Articles tagged m. ward

Mavis Staples: Livin’ on a High Note

Mavis never really went away. She’s always been in the mix. It’s just that new generations keep finding ways to discover her.

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9 Mar 2016 // 2:19 AM

M. Ward: More Rain

If Ward isn't out of his comfort zone, he isn't stuck in the mud, either.

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“A Bit of Organization and a Lot of Patience”: An Interview with M. Ward

When not being the Him in She & Him or producing for the likes of Mavis Staples, M. Ward just keeps puttin' out solo albums, collaborating with friends, and remaining cryptic as ever.

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Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins Honor ‘Rabbit Fur Coat’ LP with Reverent Show in LA

Jenny Lewis has come to occupy a relatively unique space bridging melodic indie rock with atmospheric psych rock.

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21 Jan 2016 // 9:53 AM

M. Ward - “Girl From Conejo Valley” (Singles Going Steady)

M. Ward shares a new single from his upcoming album More Rain, releasing March 4th via Merge Records.

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Neko Case: The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight…

Neko Case's great new album continues to push her musical boundaries. But with her strong lyrical point of view and even stronger voice, pretty much anything she writes still sounds like a Neko Case song.

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Camera Obscura + Belle and Sebastian - 11-12 July 2013

Two of Glasgow's finest bands tour the U.S.

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She & Him: A Very She & Him Christmas

It’s not often that a Christmas album isn’t simply overlooked as "just another gimmick", but this one may change your mind.

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Various Artists: From the Land of Ice and Snow: The Songs of Led Zeppelin

This gathers recognizable names with lesser-known talents from the Pacific Northwest to rethink the melodies, tweak the vocals, and play with the arrangements of some of the most familiar of classic rock staples.

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She & Him’s Very Disturbing Video for “Why Do You Let Me Stay Here”

The last music video She & Him made was for the pleasant “In the Sun”. Befitting of such a cutesy song, it revolved around hula

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It’s no doubt that my favorite album from 2009 was M. Ward’s sensitive and unassuming Hold Time. Every time I listen to it, I’

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24 Apr 2009 // 4:45 AM

Slow and easy with indie-rock hero M. Ward

AUSTIN, TEXAS - No wonder M. Ward keeps coming back and making the most of the South by Southwest Music Conference: The Portland, Ore.-based

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Indie singer-songwriter M. Ward takes a crack at the Buddy Holly classic “Rave On” on his 2009 record Hold Time. Ward’s version is less rock

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Words and Pictures by Thomas Hauner

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16 Feb 2009 // 8:00 PM

M. Ward: Hold Time

Ward crafts a fuller sound, while still mining musical history for inspiration, and recreates himself as a charming full-on performer rather than a quietly forlorn singer.

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Spectacle: Elvis Costello with She & Him, Jenny Lewis, and Jakob Dylan (Episode 11)

Much like the songwriters’ circle episode from a few weeks back, tonight’s episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With… (airing Wednesdays at 9pm EST/PST

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16 Jan 2009 // 7:46 AM

M. Ward, The Decemberists, Mos Def…

M. Ward Never Had Nobody Like You [MP3] from Hold Time [17 February]       The Decemberists The Rake’s Song [MP3] from

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30 Sep 2007 // 9:58 PM

Various Artists: This is Next

The world is better for every new pair of ears that gets turned on to Of Montreal and Ted Leo. The only real question is this: do you really need this album to begin with?

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28 Aug 2007 // 10:00 PM

M. Ward: Duet for Guitars #2

Reissue of the Post-War singer-songwriter's 1999 debut shows the modest but still emotive beginnings of M. Ward.

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23 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

M. Ward + Holly Throsby

I went to the show reluctantly, expecting to see "serious" girls staring meaningfully into the singer’s eyes. Heck, they might even shed a few tears...

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"More sock-hop than hip-hop, soulster Timothy Bloom does a stunning '50s revamp on contemporary R&B.

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