matthew sweet Archive

Take Five: Matthew Sweet Obscurities

Matthew Sweet embodies the best qualities of what is known as power pop. His inerrant sense of melody, knowing way with a hook, accessible lyrics and superb taste in musical […]

Album Review: The Salt Collective – Life

In late 2019 I named The Loneliness of Clouds as one of my favorite releases of the year. At the time, the group (not exactly a group, but I’ll get […]

Interview Roundup: Matthew Sweet

While I tend to some pressing matters (good stuff), I’m taking an opportunity to cast an eye back over the nearly 4500 blog entries here on Musoscribe. For the next […]

Matthew Sweet: 10 Albums That Changed My Life

This feature appeared previously in Goldmine Magazine. Matthew Sweet’s winning combination of alternative rock textures and classic pop values and helped propel 1991’s Girlfriend and 100% Fun (1995) to Gold […]

Album Review: Matthew Sweet — Catspaw

Matthew Sweet’s mix of hard rock crunch, indelible melodic sense and razor-sharp hooks has served him well over the course of more than a dozen solo albums and collaborative projects. […]

Concert Recap: Matthew Sweet at the Visulite Theatre, Charlotte N.C. May 25, 2018

After a couple albums’ worth of searching for his signature style, Nebraska-born Matthew Sweet struck creative and commercial gold with his 1991 album Girlfriend. Sweet’s winning voice and thoughtful lyrics […]

Hundred-word Reviews for May 2018

There’s so much great new music that it’s difficult to keep up with it all. I’m here to help, but it’s tough for me to keep pace as well. To […]

Matthew Sweet on Tomorrow and Thereafter

Nearly six years passed between the release of Modern Art, Matthew Sweet’s 11th album, and 2017’s Tomorrow Forever. In the interim, the songwriter-guitarist released a third album of covers with […]

Matthew Sweet: Tomorrow is Here (Part 2)

Continued from Part One… Crowd funding an album is a new experience for Matthew Sweet, and so far it’s been a very positive experience. The campaign for Tomorrow Forever took […]

Matthew Sweet: Tomorrow is Here (Part 1)

Matthew Sweet started out making music in his hometown of Lincoln, Nebraska. Moving to Athens for college, he fell in with the vibrant music scene there, playing with Oh-OK and […]