The Other Side of the Pen: Songs About Songwriters
For many songwriters, inspiration strikes in the form of…another songwriter. Here are some who turned the tables on a hero or colleague.
Matthew Sweet’s “Girlfriend”: Power Pop and Positivity
Matthew Sweet is one of our best purveyors of power pop. His 90s-era album, “Girlfriend,” was a refreshing counter to emerging grunge.
Lucinda Williams & Fiona Apple: Soothing Intensity
Lucinda Williams and Fiona Apple recently dropped some powerful new projects. We listened to them back to back, and found them to be incredibly satisfying.
There Will Never Be Another Joni Mitchell. Or Will There?
Joni Mitchell has followed her own path for decades. Her music is completely unique. Is there another artist who can carry the torch going forward?
Who Is Tom Petty’s Successor Today?
Tom Petty remains an original. Yet there is one artist we think is a worthy successor. This new edition of “Back N Forth” makes the case.