Band Booking: Emperor X

Interview by Tobias Carroll Chad Matheny makes taut, erudite, impossibly catchy pop music under the name Emperor X, and has done so for many years. I first met him through the guys in Oxford Collapse, whose album Bits Matheny would later have a hand in recording. All the while, he’s been writing songs and releasing albums — whether on a number of independent labels or via cassettes that are later buried below the ground. Western Teleport (on Bar/None) is his latest; shortly […]

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