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

Fifteen year-old actor Sophia Lillis plays the foremost female character in the film rendition of Stephen King’s acclaimed horror novel It (2017). Lillis’ acting ... More

Sophia Lillis

Go-See & Interview

Connecticut native Britt Baron acted with Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre and in small roles on Grey’s Anatomy and Criminal Minds before landing a prominent role ... More

Britt Baron

Go-See & Interview

In the debut film from Geremy Jasper, up-and-coming actor Danielle Macdonald stars in the titular role of Patti Cake$, a.k.a. Killa P, given name ... More

Danielle Macdonald

Interview by Cathy Moriarty & Fashion Series

The star of her first film ever, Anastasia Shevtsova’s life recently took an unexpected turn, but not without incredible perseverance on her part. From ... More

Anastasia Shevtsova

Go-See & Interview

LEFT TO RIGHT – Doukue Top, Zig-Zag Shorts; Knit Fashions Sweater, Levis jeans, Converse Shoes LEFT – Knit Fashions Sweater, Levis jeans, Converse Shoes; ... More

Shoot Yourself


It’s been a several years since actor Justin Chon first approached his friend and YouTube comedian David So about co-starring in Gook. At the ... More

Justin Chon x David So

In conversation

Vivian is a Los Angeles based artist & illustrator and holds a BFA in Illustration from Art Center College of Design. When she isn’t ... More

Vivian’s Girls

Illustrations by Vivian Shih

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


Live Performance & Interview

Michigan-born actor Ella Anderson has been performing since the age of five. Now 12 years old, Anderson has appeared in a variety of films ... More

Ella Anderson

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Inspired by the punk shows they saw growing up in Los Angeles, Jennifer Clavin and her sister Jessica founded their first band, Mika Miko, ... More

Jennifer Clavin

Interview by Cecilia Della Peruti

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


Live Performance & Interview

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Marianna Palka moved to New York at 17 to study at David Mamet and William H. Macy’s Atlantic Theater Company. ... More

Marianna Palka

Go-See & Interview

This spring in Frankfurt, Germany, large-scale portraits of refugees drape over the faces of multi-story buildings, old and new, as part of a public ... More

Vitus Solashanka:
New Citizens

Essay by Clare Shearer

I went to shoot with Emily on a Friday morning. There is no road to her home in Silver Lake; you get there by ... More

Emily Labowe

by Caleb Thal

Originally from Short Hills, New Jersey, artists and twins Allie and Lexi Kaplan earned Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees from NYU before setting up ... More

Kaplan Twins

by Jan-Willem Dikkers

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

Born in Fort Sumter, South Carolina, Jay Ellis is a television and film actor currently starring as Lawrence opposite comedian Issa Rae on HBO’s ... More

Jay Ellis

Go-See & 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

Born and bred New York actor and stand-up comedian Jackie Tohn stars in the upcoming Netflix series GLOW executive produced by Jenji Kohan (Orange ... More

Jackie Tohn

Go-See & Interview

Tara Lynne Barr is a 22-year-old actor from Orange County, California, where she got her start in theater at age 7. Her current role ... More

Tara Lynne Barr

by Jan-Willem Dikkers

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

Up on a hill, Cat Pierce opens the door of her Silverlake home to reveal a warm interior echoing her personality; full of life, ... More

Cat Pierce

by Sophie Caby

Actor Antoinette Robertson stars as the headstrong student Coco Conners in Justin Simien’s Netflix series Dear White People. The show is follow-up to 2014’s ... More

Antoinette Robertson

by Jan-Willem Dikkers

From Los Angeles, CA, actor Sarah Ramos is best known for Parenthood, The Affair, and that one time she played a werewolf in Wizards ... More

Sarah Ramos

Go-See & 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

It was around the holidays and I had just moved to Los Angeles from Brooklyn. I was at my friend’s house for a latke ... More

Ofelia K

by Abby Wright

Irish actress Ruth Kearney stars as the female lead in Netflix’s Venice-based dramedy series Flaked opposite Will Arnett. Ruth is also known for her ... More

Ruth Kearney

Go-See & Interview

Actor Medalion Rahimi currently stars in the film Before I Fall and will appear in Shonda Rhimes’ upcoming series Still Star-Crossed. What’s your story ... More

Medalion Rahimi

by Jan-Willem Dikkers

Actor Theo Rossi currently stars in East LA’s car subculture film, Lowriders, alongside Eva Longoria. He is best known for his roles as Juan ... More

Theo Rossi

Go-See & 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


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


Live Performance & Interview

Actress Madeline Brewer currently stars as Janine in the highly anticipated Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale, opposite Elisabeth Moss. Brewer is best known for ... More

Madeline Brewer

Go-See & Interview

British actress Jodie Comer currently stars as Princess Elizabeth in the Starz adaptation of The White Princess, a continuation of the Golden Globe nominated ... More

Jodie Comer

Go-See & Interview

Egyptian-American actor Amin El Gamal currently stars as Cyclops, the lead villain in Fox’s Prison Break: Sequel and has worked in a variety of ... More

Amin El Gamal

Go-See & Interview

Joey King has been acting professionally since a very young age and is best known for her roles in Wish I Was Here (2014), ... More

Joey King

Go-See & Interview

With a career spanning over 25 years, actor Robert Knepper has worked in numerous television series and films. Knepper is best known for his ... More

Robert Knepper

Go-See & 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


Live Performance & Interview

Australian actor Liv Hewson currently stars in the Netflix original series Santa Clarita Diet, opposite her onscreen parents Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant. Hewson ... More

Liv Hewson

Go-See & Interview

Actor Asia Kate Dillon currently stars on Showtime’s Billions in a groundbreaking role as Taylor Mason, a brilliant, gender non-binary finance intern. Dillon likewise ... More

Asia Kate Dillon

Go-See & Interview

Actress Medalion Rahimi currently stars as Elody in the 2017 mystery Before I Fall, opposite Zoey Deutch. Rahimi also has many past television credits ... More

Medalion Rahimi

Go-See & 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

Sacramento native Keith Powers has a variety of TV and film roles under his belt, including playing Dr. Dre’s younger brother in the acclaimed ... More

Keith Powers

Go-See & 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

With just a few small movie roles behind him, actor Ashton Sanders co-stars as Chiron in Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight as devastating portrait of a ... More

Ashton Sanders

Interview by Barry Jenkins & Fashion Series

Writer-director Elizabeth Wood’s debut film White Girl is based in her own story of moving from Oklahoma to New York after high school: young, ... More

Morgan Saylor

Interview by Elizabeth Wood & Fashion Series

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