Wednesday, May 18 2011
The talented new singer-songwriter chatted with PopMatters about his affinity for storytelling and collecting keyboards, and what inspired his debut LP, a collection of power pop songs that shine from Chicago to Charlotte.
Thursday, February 17 2011
Charlotte-based singer-songwriter compares love to a Ponzi scheme and honors his power pop forbears.
Tuesday, September 14 2010
'PopMatters' speaks with Fountains of Wayne guitarist Jody Porter about his debut solo album, 'Close to the Sun'.
Monday, July 26 2010
Playing shows this week in Philadelphia and New York that delves deep down into their catalogs, PopMatters catches up with both the Candy Butchers' Mike Viola and Fountains of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger to talk Stevie, Beyonce, and being in multiple bands at once.
Sunday, March 22 2009
When your lead vocalist looks like he has somewhere better to be for half the set, you know you're in trouble.
Tuesday, March 3 2009
Monday, April 30 2007
Sunday, April 15 2007
A self-aware songwriter, Adam Schlesinger still finds a way inside everyone else's head. PopMatters talks to the ingenius popsters about their new album and more.
Monday, April 9 2007
Sunday, April 1 2007
A messy, dark, and defiantly askew center exists at the core of the candy-coated pop-sweetness of Fountains of Wayne's songs -- which is what makes them such a recognizable take on American culture at its twisted best.