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Kingston, JamaicaThe Soft Side of I-Octane
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The Soft Side of I-Octane

How does an imaginative little boy from Clarendon, Jamaica become a dancehall and reggae juggernaut? We I-Octane himself how he became the chart-topping singer he is today, without ever t putting on a hardcore front. We even threw in some mood lighting.
Brooklyn, United StatesTender Moments with New Look
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Tender Moments with New Look

Sara Ruba and Adam Pavao make sophisticated electropop that puts the Thompson Twins to shame. The wedded Canadian duo is also cute enough to make you hurl – in a good way! In this intimate interview with the vocalist/producer pair they put out all the...
Nottingham, United KingdomThe New History of Star Slinger
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The New History of Star Slinger

Star Slinger has a philosophical approach to sampling. The British DJ/producer describes his crate-digging techniques as “taking something from history…and making a new history out of it.” His beats--two parts hip-hop, one part pop--are certainly...
Oslo, NorwayKvelertak: “It’s Just Rock Music”
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Kvelertak: “It’s Just Rock Music”

Before Kvelertak raged through their set at Club Europa in Brooklyn, we sat down with the Norwegian metal six piece to find out how they got their sound, why frontman Erlend Hjelvik only sings in Norwegian, and a little bit about their surprising fans....
Warri, NigeriaNneka Rediscovers Nigeria
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Nneka Rediscovers Nigeria

We sat down with Nneka for a one-on-one interview after her beautiful, in-studio performances of “Shining Star,” “My Home,” and “Camouflage." In our exclusive interview, the soulful singer Nneka talks about political corruption, speaking your mind, and...
Tokyo, JapanMetal Die Hards Dir En Grey Tell Their Tale
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Metal Die Hards Dir En Grey Tell Their Tale

Progressive death metal heavyweights Dir En Grey survived the earthquake that struck Japan in March of 2011 and so did their music. Not only did they live to tell the tale, but they pushed through their...
Guadalajara, MexicoThe Gender Bending Story of Le Butcherettes
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The Gender Bending Story of Le Butcherettes

Before the performance we sat down with Teresa Suaréz AKA Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes to talk about what motivates her as an artist. She pulled Mars Volta founder Omar Rodriguez-Lopezin front...