The 81-year-old talks about the songs that have meant the most to her, from timeworn traditional odes to a hit from the Pretty Woman soundtrack, while chronicling her own remarkable story.
Staying close with childhood friends is hard. Staying close with childhood friends while being in one of the most painfully vulnerable bands on earth is even harder.
The onetime Bratmobile leader talks about the songs that comforted, emboldened, and defined her across the last 46 years, from Babes in Toyland to Bow Wow Wow.
A breakdown of the shifting politics, loyal fans, diverse sounds, and random nonsense that defined this year's UK mega-festival.
Everything you need to know about the new Grateful Dead tribute album curated by members of the National, along with insight on the band’s legacy from artists including Courtney Barnett, Real Estate, and more.
The West Coast singer and producer mixes meditative synths with organic instrumentation to create a beautifully bespoke sound world.
Though she may be best known as a footnote to the careers of icons like Patti Smith and Chet Baker, the late French singer Lizzy Mercier Descloux was a visionary in her own right who encapsulated limitless post-punk ideals. In light of a new reissue series, Laura Snapes chronicles her pioneering solo work.
In the third installment of our series that looks at DIY clubs around the world, writer Laura Snapes and photographers Toby Keane, Sophie Harris Taylor, and Fresh to Death visit London's Corsica Studios.
The 70-year-old comedy legend and accomplished banjo player tells Laura Snapes about the music of his life: being blown away by Chuck Berry at age 10, learning technique from Spanish guitar master Andrés Segovia in college, zoning out to Enya in the ‘90s, and rediscovering bluegrass through Napster.
With her bullshit-piercing flow and introspective intensity, London's Little Simz already has the likes of Mos Def and Kendrick Lamar singing her praises. Laura Snapes talks to her about being a confident role model for young girls and how she wants to shake up a music industry that is “boring as fuck.”