Home Again: Dan Boeckner on Making Wolf Parade’s New Album in the Woods of a Remote Island in the Pacific Northwest
Interview by Kurt B. Reighley
Canadian post-punk combo Wolf Parade returns to its classic three-man line-up on the new album Thin Mind. For guitarist Dan Boeckner, writing and recording on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, also required reflection on his early years living there and the nature of contemporary existence. But most importantly, he’s stoked to come back to Tucson.
The Cycle of Death, Growth and Rebirth: Karl Sanders on the new Nile lineup and 'Vile Nilotic Rites'
Interview by Parisa Eshrati
Upon the release of Nile's ninth studio album, Vile Nilotic Rites, we spoke via email with founding member Karl Sanders on the rebirth of the band. We discuss the parallels of the band's journey to ancient Egyptian literature, drawing from The Book of the Dead to understand how the tumultuous path ultimately led to the new lineup, new album and re-invigoration of his musical passion.