Matt Williams

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Gaelynn Lea: "Art Can Serve as a Vessel to Remind People We're Here"

The Minnesota musician speaks about accessibility in the arts, her history with the violin, and the ways that folk music can change everything.
Matt Williams
12.13.18
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Margo Price's New Video Shows All America Has to Offer

In addition to premiering a clip for "All American Made," the country singer weighs in on the midterm elections, gun violence, and the change she’s fighting for.
Matt Williams
11.13.18
Interviews

The Unapologetic Devotion of Hiss Golden Messenger's MC Taylor

The North Carolina songwriter speaks on his career spanning box set 'Devotion,' the questions he’s still asking himself, and being a father.
Matt Williams
11.5.18
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Daniel Romano, Rock Chameleon, Tries On Some New Colors

'Finally Free,' the implacable artist's eight album in as many years, has him trying to break away from genre and convention.
Matt Williams
10.18.18
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Nick Cave Will Never Be Forgotten

After the devastating loss of his son, Nick Cave confronted grief with his music and art. The legendary artist invited us into his home in Brighton, England, to talk about a world after despair.
Matt Williams
5.26.17
Premieres

PREMIERE: Watch Violent Femmes' Video for "Issues"

The Milwaukee legends wrote a song about the complexity of human relationships which was then perfectly distilled into this stick figure drama.
Matt Williams
6.20.16
Interviews

Montreal's Little Scream Makes Surreal Pop for the Optimist Soul

The Montreal artist talks about writing songs to dead people, nearly drowning in Brazil, and new album 'Cult Following'.
Matt Williams
5.6.16
Interviews

Tougher Than The Rest: Country Singer Margo Price Isn’t the World’s Greatest Loser Anymore

The “wild woman” talks about 'Midwest Farmer’s Daughter,' her brush with the law, and why she’s still standing.
Matt Williams
3.23.16
Interviews

Hanson Is So Hot Right Now

Zac Hanson talks craft beer, the legacy of “MMMBop,” and the band’s Roots & Rock ‘n’ Roll Tour.
Matt Williams
10.9.15
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Buffy Sainte-Marie Rightfully Takes the Polaris Music Prize

The 74-year-old folk legend wins for her fiery 20th album ‘Power In The Blood.’
Matt Williams
9.22.15
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Road To Rouyn: Festival De Musique Émergente’s Party in Northern Quebec

Glorious Francophone tunes, techno vans, and a little corner of paradise.
Matt Williams
9.8.15
Interviews

Patrick Watson Gets Real Human with ‘Love Songs For Robots’

The Montreal musician talks about his respect for the stage and what kind of a dad he thinks Kurt Cobain was.
Matt Williams
5.13.15
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