Interviews

Interview: Yury

May 26, 2015
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The other day we got the chance to sit down with Yury, a Pittsburgh­based rapper who’s currently studying audio production at CMU. We talked about music, his background, and his new album Entropy. The Cut: Are you originally from Pittsburgh? Yury: No, I was actually born in Minsk, Belarus. I moved to Israel when I was...

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Interview: Dan Deacon

May 18, 2015
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Interview by: Imogen Todd Photos by: Jonathan Leung Dan Deacon is an electronic musician from Baltimore, Maryland known for his energetic live performances. He recently released a new album, Gliss Riffer. The Cut sat down with Deacon before one of his shows to chat about texture, trombones, and relaxation. The Cut: What was your...

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Interview: Lotus

April 9, 2015
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Interview: Lotus

Interview by: Sid Bhadeauria Photo by: Lindsay Corry Lotus is an instrumental electronic jam band formed in Indiana in 1999, now based in Philadelphia and Denver. The band is characterized by its blend of funk-rock and electronica. In addition to being an extremely active live band, with over 100 shows a year, the band...

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Interview: Memphis Hill

March 16, 2015
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Interview: Memphis Hill

Interview by: Jake Lee Photo by: Chloe Chia Memphis Hill. Sounds like the name of a band, doesn’t it? All five of the members agree with the name Collin and Alex chose back when they started the band while attending CMU. One of the first things one notices when listening to Memphis Hill is...

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Interview: OK Go

December 29, 2014
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Interview: OK Go

Interview by: Donovan Powers Photo by: Samantha Ward Ok Go is a pop-rock band that was formed back in 2000. The group rose to popularity with the release of its self-titled album.  It became a viral hit after the music video was released for the single “Here It Goes Again,” which exploded on YouTube and changed the way...

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