Weekend Reads

Goat Girl, Amen Dunes, Jack White, Hinds… Weekend Reads

Goat Girl

Goat Girl

This week’s selection of in-depth music features from across the internets features Goat Girl, Hinds, Amen Dunes, Jack White, The National’s Bryce Dessner, Diamanda Galás, Ryley Walker, Erland Cooper, Gwenno, Kali Uchis, Years & Years, Eels, Rodion GA and Haley Heynderickx. You’re welcome.


Drowned in Sound: You don’t need to be political in order to make a statement as a band: DiS meets Goat Girl (Harriet Linnell)

musicOMH: Interview: The National’s Bryce Dessner on composition, collaboration and minimalist mentors (Ben Hogwood)

Clash: Ideas in harmony: Jack White interviewed (Simon Harper)

GQ: Damon McMahon of Amen Dunes Just Released the Best Album of 2018 (So Far) (Samuel Hine)

Noisey: How Queer Stories Onscreen Breathe New Life into Old Songs (Daisy Jones)

musicOMH: Interview: Erland Cooper on Orcadian ornithology and solo sounds (Ben Hogwood)

Guardian: Manic Street Preachers: ‘Jobs give us meaning – Jeremy Corbyn doesn’t understand that’ (Alexis Petridis)

The Skinny: Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner on The Louder I Call, the Faster it Runs (Lewis Wade)

Observer: Olly Alexander: ‘Success is overwhelming. People talk to you differently’ (Tom Lamont)

Clash: Discovered in translation: The joy of Gwenno (Sarah Gosling)

Guardian: Pumarosa’s Isabel Munoz-Newsome: ‘I didn’t get a smear test because I was embarrassed. Stupid’ (Nosheen Iqbal)

Tiny Mix Tapes: Diamanda Galás: The Singing Serpent talks experimental film collaboration Schrei 27, feminism, Yoko Ono, and some bad-ass “drag queens” (Rowan Savage)

Observer: The British jazz explosion: meet the musicians rewriting the rulebook (Kate Hutchison)

NPR: Kali Uchis Finds Her Peace In ‘Isolation’ (Lulu Garcia-Navarro)

Guardian: ‘We threw chorizo at the walls!’ Inside Madrid’s buzzing garage rock scene (Dave Simpson)

The Skinny: Eels frontman Mark ‘E’ Everett on their hopeful new record (Joe Goggins)

Noisey: Ryley Walker Is Experimental Music’s Merry Prankster (Josh Terry)

Dork: Hinds: “The album’s a burger with double cheese” (Ali Shutler)

Goldflake Paint: Sunflower Songs A Conversation with Haley Heynderickx (Maria Sledmere)

Guardian: Rodion GA: the lost musical superstar of Ceaușescu’s Romania (Michael Hann)

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