POND

Australian psych-rock band Pond has been making music together for nine years—the secret to their success? “We really enjoy each other’s company and creativity. We help each other break down preconceptions about what sounds good.”

MATT SORUM

“We would go to a town and the town would come to us, all the prettiest girls, all the craziest shit. That was their night to have Guns N’ Roses in town!” Guns N’ Roses’ drummer Matt Sorum gives insight into the golden years of rock and roll.

TEMPLES

All trippy vocals, clashing cymbals and experimental melodies, Temples harks back to the best of ‘60s psych rock. After uploading a few videos to YouTube, the band was signed and has hit the ground running.

CLOVES

Meet Cloves, a 19-year-old Australian singer-songwriter whose voice will remind you of her heroes Nina Simone and Amy Winehouse.

STARCRAWLER

“Tour in a big bus, play Madison Square Garden… and go triple platinum! Then we can finally make one of those docudramas about fighting and throwing things at each other.” L.A.-based rock band Starcrawler has big dreams for the future.

TERRACE MARTIN

Multi-instrumentalist and composer Terrace Marin talks growing up in Los Angeles in the ‘90s to making his way as one of today’s most relevant producers—you know, the one behind Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly and DAMN?

FAYE WEBSTER

Maybe the only country star signed to a rap label, Faye Webster grew up in the Atlanta hip hop scene, but was always drawn to the folk music that her grandfather introduced her to.

JAQUEL KNIGHT

At 19-years-old, Beyoncé’s creative director tapped JaQuel Knight to choreograph ‘Single Ladies’—the opportunity of a lifetime, especially for someone trying out for a backup dancer gig. 10 years later, Knight is still working with Queen Bey, and sits down with us to share his story.

WARPAINT

The LA-based alt-rock, all-female band has been playing together since 2004–they’ve crushed enough live shows, and slept in enough tour buses to fill a dozen rock memoirs. And thankfully, they’re still at it.

WHITNEY

Julien Ehrlich and Max Kakacek were totally broke when they started making music together as “Whitney”—nowadays they’re doing interviews with Elton John and playing Coachella.