Soft Focus

  • Jena Friedman Helps the 'Cannibal Cop' Find Love in Her New Show

    The comedian on her new Adult Swim special, a deranged parody of TV news shows like '60 Minutes.'

  • Mike Watt

    Mike Watt's contributions to the much underappreciated world of the bass are staggering. If you've spent any amount of time around the instrument or someone who's played it, you're probably familiar with him.

  • At ATP UK - Pete Kember

    On this third episode of Soft Focus at ATP UK, Ian Svenonius sits down with one of the world’s greatest rock and roll experimentalists, Pete Kember.

  • At ATP UK - Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore

    Sitting down with two perennially fine composers, writers, and artists—and one-half of Sonic Youth.

  • At ATP UK - J Mascis

    J opens up about the secrets of songwriting, an east-coast punk upbringing, and his near total disregard for bass.

  • Dead Moon

    Fred and Toody Cole are part of the Greatest Generation of Rockers.

  • Goo In Your Hand!

    This just in! Ben Rayner went to the My Bloody Valentine ATP in December and made a zine out of what he saw. He also partied with an obscure Canadian group called Fucked Up.

  • At ATP - Buzz Osborne

    Buzz Osborne is still in our books as the all-time king of heavy stoner shit.The day he graduated high school he turned to three of his friends and said “Hey, let’s form that band the Melvins.”

  • At ATP - Suicide

    Suicide are best known as the old New York punk band that most of the other old New York punk bands hated. Now everyone loves them.

  • At ATP - Jon Spencer

    Jon Spencer was and is one of the greatest musical guys of our time, and if you weren’t into Pussy Galore or Boss Hog or Blues Explosion at some point, you are not a badass. Sorry.

  • Graham Coxon

    Former Blur guitarist Graham Coxon on why Brits write off American bands as lazy. In this edition of Soft Focus, Ian speaks with former Blur guitarist Graham Coxon. Graham discusses his mixed feelings about being dragged through the whole Blur vs...

  • Alan and Richard Bishop

    The Sun CIty Girls show us how to kill the entire government.