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Q&A: Matthew Sweet On His ’90s Power-Pop Trilogy & Crowdfunding A New Album

During the early 1990s Matthew Sweet released three albums that, in retrospect, form a loose trilogy of guitar-driven, big-hearted, coming-of-age power pop. It began with…
Stephen Deusner | January 6, 2016 - 1:16 pm

The Anniversary

No Alternative Turns 20

Every one of these Anniversary stories is celebrating a bygone moment, of course -- that's the nature of looking back on an album a decade…
Michael Nelson | October 28, 2013 - 1:55 pm

Best Covers

Download Ben Gibbard & Death Cab For Cutie’s Best Cover Songs

Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with "You Are A Tourist," the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2011 - 11:35 am

More Matthew Sweet stories

Alex Chilton Remembered, One Year After His Death

Alex Chilton passed away one year ago today. Big Star was scheduled to play SXSW in 2010, instead the show became a tribute, with friends…
jessica | March 17, 2011 - 10:02 am

American Idiot: Next Stop, Broadway?

Green Day are taking their 2004 rock opera to the stage with help from Michael Mayer, the Tony-winning director of Spring Awakening. American Idiot opens…
Scott Lapatine | March 30, 2009 - 10:45 am

New Matthew Sweet Live Video – “Byrdgirl” (Acoustic)

We recently let you know about a few Matthew Sweet streams related to his new record, Sunshine Lies. The consensus? The commenters, most of them…
Brandon Stosuy | August 12, 2008 - 11:05 am

New Matthew Sweet Streams

Three songs -- "Flying," "Room To Rock," and "Byrdgirl" -- from Matthew Sweet's forthcoming Sunshine Lies are streaming at his MySpace and website. (Note: "Byrdgirl"
Brandon Stosuy | July 22, 2008 - 4:14 pm

New Matthew Sweet – “Wild”

There was that moment when Athens, GA-via-Lincoln, NE pop-rock man/Stipe-compatriot Matthew Sweet was everywhere. That moment, specifically, was '91, when "Girlfriend" was everywhere. "Sick Of…
Stereogum | October 25, 2007 - 10:47 am