Under The Influence

Karly Hartzman On How Loudon Wainwright III, Mary Karr, & Her Hometown Of Greensboro Inspired Wednesday’s New Album Rat Saw God

Molly Rankin On How Teenage Fanclub, Fantasy Basketball, Stardew Valley, & More Shaped Alvvays’ Adventurous New Album Blue Rev

The xx’s Oliver Sim On How Horror Movies, Male Vocal Groups, And Friendships With Gay Pop-Star Elders Shaped His Debut Solo Album Hideous Bastard

Julia Jacklin On How Robyn, Throbbing Gristle, & More Shaped Her Stellar New Album PRE PLEASURE

Soccer Mommy On Frankenstein, Horror Movies, The Roches, & More Inspirations Behind Her New Album

Fontaines D.C. On Sinead O’Connor, Cocteau Twins, Rear Window, And More Inspirations Behind Their New Album

Beach House On Phantom Of The Opera, The Red Shoes, & More Of Their Formative Influences

Shamir On Gregg Araki, The Frenemies Podcast, & Other Inspirations For His New Album Heterosexuality

Julia Shapiro On How Tarot, Weed, Elliott Smith, & More Influenced Her New Album Zorked

Strand Of Oaks On Getting Sober, Grief, Keith Jarrett, And Other Inspirations For His Reflective New Album

Low On Alice Coltrane, Harsh Winters, And Other Inspirations For Their Haunting New Album

Colleen Green On How Dogs, Weed, The Pixies, & More Influenced Her New Album Cool

Georgia Anne Muldrow On Alice Coltrane, Toni Morrison, And Other Inspirations For Her New Album VWETO III

Black Midi On Miles Davis, The Adventures Of Tintin, And Other Inspirations For Their Wild New Album

Cassandra Jenkins On Purple Mountains, Ninja Turtles, & Other Inspirations For Her Magnificent New Album

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