Tag Archives: M. Ward

Monsters of Folk: Conor Oberst, Jim James, M. Ward and Mike Mogis

MP3: Monsters of Folk – “Say Please” from Monsters of Folk, out now on Shangri-La (courtesy of Magnet) Paste has a good interview with Conor Oberst, Jim James, M. Ward, and Mike Mogis, who together have released an album as Monsters of Folk. Yes, it’s a stupid name, and they acknowledge that. But I like … Continue reading Monsters of Folk: Conor Oberst, Jim James, M. Ward and Mike Mogis

M. Ward Raves On with Zooey Deschanel and Buddy Holly

Video: M. Ward – “Rave On” (Featuring Zooey Deschanel) The second single from Hold Time, “Rave On” is a breezy cover of the Buddy Holly classic (first recorded by Sonny West). Had Holly been neutered and forced at gunpoint into the studio with Phil Spector the results might sound similar to this. But as with … Continue reading M. Ward Raves On with Zooey Deschanel and Buddy Holly

M. Ward – Never Had Nobody Like You

MP3: M. Ward – “Never Had Nobody Like You” (ft. Zooey Deschanel) from Hold Time, due February 17 on Merge. Good, chooglin’ reverb-drenched blues pop. Zooey Deschanel takes a back seat, so this is definitely more M. Ward than She & Him, but it’s still up that same alley. NPR is streaming the whole album. … Continue reading M. Ward – Never Had Nobody Like You

She and Him – Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?

At the end of the year, we’re offering up some MP3s that we never got around to posting for one reason or another. She & Him is Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward. And even though she’s an actress in real life, they made a real nice record together. MP3: She & Him – “Why Do … Continue reading She and Him – Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?

Acoustic Bright Eyes Disappoints

Conor Oberst, Omaha wunderkindBright Eyes, My Morning Jacket and M. Ward come together on an acoustic tour that was supposed to celebrate a passion for music and camaraderie. Someone should’ve told Conor Oberst.