Artist of The Day: Interpol

posted by Cassie Betten on 08/09/2018

Thursday August 9th: INTERPOL

Happy Birthday to drummer Sam Fogarino!

One of the leading post-punk revivalists of the 2000s and 2010s, Interpol took their cues from Joy Division and the Chameleons, fashioning a darkly atmospheric sound helmed by intricate guitars and Paul Banks' somber baritone. The group also had a striking visual presence marked by the members' fondness for suits, which only strengthened their stately, British-influenced appeal. After a “refreshing” hiatus from 2012 to January 2017, Interpol announced that their sixth album would be out in 2018. Music website Pitchfork noted that the album was titled Marauder in their Guide to New Albums: Summer 2018 list. It was subsequently removed from the list, however…

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