House Arrest

She-Devils vocalist Audrey Ann Boucher and bandmate Kyle Jukka met while living at a music rehearsal space in Montreal’s Mile-Ex neighborhood where they bonded ... More

She-Devils

Live Performance & Interview

“There is a darker darkness and a lighter light,” says Big Thief singer and guitarist Adrianne Lenker of the band’s newest album, Capacity. The ... More

Big Thief

Live Performance & Interview

Influenced by his father’s record collection of old blues, folk and country legends, Charlie Parr began playing guitar at age eight. In his early ... More

Charlie Parr

Live Performance & Interview

London-born bassist Ed Nash has been playing music seriously since age 15, when he and his friends formed indie rock band Bombay Bicycle Club. ... More

Toothless

Live Performance & Interview

We met up with musician Gordi at Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles to record an ISSUE House Arrest and discuss her forthcoming debut ... More

Gordi

Live Performance & Interview

Originally from D.C, rapper Chaz French credits his music to the influence of gospel, artists like Amy Winehouse and a stint of homelessness. In ... More

Chaz French

Live Performance & Interview

Front man of the band Ought, Tim Darcy recently released his debut solo album, Saturday Night. Issue met up with Tim for a live ... More

Tim Darcy

Live Performance & Interview

In Double Roses, Manchester-born musician, supermodel and mother of two Karen Elson delves into the personal and confronts the vicissitudes of her life. Elson’s ... More

Karen Elson

Live Performance & Interview

L.A.-based indie-folk-Americana duo Dash Hutton and Jesse Tyre recently released their self-titled debut EP in 2016 and are looking forward to their forthcoming EP ... More

The Grand Southern

Live Performance & Interview

I was once in a big, dumb pool with a lot of dumb, mean people. It was at night in the desert and the ... More

Cotillon

Live Performance & Interview

Born in Aleppo, Syria, and raised in Saudi Arabia, Azniv Korkejian took the stage name Bedouine as a nod to the nomadic tribes of ... More

Bedouine

Live Performance & Interview

Los Angeles band Bråves shroud themselves in mystery with dark masks, hoods and headdresses, and rarely appear in their slow, artful videos. The trio, ... More

Bråves

Live Performance & Interview

On her debut EP, B-Grade University, Melbourne’s Alex Lahey takes on her post-grad life in all its mundanity and confusion after dropping out of ... More

Alex Lahey

Live Performance & Interview

Sydney’s Middle Kids released their first single, “Edge of Town” in May 2016 and immediately garnered international traction with extensive radio play and fans ... More

Middle Kids

Live Performance & Interview

Honus Honus, the stage name of Ryan Kattner, has built a career as the frontman of Man Man and Mister Heavenly. Now he’s ready ... More

Honus Honus

Live Performance & Interview

Natalie Mering, the being behind Weyes Blood, embeds her song in a harmonic gauze of arpeggiated piano, acoustic guitar, druggy horns, and outer space ... More

Weyes Blood

Live Performance & Interview

I met Jenny O. in 2010 when we played in a couple of musical projects together. Immediately, I fell in love with her voice ... More

Jenny O.

Interview by Rain Phoenix

Mutual Benefit, Jordan Lee’s project featuring a fluid cast of musicians, follows 2013’s gorgeous Love’s Crushing Diamond with Skip a Sinking Stone. The album ... More

Mutual Benefit

Live Performance & Interview

Last year, Anderson .Paak was credited on six songs on Dr. Dre’s Compton (though his vocals appeared on more) and began his meteoric rise ... More

Anderson .Paak

Interview by Talib Kweli & Live Performance

For over 12 years, singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler has been layering her ethereal vocals over acoustic compositions, creating a dark, textured blend of folk, Americana ... More

Marissa Nadler

Live Performance & Questionnaire

Hailing from Perth in the isolated western region of Australia, Methyl Ethel has expanded from Jake Webb’s 2013 bedroom project to a fully-fledged band ... More

Methyl Ethel

Live Performance & Questionnaire

I met Kevin at a bar, or maybe a bar is where we talked about how neither of us remember where we met. One ... More

Kevin Morby

Live Performance & Interview by Rodrigo Amarante

Sego is a Los Angeles band by way of Provo, Utah. The duo of Spencer Petersen and Thomas Carroll has recorded two EPs since ... More

Sego

Live Performance & Interview

Chris Baio barely graduated from Columbia before his band’s exceptional 2008 debut, eponymously titled Vampire Weekend, took hold and galvanized fans worldwide. He’s been ... More

Baio

House Arrest &
Issue Questionnaire

I’m always amazed at the chain reactions in life. This present interview with Motopony finds its roots in a random encounter on a sidewalk ... More

Motopony

Interview by Julien Barbagallo

Multi-talented artists Ariana Delawari and Nicole Disson are interested in changing the landscape of storytelling, starting in Los Angeles. Delawari is a filmmaker and ... More

Ariana Delawari x Nicole Disson

In conversation

Following a move from Oklahoma to Portland, OR, Other Lives’ sound has transformed from its folk roots into a more tightly layered, rich experiment ... More

Other Lives

Live Performance & Interview

If Cayucas conjures a quixotic version of California—a golden haze of coastline, hills and palm trees—the band has accomplished what they set out to ... More

Cayucas

Interview with Mathieu Santos

It’s nearly impossible to deny the charm of Hinds – four girls from Madrid whose bright eyed, beach-casual music shifts into a raw and ... More

Hinds

Live Performance & Interview

Last year’s Cavalo marked the first solo release of Brazilian musician Rodrigo Amarante, whose music has moved lithely between continents – from Brazil to ... More

Rodrigo Amarante

Interview by Antony Langdon & Performance

Giving up the drum machine and home-recording of her former albums, Colleen Green has taken to the studio for her third album with the ... More

Colleen Green

Interview by Jake Orrall & Performance

Sam Cook-Parrott: Where are you from? Cleo Tucker & Harmony Tividad: We were raised in Los Angeles, CA. SCP: When did you start playing ... More

Girlpool

Live Performance & Interview

Brian J. Cohen and Joseph Arthur were born across the street from one another in Akron, Ohio – a place so steeped in the ... More

Line & Circle

Live Performance & Interview

Thurz is a rapper in constant regeneration. In his earlier days, from 2007-2009, he formed one half of U-N-I (to The Verse) with high ... More

Thurz

Exclusive Performance & Interview

Katy Goodman: You and I became friends 2 years ago when you moved to LA… and you’re one of my favorite people in the ... More

Springtime Carnivore

Exclusive performance & interview

When I meet Larrabee and her boys at our Silverlake office, it’s a hot Sunday afternoon and she is playful and warm, jokingly referring ... More

She Keeps Bees

Interview & Exclusive Live Performance

The members of Panama spent their youth along the rugged coasts of Australia, and distill those golden days into songs that are bright and ... More

Panama

Exclusive performance & interview

Moses Sumney has a homemade brand of soul—on the surface often gentle, meditative, bare, but as his voice pitches and lulls it’s clear something’s ... More

Moses Sumney

Exclusive performance & Interview

My name is Matt Dwyer. Let me say it is an honor to have been asked to interview one of my favorite bands Holy ... More

Holy Folk

Exclusive acoustic performance & Interview

Meet local Indie Rock band, Black English. Having released their first full-length album El Prado this past February, Black English is currently on their first ... More

Black English (formerly no)

Exclusive acoustic performance & Interview