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Titus Andronicus Photograph: Matthew Greeley/Merge
Titus Andronicus Photograph: Matthew Greeley/Merge
Titus Andronicus Photograph: Matthew Greeley/Merge

"When I was going through this dark period I said I didn’t feel enthusiasm to make another record but if ever I did than surely this [depression] would be the subject of that record because it was such a highly engrossing and f...

 
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R5 by Willvon Bolton
R5 by Willvon Bolton
R5 by Willvon Bolton
 

Lightning Strikes Twice for R5

 
February 28, 2016
 



"We brought in people we liked and brought them to our garage," says R5 drummer Ellington Ratliff about recording 'Sometime Last Night.' "It was the best experience recording we ever had."

 
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Dropkick Murphys
Dropkick Murphys
Dropkick Murphys

"We just wanted to make a short, concise, catchy Dropkick Murphys album," says singer-drummer Matt Kelly about the band’s latest release, 'Signed and Sealed in Blood.' "From the audience response, I believe that’s what we did."

 
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Jukebox the Ghost
Jukebox the Ghost
Jukebox the Ghost

"When we’re making a record, we’re always thinking about how to make it great and how it will work live," says Jukebox the Ghost singer-pianist Ben Thornewill.

 
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Rolling Papers
Rolling Papers
Rolling Papers

"Having the opportunity to work with him as my editor and follow him as a filmmaker is a unique experience," says Rolling Papers' producer Katie Shapiro about Denver Post marijuana editor Ricardo Baca.

 
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Nils Lofgren by Eric Marcel
Nils Lofgren by Eric Marcel
Nils Lofgren by Eric Marcel

"I’m not burdened to play the five hits," says Nils Lofgren, who has had a 50-year musical career. "I play what works for the audience."

 
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Ron Pope and the Nighthawks
Ron Pope and the Nighthawks
Ron Pope and the Nighthawks

"All you can hope for is that the songs will resonate with people and feel good to you," says singer-songwriter Ron Pope about his self-titled debut with the Nighthawks. "If people don’t like them, I’m going to have to learn to...

 
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Stephen Kellogg
Stephen Kellogg
Stephen Kellogg

"I thought it would be cool to make a record where you unapologetically give over to the genres," says singer-songwriter Stephen Kellogg about his expansive new four-part album, SOUTH, WEST, NORTH, EAST.

 
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©ArethaFranklin
©ArethaFranklin
©ArethaFranklin

"Definitely not," says busy singer Aretha Franklin when asked if she'll ever retire from performing. "I will be singing all the way."

 
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Rayland Baxter
Rayland Baxter
Rayland Baxter

"I wanted to put some groove in it," says singer-songwriter Rayland Baxter about his approach to 'Imaginary Man.' "I wanted to put some California in it and draw from my more recent influences."