Chris Carrabba takes a look back at his first album for the 10th anniversary of The Swiss Army Romance, remembers his time in Further Seems Forever, explains why he’s never set out to write a hit, and updates what’s next for Dashboard Confessional.
Andrew McMahon gives an inside scoop into writing and recording the upcoming third Jack’s Mannequin record, the Something Corporate reunion, Dear Jack Foundation’s continuing efforts to fight cancer, and how his life has finally started to come into focus.
Singer-songwriter Joshua Radin discusses starting fresh on his third album The Rock and the Tide, the rush of recording live, the strange ways technology has affected romance, and why life is all about being open to trying new things.
Frontman Jim Adkins discusses the process behind Jimmy Eat World’s seventh album Invented, writing songs from varying perspectives, why you shouldn’t censor yourself, and embracing your ideas, whether they’re good or bad.
Lead singer Stephen Christian discusses writing Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place as a contradictory, coming-of-age record, working with producer Brendan O’Brien, the pressure-filled trials of New Surrender, and the weird side of Anberlin.
Bassist Sergio Vega talks about the bittersweet emotion of joining Deftones, the rejuvenating jamming sessions for Diamond Eyes, and the organic nature of music.