"With El Pintor, Interpol don’t sound as much like Interpol as they do a band that really wants to be Interpol."

Larry Fitzmaurice reviews Interpol’s fifth studio album, El Pintor.






Read Matt LeMay’s review of the 10th anniversary reissue of Interpol’s debut LP, Turn on the Bright Lights, a Best New Reissue.

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"Carlos suggested the album should be called Celebrated Basslines of the Future. I hope that doesn’t get misconstrued, because Carlos is a very funny dude, and part of the joke is how egotistical of a remark that is. But it stayed with me because I’m a huge fan of that guy’s work, and later it reminded me that, yeah, basslines should be celebrated, and it is the future."

— Interpol frontman Paul Banks on Carlos D in Ian Cohen’s oral history of Celebrated Basslines of the Future Turn on the Bright Lights.





With his oral history "Cap the Old Times: The Story of Interpol’s Turn on the Bright Lights”, Ian Cohen talks to the New York City band about their humble (yet impeccably dressed) start as well as the making of their epochal debut album.

With his oral history "Cap the Old Times: The Story of Interpol’s Turn on the Bright Lights, Ian Cohen talks to the New York City band about their humble (yet impeccably dressed) start as well as the making of their epochal debut album.