Shervin Lainez


DIIV Frontman Cole Smith on Streaming Monopolies and the Shoegaze Renaissance

May 23, 2024

“The analogy is really about the temperature being turned up,” the DIIV frontman says of the band’s new album. “We’re trending towards collapse or dystopia.”


Big Thief’s Buck Meek Tells Us How to Write a Love Song

March 21, 2024

The Big Thief guitarist, now a solo musician in his own right, joined us to discuss love, ego, made-up words, and his third solo studio album, “Haunted Mountain.”


Molly Ringwald and Gus Van Sant Are Still Searching for the Real Capote

February 28, 2024

The actor and her “Feud: Capote vs the Swans” director got together to probe the inner psychology of Truman Capote and the efficacy of method acting.

The lead singer of Wye Oak showed us her camera roll

April 9, 2018

Jenn Wasner takes us behind the scenes of her life, on the road and off.

Indie pop singer LPX made us a playlist for her own funeral

February 26, 2018

The MS MR vocalist, who’s now embarking on a solo career, traces her influences including key indie bands like Arcade Fire and Bloc Party.

Regina Spektor

September 30, 2016

While many indie pop musicians fall in and out of style, releasing the odd hit record before returning to relative quiet, Regina Spektor has been a staple since the early ’00s.