The Reverb Interview

Tune-Yards on awareness, Haitian influence in “Nikki Nack”

Tune-Yards on awareness, Haitian influence in "Nikki Nack"

Tune-Yards talks Haitian drumming influences and the importance of awareness in dance music on her new album, “Nikki Nack.”



Pretty Lights talks a new project, SnowBall and “pressing play”

Pretty Lights

Pretty Lights spills about an upcoming music project, what he thinks about the new home of Snowball and “pressing play.”



Kishi Bashi talks his new album, Lou Reed and Of Montreal ahead of SXSW 2014

Kishi Bashi @ Bluebird Theater

Kishi Bashi chatted with us last week about the magical realism of his music, the reality of going solo and how Lou Reed influenced his new album.



Angel Olsen on karaoke and the ’80s killing country music

Thanks to her intense stage presence, powerful voice and command of the Larimer Lounge crowd, Angel Olsen showed why she is a band to watch at SXSW this week. Photo by Zia Anger.

With Cola on her mind, Angel Olsen talks the (de)evolution of country, how she approaches performance and karaoke.



White Denim’s Steve Terebecki talks bogan rock and “Corsicana Lemonade”

White Denim @ the Larimer Lounge

White Denim’s Steve Terebecki talks Tame Impala, recording at Jeff Tweedy’s studio and what he knows about the town their new album is named for.



Belly Up Aspen: What brings Flaming Lips, the National and more to the little mountain venue?

The Flaming Lips @ The Belly Up

This year the Belly Up Aspen brings Flaming Lips, the National and more, but what is it about the 450-capacity mountain venue that brings such acts?



Destroyer’s Dan Bejar on singing in a language he’s “only half-fluent in”

Destroyer's Dan Bejar on singing in a language he's "only half-fluent in"

Ahead of his solo show at the Larimer Lounge, Destroyer’s Dan Bejar talks to Reverb about singing Spanish covers and loneliness.



Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker talks Flaming Lips influences, his disco-funk band

Tame Impala @ Terminal 5

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker chats with Reverb about how Flaming Lips influenced the band and exploring other musical endeavors such as a disco-funk band.



Sleigh Bells’ Derek Miller talks “Bitter Rivals,” hip-hop collaborations

Sleigh Bells @ the Larimer Lounge

Reverb talks to Sleigh Bells’ Derek Miller ahead of the Denver show about “Bitter Rivals” and hip-hop collaborations.



Phantogram’s Sarah Barthel on “The Hunger Games” soundtrack and a major label bidding war

Phantogram plays the Gothic Theatre on Saturday. Photo courtesy of the band's Facebook.

Phantogram’s Sarah Barthel talks to Reverb about the duo’s track on the upcoming “Hunger Games” soundtrack and its major label bidding war that landed them with Republic Records.