Miles From The Mainstream: A Chat With Gretchen Peters

The Grammy-nominated songwriter talked about why she stopped putting words in other people’s mouths and sung them for herself, why sad songs rule, and the “sad state” of radio music.

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"Vanishing Twins" Dances Through A Non-Linear Storyline

Leah Dieterich’s writing is precisely executed and peppered with gorgeous prose, utilizing ballet metaphors to tell a personal and astonishing story. At times academic, the Soft Skull release is nonetheless captivating.

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Feel the Funk: Catching Up With Stimulator Jones

Before Samuel Lunsford got signed via a Stones Throw mixtape, he was playing instruments with a musical family, DJing friend’s parties, and rapping as Joneski. Then, he decided to challenge himself with a softer, funkier persona with his debut, ‘Exotic Worlds and Masterful Treasures.’

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