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Awkward Conversations With Anonymous Friends #2: Unfacebooking, Pt. 1

We sit down with a well-known musician, and we talk about leaving Facebook. In this first part, we let them tell the tale about how they left the social media beast.

In The Coyote Palace: A Conversation With Kristin Hersh

We have a conversation with Kristin Hersh about her latest book/album, Wyatt At The Coyote Palace, the inspiration behind it, and the artist who most inspires her.

Like Starlight Into Day: A Conversation With Hammock’s Marc Byrd

In reviewing the deluxe anniversary edition of Hammock’s sophomore album, Raising Your Voice…Trying To Stop An Echo, I was reminded of an interview I did with leader Marc Byrd, wherein we discussed said album. Here is said interview, reprinted in its entirety.

There’ll Be No Sad Tomorrow: A Conversation With The Muffs’ Kim Shattuck

We sit down with the delightful Kim Shattuck to discuss the making of The Muffs’ seminal sophomore album, Blonder & Blonder.

Steven Jesse Bernstein: You Are Asking Me Now If This Is The Whole World And I Am Saying It Is

We sit down with filmmaker Peter Sillen to discuss I Am Secretly An Important Man, his captivating and important documentary on controversial artist Steven Jesse Bernstein.

Awkward Conversations With Anonymous Friends #1: Authenticity

An in-depth discussion of the reviewing process, authenticity, and what yours truly looks for when he experiences art.

A Piece Of Ground Where I Can Lay My Head: A Conversation With Kristin Hersh

What happens when a good for nothin’ autistic redneck picks up the phone and has a conversation with a Rat Girl who’s been one of his near-lifelong artistic inspirations? It’s a conversation thirty years in the making, folks. Read on…

Life Is Far Too Fast: A Conversation With Mike McCartney

We sit down to a long, compelling conversation with Mike McCartney about his delightful one-off album, McGough & McGear and the era that produced it.

On Collaboration: A Conversation With Anni Hogan

We have a delightful chat with Anni Hogan, a woman with an interesting, compelling discography and wisdom on the nature of collaboration.

Final Wild Songs: A Conversation With The Long Ryders’ Sid Griffin

In the 1980s, Sid Griffin fronted The Long Ryders, who have recently released Final Wild Songs a comprehensive box set that has renewed interest in this brief but hard-working band. We sat down with Mr. Griffin to discuss the band and the box set.