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The Best Fit Interview

Chet Faker: “I haven’t really made correlations between the people who inspire me and the music that I make.”

The Aussie electro-soul artist chats with 'Best Fit' about late-night studio sessions, working with Flume and his debut LP, 'Built On Glass.'

The Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser: “I wanted something strong, bold, and classic”

The Walkmen's frontman discusses the band's hiatus, his new solo record (performed by an accidental supergroup) and his love of Sinatra.

“A different beast altogether” – Avey Tare talks Slasher Flicks

Ahead of his appearance at this year's Field Day in London's Victoria Park, we speak to Animal Collective's Avey Tare about his latest artistic reinvention.

Kevin Drew: “I can see Broken Social Scene recording again”

We talk to the legendary songwriter about his Arts & Crafts Label, "emotional constipation" and the future of Broken Social Scene.

patten: “Fixity is an illusion, and all is changing constantly…”

Ahead of his album launch this week, we catch up with the Warp signing for an hyper-intense talk about identity and technology.

Speedy Ortiz: “You just have to practice a lot on your own – that’s how you become a better musician and a better writer”

We talk teaching songwriting to the importance of the media with Sadie Dupuis - trained poet, comic book enthusiast and vocalist for the band.

The Notwist: “The songs are very different but hopefully it makes sense to put them together as a sort of puzzle or mosaic”

We talked to guitarist and vocalist Markus Acher about the effect of expanding their live setup, the importance of their artwork, and their love of writing scores for film and theatre.

Son Lux on Sisyphus: “It sounds to me like three friends in a room having fun and permitting one another the freedom to get smart and get stupid”

Ryan Lott talks about working with Sufjan Stevens and Serengeti as part of Sisyphus, his own Lanterns record, and why he'll never need the opinion of a critic.

Lucius: “We want it to feel like you were taking a journey with the music”

We talked to Jess Wolfe and Holly Proctor of the Brooklyn band about the nine different lives of their sound, their abandoned White Album cover record and the creative drive of jingle-writing.

Mac DeMarco: “How the fuck do all these people know who I am?”

Indie rock's high priest of debauchery delivered a stirring sermon to Best Fit on burnout, misrepresentation and his love of pinball.

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