The titular girlfriend in the local premiere of the two-person musical (book by Todd Almond, music and lyrics by Matthew Sweet) kicking off PrideArts’s 2022-23 season never appears. Referred to only fleetingly, she is nevertheless both presence and absence throughout the story of two young gay men who fall in love after their high school […]
Last month veteran pop auteur Matthew Sweet dropped his first new album in six years with Tomorrow Forever (out on his own Honeycomb Hideout label), which was culled from sessions that produced more than twice as many songs as what ended up on the sprawling 17-track epic. In 2014 Sweet and his wife moved back […]
Veteran pop auteur Matthew Sweet, who has a new album on the way, plays Park West on Friday night.
Velvet Crush releases a great new collection of demos and live tracks made around the time of their classic Teenage Symphonies to God.
Between now and Wednesday, your live-music options include the Handsome Family, Abraham Levitan, Peter Brötzmann, Mayer Hawthorne, Twin Peaks, and Justin Timberlake and Jay Z.
Matthew Sweet has a good new record, and to promote it he’s playing a 20-year-old classic in its entirety.
On their new record Sweetheart of the Sun the Bangles sound like they’re having fun making music together.
Saturday-night music that didn’t make the List: Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs at the Old Town School and Lightning Dust at Schubas
In the world of record production, months, even years, can be spent in pursuit of perfection: the perfectly rhythmic snare precisely crashing, or the pristine guitar dispensing its music without a hint of human participation. Voices have to be perfect too–a difficult proposition. So if the voice comes close once, say on a chorus, you […]