Interviews

Dissecting the Danish Underground With Iceage, Lower and Lust For Youth

"Sometimes in the best sex, you never have an orgasm. And I think that’s what we're doing—fucking till the end of the world."

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Doseone, Why? and Odd Nosdam Look Back on cLOUDDEAD

"I got the vibe that they were iffy about the record, so it was like, 'Fuck that.' Sometimes we felt like outsiders in a group of outsiders."

A Quick Chat With… Kimbra

"In my row was Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Adele… That was such a trip."

Jarboe On… Swans and World of Skin, Plus New Projects Like a Helen Money EP and Oculus Rift Ga...

"I never betrayed my love of Swans even when Michael and I disagreed about things and had such a gripping and intense relationship"

The Bug Discusses Angels & Devils Album, Shares New Songs With Grouper & Manga

"The aim has always been to overwhelm people, and immerse a listener in my interpretation of the fucked up, chaotic nature of existence"

INTERVIEW: Geoff Rickly On… Modern Art, United Nations, Thursday’s Abrupt Split and the ...

"In the next few years, I hope I have a chance to do things I'm even prouder of than Thursday or United Nations"

INTERVIEW/MIX: Joshua Eustis of Telefon Tel Aviv and Sons of Magdalene

"A black weight of terror stuck to my hip. The only way to get rid of it is to just take a knife and cut it out."

INTERVIEW: Sam Smith On… the Beauty of One-Night Stands, Whitney Houston and the ‘Lord o...

"I don't like looking back. I want things to get better. I want to be happy."

INTERVIEW: Efrim Menuck On… Fatherhood, Tape Trading, Punk Rock Politicking and the Paralyzing...

"'A band with everyone we know, a band of orphans.' That’s how Godspeed started."

INTERVIEW: Suzanne Ciani On… Her Buchla Beginnings, Talking Dishwashers and Why No One Got Ele...

NEEDLE EXCHANGE 144: An Exclusive Mix By… Trentemøller

"I kinda just do my own thing and try to be as open-minded as possible"

THE SELF-TITLED INTERVIEW: Dominick Fernow of Vatican Shadow, Prurient and Rainforest Spiritual Ensl...

"That turns me on—seeing that tension. And not in an antagonistic way. The audience is there to move."

James Blake Explains How Club Culture Shaped His Sound and Sensibilities

"That is a concept that evades a lot of reviewers and bloggers and people who try to talk about electronic music"

THE SELF-TITLED INTERVIEW: Best Coast

"On the second record I was like 'Fuck it, dude! Don't even use reverb!'"

A LONG GCHAT WITH…James Ferraro

Discussed: ATM exchanges, text-to-speech symbolism and beautiful chaos