Issue 11 —
This month, SOUNDS chose the unconventionally awesome pop acumen Owl City to grace the cover. Shot in the heart of Los Angeles, Adam Young explains what the future holds for Owl City and how his early years eventually impacted his career in music. As usual, you can find some incredible live performances and in depth Q&As from the likes of dynamic duo St. Vincent & David Byrne, Brooklyn rockers Oberhofer, British electro-pop darling Little Boots and a confessional interview with L.A. lyric genius Earl Sweatshirt. The eleventh issue of SOUNDS is also packed full of shrewd reviews on the most important releases of the month with releases from John Legend and Nine Inch Nails. The Close-Up section provides penetrating insights into the music industry: How has Coca-Cola impacted pop music? Is Spotify to be trusted? What is a Disco Stick?? Also, don't miss our monthly super-detailed, first-hand reports from some of the most important music scenes in the world and Sting opens up about the remarkable true conception of "Walking On the Moon" in the Greatest SOUNDS of All Time.