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It Happened On The Road

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Yesod Williams of Pepper

There are a million and one things that can go awry while on tour, from the mundane to the absurd to the downright dangerous. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15%…

By Stephen Bidwell
Jan 31, 2020

Idles’ Jon Beavis

If there’s one thing that Brighton, England’s Idles is renowned for, it’s a commitment to community. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine 47 Years of Archives (500+…

Lia Braswell
Dec 27, 2019

Ty Segall and GØGGS’ Charles Moothart

A multi-instrumentalist from Los Angeles, Moothart has spent the last decade crisscrossing the globe with his impossibly prolific pal Ty Segall, supporting a slew of projects ranging from lo-fi garage rock to glam to psych pop and hardcore punk. TO…

by David Jarnstrom
Feb 27, 2019

Courtney Barnett’s Dave Mudie

Alright drummers, let’s go over that international travel checklist one last time: suitcase, cell phone, cell phone charger, snare and cymbals (assuming there’s a backline kit being provided at your destination), sticks, in-ears, drum key, and, most importantly, your passport.…

by Patrick Berkery
Jul 31, 2018

Belle and Sebastian’s Richard Colburn

For a touring band, life can imitate This Is Spinal Tap in any number of ways, from getting lost backstage to prop and gear malfunctions to, of course, drummers spontaneously combusting. And then there are predicaments that not even the…

by Patrick Berkery
Mar 28, 2018