Please Welcome our New Editor

All Hail Brandi Haker, new editor of USOUNDS le internacional. Our outgoing editor, E. Redson, is leaving us to manage a new publication based in Los Angeles.

Brandi comes to us from KEXP in Seattle, and has written for Pitchfork, GQ, Owleyes, and was the former assistant Editor of Knife Collector.

From the Archives: Ric Befara Interview

The following interview was originally published on USOUNDS in 1998, but was first published on September 30, 1991, in a now defunct French magazine published by Henri Lenouve called “Les Penses.” Due to popular demand, we’ve rerun the interview in this issue. The translation is not perfect (we let our intern, Ricky Santari, who’s taken French I and II at the local community college, do the translating). Ric was not available for consultation.
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