Norman Brannon (Texas Is the Reason) on "emocore," Ian MacKaye, and emo's origin as an epithet.
Beshken on how the hypnotic sleep state has influenced his creative process.
The singer-songwriter-producer talks overcoming introversion and the stigma of reality TV.
Jason Heffler, aka Fluencee, on how his speech impediment made him the producer and DJ he is today.
The comedian talks her high speaking voice — and how David Mamet told her she’d have no career unless she “fixed” it.
Jonathan Mattson on having “twin unity” with his brother Jared and their new album Paradise.
Jonathan Weil (Cold Showers) talks faith as a connection to himself and others through music.
The Breeders bassist on what a "day off" actually means when you're on the road.
Danny Schmidt on the importance of destigmatizing miscarriage.
Ellen Kempner (Palehound) on the life lessons Avril Lavigne taught her, 15 years later.