Interviews

Paris, Lindsay and Yesterday’s Tabloid Culture: A Conversation With Popculturediedin2009
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Paris, Lindsay and Yesterday’s Tabloid Culture: A Conversation With Popculturediedin2009

Popculturediedin2009 is an archive of the early 2000s tabloid culture. Scrolling through it has a bit of a time machine effect–you’re suddenly transported to a time when Paris Hilton was still the most famous person in the world, Nicole Richie’s weight was a national concern and Lindsay Lohan’s sobriety was called into question on a daily basis. In conversation with the site’s anonymous founder, Troy discusses old young Hollywood, yesterday’s tabloid culture and the inspiration behind the project.

The Vast Notion of “Authenticity” In Pop Music: A Conversation With Michael Beinhorn
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The Vast Notion of “Authenticity” In Pop Music: A Conversation With Michael Beinhorn

Meet Michael Beinhorn, the man behind some of your favorite records! He has produced the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ The Uplift Mofo Party Plan, Violent Femmes’ Why Do Birds Sing?, Soul Asylum’s Grave Dancers Union, Soundgarden’s Superunknown, Ozzy Osbourne’s Ozzmosis, and Social Distortion’s White Light, White Heat, White Trash. In 1999, he received a Grammy nomination for Producer of The Year for his work on Hole’s Celebrity Skin and Marilyn Manson’s Mechanical Animals. He has since worked with bands like Korn, Lovedrug, The Verve Pipe, The Blizzards and Mew. Here, Gauraa talks to him about his brilliant work in the studio and the vast notion of “authenticity” in pop music.

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