Matt Putrino

Kevin Morby’s Road Range

November 25, 2013

Despite our interview happening during a rare break in his schedule (he’s now a member of three heavily touring bands), Kevin Morby’s time in L.A. has been spent mostly writing, recording, and preparing to tour his upcoming solo LP, Harlem River.

Delorean, Moving Forward

September 9, 2013

After touring material from their 2010 full-length Subiza for just about three years, Delorean decided to make a record more like a band and less like a production team.

Jonathan Rado Lays Down the Law

September 3, 2013

When we spoke with Jonathan Rado from a Minneapolis hospital last month, he was having a pretty hard week. Physically speaking, Rado was in good health—he was at the hospital to visit his Foxygen bandmate Sam France, who had broken his leg onstage the previous night only a few minutes into the performance.

Exclusive Song Premiere and Interview: ‘On Me,’ Andrew Cedermark

June 25, 2013

Our interview is just a small part of a busy Saturday for Andrew Cedermark. He has course work due on Monday for a graduate degree in education, and probably some press loose ends to tie up before the July release of his second record Home Life.

The Obscura Object of Desire

June 3, 2013

Camera Obscura wasn’t always given a fair shake in terms of time off.

Systems Analysis with Empress Of

May 10, 2013

In the past few months, Empress Of has transformed into a very different project than the early bedroom-produced Colorminutes. She put together a live band, toured nationally with Jamie Lidell, and signed a deal with Terrible Records.

Bleached, in the Sun

April 2, 2013

Even though the Bleached has been preparing for the release of their first album, Ride Your Heart, they’re far from novices. Sisters Jennifer and Jessie Clavin started playing music in the punk band Mika Miko, and after disbanding, they’ve released three 7″ singles as Bleached and toured with the likes of Franz Ferdinand and Japandroids.