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Margo Nahas and Jay Vigon on Making Album Covers for Prince, Van Halen, Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac

Margo Nahas and Jay Vigon are partners in life, love, and business, and have designed classic album covers by iconic acts like Fleetwood Mac and Prince. The pair discuss what it was like to work with these artists as well as how they met, why they moved from LA to Iowa, and the secret to a long-lasting partnership.

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Huey Lewis is pictured on the cover of his 2020 album, "Weather."

Huey Lewis and the News on His Hearing, the Power of Love, and More

Huey Lewis: Some of his lies are true, including the ones about stowing away on a plane to Europe, playing soccer with Black Sabbath and Ozzy, and being dressed by Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy. He also touches upon his meteoric rise to fame in the 1980s and his struggles with Ménière’s disease.

Steven Wilson is pictured in this shot by Lasse Hoile

Steven Wilson on ‘The Future Bites,’ Porcupine Tree, and ‘Album Years’ Podcast

Steven Wilson may be best known for his solo work and the progressive rock he made with Porcupine Tree, but he’s been a key part of over a dozen projects.

Seattle-based singer Lady A

Lady A on Musical Life and Legal Battle with Band Formerly Known as Lady Antebellum

Lady A (the Seattle-based singer) discusses her ongoing dispute with Lady A (the Nashville-based trio), as well as her long career in music and how her life experiences brought her to this moment.

This is the Kit: Kate Stables on ‘Off Off On,’ Wordplay, and Lizzo

This is the Kit began as an open-mic act in the early 2000s. Kate Stables reveals how she turned it into a sturdy full-band project over the past 15 years.

AJR members Ryan, Jack, and Adam Metzger

AJR Brothers Jack and Ryan on ‘Bang,’ Concert Livestream, and Tour Tips

AJR is comprised of three brothers—Adam, Jack, and Ryan Metzger. Their first initials are where the name comes from. Their music career began on the streets of New York City, where they would busk together for hours at a time for years. The two brothers who take part in this interview—Ryan and Jack—say that years of trying to get people’s attention off the streets was formative to their work ethic and the constant need to one-up themselves with their live show.

Gavin Rossdale is pictured with other members of the band Bush.

Gavin Rossdale on 25 Years of Bush, Jamming with His Children, and More

Gavin Rossdale had tracked all of the songs on what would become Bush’s multiplatinum debut, but he was still painting dentist’s offices. In this wide-ranging interview, he talks sudden (and enduring) success, his favorite Gwen Stefani tunes, and more.

Lee "Scratch" Perry is shown performing in 2016.

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry on Bob Marley, Dub, Reggae, and Production

Lee “Scratch” Perry passed away on August 29th, 2021. We were fortunate enough to interview the Upsetter in 2020, for the 50th episode of the Music is My Life podcast. What follows is a very surreal interview about his life, dub, reggae, and revolution.

The Go! Team are pictured, sitting in a circle on a basketball court.

The Go! Team on Longevity, ‘Cookie Scene,’ and More

Go! Team founders Ian Parton and Ninja discuss how they turned a solo kitchen recording project into a sustainable live collective.

Joe Wong has recently released his solo debut, "Nite Creatures."

Joe Wong on ‘The Trap Set,’ Scoring for Netflix, and Solo Debut

Joe Wong has been in and out of indie bands since the late 1990s, starting a touring life at the age of 17. He has played drums for the likes of Marnie Stearn, Parts and Labor, and Mary Timony. At the age of 40, it seems like he has finally arrived, with a solo debut and scoring gigs for popular Netflix shows.