Matt Williams

PROFILES

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
Premieres

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
11.14.18
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
11.6.18
Premieres

Daniel Romano, Rock Chameleon, Tries On Some New Colours

'Finally Free,' the implacable artist's eight album in as many years, has him trying to break away from genre and convention.
Matt Williams
10.19.18
PROFILES

Margo Price, True American Badass, Wants Her Country to Do Better

The outlaw singer talks about new album 'All American Made,' hanging with Willie Nelson, and what's pissing her off.
Matt Williams
10.23.17
PROFILES

Dori Freeman Is Painting Her Own Picture of Appalachia

As the acclaimed songwriter prepares for the release of 'Letters Never Read,' the 26-year-old gives a glimpse into the world she's creating.
Matt Williams
10.18.17
PROFILES

Folk Music Helps David Rawlings See the World

We spoke to the Gillian Welch-collaborator about his new album 'Poor David's Almanack' and how he sees himself fitting into the long tradition of the genre.
Matt Williams
9.25.17
PROFILES

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 to talk about a world after despair.
Matt Williams
5.26.17
PROFILES

Nikki Lane Tries Harder Than You, No Luck Needed

The country singer's new album 'Highway Queen' is the product of hard work, and it's her best yet.
Matt Williams
2.9.17
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
6.21.16
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
10.12.15
Interviews

Meet the Owner of Drake and Justin Bieber’s Favorite Tattoo Shop

Lee Baxter tells us about the time Chris Bosh flew him out, and what Justin Bieber is really like.
Matt Williams
3.30.15
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