Matt Ward gets Buddy Holly in a way that I’ve rarely heard anyone get Buddy Holly.
Christmas culture is the ultimate test. Matthew and Zooey have hitched their wagon to that star, and many will judge them for it.
Dignity is just an obstacle that keeps you from reaching your full commercial potential.
Wouldn’t it be so great if something so obviously corporate-backed and hipster-fed turned out to be amazing after all?
The problem with Brisbane appears to be an overload of the creative process: there are too many folk being creative and not enough people satisfied with being consumers
I’m only including one track per album (aside from the omnipresent Bluebeat 45s, from which I’ve drawn three) as to do otherwise would unbalance the entire chart. This isn’t accurate by any means, and complete omits any listening that takes place (for example) at the office, on the bus, in the car, on vinyl, in […]
Ah jeez. Why does no one tell me anything anymore? Like, you all knew I was going to absolutely heart this and none of you bothered telling me? YOU BASTARDS!! I mean, not only is it adorable and cute and catchy and fun and swirly but it also has my very own M. Ward on! […]