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.
Reina talks to singer-songwriter Drake Margolnick, the force behind Flagship, about streaming, whiskey, U2, and everything in between.
Reina talks to Reuben Hollebon, the Norfolk-bred songwriter, producer, and engineer, about touring, music, and everything in between.
Gauraa talks to Jake S-M, the New York based composer, songwriter, electronic musician, drummer and teacher, about his self-conscious, wandering thoughts, the process of writing music and the subtleties of daily life.
Reina talks to Bright Antenna’s Chief Executive Super Goddess, Tiffanie DeBartolo about the Bollywood adaptation of her novel, and her 35 year love affair with U2, amongst other things.
5 Questions With “Together Through Life: A Personal Journey with the Music of Bob Dylan” Author Chris Morris
Morris’ take on Dylan’s music doesn’t merely weigh the quality of the work — it reveals how a gifted artist’s creations have the power to engage, incite, alter, and even rescue a listener over the course of a lifetime. Together Through Life occupies a unique space in the vast bibliography of Bob Dylan books.
We, at The Sympathizer HQ, have adapted the hallowed Proust Questionnaire and, um, remodeled questions from the 19th century parlor game to give you an insight into the endlessly fascinating world of Charly Bliss.
Melding philosophical and literary theory with mind-melting metalcore and religious ideology is only the tip of the iceberg for Garrett Russell, enigmatic frontman and screamer of the group.
Like Pacific has had one hell of a year, and it’s not even halfway over. Not only did they release their debut album back in February, but the quintet will soon be departing their native Toronto to spend two months traversing the US on the Warped Tour. Here, Ruby speaks with guitarist Luke Holmes to see how the band is holding up.
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.