Dan Weiss

Premieres

The Eight-Year Search for a Lost Ghanaian DIY Musician

A new documentary from Red Bull Music Academy shines a light on Ata Kak, the globetrotting songwriter that a music blog made an international star.
Dan Weiss
9.29.17
Features

'OK Computer' Was Right About Computers

Radiohead turned toward electronic music to make their third album—which just turned 20—into a prescient techno-dystopia.
Dan Weiss
6.26.17
Features

Aphex Twin's 'Richard D. James Album' Is Still Inventively Immature 20 Years Later

The British producer's 1996 album used the idea of childhood as a lens to find the humanity in an often cold style—it still feels like the future.
Dan Weiss
11.4.16
Thump

The Unlikely Rise of FL Studio, The Internet’s Favorite Production Software

Porter Robinson, Madeon, and Soulja Boy explain how one shockingly simple program gave 2010s hip-hop and EDM their respective sounds.
Dan Weiss
10.12.16
Features

The Unlikely Rise of FL Studio, The Internet’s Favorite Production Software

Porter Robinson, Madeon, and Soulja Boy explain how one shockingly simple program gave 2010s hip-hop and EDM their respective sounds.
Dan Weiss
10.12.16
Interviews

I Went to High School with the Leader of the So-Called Emo Revival

Catching up with classmate Evan Weiss about Sunny Day Real Estate, Miley Cyrus, and John C. Reilly.
Dan Weiss
4.3.14
Interviews

Jerry Cantrell of Alice in Chains Loves Horns and High Volumes, Twitter Not So Much

Alice in Chains' surviving mouthpiece has some things he'd like to clear up.
Dan Weiss
10.2.13
we saw this

We Saw Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake at Yankee Stadium

Welcome to Samsung World, where crushing perfection rule all and Jay Z and Justin Timberlake are totally okay with sharing a stage for two hours straight.
Dan Weiss
7.22.13
Interviews

We Interviewed Brandon Boyd from Incubus

The Incubus leader speaks about his project Sons of the Sea, playing Ozzfest, and the possibility about an all-girl Incubus cover band called Succubus.
Dan Weiss
7.19.13
Interviews

Beyond the Valley of the Dismemberment Plan

We speak to one of the pioneers of indie about, well, everything.
Dan Weiss
7.15.13
Features

D’Angelo Has Nothing to Do With Your R&B Resurgence

Neo-soul has more than one artist worth your time even if they lack an easy entry point like sampling Beach House or name-dropping Coachella.
Dan Weiss
3.11.13
Features

X - Take My Husband, Please

There is a girl in X, in case you were wondering why they’re always listed perpendicular to the Pistols/Clash/Ramones in a punk conversation.
Dan Weiss
1.10.13
0102