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A Journalist’s Guide to Successfully Interviewing Anybody

Interviews are one of the many perks that come with your title in the media industry. They function as your excuse to pick a stranger’s brain and speak with them as if you’ve been friends for years.

But fostering the ideal, conversational-yet-informative interview is difficult — especially if you’re new to the process.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #79: Brand New on “Be High”

Down to earth with a smile you can hear through the phone, California-based hip-hop artist Brand New (Brandon Moss) is here to spread insight and inspire others with his truth.

Following the release of his single “Be High,” which touches upon the chaos of the pandemic and social injustices this year, we spoke to Moss via telephone to dive deeper into the single.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #78: Midnight Ambassador Reflects on Latest Single, “Mirror”

London-based indie-pop project Midnight Ambassador continues to spread powerful, positive messages — even through their latest release, “Mirror,” which the Midnight Ambassador himself described as a “poem of self-hatred.”

Recently, we spoke to André Graca via telephone for an introspective interview about his start in music and how he has grown as an artist.

Graca was incredibly open and personable as we reflected on “Mirror” and the darker side of self care.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #77: Novarium on Creating “Virus”

The bi-coastal goth-metal band Novarium is re-emerging from their hiatus. They’re back — and with a viral vengeance.

Recently, we spoke to Novarium via email to learn more about their musical roots and their latest single, “Virus.” As a whole, the band is packed with personality and brimming with an energy that radiates beyond their immensely captivating sound.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #75: A Heart-to-Heart on Agoraphobia with Katie Wood

Iridescent London-based power-pop artist Katie Wood uses the electricity of a nostalgic 80’s sound and sense of fashion to spark her heartfelt lyricism to life. Her aura is empowering and truly awe-inspiring.

Recently, we spoke to Wood via email for a candid discussion about her latest track, “Uh Huh Yeah,” which openly describes her experiences with agoraphobia.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #73: L’Suavo Dives Into the “Deep End”

Personable and down to Earth, Florida-based pop and R&B artist L’Suavo draws from his emotions and paints with his honesty to foster an open relationship with his listeners.

Following the release of his melodic and alluring single, “Deep End,” we spoke to L’Suavo via telephone to learn more about the track and his musical roots.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #72: Bad Honey on “Circles” and Their Musical Duo

Hailing from South East London, the fluid, soft, and introspective soul-pop duo Bad Honey allures listeners into a dream-like trance with their latest single, “Circles.”

Recently, we spoke to Lydia Clowes and Teresa Origone to learn more about the origins of Bad Honey, “Circles,” their lockdown EP, and what their plans are going forward.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #71: Floss on Her Debut Single, “Kings & Queens”

Dripping dreamy melodies and sultry vocals, UK-based alternative artist Floss made an upbeat debut last month with her single, “Kings & Queens.”

Recently, we spoke to Floss via telephone to learn more about the budding of her music career as well as the story behind “Kings & Queens.”

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Tune-In Tuesdays #70: Maxine Ashley on “Runaway”

After diving into the music industry at 13-years-old and getting signed by Pharrell Williams just a few years later, Maxine Ashley has established herself as a fierce, independent R&B/pop artist and model.

Last month, the unbelievably down to Earth and lovable artist released her very candid single, “Runaway,” which details the rollercoaster of learning to be honest with yourself and your partner in a relationship.

Recently, we spoke to Ashley via telephone to learn more about her start in music and the story behind “Runaway.”

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Tune-In Tuesdays #69: Brudini on “From Darkness, Light”

Using music as a medium to convey his deep and introspective journey, indie artist Brudini encourages the listener to soul-search alongside him in his upcoming debut album, “From Darkness, Light.”

Recently, we spoke to Brudini via telephone to learn more about the story behind the album and the path he traversed to fully embrace his passion for music.

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