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Sound & Vision: The Financial Benefits of Being a Band Down Under

Australia’s federal government will spend more than three times as much money on artists and musicians as the U.S. will this year. Sound and Vision contributor Celine Teo-Blockey talks to the Australian group Haiku Hands about how that money is allowing them to break out internationally.


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Sound & Vision: Seattle vs. Nashville

It's called Music City, USA for a reason -- Nashville has been long been a destination for Country and Americana artists, including some from Seattle. Sound and Vision reporter Lisa Craze spoke with former Seattleites Aaron English, Kate Tucker, Bradford Loomis and Willow Scribner about why they ...


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Sound & Vision: L.A. vs. Seattle

Seattle has changed a lot in 10 years -- the cost of buying a house has doubled and rent has increased by nearly 70% in the region. Which has led some artists to reconsider if it's worth it to stay or move to a bigger city like Los Angeles. Sound & Vision host Emily Fox spoke with a few forme...


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A Tribe Called Red on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and Music

A Tribe Called Red talks about how the issue of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls comes up in their music.


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Sound & Vision: SassyBlack on Mental Health and Afrofuturism

SassyBlack discusses how mental health and Afrofuturism feature on her latest album.


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Sound & Vision: The Origins and Themes of The Highwomen

Sound and Vision host Emily Fox spoke with Natalie Hemby about the group’s start and gender parity in the country music industry.


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Sound & Vision: Themes & Sonic Inspiration on the New Bon Iver Album

Sound and Vision host Emily Fox spoke with Bon Iver members Sean Carey and Jenn Wasner about the themes and sonic inspirations for their latest album.


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Sound & Vision: Noah Gundersen on His New Album Lover

Noah Gundersen’s music is often personal – even confessional. In Gundersen’s latest album, Lover (Cooking Vinyl), he again turns his focus inward, but with more self-awareness. Sound & Vision host Emily Fox spoke with Gundersen about his new album and how aging has affected his music.


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Sound & Vision: Chris Ballew of Caspar Babypants on his Journey from '90s Alt Rock to Children's Musician

Chris Ballew made a name for himself fronting the Seattle-based band, The Presidents of the United States of America. For the last 10 years however, Ballew has been a prolific children's musician – releasing 16 albums for kids under the pseudonym Caspar Babypants. Sound and Vision host John Richa...


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Sound & Vision: How the U.S. Visa Process Creates Barriers for Both International Artists and Local Venues

For artists and musicians, it’s not easy to perform in the United States if you are coming from another country. Obtaining a visa is expensive and complicated. Musicians are sometimes detained at the border and are forced to cancel shows. In fact, for many musicians living north or south of the U...


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Sound & Vision: Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein on Their New Album The Center Won't Hold

Sleater-Kinney guitarist and singer Carrie Brownstein spoke with Sound & Vision host Emily Fox about The Center Won’t Hold, how she’s seen the music industry change for women, and the departure of drummer Janet Weiss from the band.


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Sound & Vision: How "Nothing Arrived" by Villagers Got Me Through My Miscarriage

Writer Rachel Stevens reflects on how the Villagers song helped her through her miscarriage.


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