Tag: ALARM Magazine

Interview: Salem metalcore vets Converge send home the guests for an explosive new album

Following a release that loaded up on guest stars, Salem metalcore vets Converge send ...

Interview: Swans crafts “total experience” on double album The Seer

The Seer, the new double album that follows Swans’ productive 2010 reunion and studio ...

Tim Fite

Interview with Tim Fite: Little-T Ain’t Stealin’ No More

For the final installment of his Ain’t trilogy on Anti- Records, singer-songrapper Tim Fite ...

Interview: Animal Collective on the “alien rock-‘n’-roll” sounds of Centipede Hz

Channeling an alien rock group covering The Hollies, Animal Collective found inspiration in different ...

Fang Island

Interview: Fang Island on laughter, positivity, and touring Japan

Anthemic rock quintet Fang Island described its self-titled debut as "the sound of everyone ...

Connectivity and the colossus: Swedish metal mavens Meshuggah on alternate musical pathways

Meshuggah’s constantly shifting approaches to making brutal, esoteric music are instinctively multi-rhythmic and uncompromising. ...

Doug Stanhope on subversive comedy, NFL aesthetics, and music snobbery

Few comedians are as inspired by sociologist James Loewen as by abortion jokes. But ...

Marriages

Divorcing convention: Marriages makes post-rock bliss on Kitsuné

With unique elements that force post-rock to evolve, Marriages — featuring members of Red ...

Interview: The Magnetic Fields drops an emotional bathysphere

On Love at the Bottom of the Sea, Stephin Merritt and The Magnetic Fields ...