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Nov 22, 2019

“The problem with good versus evil: Evil has a better publicist,” says Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew, describing the difficulty of cutting through the digital noise in an algorithm-driven world. It’s part of a fascinating conversation that touches on early creative influences (Morricone’s The...


Oct 30, 2019

Caroline Polachek, previously known for her work in Chairlift, discusses her intoxicating new solo album, Pang, and key moments in her creative journey: from learning the basics of music transposition by playing Disney songs on a keyboard her dad brought home, to her teenage nu-metal band, to the ladies’ choir...


Oct 18, 2019

Singer-songwriter Devendra Banhart talks about his earliest creative experiences, growing up in Venezuela and Southern California, falling in love with music by artists as varied as Caetano Veloso, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Radiohead and Modest Mouse. Plus, an interview with David Cross about his tastes in music...


Sep 26, 2019

Indie rock legend Stephen Malkmus chats with LSQ about early influences (Devo, Sex Pistols, Stones), how his songwriting has changed since the Pavement days, and what he thinks of modern artists like Vampire Weekend and Frank Ocean. Plus, highlights from a 2018 interview with Angel Olsen, on the eve of her new album,...


Sep 12, 2019

Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace reflects on the music that inspired her as a kid, how her songwriting practice has evolved, and what she's learned from twenty years on tour. She also discusses her excellent debut solo album, Bought To Rot, and addresses whether Against Me! is likely to make another album.