The band on songwriting, growing up in Madrid, and more.
A music video premiere, plus a chat with the musicians about collaboration and catharsis.
A song premiere, plus a chat with the singer-songwriter about taking control of her work, getting out of toxic relationships, and more.
The London-based musician on her influences, her songwriting process, and the importance of focusing on what you love.
We talk with one of our favorite songwriters about getting your message across.
To mark the release of her new album A Seat at the Table, the artist sings the first song she ever wrote.
“Put it out there”: Michelle Zauner talks about accepting imperfection, and her new The Craft–inspired video.
April 2016: A cover of Des’ree’s “You Gotta Be.”
The premiere of a music video that’s all about texture and feelings.
Let a song or lyric be your muse.
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