• Arrington de Dionyso

    Arrington de Dionyso

    Despite a discography that would make you expect a persona along the lines of a reincarnated Captain Beefheart, in conversation, Arrington de Dionyso is polite and eager to communicate his artistic mission in as understated a manner as possible. Ink 19 caught up with the artist on a rare day off, somewhere in Texas, to speak about his new album Malaikat Dan Singa, performance, and making music to conjure spirits.

  • Michael Rother

    Michael Rother

    Fans of cutting-edge electronic music most likely have Michael Rother to thank. Rother was one of the prime movers in a German music scene, dubbed krautrock, that still sets the standard for exciting, weird, and groovy music. Ink 19 had the pleasure of chatting with Rother, who seems as comfortable with creating new music as he is with being a careful archivist of the music and legacy of his previous bands.

  • Leonard Cohen

    Leonard Cohen

    Matthew Moyer finds himself in the same concert hall as Leonard Cohen, holy clown, dour prophet, borscht belt crooner, and true legend — in Tampa, Florida, no less.

  • Gary Giddins

    Gary Giddins

    After thirty years, music critic Gary Giddins is still listening, still watching, and still… writing a multi-volume biography of your grandma’s favorite crooner, Bing Crosby? Ink 19 sat down with Giddins to talk about the shape of jazz to come.

  • Lullatone

    Lullatone

    Musical duos have become their own genre, much in the same way the Beatles helped define the bass, drums, guitars rock quartet. Matthew Moyer looks inside the husband/wife duo of Lullatone to explore the seriousness of toy instruments and just how much babies love Busta Rhymes.

  • Mr. Quintron and Miss Pussycat

    Mr. Quintron and Miss Pussycat

    If you didn’t catch Mr. Quintron and Miss Pussycat’s Jacksonville performance, as our own Matthew Moyer did, then you missed out on one seriously artistic explosion of wonder.

  • Legendary Pink Dots

    Legendary Pink Dots

    Matthew Moyer swoons over the voices inside the heads of The Legendary Pink Dots.

  • Phosphorescent

    Phosphorescent

    Phosphorescent bathed Jacksonville in a pool of saturated country rock, fairly drenching Matthew Moyer in the glory.

  • Peter Murphy

    Peter Murphy

    When Gothic godfather (oh stop it) Peter Murphy swept into Jacksonville on the 4th of July with a bag full of hits and Bauhaus classics, Matthew Moyer dropped his bottle rockets and went to check out the REAL fiireworks.

  • pacific UV

    pacific UV

    Matthew Moyer gets all dreeeeeeeamy with Portland’s upstart dreampop army, pacific UV. They’ve just released an album that rivals Sigur Ros for lushness – what’s next?

  • Bergraven

    Bergraven

    Matthew Moyer talks with atmospheric metal mastermind Per Gustaffssons, aka Bergraven about creating music in isolation, the genius of Lindsey Buckingham, and what makes metal an ideal form of expression.

  • Nire

    Nire

    Matthew Moyer gets quiet with boy/girl duo Nire, cracking the code from Portland.

  • Alan Vega

    Alan Vega

    Suicide devotee Matthew Moyer sits down with Alan Vega to talk about his new solo album Station, the mysteries of the creative process, whether Bruce Springsteen is indeed the Boss, becoming an entertainer and… a family man. This be the verse.

  • David J

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