The Personal Is Political: Tune-Yards interview

Since the mid 2000s, the steady rise of Tune-Yards from cult lo-fi DIY indie-folksters to critics’ favourites has thankfully seen Merrill Garbus lose none of her amazingly creative drive to experiment. Long Live Vinyl finds out more about the themes behind fourth album I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life… Merrill Garbus is a musical hoarder. She grew up in New York and Connecticut … Continue reading The Personal Is Political: Tune-Yards interview

The National interview – Beauty of the Beast

Approaching their 20th year and having overcome the struggles of their early career, The National have become the worst-kept secret in indie music; the thinking-man’s stadium band. In seventh album Sleep Well Beast, they’ve made their most ambitious, experimental record yet – and have been rewarded with their first No. 1. Gary Walker meets the band’s guitar-playing twins Aaron and Bryce Dessner to find out … Continue reading The National interview – Beauty of the Beast