Allie Volpe

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Long Live The National

With the release of the band's seventh album 'Sleep Well Beast,' the indie rock stalwarts look to make their legacy a lasting one.
Allie Volpe
9.12.17
Broadly

I Did Hypnosis with My Mom to Try and Cure Our Shared Anxiety

I don't know if my tendency to panic is inherited, learned, or a combination of the two. What I do know is that my mom feared the devil might possess me as a baby.
Allie Volpe
5.13.17
Interviews

The Deep Thoughts and Smooth Pop of Slow Dancer

We talk to the Aussie singer, set to drop his second LP 'In a Mood,' this June. Plus, here's the first listen of this new song "It Goes On."
Allie Volpe
3.28.17
Festivals

The Best Places to Cry at SXSW

The only guide you need for music's biggest week.
Allie Volpe
3.14.17
Festivals

Two Months' Rent in a Day or “Exposure”: How Austin Musicians Juggle Work at SXSW

Tip well in Austin: Your bartender might be in your new favorite band.
Allie Volpe
3.13.17
Interviews

It's Lit Upon the Lake: How Whitney Became a Real Band for Real People

The Chicago band's songwriters talk about Ludacris's Instagram and moving on from past projects with their new album 'Light Upon The Lake.'
Allie Volpe
4.26.16
Interviews

Brewskies with the Bearskies: Drinking in the Name of Indie Rock with Bear Hands

The Brooklyn band reflects on partying and growing older with their new album 'You’ll Pay For This.'
Allie Volpe
4.14.16
Interviews

Thao Nguyen Gets Down and Gets Personal: "Everyone Is Just Trying Communicate"

The indie stalwart's fifth album, 'A Man Alive,' excavates her relationship with her estranged father, and the shows are bringing people to tears.
Allie Volpe
4.7.16
Interviews

It Hurts Until It Doesn't: Mothers Rock Through Fury and Sometimes Tears

The Athens, Georgia, band's debut album 'When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired' is singer-songwriter prog rock for grown up emo kids.
Allie Volpe
4.1.16
Features

Stuck on Day Wave, California's Melancholy Dreamer

We paid a visit to Jackson Phillips's Oakland home before his new EP 'Hard to Read' comes out to see where he makes the laid-back music that's grabbing tastemakers' attention.
Allie Volpe
2.25.16