playing as Pylon, what initially would inform a song's creation? Moods, environment, other bands, etc? What influenced Pylon? Since we were creating sounds from…

Kristin Hersh Interview

Photo Credit: Peter Mellekas Hot on the heels of recent interview with Lee Ranaldo we had a chance to catch up with Kristin Hersh (50 Foot Wave, Throwing Muses) another artist who needs little introduction for anyone that lived through the golden age of indie rock I've read that on this new album you play…

Pia Fraus Interview

Since hearing their second official release (and their first for US label Clairecords) In Solarium, Estonian shoegaze popsters Pia Fraus have become a big part of my own personal music lexicon. I would be lying if I said it wasn't a huge personal thrill to see the band's entire back catalog see the deluxe vinyl…

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