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Eau de Colonia: An Interview with Nina Persson of A Camp

Nina Persson of A Camp

“Melancholy is not really the right word to describe the mentality. Swedes are more…serene and mellow, and not afraid of the dark, and this is something that I still think is a big part of my personality.”

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Vestal McIntyre

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Vestal McIntyre is the author of the short story collection You Are Not the One–named a New York Times “Editors’ Choice”–and a new novel, Lake Overturn.

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Robert Stone on Damascus Gate

Robert Stone

It’s highly unlikely that if you are reading this you are unaware (or unappreciative) of American novelist Robert Stone. For what it’s worth, I rank Stone among a handful of living great American writers and have hungrily seized opportunities to chat with him.

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A Sight for Sore Eyes: An Interview with Klum

musician Klum

“I assume people don’t really know who is singing what because sometimes we don’t even remember who sings certain parts that are on the record. The most important thing to us is just that it’s good.” -Brock Flores

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Peter Rock

Peter Rock

“I’m stuck back there when a girl skateboarding is the most beautiful thing in the world and any blowing piece of magazine could be a 1976 Playboy.

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I Am My Father: An Interview with Writer/Editor Lee Montgomery of Tin House

Lee Montgomery of Tin House

“The book business is always on the brink of failing. Even in the 1940s, people were talking about the end of books.”

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Jon Raymond

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Jon Raymond is the author of the novel The Half-Life and of the recently published short-story collection Livability.

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The Residue of Interchange: An Interview with Painter Joan Curran

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Philadelphia-based painter Joan Curran creates urban still lives inspired by the interaction between humans and nature–a constantly fluctuating relationship that reveals both beauty and excess.

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Someplace New: An Interview with Uncle Owen Aunt Beru

Uncle Owen Aunt Beru

“If I can make anything that another person would want, then I must give it away. Sometimes other musicians want to trade music, or collaborate with me after hearing one of my songs, so sharing my music freely has given some very rich experiences.”

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Go to the Radio: An Interview with Psychic Ills

Psychic Ills

“People go places because they’re already heading that way, or because they give themselves over to be taken somewhere. If our music does that, that’s cool, but I wouldn’t say that it’s designed only for that reason.”

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Brave New Music: An Interview with Frida Hyvonen

Frida

"I could mention…Neneh Cherry’s Raw Like Sushi, on vinyl from the local store, and Michael Jackson’s BAD, which I stole from my brother. You had to learn to dance really smoothly to it or the vinyl would skip. I’m sure someone could find traces of all of those early loves in my music, and not least in the way I dance."

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Howard Zinn on A People’s History of American Empire

Howard Zinn

Zinn talks about whether he has changed his views and shares his thoughts on the upcoming election and the newly published graphic/comic A People’s History of American Empire.

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Oz Captain! My Captain!: An “Ode” to Midnight Oil & An Interview with Midnight Oil’s Jim Moginie

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“When the album was ready to be released, we were prepared to be shouted down by every closet racist in the country.”

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Planting Seeds: 13 Questions with Mia Doi Todd

Mia Doi Todd

“I like to listen to the arc of a record, like reading a book from start to finish. I make records that way.”

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Only Love is All Maroon: An Interview with Bon Iver

Bon Iver

“With all your lies, you’re still very lovable.”
- “For Emma” by Bon Iver

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