Avril Lavigne: “I’m a strong person and I like to have the message of strength in my music.”
Interpol’s Paul Banks: “Depression, mood swings, and art making go hand-in-hand.”
Perfume Genius: “My process is usually super isolated. This time was built in a room with other people from the beginning.”
Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil: “We were aware that we were quirky post-punk, but then we started incorporating psychedelic elements.”
Tei Shi: “The year started out bleak for me. I experienced this mass depression that we’re all now feeling at the beginning.”
Conversation with Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Consultant, Dr. Matisa Wilbon: “We all play a part in this”