Q&A: Kasabian’s Serge Pizzorno Talks ‘For Crying Out Loud,’ Touring the U.S. and His Band’s Shape-Shifting Career

Q&A: Kasabian’s Serge Pizzorno Talks ‘For Crying Out Loud,’ Touring the U.S. and His Band’s Shape-Shifting Career

Kasabian is practically a household name among alternative rock fans in Britain. Hailing from Leicester (located just outside Birmingham), the band’s 2004 self-titled debut record sold more than a million copies at home and spawned four top 20 singles. Since then, each successive studio release has entered the U.K. charts at No. 1. The four-piece […]

The Wonders of Vinyl, Guitar Solos and ‘The Simpsons’: Q&A with Matthew Sweet 

The Wonders of Vinyl, Guitar Solos and ‘The Simpsons’: Q&A with Matthew Sweet 

Modern technology, a major relocation and personal loss all influenced Tomorrow Forever, Matthew Sweet’s first studio album in nearly six years. Among the veteran rock musician and Nebraska native’s strongest solo efforts to date, it features guest appearances from Rod Argent (The Zombies), Gary Louris (Jayhawks), Debbi Peterson (The Bangles), Ric Menck and Paul Chastain […]

Saint Motel Front Man A/J Jackson on Beethoven, Mariachis, Virtual Reality and Reggie Watts (Q&A)

Saint Motel Front Man A/J Jackson on Beethoven, Mariachis, Virtual Reality and Reggie Watts (Q&A)

Los Angeles-based alt-pop band Saint Motel made their full-length indie debut with 2012’s memorable Voyeur, but came to international prominence two years later after putting out the My Type EP via Elektra Records. The jaunty title track went top 20 in Italy, Scotland and Canada and did even better in America. It was followed by […]