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Interview: Superorganism Talks Debut Album, Anonymity, and “Something For Your M.I.N.D.”

By: Curtis Sindrey – Superorganism is a sprawling, multi-limbed collection of international musicians and pop culture junkies. They number eight in total – recruited from London, Japan, Australia and New Zealand – and they all live together in a DIY studio HQ in East London. It was in this house that the collective was truly born. Though … Continue reading

Interview: Ministry’s Al Jourgensen Talks “AmeriKKKant”, #MeToo, and Turning 60

By: Curtis Sindrey – American industrial juggernaut Ministry is back with their new album, AmeriKKKant. Produced by frontman, Al Jourgensen, recorded at Caribou Studios in Burbank, CA between January and May this year, and with striking artwork created by Sam Shearon, the psychedelic, politically-influenced and very much in-your-face AmeriKKKant’s nine tracks are rooted in Jourgensen’s unadulterated anger for what’s happening in America today: … Continue reading

Interview: David Arquette Talks “Survivor’s Guide to Prison”, Hollywood Liberalism, and Learning to Paint Like Bob Ross

By: Allison Kugel– The Arquette family are a band of actors, artists, provocateurs and activists. With the image that David Arquette has crafted for himself as the family’s resident goofball, his newest film, a documentary titled, Survivor’s Guide to Prison, is a departure from the David Arquette persona people have come to know. His latest … Continue reading

Interview: Meet the Toronto tattoo artist offering to cover-up Hedley tattoos for free

By: Curtis Sindrey – When sexual misconduct allegations came out against Canadian rock band, Hedley earlier this week with the hashtag #outHedley2k18 on Twitter, that has since resulted in the band being dropped by their management, and allegedly being investigated for drugging an underage fan in 2005, fans have been eager to pull their support of the … Continue reading

Interview: Dame Dash Talks “Honor Up”, Aaliyah, and working with Kanye West

By: Allison Kugel– The life of Dame Dash appears to be an epic triumph to some, a Shakespearean tragedy to others. It depends on where you’re standing when you look at him. After speaking with the hip hop mogul turned entrepreneur and filmmaker, I can tell you Dame Dash’s story is more nuanced and complex; … Continue reading

Interview: Dashboard Confessional Talks “Crooked Shadows”, Breakup Playlists, & Why Emo Isn’t Dead

By: Curtis Sindrey – Dashboard Confessional will return with their first new album in over eight years, Crooked Shadows, on February 9th, and is the result of a near decade-long period of immense self-examination for frontman Chris Carrabba. Crooked Shadows explores Carrabba’s reclamation of the simple yet extraordinary moments in life that long stood as the unsung heroes of his … Continue reading

Interview + Portraits: San Fermin’s Ellis Ludwig-Leone talks “Belong”, writing ballets, and opening for The National in Italy

By: Curtis Sindrey – Photos by: Morgan Hotston –  Produced by bandleader Ellis Ludwig-Leone and brought to life by his fellow performers—lead vocalists Charlene Kaye and Allen Tate, trumpet player John Brandon, saxophonist Stephen Chen, violinist Rebekah Durham, drummer Michael Hanf, and guitarists Tyler McDiarmid and Aki Ishiguro— San Fermin’s third studio album, Belong, unfolds in warm, intoxicating textures that both … Continue reading

Interview: Brooklyn Decker talks “Grace and Frankie” success, her new fashion startup, and being a working mom

By: Allison Kugel- Few models have seamlessly made the transition to the silver screen and television as successfully as Brooklyn Decker. Brooklyn leapt from the cover of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue (the Oscars of swimsuit modeling) onto the big screen in 2011’s hit rom-com, Just Go With It. Aside from her classic slow-mo emergence from … Continue reading

Interview: Don Broco Talks “Technology”, Record Label Struggles, and Challenging Yourself

By: Patrick Bales – After an ill-fated sojourn with Sony Records, four-piece alt-rockers Don Broco are set to embark on their largest tour across the Atlantic yet, playing all over the US and venturing to Canada for the first time. The jaunt begins in San Francisco March 8th before landing in Toronto March 20th and … Continue reading

Interview: Dave Porter Talks “The Disaster Artist”, Working With James Franco, & Dealing With Creative Block

By: Lucy Sky – With The Disaster Artist, James Franco transforms the tragicomic true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau — an artist whose passion was as sincere as his methods were questionable — into a celebration of friendship, artistic expression, and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds. Based on Greg Sestero’s best-selling tell-all … Continue reading