Rufus Wainwright is in an enviable place: established and celebrated enough to warrant looking back, by way of a "Best Of" collection out this month; but constantly working and challenging himself, too. He's currently writing his second opera, based on the life of Emperor Hadrian and due to debut at the Canadian Opera Company in 2018.Read more »
Jarrod Gorbel and Blake Sennett are starting over—musically, that is. The duo, previously known from The Honorary Title (Gorbel) and Rilo Kiley (Sennett), wanted to change their tune(s) and did so by branching out into indie-pop with collaborative songwriting as Night Terrors of 1927.Read more »
Chris Snyder is something really special. The creative force behind Ace Reporter has done it all: has a degree from Harvard, was a classical violinist, and spent half a decade playing the New York club-circuit as the frontman of The States. After The States went their separate ways, Snyder didn't want to just jump into another musical relationship.