Posts Tagged: lyricist

Finishing What You Start: A Conversation with Musician Matt Kivel


Matt Kivel discusses his latest release, Fires on the Plain, the ways in which cinema inspires his music, and how he reads his critics. ...more

Swinging Modern Sounds #77: People Give Me Things, Part One


[T]he thing about receiving music from other people is this: there is always some grace associated with the transaction. ...more

Song of the Day: “White Shoes”


You can get your hair all wet sleeping on the riverbed
Kiss a frog and then dissect, gotta find out what’s inside
And you can have my bad side too, anything you wanna do
Sure anything you wanna do

…Conor Oberst sings on “White Shoes,” a slow and beautiful ballad that appears on the record Outer South, released in 2009 with the Mystic Valley Band.