I’ve been digging deep & looking for some extra holiday spirit this season. Christmastime has always been a comfort to me; more so when the world’s dark winter nights seem darker than usual. I’ve been getting deeper into songwriting, even deeper than I usually am.
Here’s an interview I did entirely with drawings on a whiteboard. Such a clever series they’re doing!
I also recently had the chance to chat with Scott Cowie for his Talk Music podcast about my song-a-day project, my time working with Rick Rubin, and some songwriters I admire.
Talkhouse Music asked me to review an upcoming album release that I was excited about, and I jumped at the chance to talk about Sufjan Steven‘s newest record, Carrie & Lowell. I have a long history of admiration of Sufjan’s music and this new material is a deeply moving collection of lyrically unrestrained songwriting and understated grooves. Read my entire review, here: http://bit.ly/1NzW4vG