Tag: songwriting

5 articles

Blank Space

The most successful songwriter of the last twenty years is a forty-four year old Swede, Max Martin.


Ryan Adams Finally Finds His Way Home

The alt-country wunderkind turned walking disaster finds peace at 39.


Billy Joel on Not Working and Not Giving Up Drinking

“I haven’t put out an album in 20 years. Let’s face it. I am an oldies act. I just don’t want it to be like when you watch Channel 13 and there’s the Delltones or some English band from the ’60s, and they’re real crotchety and they look terrible, and I go, ‘Oh, God, I don’t want to be on that show.’”


Penetrating Aether

When Bob Dylan met Allen Ginsberg; a chapter from Sean Wilentz’s forthcoming Bob Dylan in America.


Van Morrison's Moments of Disbelief

An interview with Greil Marcus on the songs of Van Morrison and why people are afraid of imagined things.