Published Aug 26, 2011From coast to coast, the September issue of Exclaim! is now making its way across Canada. As per usual, there is a huge selection of interviews, features, reviews and more, all of which can also be found online here at Exclaim.ca.
This month, our cover features indie's most loved Euro-folk band Beirut. Frontman Zach Condon sat down with Exclaim!, shedding light on his long-gestating new record The Rip Tide, getting a vocal coach and exploring Mexican music and culture.
Red Hot Chili Peppers are back as well with I'm With You, their first album in five years (and the first with new guitarist Josh Klinghoffer). To commemorate the release, the "funky monks" are featured in this month's Timeline. In our Questionnaire, Today Is the Day frontman Steve Austin answered a bevy of questions, talking about Rihanna and Ke$ha, playing CBGB and more.
We also sat down with Library Voices to discuss recording their anticipated sophomore effort Summer of Lust, while fellow Torontonians Tasseomancy (formerly Ghost Bees) talk to us about their haunting new long-player Ulalume and the twin dynamic that permeates the band's work.
The ghosts of country legends past run through the veins of Hank 3, who opened up about a fateful one-night stand and the work ethic that's been the backbone of his career. Members of Man Man, Modest Mouse and Islands make up indie supergroup Mister Heavenly, who tell us about their "doom-wop" full-length debut on Sub Pop, Out Of Love. And Saidah Baba Talibah talked to us about her dangerously funky and soulful debut (S)cream.
September's web exclusive interviews feature Kittie frontwoman Morgan Lander, as well as director Morgan Spurlock and Kreayshawn.
Meanwhile, our Music School section includes guitarist Harry Manx, who talks about his signature instrument in What I Play. We also have music industry job advice in Ask Allison and find out about a new charity for down-and-out musicians in September's Need to Know.
Our videogame feature this month is all about love and the new Japanese puzzle-horror/relationship game Catherine. And, yep, it's about as weird as it sounds.
To catch up on these features and more, pick up a copy of the new September issue of Exclaim! or check out all the content, plus much more, here at Exclaim.ca.