Dimitri Ehrlich

New Again: Jay-Z

July 5, 2017

Friday marked the long anticipated release of Jay-Z’s 14th studio album, 4:44.

New Again: Hanson

March 15, 2017

This week the young brothers best known for singing “MMMBop” announced that to mark their 25th anniversary as the pop group Hanson, they’ll celebrate with a hometown performance and a world tour.

New Again: Daft Punk

February 8, 2017

Daft Punk, one of electronic music’s most popular duos, is going harder, better, faster, and stronger.

Deap Vally

October 11, 2016

The L.A. blues-rock duo get down to the serious business of making rock’n’roll fun.

Tell ‘Em Where You’re From

July 6, 2015

The boys in Hollywood ain’t always hard, but the three actors tasked with playing the most famous rappers with attitude have more than enough strength. And they’re coming . . .

New Again: Queen Latifah

January 28, 2014

Today, Queen Latifah hosts faltering talk shows, sings at the Super Bowl, and marries people at the Grammy Awards. In 1990, however, Dana Elaine Owens was a renegade rapper with a successful debut album, All Hail the Queen.

Jon Batiste

November 11, 2013

On a mission to give new meaning to the term “free jazz”—Che Guevara-style.

Nile Rodgers

November 6, 2013

He helped launch (and then miraculously survived) the disco revolution with Chic, and his groundbreaking work with the likes of Diana Ross, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Grace Jones, Duran Duran, and David Bowie came to define an era in music. But now, after more than two decades in the pop wilderness, the original “Le Freak”-er is back—and the world is once again dance, dance, dancing to a Nile Rodgers beat

New Again: James Brown

October 23, 2013

Interview sat down with the real James Brown, aka Mr. Dynamite, aka Soul Brother Number One, aka The Minister of the New New Super Heavy Funk back in December of 1990. Chadwick Boseman, this might be a useful reference.

Earl Sweatshirt

October 7, 2013

Inside the nouveau-hip-hop-phoenix bubble with the world’s most famous Samoan reform-school alumnus.

Serena Ryder

August 1, 2013

Meet the soon-to-be-ubiquitous Canadian singer who said “Eh!” to happiness

The Source Family

May 13, 2013

Their vibe was groovy, their sprouts were fresh, and their spirits were free: A new documentary delves into the rise and fall of the high-rolling, mind-altering, essence-transforming ’70s spiritual love cult of Father Yod and the Source Family.

Frederic Sanchez

February 17, 2013

Frédéric Sanchez’s work has always managed to induce a kind of synesthesia, blurring the lines between what people hear, see, and feel.


February 17, 2013

The sound-design gurus and musical bon vivants who determine the beat to which fashion struts down the runway each season.

Michel Gaubert

February 17, 2013

The sound-design gurus and musical bon vivants who determine the beat to which fashion struts down the runway each season.

Marcelo Burlon

February 17, 2013

Born in the Patagonia region of Argentina, polymath Marcelo Burlon moved with his family to Porto Potenza Picena, Italy, when he was 14.

John Gosling & Steve Mackey

February 17, 2013

Steve Mackey and John Gosling, both formerly members of famously innovative British bands, found life after rock-‘n’-roll by reinventing themselves as now famously innovative sound designers.

Maxine Ashley

February 13, 2013

Maxine Ashley arrives for our interview wearing black-and-blue socks imprinted with marijuana leaves, black sneakers from the discount chain Conway, and a Grateful Dead T-shirt over a black hoodie.

New Again: Backstreet Boys

February 11, 2013

2013 marks the 20th anniversary of the Backstreet Boys.

Angel Haze

January 16, 2013

If you need to reaffirm your belief in the power of hip-hop, check out a song called “Cleaning Out My Closet” by Angel Haze, off her most recent mixtape, Classick. On the track, Haze raps (over the beat from the similarly titled Eminem song) about the sexual abuse she experienced beginning at the age of 7, and how the experience led her to suicidal thoughts.