Writer Of The Week


KT Tunstall

We chat with the gritty-voiced Scottish guitarist about writing in Joshua Tree, the writing process behind her track "Evil Eye" and how Beck's "Loser" changed her life.


We chat with Chicago singer-songwriter Mike Kinsella about drinking beer, Metallica's Master of Puppets and why he struggles with being proud of his work.

National Park Radio

We chat with frontman Stefan Szabo about Ben Gibbard, the importance of keeping an open mind and his decision to finally take the plunge into the music industry.

Marissa Nadler

We chat with the Bostonian singer-songwriter about the fine (if nonexistent) line between a sad and happy song, collaborating with Okkervil River and exploring the "strangeness of reality."

Sarah Jarosz

Sarah Jarosz has long been known as a preternaturally talented multi-instrumentalist, picking up a mandolin with the same masterful ease she would a banjo. On her recently released album Undercurrent, however, it's her voice and her lyrics that demand...

The Hotelier

Follow-ups can be tough - especially if your last record was as highly praised as The Hotelier's 2014 release Home, Like No Place Is There - but the Massachusetts-based rock band came back swinging with Goodness, a natural sonic...

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We Become Birds: In Loving Memory of Beloved Songwriting Genius Michael Smith

The man who wrote "The Dutchman" died like he lived, with quiet grace