Interview

Christine Kelly

Owner of Tridroid Records on running a cassette label, choosing which bands to work with, and the value of good art.

From the avantgarde metal of Violet Cold to the stoner rock of Mothership and everything in between, owner Christine Kelly of Tridroid Records has been supporting the musical visions of creative people from around the world ever since she bought the label in 2016. They’ve issued gorgeous boutique cassette re-releases of high profile bands (the first Enslaved album, Vikingligr Veldi and Wardruna’s Runaljod – Ragnarok, among others) while also championing a wide variety of lesser…

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Interview

David Paul Seymour

Insight from the prolific illustrator on why good art should be important to bands, plus advice on approaching artists for work and maintaining a high level of productivity.

If you’re involved in the doom or stoner scene, you’re probably familiar with the work of Minnesota-based artist, David Paul Seymour as his work has been quite popular with the weedian set for the last few years. At dank, dimly lit shows overrun with faded prints on black tshirts, a typical DPS design — loose, energetic, graphic and bright — practically jumps off the merch table. They sell, too. One senses that he learned a…

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