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This week in The Apples in Stereo

Lexington’s Robert Schneider, frontman for Apples in Stereo, is serving as guest editor for Magnet Magazine all week.

In today’s interview with Schneider, they write:

“He’s easily the most dynamic, fascinating interview subject I’ve ever encountered—and I’ve done hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of ‘em. He’s also one of a handful of great songwriters to emerge over the past 20 years, a psych/pop genius whose knack for addictive melodies and memorable lyrics is perfectly obvious on Travellers In Space And Time (Simian/Yep Roc). To no one’s surprise, he’s also been discovered by nationally focused advertising agencies for high-profile TV ad campaigns.” 

The Apples in Stereo also just had the song of the day, “Told You Once” on NPR. Christian Hoard characterizes the song as “a paisley-colored romp about wanting to steal someone’s girlfriend, with singer Robert Schneider mustering as much animosity as possible. Which is to say, none at all.”

Robert Schneider will perform at 1 pm at the Morris Book Shop’s 2nd anniversary celebration, Saturday, July 31, at 408 Southland Drive.

You can read Chris Webb’s 2001 Ace interview with Robert Schneider, here.

For Alan Sculley’s April 14, 2010 Ace interview with Robert Schneider, click here.