Robbie Fulks explores the classic album on its 25th anniversary.
For James Chapman (Maps), the album’s otherworldliness still lingers 20 years on.
Jonathan Mattson on having “twin unity” with his brother Jared and their new album Paradise.
Morgan Enos (Other Houses) on how Roky Erickson and the 13th Floor Elevators uncovered a far-out undercurrent in everyday life.
Adam Schatz (Landlady) on how a persistent YouTube ad led him to a three-hour lesson about joy in music.
Hayden Thorpe talks how songwriting has made him “somewhat of a mystic.”
Jordan Chung (Equiknoxx) on the Jamaican diaspora, co-opting slang, and the importance of respecting music’s cultural roots.
Azam Ali pays tribute to the "ethereal legends."
Ellen Kempner (Palehound) on the life lessons Avril Lavigne taught her, 15 years later.
Izzy Reidy (Izzy True) on how the myth of the rockstar endangers the democracy of music.