Like his acronymic name suggests, P.O.S is a man who is open to interpretation. Though he is best known by his stage name, his real one—the monarchal-sounding Stefon Alexander—might be a more accurate representation of his dexterity and weight as a musician.Read more »
For her new album Nepenthe, Julianna Barwick has emerged from the bedroom. Instead of the hyper-intimate pieces found on her first records, Barwick traveled to Reykjavík to collaborate with producer Alex Somers, best known for his work with Jónsi and Sigur Rós.
Katie Stelmanis' new LP Olympia is a full-band affair like nothing Austra has yet released. Dorian Wolf and Maya Postepski, who had toured and recorded with Austra in the past, now have an integral role in the writing and recording process, while many of the album's lyrics were contribute by backup singer and Tasseomancy member Sari Lightman.